I love crusty artisan breads. There is nothing quite like them to make great tasting sandwiches or to serve with soup. Biting into a crusty outside only to discover that oh so soft and flavorful center is a great pleasure in life!
Every time I go to Panera, I come home with a loaf of one of their amazing breads. But Artisan breads are actually easier to make than you might think. Give one of these recipes a try soon!
Gallery of Crusty Artisan Breads
Here are a few of my favorite recipes. Some are no knead. Some take just a bit of preparation, but all are delicious.
This incredibly easy Artisan bread recipe needs just four ingredients and is made in a dutch oven.
This Asiago cheese bread is crusty on the outside with the lovely taste of asiago cheese in the soft center.
Anyone for a knockoff recipe? Try this Cheesecake Factory copycat crusty bread today!
Five minutes is all it takes to get this artisan bread ready to rise and bake. Perfect for a busy day!
I love any no knead breads and this one has a lovely crusty outside that makes it even more special. Get the recipe from Chef in Training.
There is nothing quite like the taste of a hearty loaf of crusty whole wheat bread.
One of my great delights in cooking was to receive a sour dough starter for bread. It makes a tangy, crusty and delicious loaf just like this sour dough French Bread recipe.
Susie the Foodie has a wonderful photo tutorial showing how to make this delicious looking artisan bread. See the tutorial here.
This herbed Italian bread is ready in a flash. The crust is so crunchy. It is one of my favorite recipes for artisan breads. I love the hint of herbs in it. See how to make this bread here.
Looking for a more savory bread?
This one is not quite the same as the loaves above but I added it because it is one of my favorites!
This amazing bacon jalapeño cheese bread has a firm outside that holds in the most amazing Mexican flavors. It’s very easy to make and super tasty.
What is your favorite Artisan Crusty Bread flavor?