Thanksgiving is almost here! Are you ready to host your family and friends? If you’re still looking for last-minute Thanksgiving menu ideas, I’ve got you covered with a collection of the best Thanksgiving recipes, all in one spot! These are tried and true recipes that will satisfy everyone, including a turkey recipe, side dish ideas, potatoes and dessert! Plus, a bonus recipe at the end for all that leftover turkey – just scroll to the bottom!
Garlic Butter Turkey
First up, we’ve got the star dish of the night: Thanksgiving turkey! This recipe makes the JUICIEST and most delicious turkey ever! It’s covered in garlic butter, then stuffed with citrus and more garlic!
Smoked Turkey Tutorial
Try making a smoked turkey for Thanksgiving this year! You’re going to love the smoky flavor!! I use my classic Garlic Butter Turkey recipe, then prepare the turkey in a smoker!
Maple Glazed Turkey
The most delicious and juicy maple glazed turkey recipe! The turkey is coated in a creamy maple butter spread and stuffed with fruit, onion, garlic and herbs. I love this recipe turkey in combination with my apple cider brine!
Apple Cider Brine
Use my ‘Apple Cider Turkey Brine’ this year and make your turkey extra juicy and extra flavorful! It’s super easy, takes just 10 minutes and you’ll notice the difference!
Garlic & Herb Roasted Turkey Breast
Super juicy and delicious roasted turkey breast dinner with a garlic, herb, Dijon, and maple butter spread! The turkey is roasted on a sheet pan with potatoes, onion, and garlic. This a great choice for smaller holiday gatherings.
Stuffed Turkey Rolls
Just a few people coming over and you don’t want to make a full turkey? Try my stuffed turkey breast rolls with spinach, mushrooms and BACON! These rolls are so juicy and delicious!
Oven-Roast Whole Duck
If you’re not a fan of turkey (although my garlic butter turkey recipe will change that!!), try this whole roasted duck instead! It’s so juicy, flavorful and delicious!
Sweet Potato Casserole
The BEST ever recipe for this Thanksgiving classic, made with homemade marshmallow meringue and brown sugar pecans. This sweet potato dish is a must for the holidays!
Creamy Butter Mashed Potatoes
My all-time favorite and go-to recipe for creamy and buttery mashed potatoes! Made with chicken broth, loads of butter and cream, plus an herbed butter topping! This recipe goes so well with my turkey and gravy recipes!
The most delicious oven-roasted baby potatoes with herbs! These are super easy to make and are a great side dish for your Thanksgiving turkey! I love to add a sprinkle of parmesan cheese on top, too!
Loaded Garlic Potatoes
Try my loaded, cheesy bacon garlic potatoes for a mind-blowing alternative to regular old mashed potatoes! This side dish is ridiculously delicious! I always make sure to make a lot of these potatoes because they’re the first to go!
Butter & Thyme Sweet Potato Mash
You’ll LOVE my creamy and delicious ‘Mashed Sweet Potatoes’ with fresh thyme and lots of butter! These are so fluffy and delicious, a great alternative to regular mashed potatoes!
Garlic Baby Potatoes
Try these pan-seared baby garlic potatoes with garlic butter! They are so delicious, crispy, buttery and garlicy! I make these for almost every dinner I host and they’re always a hit!
Oven-Roasted Sweet Potatoes
You can never go wrong with simple, oven-roasted sweet potatoes! This is a recipe I enjoy year-round, but especially in the fall and for Thanksgiving!
Kale Sweet Potato Salad
Try those roasted sweet potatoes with this delicious ‘Massaged Kale & Sweet Potato Salad’! Made with crunchy almonds and creamy cheese! I enjoy this salad every fall!
Kale Pomegranate Salad
I serve this kale pomegranate salad EVERY year! It’s my go-to salad for Thanksgiving! It’s always a hit and people are always asking for the recipe! I love that it’s so bright and colorful, too!
Olivier Potato Salad
If you come from an Eastern European family, you know you must have Olivier Salad (Russian potato salad) for any special occasion or holiday! This delicious salad is made with potatoes, carrots, eggs, pickles, sausage and more!
Bacon Macaron & Cheese
The creamiest mac and cheese recipe ever, with three types of cheeses and bacon bits! This is so perfect for Thanksgiving!
Stuffed Butternut Squash
This incredible oven-roasted squash is stuffed with creamy mushroom risotto. You’ll love the addition of the crunchy pecans and tart cranberries!
Sweet Potato Casserole
If you love sweet potatoes, you’re going to love this casserole dish with juicy pork, goat cheese and pomegranate! Don’t like pork? You can omit it all together or use chicken or turkey instead!
Homemade Cranberry Sauce
No turkey dinner is complete without the best homemade ‘Orange Cranberry Sauce’! This sauce is so easy to make and pairs so well with any turkey!
Bacon Garlic Rolls
Take dinner rolls from boring to delicious with my bacon, garlic and cheddar stuffed rolls, served with the most delicious garlic butter! These are a crowd-favorite! So delicious!
The Best Turkey Gravy
Check out my turkey recipe for this ‘Turkey Drippings Gravy’ recipe! It’s the one and only I ever use! Just collect all the flavor from the pan and turn it into the best gravy!
Maple Pecan Pie
The BEST ever pecan pie recipe made with my all-butter pie curst and without any corn syrup! This recipe is made with real maple syrup and tastes even better!
Maple Pecan Pie Cheesecake
The best pecan cheesecake recipe! This Maple Pecan Pie Cheesecake is made with a pecan graham cracker crust, sweetened with maple syrup, loaded with tons of pecans and topped with a caramel pecan topping! Plus, an easy recipe for maple whipped cream for serving on the side!
Caramel Apple Pie Cheesecake
This delicious amazing cheesecake recipe is going to be star of your family dinner! It’s a caramel cheesecake topped with apple pie filling! Plus, whipped cream and more caramel!
No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake
If you make only one dessert for Thanksgiving this year, make this no-bake pumpkin cheesecake! It’s just too good not to make! This cheesecake is so fluffy, creamy and delicious!
Maple Bourbon Pumpkin Pie
No Thanksgiving dinner is complete without pumpkin pie and this one is amazing! It’s made with a touch of maple syrup and a hint of bourbon! Plus, whipped cream on top!
Apple Butter Tart
This stunning apple tart is so delicious! It’s made with my ‘All-Butter Crust’ recipe, loads of cinnamon sugar and thinly sliced apples! The sliced apples are layered over a bed of apple butter!
Apple Pie Parfaits
I love apple pie as much as anyone else, but if you’re short on time, try this recipe for apple pie cups! Super easy to make and tastes just like apple pie!
Recipes for Leftovers!
Cranberry Croissant Sandwich
BONUS! Have lots of leftover turkey and cranberry sauce? Slice it up and use it in place of pork tenderloin for this croissant sandwich; SOO good!
Cheesy Turkey Quiche
Enjoy your leftover turkey the next morning with this delicious breakfast quiche! It’s super easy to make, too and you can use store-bought pie crust!
Cheesy Potato Casserole
I love this easy potato casserole with leftover turkey! Made with crushed baby potatoes, a creamy mushroom sauce and juicy turkey/chicken!
Cheesecake is my absolute favorite!!