Cranberry Walnut Sandwich Bread Recipe

This hearty yeast bread not only goes well with Thanksgiving dinner but it makes the most delicious sandwiches with the leftover turkey!

Cranberry Walnut Sandwich Bread Recipe

How To Make Cranberry Walnut Sandwich Bread

A heavy bread snack filled with walnuts and cranberries.

Prep: 30 mins
Resting Time: 1 hr 30 mins
Cook: 1 hr 45 mins
Total: 3 hrs 45 mins


  • ¾ cup dried cranberries
  • ½ cup walnuts, chopped
  • 4 cups bread flour
  • 1 cup buttermilk
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 pkg dry yeast
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 ½ tbsp butter, softened
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • ¼ cup quick oats
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tbsp butter, melted


  1. Pour buttermilk and water into a small bowl and warm in microwave for 45 seconds to 1 minute (temperature should be approximately 105 to 110 degrees F).

  2. Stir in the yeast and set aside for 5 minutes.

  3. Pour mixture into a large bowl and add the egg, softened butter and the honey.
  4. Mix well, then add the oats, salt, baking soda and cinnamon.
  5. Mix well, then add the flour one cup at a time, mixing well after each addition.
  6. Add the dried cranberries and the walnuts, and mix well.
  7. Turn out onto a floured board and knead for 5 to 6 minutes or until smooth and elastic.

  8. Place dough into an oiled bowl and let rise for 1 ½ hours.

  9. Punch down dough and shape into a loaf.
  10. Place dough into a greased 9 by 5-inch loaf pan and let rise for 1 hour or until doubled in size.

  11. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until golden brown.

  12. Immediately brush with the melted butter and turn bread onto a wire rack to cool.


  • Sugar: 9g
  • :
  • Calcium: 38mg
  • Calories: 264kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 43g
  • Cholesterol: 18mg
  • Fat: 8g
  • Fiber: 2g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 105mg
  • Protein: 7g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 245mg
  • Vitamin A: 166IU
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