55 Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving is fast approaching, which means everyone is on the hunt for great Thanksgiving recipes.  I thought I pull together a sweet line-up of  a few of my own recipes and a bunch of my favorite blogger friends’ recipes.  I got it all folks, turkey, gravy, green beans, dressing, sweet potatoes, veggies, rolls and dessert!  I got you covered!

Thanksgiving Round Up


Turkey is the center piece of a Thanksgiving table and it keeps on giving with yummy leftovers.

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Thanksgiving Turkey: Pavochon, The Noshery

The Ultimate Thanksgiving Turkey, Heather’s Dish

Roasted Turkey with Herb Butter and Roasted Shallots, Cookin’ Canuck

Best Way to Roast a Turkey, Simple Bites

Mayonnaise Roasted Turkey, She Wears Many Hats

Herb Roasted Turkey Breast, The Noshery


Who doesn’t like a good gravy?  I love gravy on my potatoes and I love to dip my rolls in gravy.  You have to love gravy, I mean come on! It’s basically meat sauce!

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How to Make Turkey  Gravy, Cookin’ Canuck

Wild Mushroom Gravy, Oh My Veggies

Thanksgiving Recipes Part III: Making Perfect Gravy, Lauren’s Latest

Homemade Turkey Gravy, What’s Gabby Cooking


Call it dressing or call it stuffing, what matters is that you call it delicious. I don’t know what’s your favorite part of Thanksgiving dinner, but mine is the dressing.  I can eat dressing all day long.

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My Mami’s Dressing, The Noshery

Sour Dough Stuffing with Mushrooms, Apples & Sage, Two Peas and Their Pod

Spicy Chorizo Cornbread Sage Dressing, Boulder Locavore

Cornbread Dressing with Pancetta and Cranberries, Can You Stay for Dinner

Savory Bread Pudding, The Noshery


You can’t have Thanksgiving dinner without the mashed potatoes.  These recipes give the traditional mashed potato a little twist, in case you’re looking to change it up a bit.

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Brown Butter Mashed Potatoes, Taste and Tell

Super Creamy Mashed Potatoes, Farmgirl Gourmet

Cheddar Mashed Potatoes with Bacon and Apples, Sarah’s Cucina Bella

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Jelly Toast

Brown Butter & Bacon Mashed Potatoes, Tracey’s Culinary Adventures


I got links for traditional sweet potato with the sweet crumble topping and some not so traditional like sweet potato gnocchi.

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Rosemary & Havarti Sweet Potato Torte, The Noshery

Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Gouda Cheese Sauce, The Noshery

Apple Cider Glazed Sweet Potatoes, Oh My Veggies

Grandma’s Sweet Potato Casserole, Merry Gourmet

Ray’s Sweet Potato Casserole, Country Cleaver


Creamy, roasted or wrapped in bacon, fresh green beans are a must have side for Thanksgiving.

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Green Beans with Walnuts and Balsamic, Healthy Seasonal Recipes

Roasted Green Beans and Mushrooms with Walnuts, Oh My Veggies

Creamy Green Beans, The Noshery

Bacon Wrapped Roasted Green Beans, Buns in My Oven

Fresh Green Bean Casserole, Brown Eyed Baker


Hey green beans you’re not the only veggies on the table, make room for some more amazing veggie sides.!

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Brussels Sprout Hash with Caramelized Shallots, The Noshery

Roasted Parsnips with Thyme, Foodness Gracious

White Wine Carrots, The Novice Chef

Roasted Butternut Squash and Apples, Happy Food Healthy Life

Cauliflower, Potato and Cheddar Gratin, Rachel Cooks


Creamy and comforting mac & cheese, who doesn’t want some of that?!

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Pumpkin Mac & Cheese, Emily Bites

Acorn Squash Mac & Cheese, Chocolate and Carrots

Smokey White Cheddar Mac & Cheese with Leeks, An Edible Mosaic

Healthy Baked Mac and Cheese with Pumpkin, The Lemon Bowl


Cranberry sauce, will you marry me?  Because I love you!  Especially all over my turkey and in my turkey sandwich!

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Hibiscus Cranberry Sauce, Love and Olive Oil

Ginger Orange Cranberry Sauce, Oh My Veggies

Orange Bourbon Cranberry Sauce , Give Me Some Oven

Cranberry Relish, Jelly Toast

Chipotle Lime Cranberry Sauce, All Day I Dream About Food


I got some buns for you to butter or dip in gravy. He he!

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Potato Rosemary Rolls, Two Peas and Their Pod

Sweet Potato Biscuits, The Noshery

Honey Potato Rolls, Foodie with Family

Garlic and Herb Dinner Rolls, Baked by Rachel

World’s Best Dinner Rolls, Our Best Bites


Before you sit down, loosen your waist band and watch a football game you have got to have a piece of dessert or two.

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Black-Bottom Maple Pumpkin Pie, Simple Bites

Sweet Potato Buttermilk Pie, The Novice Chef

Praline Upside Down Pumpkin Cake, The Noshery

Pecan Pie Brownies, Just a Taste

Persimmon and Pear Big Crumb Ginger Crumble, The Noshery

Caramel Spice Pumpkin Pie, Eat the Love


There you have it!  55 Thanksgiving recipes to fill your Thanksgiving table. I hope it’s a happy and wonderful Thanksgiving surrounded by friends and family. Also, that everyone has big full bellies and long tryptophan induced naps.


  1. Susan says

    This collection of recipes is lovely BUT what would make them even better is if you showed up at my house to make the ones of my choosing. Wouldn’t that be awe.some!

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