10 Yum-tastic Thanksgiving Breads & Muffins While There's Still Time

Carbs! Your best friend/worst enemy. Luckily, Thanksgiving is the perfect excuse to file your diet under "later," throw on something comfy (pro tip: stretchy waistlines are of the UTMOST IMPORTANCE), and feast on all the breads and muffins that have been sweetly calling your name all year.

Here are 10 tasty, seasonal baked morsels to chow on for breakfast, snack on during the game, or serve to guests who can't take their eyes off that not-quite-ready glistening bird in the oven (seriously...is it time to eat yet?).

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Pear & Cinnamon Muffins

Start your T-Day with The Messy Baker's little pieces of heaven topped with brown sugar almond streusel.

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Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bread

Behold: the only thing better than pumpkin bread! Pumpkin cream cheese chocolate chip bread (courtesy of Your Cup of Cake).

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Best Pumpkin Muffins Ever

The name says it all. These scrumptious-looking muffins from A Sweet Simple Life provide the perfect pre-meal pumpkin fix (bonus: they're...somehow...gluten and dairy free).

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Citrusy Cranberry Coconut Quick Bread

This tangy bread from A Sweet Simple Life only takes an hour to prepare. The secret ingredient? Greek yogurt.

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Pomegranate Molasses Coffee Cake

Out of all the fall fruits, pomegranate is the often-forgotten middle child, stuck between apple and pear. Use some of the sweet little seeds to add zest to a coffee cake, per How Sweet It Is.

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Pumpkin & Chocolate Chip Clafoutis

Pumpkin and chocolate chip bread pudding — or clafoutis, if you're fancy — adds a much-needed dose of chocolate to the usual spread of plain apple and pumpkin desserts (yawn). Thanks, Big Girls Small Kitchen!

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Sweet Potato & Feta Crostini

Serve Love & Lemons' drool-inducing apps, which will win your guests over with a savory trio of feta, sweet potato, and cranberries.

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White Cheddar Beer Bread

Less seasonal and more apropos of football fans, this beer-infused bread from How Sweet It Is serves as the ideal game-day snack.

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Carrot Muffins with Coconut Whip

The perfect, harmonious marriage between a hearty muffin and a sweet-tooth-satisfying cupcake, via Love & Lemons.

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Whole-Wheat Apple Pumpkin Muffins

And finally, for the troopers attempting to accomplish a borderline-healthy day: whole-wheat (and still tasty) apple pumpkin treats from The Comfort of Cooking. Go you!

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