50+ of the Greatest Thanksgiving Recipes

Get all the most effective recipes to plan an unbelievable Thanksgiving feast! These are tried and true recipes that stand the check of time…classics, contemporary concepts, and every little thing in between!

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The Greatest Thanksgiving Recipes

These recipes embody drinks, breads, appetizers and aspect dishes – there’s slightly one thing for everybody.

It’s an immediate menu of my most treasured recipes to create a Thanksgiving menu your company will LOVE!

Thanksgiving Cocktails and Drinks

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One of the best ways to begin any gathering! These simple Thanksgiving cocktails are enjoyable and festive! For much more inspiration, click on via to our full Thanksgiving Cocktail information.

Straightforward Spiked Apple Cider with Bourbon

This basic cocktail is all the time successful and simple to make for one or 16 in lower than 5 minutes!

Apple Cider Sangria

All of the flavors of fall in a single simple to sip, simple to serve 5 minute drink for a couple of or a crowd!

Apple Cider Bourbon Slush

This frozen concoction is simple to sip. It’s an grownup slushy you don’t need to miss! Serve it with a cinnamon keep on with stir.

Do-it-yourself Apple Cider

Do-it-yourself apple cider is extremely simple to make and provides probably the most great aroma to your house! Serve it alone or with bourbon, rum, tequila or vodka. It’s the proper twist to your favourite cocktail!

Pear Cider

Pear cider is deceivingly simple to make and so aromatic! A touch of spice, vanilla notes and pear make it irresistible. Serve it chilled or heat!

Mulled Wine

Crimson wine simmers with Mulling Spices to make this unbelievable sip! It’s an effective way to kick off dinner!

Cinnamon Toast

Cinnamon Schnapps provides an additional dose of fall spice to apple cider. The glass is rimmed with cinnamon sugar so as to add a touch of sweetness.

Apple Butter Outdated Original

That is my go to Thanksgiving cocktail. It’s a scrumptious twist on a basic quaint. Apple butter and cinnamon add the most effective fall taste!


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Do-it-yourself Cornbread

For those who solely get to make one dish, make it stand out! This home made cornbread is topped with candy maple, salty bacon, thick flakes of black floor pepper and all of the butter!

30 Minute Dinner Rolls

Yeast makes these dinner rolls mild and fluffy! You may make this easy recipe begin to end in simply half-hour!

Cornbread Muffins

Jalapeño and cheddar make these cornbread muffins memorable! They’re completely portioned and simple to serve.

Do-it-yourself Artisan Bread

A fast and simple artisan home made bread recipe that’s adaptable. It’s good for smothering in butter, dipping in oil, and a lot extra. This home made bread is moist on the within, crusty on the skin, and filled with taste!

Beer Bread

This beer bread is made in simply 5 minutes fingers on time with staple elements and your favourite beer! It’s foolproof! For those who’re celebrating just about, you possibly can ship Beer Bread Combine and a bottle of beer so household and pals can all make it “collectively”!

Honey Butter

A luxuriously creamy butter sweetened with honey is a straightforward technique to elevate store-bought rolls or take home made breads and rolls over-the-top!

Thanksgiving Dip Recipes

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Dill Dip 

My mother’s dill dip recipe is a Thanksgiving staple with savory herbs. Make forward in simply 5 minutes and let the magic occur because it marinates in a single day! Serve with contemporary cubes of rye bread and an array of veggies.

Sizzling Tacky Garlic Dip

This simple sizzling cheese garlic dip recipe takes simply 10 minute begin to end! This basic baked cheese dip is straightforward, flavorful and memorable with just some minutes hands-on time. Tacky and garlicky, it makes probably the most good appetizer for sharing.

French Onion Dip

Caramelized onions are folded right into a creamy dip for superb taste in each chunk. This dip will make you skip the combination perpetually.

Spinach Dip with Cream Cheese

The creamy spinach dip is made with cream cheese, monterey jack and freshly grated parmesan for an expensive consistency. It’s a one dish, no fuss simple recipe you’ll make many times!

Artichoke Dip

This simple artichoke dip is blended and baked in a casserole dish for simple cleanup. It’s made with a mix of cream cheese, mayonnaise, artichokes, cream cheese and spices and served with beer bread and veggies.

Bacon Cheese Dip

Bacon Cheese Dip has been one of my most popular recipes for nearly 10 years! It’s no wonder why! It’s a savory dip that’s so delish!

Sour Cream Dip

Sour Cream Dip is the perfect chip dip. It’s simple, beautiful and full of flavor!

Vegetable Dip

Get the secret that makes this vegetable dip stand above the rest! A blend of herbs is folded into the this creamy dip perfect for all of your favorite veggies.

Fruit Dip

This creamy fruit dip is always a hit with kids and adults alike! It’s heavenly texture is hard to resist!

Thanksgiving Appetizers

For even more incredible dips and appetizers, click through to our complete guide!

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Mac and Cheese Cups

It’s everyone’s favorite comfort food in the perfect bite-sized portion! Easy to make and even easier to eat, I dare you to try and stop at just one mac and cheese cup!

Fruit Plate

Get tips and tricks to make a creative fruit plate that stands out!


A blend of herbs and cheese make this one-of-a-kind spread to serve with crackers or stuff mushrooms, top burgers and more!

Onion Tart

This is one of my favorite easy recipes from when I catered parties – you can serve them warm or at room temperature. Thick pillows of puff pastry are topped with creamy goat cheese and caramelized onions.

It’s an amazing flavor combination you can’t get enough of! Use cookie cutters to make them into your favorite shapes for a memorable Thanksgiving appetizer.

World’s Best Deviled Eggs

Get the secrets to the best deviled eggs recipe. Once you try this fluffy, creamy, tangy recipe, you’ll never go back. They are devilishly good, and perfect for parties, picnics, Easter and so much more.

Baked Brie

Baked Brie in Puff Pastry is a classic appetizer that is effortless, yet elegant and oh-so-delicious. It’s made with just three ingredients in five minutes hands on time.

Baked Goat Cheese

This beautiful appetizer is deceivingly easy to make and looks so elegant! Smply wrap a goat cheese log in puff pastry, brush it with egg wash for golden brown color and drizzle with honey!

Pear Appetizer with Blue Cheese and Walnuts

This healthy Thanksgiving appetizer is the perfect pairing of fruit, cheese and nuts in an easy-to-enjoy bite-sized format.

Baked Cheese Pear and Prosciutto Crescent Roll Appetizers

Cheese, prosciutto and pear are wrapped in crescent rolls for a beautiful, single serve hors d’oeuvres you can serve passed or on a platter.

Cheese Tarts

White cheddar cheese and herbs fill a simple 3 ingredient savory cream cheese pie crust. They’re beautiful, delicious and easy to reheat.

Soups and Salads

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Cheddar and Apple Soup

Add fall flavor to your pre-dinner game with this incredible, unique soup recipe! This delicious white cheddar cheese and apple soup is sure to warm your soul! Easy to make with simple ingredients, it all comes together in one pot and requires minimal prep time.

Italian Salad

This Italian Salad is filled with crisp lettuce, red onion, artichokes, pimentos and grated parmesan to ensure each bite is perfectly covered in Italian Salad Dressing.

Apple Salad

A delicious mix of butter lettuce, crisp apples, creamy blue cheese, red onion and candied nuts are tossed in Apple Cider Vinegar Salad Dressing.

Roasted Beet Salad

A mix of tender root veggies, creamy goat cheese, crunchy walnuts, and dry fig are tossed with balsamic vinaigrette.

Pear Salad

Arugula is topped with ripe pears, creamy gorgonzola, candied walnuts and tossed with a White Wine Vinaigrette.

Thanksgiving Side Dishes

For me, Thanksgiving is all about the side dishes! Whether you make one or five, make them the star of the show!

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Baked Apple Slices

Baked Apple Slices are one of my most popular recipes – they’re so quick, easy and delicious, it’s no wonder why! Serve them up as a sweet and savory side dish or a la mode for dessert!

Oven Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Sweet and salty Oven Roasted Sweet Potatoes is an easy crowd-pleasing side dish. You only need 4 simple ingredients and 10 minutes to prep.

Sweet Potato Casserole

This sweet and savory side dish is so good you could call it dessert! Buttery sweet potatoes are topped crunchy pecan streusel!

Garlic Smashed Potatoes

Garlic Smashed Potatoes are perfectly portioned crisp and flavorful potatoes seasoned with salt, pepper, garlic and herbs.

Caramelized Shallot Mashed Potatoes

Mix up your mashed potatoes this holiday season! Caramelized shallots add immense fall flavor and texture into traditional mashed potatoes.

Cheesy Corn Casserole

Double this recipe because this cheesy corn casserole is a creamy crowd pleaser that has everyone coming for seconds.

Potato Gratin Stacks

Individual servings of the creamiest, cheesiest potato gratin! It’s the ultimate indulgent side dish!

Bacon Mac and Cheese

Bacon Mac and Cheese is the ultimate comfort food: a grown up version of the classic childhood dish we all know and love. It’s rich, hearty and full of creamy, craveable flavor!

Crispy Parmesan Roasted Potatoes

Perfectly crispy and salty on the outside, with a creamy, tender interior, these parmesan potatoes are beyond delicious. Special enough for Thanksgiving, but you’re going to want them every night of the week.

Crispy Brussel Sprouts

Get the tips and tricks to make crispy Brussel sprouts with pancetta and shallots. They are sautéed into a fragrant side dish that will leave your family begging for more. 

Green Beans with Bacon

This is my most popular Thanksgiving recipe year after year. It’s simple, delicious and has become a staple in so many homes year after year since it went viral.

The one, the only, Firehouse Green Beans. Others have copied but you can get the original right here!

Candied Carrots

Candied carrots are a simple, sweet and savory side dish. These show stoppers are coated in a butter and brown sugar glaze and pair well with all of your Thanksgiving favorites!

Cranberry Sauce

This festive side dish is a fun twist to the traditional Thanksgivings recipe. Drunken cranberry sauce is made with just 3 ingredients in minutes!

Thanksgiving Desserts

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Easy Chocolate Pie Recipe With Pretzel Crust

This easy Chocolate Pie Recipe with Pretzel Crust is the perfect duo! The simplicity of the chocolate pie filling with the salty pretzel crust is incredible!

Make it ahead and place it in the fridge or freezer to enjoy with family and friends at your next party or holiday gathering.

Easy Salted Caramel Pecan Pie Bars

Next, we have these easy salted caramel pecan pie bars with a twist! It’s a perfectly portioned square with a buttery graham cracker crust and homemade caramel sauce that is absolutely divine.

French Silk Pie Recipe

This delicious no bake French silk pie is so easy to make and I just know you are going to love it! It takes just 10 minutes to make and is so incredibly indulgent!

Crazy Good Pumpkin Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

This is an incredibly moist Pumpkin Cake Recipe that is slathered in the most indulgent layer of creamy homemade frosting.

This Pumpkin Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting is baked in a standard 9×13 baking dish, and it’s so easy to put together with no decorating skills required.

Easy Pumpkin Bars

And finally, these easy pumpkin bars with cream cheese frosting that are effortless- simply bake, slice, and serve these cute pumpkin squares for an indulgent fall treat. These pumpkin spice bars are irresistibly moist and delicious!

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More Thanksgiving Inspiration


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Straightforward Thanksgiving Menu

Prep Time 2 hrs

Prepare dinner Time 1 hr

Complete Time 3 hrs

Create the best most unbelievable menu with these simple Thanksgiving recipes.

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  • Make your dip the day earlier than and heat as company are arriving. Crescent roll app will should be made simply earlier than serving!


  • Prep the day earlier than, slicing apples and tossing with dressing and toppings simply earlier than serving.


  • Prep the day earlier than, leaving the honey baked ham within the oven low and sluggish the day of.


  • These dinner rolls may be made prematurely. Make this dough as directed, permit rolls to rise, and as an alternative of baking, merely refrigerate. You’ll be able to maintain them (lined) within the fridge for 10-12 hours. Merely take away from the fridge for 2 hours earlier than you’re able to throw them within the oven.


  • Every of those aspect dishes may be prepped forward, aside from the inexperienced beans with bacon, which should be sautéed on the final minute for the most effective crispy taste. All the pieces else can keep within the oven for an hour or two previous to serving to maintain them heat.


  • Sangria may be prepped as much as 48 hours prematurely. If making forward, mix and add fruit and ginger beer simply earlier than serving. This prevents the Apple Cider Sangria from dropping its bubbly and the sangria fruit from changing into mealy. Permit flavors to marinate quarter-hour earlier than serving, (as much as six hours earlier than).