A collection of Thanksgiving-inspired recipes to celebrate the holiday deliciously. These 35 recipes will have you and your guests gobbling everything up!
I always loved Thanksgiving growing up. That’s when Mom & Dad were both in the kitchen creating dinner. Mom would have the counters lined with 10-15 homemade pies. Holiday music would be playing and I got to help out.
Do you serve appetizers? I actually like having them on hand as I tend to work alone in the kitchen and it’s easier for me to set out some snacks for folks to graze on while I get the work done.
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Baked Cranberry Brie Puff Pastry Bites
This easy cheesy puff pastry appetizer is a festive holiday appetizer. Puff Pastry filled with Brie, cranberry relish, pistachios, and thyme is always a crowd favorite. One bite and you’ll be in love!
Chips & Dips Chipcuterie Grazing Board
Whether it’s game day, movie night, games with friends, or when that snack attack hits, a “chipcuterie” grazing board of your favorite chips and dips is exactly what’s needed!
Appetizers are great to keep on hand for all-day snacking or when dinner is running later than expected!
Cinnamon Sugar Candied Pecans & Pretzel Bites
Sweet and flavored with cinnamon and sugar, these candied pecans & pretzel bites are an addicting snack that’s perfect for a crowd.
Cheesy Dill Pickle Bacon Cheese Ball
Chopped dill pickles mixed with crispy bacon, cheddar cheese, cream cheese, and seasonings make this dish the life of any party!
Mashed potatoes, corn, green bean casserole – the classics for sure. Below are some other amazing side dishes that grace my table during the holiday season.
Pennsylvania Dutch Potato Filling (Dressing)
This classic PA Dutch Potato Dressing is the perfect side dish for any holiday or Sunday supper! Just a few simple ingredients are all you need to quickly have this become a family favorite for generations to come!
Baked Creamy Corn Casserole
Whether it’s a side dish or a main dish, this Baked Creamy Cheesy Corn Casserole is a huge family favorite!
Perfect Gravy Every Single Time – Tips and Instructions
There is something magical about an amazing, rich gravy over mashed potatoes and meats. When made right, it should be silky and rich with amazing depths of flavors. Follow my chef tips and instructions on how to make it perfect every single time!
Browned Butter Broccoli Pecandine
This holiday season, step up your side dish game with this Simple & Delicious Steamed Broccoli, Browned Butter Pecans, and Pomegranate Seeds dish!
Sides are HUGE in my family. We are big on trying a little bit of everything on our plate for the holidays.
Candied Sweet Potato Wedges with Brown Sugar Cinnamon Glaze
Such a great twist on candied sweet potatoes!
Simply The Best Mac and Cheese ever!
4 types of cheeses make up this luscious and cheesy Mac and Cheese to make it the best!
Do you have a must-have side dish at your holiday table?
The best Cranberry Relish… ever! No really, like EVER!
With hints of orange, fresh ginger, and cinnamon, this truly is THE BEST Cranberry Relish Ever!
Sophisticated Green Bean Casserole
These Sophisticated green beans put an elevated twist on the classic green bean casserole. The Best homemade mushroom cream sauce drizzled over fresh green beans and caramelized mushrooms. Seriously, so incredibly delicious!
Butternut Squash Parmesan Gratin
With kisses of crispy bacon and cheese, this Butternut Squash Parmesan Gratin is truly outstanding and a must on every holiday table!
This section is for those non-traditional entrees. Some families serve lasagna, some serve Mexican food. Whatever you serve, serve it with love and make it delicious!
Ultimate Roasted Beef Tenderloin Filet
If you’re splurging this holiday season, I recommend a beef tenderloin filet. It just melts like butter!
Thanksgiving Gobbler Turkey Dinner Meatballs
If you love Thanksgiving and all of its amazing flavors of it, then you will LOVE these Thanksgiving Gobbler Turkey Meatballs! Ground turkey blended with stuffing seasonings, milk bread, sauteed onions, and celery plus cranberry relish! It’s like turkey and stuffing as a meatball!
Ultimate Salisbury Steak
Tender seasoned beef patties smothered in mushrooms & shallots baked in a rich decadent gravy.
The Most Amazing Pork Ragout
Fall-apart pork nestled in a thick tomato-style sauce that surely has you coming back for seconds!
Ultimate Roasted Chicken
Whether you use this recipe to make a chicken or turkey, you’re going to fall in love with the flavors!
When it comes to desserts, are you a traditionalist or adventurous? I’m a bit of both. I always have to have turkey but am ok if we don’t have pumpkin pie.
Vanilla Sugar Cream Pie
Grandma’s old-fashioned sugar cream custard pie topped with a buttery & crispy sugar cinnamon brûlée coating
Decadent Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars
Everything you love about pecan pie but in a chocolate cookie format
Yes, there’s always room for dessert. Thanksgiving is an all-day thing for us.
Cookie Grazing Board
Entertain sweetly with this scrumptiously simple yet elegant cookie grazing board for your next gathering.
The Ultimate Easy Creamy Chocolate Fudge
This is truly the Ultimate Easy Creamy No Fail Chocolate Fudge. Just a few minutes is all it takes to make this seriously delicious, super creamy, no-fail fudge!
Anyone that knows me knows I’m not a huge leftover person. I get bored with the same plate of food the next day. However, let me transform those leftovers into something “new” and I’m all for it! These are some of my favorite things to make with leftovers.
Recipe Reviews & Comments
Such a great list of recipes! I think sone of them will be perfect for Christmas too!
Moop Brown says
This is such a great list of tasty looking Thanksgiving recipes. Love the combo of classic recipes along with unique ones I hadn’t previously heard of.
This is quite the list of holiday recipes! I plan on saving this link to use again come Christmas! Thanks for the share!
I have a corn pudding recipe that is usually requested at our thanksgiving. However, taking one glace at your Baked Creamy Corn Casserole and I may have to change things up next year!
I really like that this roundup contains traditional recipes but also new ones like these amazing Crispy Goat Cheese Appetizer Cups.