Thanksgiving Rolls and Breads
Fresh, warm-from-the-oven bread is a must on the Southern table. Fill your basket with new twists on old favorites.
Recipe: Angel Biscuits
These light and flaky biscuits are perfect for the Thanskgiving table.
Parmesan-Herb Angel Biscuits
Recipe: Parmesan-Herb Angel Biscuits
Parmesan, thyme, and rosemary give your traditional angel biscuits some extra flavor.
Recipe: Yeast Rolls
You'll need to make the dough for these rolls a day in advance to allow for chilling.
Cornmeal Angel Biscuits
Recipe: Cornmeal Angel Biscuits
These biscuits will definitely go quickly.
Easy Butter Rolls
Recipe: Easy Butter Rolls
Make Ahead: After Step 2, shape the dough into 1-inch balls and place them on a baking sheet. Place baking sheet in freezer, and freeze completely. Transfer frozen balls to a large zip-top plastic bag. The day before baking, place three dough balls in each cup of a lightly greased muffin pan, cover with plastic wrap, and chill until ready to bake as directed. Serve with Herb Butter and Sorghum Butter.
Spoon Bread Corn Muffins
Recipe: Spoon Bread Corn Muffins
We adapted these custard-like muffins from a recipe in The Gift of Southern Cooking by Edna Lewis and Scott Peacock and tested with J.T. Pollard Extra-Fine White Corn Meal because our friend Scott Peacock swears by it. To order a bag, call the company at 334/588-3391.
Recipe: Herb-and-Cream Biscuits
The crème fraîche and herbs make these a perfect choice for Thanksgiving dinner. They are so rich you won't even need to butter them before eating.
Graham Cracker Rolls
Recipe: Graham Cracker Rolls
"This roll recipe was discovered by my wonderful mother, who was an amazing cook and loved to try new recipes. It's still a favorite with my family because of the flavor that the graham cracker crumbs give the rolls." —SL reader Allison Fogle
Herbed Potato Flake Rolls
Recipe: Herbed Potato Flake Rolls
Like magic, packaged potato flakes give these fluffy beauties a lighter-than-air texture that makes them perfect for sopping up gravy. Trust us, they go fast.
Icebox Dinner Rolls
Recipe: Icebox Dinner Rolls
You always need a good dinner roll recipe, and this is especially true on Thanksgiving when you know you can’t leave one single drop of gravy on your plate—it might be impolite. This recipe is traditionally Southern, so it uses shortening, which gives these biscuits their fluff, richness, and flavor. Brushed with melted butter before baking, these will emerge from your oven a gorgeous golden-brown. They will smel so delicious and look so divine they may not even make it to the table before being devoured. This coveted dinner roll recipe is one you'll want to keep in the family.
Cooking Video: Icebox Dinner Rolls
Recipe: Potato Rolls
These dinner rolls are also terrific for sandwiches.
Hurry-Up Homemade Crescent Rolls
Recipe: Hurry-Up Homemade Crescent RollsThis from-scratch recipe is suited for any level of cook—even first timers. Tip: Brush unbaked rolls with lightly beaten egg white and sprinkle with sesame seeds, poppy seeds, and fennel seeds. Or, brush unbaked rolls with melted butter; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, kosher salt, coarsely ground pepper, and dried Italian seasoning.
Recipe: Angel Biscuits
Nestle these yeast biscuits snug together in the pan and they'll rise even higher when baked. You don't have to use all the dough at once—refrigerate in an airtight container up to 5 days.