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Thanksgiving recipes to add to your holiday dinner menu, including the best turkey ever, delicious side dish recipes, and scrumptious desserts!
Thanksgiving recipes bring back so many memories for me. Many of those memories revolve around all the different foods we enjoyed together on that one special day of the year.
The smell of Grandma's pumpkin pie baking in the oven and mulled cider simmering in the slow cooker, the taste of Grandma's homemade rolls… It fills the senses, as well as the heart and soul.
Of course, I love baking, so you'll find quite a few baking recipes on this list. Who can resist dessert? All sorts of delicious desserts!
The Thanksgiving recipes I've included on this list will fill your Thanksgiving menu, whether you're cooking for your family or making a huge Thanksgiving dinner to feed a crowd.
Thanksgiving Main Dish Recipes
Here are some of my favorite Thanksgiving main dishes. These simple dishes are perfect for the holidays!
How to make the most delicious, moist roasted turkey for dinner and holiday celebrations.
Thanksgiving Side Dish Recipes
This list of family-favorite Thanksgiving side dishes is a great help in planning your Thanksgiving dinner. These recipes will not disappoint!
How to make a simple, fresh homemade cranberry sauce using 4 common ingredients. Perfect for the holiday season.
How to make a delicious gravy from turkey drippings and neck broth. Easy holiday side dish in which nothing goes to waste.
How to make the best southern sweet potato casserole with marshmallows and pecans. Classic Thanksgiving side dish you can easily make ahead.
How to make the best pot of tender green beans with just bacon, onion, and ground beef. Perfect holiday side dish that everybody will love.
How to make a simple ambrosia salad, the southern classic that every holiday dinner needs.
Jiffy corn casserole is a simple and easy make-ahead recipe, a cheesy and delicious side dish just begging to feed a crowd.
Throw together CrockPot corn casserole with cream cheese and Jiffy mix. Easy side dish recipe for a crowd. Make ahead for Thanksgiving and Easter.
An alternative take on my Jiffy corn casserole recipe, Mexican corn casserole is the ultimate make-ahead holiday comfort food.
How to make an old-fashioned homemade bread stuffing. A classic Thanksgiving side dish that is a must at every table.
How to make a quick and easy mandarin orange jello salad with just cottage cheese, pineapple, and Cool Whip. A delicious holiday fluff dessert recipe that the kids will love.
Simple recipe for how to make easy chicken gravy without drippings. How to turn broth into a delicious homemade gravy in minutes!
How to make creamy mashed potatoes with yellow potatoes, cream, and butter. A classic side dish perfect for a holiday meal.
This traditional potluck recipe is the perfect candidate for any holiday side dish. Cheesy hash brown casserole is an easy make-ahead recipe that won't disappoint.
How to make cheesy CrockPot funeral potatoes. Easy slow cooker hashbrown casserole, a family favorite side dish, breakfast, or brunch recipe.
How to make good old scalloped potatoes and ham in a creamy sauce, baked in the oven. This old-fashioned recipe truly deserves a reservation for your dinner table.
Honey glazed carrots are one of the easiest recipes a person can make. This dish is simply divine, and it makes a fantastic side dish for any weeknight meal or holiday event.
Good old broccoli salad, with bacon, cauliflower, sunflower seeds, and peas. This old-fashioned Thanksgiving staple is a great option for just about any meal.
How to make just about any kind of bread stuffing you can imagine. This list will help you to decide exactly what you want for your Thanksgiving feast.
Bake a batch of these wonderful butterhorn dinner rolls and you won't be disappointed. These soft, buttery crescent rolls will be a hit at Thanksgiving dinner!
Serve these delicious homemade dinner rolls hot out of the oven, just like Grandma did. This easy, time-tested recipe makes for a great dinner or holiday side.
The best homemade biscuits using only 5 ingredients. They make for a quick and easy breakfast or dinner.
How to make the best layered salad- with whatever layers you want. This versatile recipe is so good that even the kids will love it!
Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes
Be sure to give these delicious Thanksgiving desserts a try. These easy recipes are bound for the dinner table.
How to make an easy, old-fashioned southern classic. This pecan pie is sure to be a hit at your Thanksgiving dinner.
Made with an easy shortcut pie crust and a brown sugar caramel twist, caramel custard pie is by far one of my family's favorite recipes.
This delicious no-roll shortcut pie crust is the easiest pie crust you'll ever make, perfect for fruit pies, custard pie, and more.
How to make the best no-fail pie crust with only butter and 3 simple ingredients. This pastry is perfect for both sweet and savory recipes.
How to make a delicious no fail, no roll, pecan nut pie crust that's perfect for any homemade pie or no bake dessert.
This creamy, delicious topping is easily made with only 4 ingredients and 5 minutes of your time. Put homemade whipped cream on all of your favorite desserts.
How to make an easy fall and holiday pumpkin spice cheesecake with a rich graham cracker crust. This Instant Pot recipe is full of delicious fall flavors.
How to make a creamy no bake pumpkin dessert layered with cream cheese filling and a pecan nut pie crust. This delicious and simple dessert will be gone before you know it!
How to make an easy Dutch apple crumb pie with a sweet streusel crumble topping over a cinnamon spiced apple filling. This recipe is a well-used family favorite.
How to make a delicious apple crumble without oats, from Grandma's recipe box. This easy, time-tested recipe is a must at any Thanksgiving dinner.
Learn how to roast pie pumpkins for your own homemade pumpkin puree, perfect for all of your favorite pumpkin recipes and desserts.
Learn how to make this classic holiday dessert from scratch, straight from Grandma's recipe box. This pumpkin pie is sure to be the star of the show.
Take gooey butter cake to a whole new level with this yummy pumpkin dessert, filled with ooey gooey, buttery, cream cheese goodness. This easy St. Louis classic is sure to please the guests.
This scrumptious apple bundt cake is perfect for your holiday dinner, complete with apples, walnuts, and a caramel cream cheese glaze.
Learn how to make the best pumpkin roll with a yummy caramel cream cheese filling. This is an easy, time-tested Thanksgiving dessert recipe that's sure to be a family favorite!
How to make a good, old-fashioned southern sweet potato pie straight from Grandma's recipe box. This simple recipe is sure to be a hit!
This easy pumpkin pear spice cake is the perfect holiday dessert that's full of rich fall flavor. It will not disappoint!
This quick and easy pumpkin sugar cookie recipe is perfect for any holiday dessert, a great recipe to get the kids involved!
Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes
With every Thanksgiving dinner, leftovers are inevitable. Fortunately, all is not a loss, and these recipes are a great way to use up all of those Thanksgiving leftovers so that nothing goes to waste.
This turkey stuffing crescent rolls recipe is an easy solution to your Thanksgiving leftovers. It's a simple and easy finger food for holiday parties!
How to make the best turkey enchilada skillet casserole, a great way to use up Thanksgiving leftovers. This recipe is a family-favorite.
This turkey casserole with pasta is an easy recipe requiring only egg noodles and turkey leftovers. Turkey tetrazzini is so creamy and delicious!