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.

collage of Thanksgiving recipes

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!

serving of baked oatmeal topped with chopped apple on a white plate

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.

pumpkin muffin with paper liner pulled off

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.

serving of egg casserole on a blue plate with strawberries and a fork

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.

These Pumpkin Oatmeal Muffins are the perfect grab-n-go breakfast or snack with our favorite fall flavors! (low-calorie, healthy, non-dairy and gluten-free)

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!

two muffins stacked

Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Ham Frittata

Egg Sausage Breakfast Crescent Rolls

Cranberry Pecan Banana Bread

Easiest Pancake Mix Pancakes

Cranberry Orange French Toast Bake

Gluten-Free Pumpkin Oat Waffles


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.

Pumpkin hummus topped with pumpkin seeds, paprika and olive oil

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!

drizzling honey on goat cheese crostini

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!

Vodka Cranberry Cocktails garnished with sugared cranberries and orange slices

Bacon Wrapped Dates

Skinny Slow Cooker Spinach Artichoke Dip

Almond Puff Pastry Bites

Puff Pastry Brie Brites

Sparkling Cranberry Lemon Mocktail

Roasted Grape Crostini

Warm Butternut Squash Feta Dip


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!

a serving of cheesy scalloped potatoes on a plate

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!

salad with butternut squash and pomegranate seeds

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.

sweet potato casserole in a white dish with a large serving spoon

Cheesy Potato Casserole (Funeral Potatoes)

Healthy Cranberry Sauce

Easy Bacon Apple Stuffing

Delicata Squash Stuffing

Autumn Shredded Brussels Sprouts Apple Salad

Creamy Dijon Mustard Cauliflower Salad

Roasted Butternut Squash Brown Rice Holiday Salad

Grandma’s Easy Green Bean Casserole


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 Bars served on white plates with whipped cream and cinnamon

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 cheesecake bars stacked and topped with whipped cream

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!

a bite taken out of a pumpkin cupcake

Healthy Pecan Pie

Best Ever Banana Pudding

Easy Cream Cheese Pie

Skinny Slow Cooker Apple Crisp

Healthy Apple Crisp Stuffed Baked Apples

Healthy Apple Crisp Recipe

Healthy Pumpkin Pie

Healthy Cranberry Pear Crisp

Gluten Free Cranberry Apple Crumble Pie

Pecan Pie Tarts

Super Simple Puff Pastry Apple Tart


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!

iced tea with lemon on a dinner table with dishes