40+ Thanksgiving Recipes
Celebrate the holidays with the BEST Thanksgiving Recipes! These are all of my favorites from classic turkey dressing to my grandma’s famous pumpkin pie dessert squares.
If you’re in need of Thanksgiving menu ideas, you came to the right spot. I’m sure your planning is probably already underway and your grocery list is growing. Of course, you have the main course figured out, but what about the dessert options and sides? And are you serving appetizers?
I have rounded up over 40 of my favorite Thanksgiving recipes and you guys are going to love them. With these easy Thanksgiving recipes, creating a delicious feast has never been more simple. I hope you and your family have a very happy upcoming Thanksgiving holiday! And hopefully, you enjoy at least one of these recipes!
If you make any of these Thanksgiving recipes be sure to leave a comment and let me know how you liked it! You can also share a photo on Instagram and tag @kimscravings so I can see! Enjoy!
Apple Cinnamon Baked Oatmeal | Baked Oatmeal is a warm, filling, wholesome breakfast. This fall-flavored version features tender apples, warm cinnamon, and sweet maple syrup for a cozy breakfast that’s sure to become a new favorite! It’s easy to make ahead of time and reheat on busy mornings!
Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins | Perfectly sweetened, wonderfully spiced, one-bowl Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Muffins are a cinch to whip up and will fill your autumn morning with deliciousness! These are a healthier, lighter, more wholesome pumpkin spice muffins with absolutely no oil, butter and very little sugar.
Light Sausage Spinach Egg Casserole | An easy breakfast casserole that’s made with frozen hash browns, eggs, sausage and spinach. This will become your go-to casserole for entertaining at breakfast–perfect for a feeding a crowd, allergy-friendly, and can be made the night before or the morning of. As an added plus, this breakfast casserole is Paleo, gluten-free, dairy-free and can easily be made Whole30 compliant.
Pumpkin Oatmeal Muffins | The perfect grab-n-go breakfast or snack with our favorite fall flavors! Sweetened with maple syrup, these oatmeal muffins are super healthy and contain no oil, butter or refined sugar.
Applesauce Muffins | These tender and moist Applesauce Muffins are the perfect start to fall mornings. They are full of warm, cozy flavors and made even more delicious with a crunchy cinnamon oat topping. Enjoy one for breakfast, brunch, or afternoon snacking! Not only are these muffins absolutely scrumptious, they are great for making in advance and enjoying through the week. They even freeze well!
Pumpkin Hummus | This smooth and creamy pumpkin hummus recipe is a delicious and healthy way to celebrate the fall season. It pairs perfectly with pita chips, crackers, toast, veggies and even works great as a spread. You’re going to want to serve this tasty, fall-flavored dip on repeat all season long.
Goat Cheese Crostini | Need an easy and delicious hors d’oeuvre for your next gathering? This goat cheese appetizer is sure to impress your guests! This recipe for goat cheese crostini with honey, pecans and thyme could not be more simple to whip up, and all of the flavors go so well together. Sweet notes from the honey meld perfectly with the smooth and creamy goat cheese which is then topped with fresh thyme – all complimented by the crunch from the pecans. This is one appetizer everyone is sure to love!
Vodka Cranberry Cocktail | ‘Tis the season for family gatherings, parties and spending time with friends. There’s no better way to get the party started than with this festive Vodka Cranberry Cocktail! It’s made with just 4 ingredients and is ready in 5 minutes. The perfect sparkling festive drink to go along with your holiday dinners and parties!
Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes | These cheesy scalloped potatoes are sliced potato rounds that are cooked in a creamy sauce and then layered with cheese and baked to golden brown perfection. An easy yet impressive side dish that pairs perfectly with any potluck or holiday dinner! This easy recipe for scalloped potatoes is one you will want to make again and again. Delicious, creamy, cheesy potato perfection!
Thanksgiving Salad with Orange Cinnamon Vinaigrette | Move aside, mashed potatoes and creamed corn. This simple fall-inspired salad is loaded with roasted butternut squash, pomegranate seeds, Gorgonzola cheese and almonds, all tossed together in a flavorful Orange Cinnamon Vinaigrette. This salad can easily be made ahead and adapted to paleo, vegan and gluten-free diets. A fresh and vibrant salad that’s the perfect side dish for Thanksgiving or any occasion!
Easy Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecan Topping | This easy sweet potato casserole is lightly sweetened mashed sweet potatoes topped with an irresistible brown sugar pecan streusel. A delicious make-ahead recipe that’s a must for the holidays.
Cheesy Potato Casserole (Funeral Potatoes)
Pumpkin Dessert Squares | Of all the Thanksgiving recipes included in this roundup, these delicious Pumpkin Bars are my favorite! Love pumpkin pie? Well, you’re really going to LOVE my grandma’s recipe for the most incredible pumpkin dessert. There are three layers of scrumptious that start with a buttery yellow cake crust, second is a filling of sweet pumpkin-pie-ish deliciousness, top it off with a yellow cake crumble. That topping is just the best and don’t forget the spoonful of whipped cream!
Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars | Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars are smooth, creamy pumpkin cheesecake over a delicious graham cracker crust and then baked to perfection. Top with a little whipped cream and this pumpkin cheesecake dessert is the perfect sweet finish to any holiday meal! They’re make ahead and freezer friendly too!
Pumpkin Cupcakes with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Frosting | The ultimate fall dessert recipe coming right up! You guys are going to LOVE these dreamy Pumpkin Cupcakes! They are perfectly moist, pumpkin-y and the luscious cinnamon cream cheese frosting is absolutely incredible. Serve them at your next holiday celebration for a show stopping dessert that will disappear quick!
Entertaining Ideas | It’s that time of year to eat, drink, and be merry! With this helpful guide of holiday entertaining ideas, party planning will be a breeze. You’re sure to have a party or get together that goes off without a hitch!