These are some of our favorite and most popular recipes not only for Thanksgiving but also for Christmas, Easter and more. From appetizers and desserts to side dishes, and of course the turkey, we have all the recipes you need!
Best Thanksgiving Recipes
Be sure to check out our collection of Make-Ahead Thanksgiving side dishes for time-saving recipes!
Table of contents
- Best Thanksgiving Recipes
- Easy Appetizers
- It’s all about the Turkey
- Stuffing Recipes
- Potato Dishes
- Vegetable Side Dishes
- Bread & Rolls
- More Ideas for Thanksgiving
Create a gorgeous Fruit and Cheese platter with all your favorites, perfect for nibbling on while friends and family visit.
Cranberry Pecan Baked Brie is not only super easy but incredibly tasty, too.
More Thanksgiving Appetizers
It’s all about the Turkey
We always brine our Thanksgiving turkey which gives it the most wonderful flavor! Find out how to Brine and Roast a Turkey here.
Remember, turkey should be cooked until the internal temperature reaches 165-degrees F according to the USDA.Source
What to do with Turkey leftovers:
Short Cut Turkey Dinner:
Our Cranberry Stuffing can be made in a skillet or adapted to a casserole dish.
Classic Traditional Stuffing with onions, celery, and fresh herbs is hard to beat, right?!
More Dressing & Stuffing Recipes
You just can’t have a list with the best Thanksgiving recipes without some kind of potatoes, right?
Potato Gratin is one of my favorite dishes – there’s nothing better than creamy cheesy potatoes with garlic and herbs!
Mashed Cauliflower with Bacon is a great alternative to potatoes for those that are watching their carbs.
More Amazing Potato Recipes:
Vegetable Side Dishes
While the turkey might be the star of the show, some of the best Thanksgiving recipes are sides, right?
Pan Sauteed Asparagus with pine nuts, fresh cranberries, and Parmesan cheese is an impressive Thanksgiving side dish.
Dress up a simple green side salad with this tangy Pomegranate Vinaigrette which can be made ahead of time.
More Veggie Side Dishes:
Bread & Rolls
Either way, be sure to whip up a little Cranberry Compound Butter. It is so simple but will definitely wow your guests!
More Recipe Ideas:
What would Thanksgiving be without dessert!? This might be my favorite of all!
Chocolate Pretzel Pecan Pie is the perfect balance of unexpected with traditional!
More Dessert Recipes:
More Ideas for Thanksgiving
Here are some more fabulous ideas to make your Thanksgiving more special:
- Thanksgiving Chalkboard Printable
- Fall Place Cards
- Thanksgiving Turkey Craft for Kids
- Printable Thanksgiving BINGO
The Great Cranberry Sauce Debate
Inquiring minds want to know – do you prefer homemade cranberry sauce or canned?
Leave me a comment down below – I love hearing from you!