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Homemade rolls or biscuits are a favorite element of the Thanksgiving table. Choose from our collection of easy but impressive bread recipes, ranging from the most traditional dinner rolls and buttermilk biscuits to more adventurous recipes such as sweet potato biscuits and pumpkin doughnut muffins. You can bake any of these rolls or biscuits a few weeks in advance and keep them in the freezer, tightly wrapped, until the day before Thanksgiving. Thaw them at room temperature and warm them in the oven right before dinner.
Sharp cheddar cheese and chopped fresh sage give these buttermilk biscuits a big boost of flavor. Try different combinations of fresh herbs and grated cheeses to suit your tastes and your menu.
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Butter and eggs make these yeast rolls tender and rich. This recipe makes 30 rolls, enough for a hungry crowd and, if you're lucky, leftovers for turkey sandwiches later.
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These buttermilk biscuits get their lovely orange color and soft texture from sweet potato puree. To ensure tender, light biscuits, be careful not to overwork the dough.
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These fluffy yeast rolls are a busy cook's dream come true. There's no kneading required, and the dough can be shaped, put in the pan, and chilled a day ahead of time.
Thyme gives these savory biscuits a pleasant aroma, and buttermilk makes them tender. No need for blenders or cutters: You can prepare these free-form biscuits in only five minutes using just your hands, a bowl, and a baking sheet.
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Sour cream makes these mini cornbread muffins extra soft and moist, while frozen corn kernels add an extra kick of sweetness and texture. This recipe takes only 30 minutes to get on the table, and can be prepared up to two days ahead.
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These irresistible biscuits have extra savory richness from cheddar cheese, and they take only half an hour from start to finish. These are just as good for Thanksgiving dinner, as they are for feeding a crowd at breakfast, so consider making new batch in the morning.
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These muffins take their inspiration from doughnuts with their cakelike texture and buttery cinnamon-sugar coating. Flavored with pumpkin puree, nutmeg, and allspice, they're an irresistible alternative to traditional pumpkin pie and make a delicious breakfast or snack.
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