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    Updated on Jan 3, 2019. Posted on Oct 25, 2014

    17 Beautiful Bread Bowls To Warm Your Soul

    Never give your money to Panera again.

    The easiest way to become the proud owner of a bread bowl is, of course, to buy a nice spherical loaf of bread, cut the top off, and dig out the squishy middle. HOWEVER, for a great deal of extra credit, you can bake your own. Here are five recipes to try out.

    1. Ham, Egg & Cheese Bread Bowls

    The best kind of breakfast is the breakfast where there are literally no dishes to wash. Get the recipe.

    2. Mini Garlic Mozzarella Bread Bowls

    You can turn literally any roll (EVERY roll!) into a tiny bread bowl. Get the recipe.

    3. Cheddar Broccoli Soup in Bread Bowls

    Arguably THE classic bread bowl soup. Get the recipe.

    4. Fall Harvest Pumpkin & Beef Stew

    Whole wheat bowls seem like the most appropriate option for this cozy stew. Get the recipe.

    5. Cheesy Sloppy Joe Bread Bowls

    This solves the timeless dilemma of Sloppy Joes, which is that the meat always comes sloppy-ing out the sides. NEVER AGAIN. Get the recipe.

    6. Easy Spinach Dip

    Whoever arrives at the party the MOST fashionably late gets to eat the gooey dip-infused bowl. Get the recipe.

    7. Creamy Ranch And Cheese Bread Bowl Dip

    Is there any shame in using packaged dip mix? There is not. Get the recipe.

    8. Philly Cheesesteak Stew Served in a Sourdough Bread Bowl

    Straight from the city of bro(wl)therly love. Get the recipe.

    9. Mini Super Bowl Turkey Chili Bread Bowls

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    Get it? Super BOWL? (Sorry, I promise I'll never stop). Get the recipe.

    10. Mini Baked Jalapeño Spinach Dip

    Aieeee, so cute, can you even. Get the recipe.

    11. Curried Butternut Squash, Broccoli & Cheese Soup

    For when regular old broccoli soup just won't cut it anymore. Get the recipe.

    12. Individual Spinach Dip Pretzel Bread Bowls

    The best of bowlth worlds! Get the dip recipe here and the pretzel roll recipe here.

    13. Corn and Chicken Chowder with Rye Bread Bowls

    These hearty DIY rye bowls make an extra cozy soup container. Get the recipe.

    14. Baked Maine Lobster Dip

    No lobster could hope for a more noble destiny. Get the recipe.

    15. Vegan "Clam" Chowder in a Sourdough Bread Bowl

    Clams = mushrooms and cream = cashews and soy milk. Get the recipe.

    16. Tomato Spinach Grilled Cheese Bread Bowl (Vegan)

    This would be totally delicious with non-vegan cheese, too, of course. Get the recipe.

    17. French Onion Soup in a Sourdough Bread Bowl