Christmas Bread

Wake up the kids on Christmas morning with the sweet smell of cinnamon rolls or Chocolate Cherry Bread. And for a luscious Christmas dessert, try Maple Bread Pudding with Pecan Praline, Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Toffee Sauce, or one of our many other decadent dessert recipes.

See Popular Christmas Bread Recipes

Apple Pie Bread

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Move over apple pie! This bread--with its moist apple flavor and pecan streusel topping--may become the Christmas recipe everyone craves.

Classic Buttermilk Biscuits

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Christollen Bread

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Pretty as a picture in a braided loaf, this traditional Christmas bread-- studded with candied fruits and peels--is particularly good sliced, toasted, and served for breakfast or brunch.

Sweet Potato Spice Loaf

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This sweet and spicy bread combines butter, cinnamon, and sweet potatoes. Clementine peels and honey grace the top of the warm, moist loaf.

Chocolate-Cashew Bread

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Looking for a one-of-a-kind Christmas gift idea? This fabulous quick bread is sure to delight friends, neighbors, or teachers. Wrap the loaves in red cellophane before you share it.

Pumpkin Spice Loaves

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This recipe makes two pumpkin bread loaves. Share one with a friend or wrap one for a gift.

Walnut Potica

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Slovenian miners who settled in the upper midwest introduced this sweet yeast bread to American cuisine. The dough is rolled very thin to make many layers of nut filling.

Swedish Tea Ring

Midwest Living

Almond Apricot Bread


A great addition to your pork loin or turkey entree, this almond- and apricot- studded bread is sure to impress your guests.

Total: 2 hrs 20 mins

Peanut Butter Breadsticks

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Peanut butter swirls make this homemade yeast bread recipe delicious to serve for breakfast, snacks, and dessert.

Cranberry-Nut Bread

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Cherry Coconut Angel Rolls

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When you can't decide which breakfast pastry to select, opt for these sweet rolls. They look like cinnamon rolls but taste like a danish!

Fruit Stollen

Diabetic Living

Festive Maple-Butter Twists

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A work of art, this maple syrup-laced bread will be the star of Christmas brunch menus.

Cranberry and Orange Strudel

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Serve this flaky, fruit-filled pastry for dessert or set it out on a brunch buffet table.

Twisted Cranberry Bread for 18

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While the bread machine mixes, kneads, and lets the dough rise, you can stir up the cranberry filling--and put out holiday decorations.

Spiced Apple Braid for 22

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The purchased apple rings add spicy flavor as well as color to the bright red filling for this festive yeast bread.

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