First comes the turkey, then comes the sides, then comes the bread in the bread basket. Thanksgiving bread is a crucial part of your Thanksgiving dinner holiday meal. Spread some butter on it to start off your meal, dip it into your Thanksgiving soup, or use it to soak up all that extra gravy on your plate. From cornbread, to dinner rolls, to biscuits, and crusty bread, I have got you covered. Today I am sharing my 15 most popular and favourite Thanksgiving bread recipes.
Best Thanksgiving Bread Recipes
Quick and easy pumpkin dinner rolls are soft and fluffy, flaky and butter, and perfect to serve alongside Thanksgiving dinner.
Sweet and savoury, buttery rosemary cornbread is soft and moist with golden crispy edges, flavourful and delicious, and so easy to make this holiday season.
Notoriously light and fluffy with a little fold in the middle, these Parker House Rolls are the perfect dinner roll. They're buttery and incredibly tender.
No knead, easy rosemary garlic focaccia bread is thick with a perfect golden and crispy texture on the outside, but soft, fluffy and tender inside.
These classic Buttermilk Biscuits are perfectly tender with buttery, flaky layers. Quick and easy to make in just 30 minutes using a handful of ingredients.
Pumpkin Cornbread is a sweet and savory side dish loaded with real pumpkin, and is moist, fluffy, and crumbly with crisp edges.
Potato Dinner Rolls are soft, light, and fluffy. These quick and easy dinner rolls are loaded with leftover mashed potatoes and simple pantry staples.
Delicious, easy pumpkin focaccia bread with fresh herbs is soft, fluffy, and springy, yet so crispy on the outside. Just 15 minutes of actual prep required.
Flaky cornmeal cheddar biscuits are simple, buttery, cheesy, and so delicious. These savoury biscuits with perfect golden tops are quick and easy to make.
Soft garlic breadsticks are fluffy, airy, buttery, and delicious. They're an easy recipe that is perfect for beginners at baking bread.
Easy small batch ciabatta rolls are fluffy and airy with a perfect crunchy, crackly crust. They take only 10 minutes to prepare and require no kneading.
Easy Cornbread Muffins are moist, fluffy, tender, and sweet. They're the perfect side dish to serve with a Southern barbecue or Thanksgiving holiday dinner.
Flaky, fluffy, buttery, and soft, these easy homemade biscuits come together with only a handful of ingredients you already have at home! To serve, brush the tops of the biscuits with melted butter and serve with your holiday meal.
No knead sesame bread is chewy, springy and airy with the perfect crunchy crust coated with sesame seeds. Easy to make with 10 minutes prep and no kneading.
Garlic knots are fluffy on the inside, crispy on the outside, and topped with delicious savory garlic herbed butter that will have you begging for more.
Flaky Garlic Cheddar Biscuits are a simple but delicious and flavorful no yeast bread that is ready for the oven with less than 15 minutes prep. They also make a great leftover breakfast so make a big batch.
Easy no knead tomato focaccia is so flavourful, packed with olive oil, tomatoes and fresh herbs. It's crispy and golden outside, fluffy and pillowy inside.
Beautiful three-strand braided loaves of easy challah bread are light, soft and fluffy, with a golden brown crust. Rich in flavour and slightly sweet.
Pull apart garlic bread is fluffy, buttery, flavourful, melts in your mouth, and tears easily for optimal sharing. You don't need any other bread at the dinner table.
Soft and fluffy, quick dinner bread rolls are loaded with green onions and topped with flaked sea salt and sesame seeds. Ready in just 1.5 hours.
If you have never made bread before, then homemade, fluffy and airy small batch no-knead bread with a perfect crust is the best artisan bread to start with.
Quick and Easy Skillet Dinner Rolls are soft, fluffy, and served warm right out of the oven making them the only bread recipe you’ll need with dinner.
Small batch sourdough bread is airy and chewy with a crisp crust and a mild flavour. It takes less than 15 minutes of actual prep and requires no kneading.
Quick and easy, 90-minute cheesy garlic dinner rolls are soft and fluffy, buttery and garlicky, and full of cheese inside. The perfect side for dinner.
How to Make Ahead and Store Thanksgiving Bread
You can make all of these Thanksgiving bread recipes ahead of time. You can store at room temperature for a few days, in the refrigerator for up to one week, and in the freezer for up to 3 months. To get them nice and warm, just toast them in the air fryer at 350 F for about 5 minutes, or in the oven at 350 F for 10 minutes. If heating from frozen, let it thaw first and then reheat. Making bread days before Thanksgiving will make things so much easier on the day of your holiday meal.
More Thanksgiving Recipes
Make a batch or two of bread to serve on your Thanksgiving dinner menu. Some of my favourite dishes to serve every year are:
- The Best and Juiciest Whole Roast Turkey
- Easy Juicy Roasted Turkey Breast
- Vegetarian Cornbread Stuffing
- Cranberry Walnut Apple Stuffing
- Classic Homemade Turkey Gravy
- Easy Make-Ahead Cranberry Sauce
- The Best and Creamiest Mashed Potatoes
- 10 Minute Nutty Green Beans
- Savoury Mashed Sweet Potatoes
More Thanksgiving Recipe Collections
- 40 Best Thanksgiving Main Dishes
- 50 Best Thanksgiving Side Dishes
- 30 Best Thanksgiving Appetizers
- 25 Best Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes
Did You Make Any of These Thanksgiving Bread Recipes?
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Browse the top 15 most popular Thanksgiving bread recipes from cornbread to dinner rolls to biscuits to sourdough, to fill up your holiday bread basket.
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- Make ahead and store. You can make all of these Thanksgiving bread recipes ahead of time. You can store at room temperature for a few days, in the refrigerator for up to one week, and in the freezer for up to 3 months.
- Reheat: To get them nice and warm, just toast them in the air fryer at 350 F for about 5 minutes, or in the oven at 350 F for 10 minutes. If heating from frozen, let it thaw first and then reheat. Making bread days before Thanksgiving will make things so much easier on the day of your holiday meal.
- Prep Time: 15 minutes (+up to 2 hours rise time)
- Cook Time: 30 minutes
- Category: Bread
- Method: Bake
- Cuisine: American
- Calories: 200
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