Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes for the Most Amazing Holiday Ever


Like many, Thanksgiving is one of my very favorite holidays. There’s minimal gift and decor fanfare, great quality time spent with family and friends, and the food… you had me at mashed potatoes.

Oh the mashed potatoes…

Although I won’t be hosting this year, I’m on the hunt for a delicious dish to bring to our family gathering. It’s always fun to try something new and discover what you never knew was missing from your holiday table. I’ve asked my favorite food bloggers to share their most amazing Thanksgiving recipes to help plan for the big day. But be forewarned… if you’re hungry right now, you may want to save reading this for later because these ideas are oh so good!

Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes for the Most Amazing Holiday Ever

Speaking of saving for later, if you plan on pinning one of these delicious thanksgiving recipes, please do so directly from the original source. Thanks!

Let’s dig in by mouth watering categories, shall we…

Cranberry Recipes

Cranberry Sauce

Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes for the Most Amazing Holiday Ever

Cranberry Sauce can be a polarizing side dish. Some people believe that it’s not Thanksgiving without a can shaped sauce on the table. I personal think there’s nothing like a homemade version. If you are looking for a tasty cranberry sauce, this is the one by Major Hoff Takes a Wife.

Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes for the Most Amazing Holiday Ever

Creative Green Living has a delicious cranberry sauce offering as well and I love her suggestions for what to do with any leftovers which include a super creative cocktail. Yum!

Holiday Cranberry Relish

Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes for the Most Amazing Holiday Ever

When it comes to the great cranberry relish or sauce debate, I have sentimental ties to relish. My grandfather used to make the most delicious cranberry relish that completely changed how I feel about this tart side dish. Unfortunately he didn’t pass his recipe down to me so this season I’m looking forward to trying out Salvage Sister and Mister’s sweet version.

Cranberry Apple Casserole

Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes for the Most Amazing Holiday Ever

Is it wrong that I want to make this casserole by Marty’s Musings for Thanksgiving breakfast? No… I don’t think it is.

Thanksgiving Appetizers

Cheesy Baked Vidalia Onion Dip

Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes for the Most Amazing Holiday Ever

Truth be told, I’ve only made onion dip with the processed onion soup mix.

The shame… I know.

My Thrifty House‘s fool proof recipe makes me feel like those days are so behind me.

Thanksgiving Soup

Carrot Coriander Soup

Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes for the Most Amazing Holiday Ever

Soups are such a wonderful fall menu staple… I’ll be trying Jolly & Happy’s recipe for sure. Plus check out her super cute table decor. So easy and so festive!

Thanksgiving Vegetable Recipes

Pressure Cooker Creamed Corn

Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes for the Most Amazing Holiday Ever

With a million and one pots going on Thanksgiving, I’m always thankful for something that I can leave to do its own thing in the pressure cooker. Kleinworth & Co. has the perfect recipe for that.

Orange Braised Carrots

Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes for the Most Amazing Holiday Ever

Sugar & Soul’s Orange Braised Carrots look like the quintessential fall side dish.

Maple Mustard Glazed Carrots

Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes for the Most Amazing Holiday Ever

Sara’s Maple Mustard Glazed Carrot dish is packed with fall flavor. So good!

Roasted Winter Squash

Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes for the Most Amazing Holiday Ever

Rebecca’s Roasted Winter Squash recipe is almost too pretty to eat. Almost.

Creamy Broccoli

Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes for the Most Amazing Holiday Ever

Cheese makes everything amazing and this Creamy Broccoli recipe by Trisha Dishes is no exception.

Maple Glazed Brussel Sprouts

Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes for the Most Amazing Holiday Ever

I LOVE brussel sprouts on Thanksgiving and I can’t wait to try Carissa’s Maple Bacon version.

Green Beans with Bacon

Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes for the Most Amazing Holiday Ever

Traditional green bean casseroles are very popular at Thanksgiving, but Rachel’s side dish is a flavorful alternative.

Thanksgiving Potatoes

Not So Skinny Cheesy Potatoes

Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes for the Most Amazing Holiday Ever

Ummmm… it’s a good thing I’m not attending Emily’s Thanksgiving feast because I would make a beeline for this cheesy potato dish and not share. Then my husband would have to roll my not so skinny self home.

Roasted Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potatoes

Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes for the Most Amazing Holiday Ever

Have we established that I’m all about the potatoes? Good. Then you understand that once I’ve finished off the cheesy potatoes I’m heading for Liz On Call’s garlic mashed version.

Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Squash, & Apples

Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes for the Most Amazing Holiday Ever

There’s something about adding rosemary to your side dish that takes it to a whole new level. I can’t wait to try Happiness is Homemade’s Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Squash & Apples recipe!

Holiday Sweet Potato Casserole

Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes for the Most Amazing Holiday Ever

Although I haven’t had Home Crafts by Ali’s sweet potato casserole, my mother-in-law first introduced me to a similar dish when I was just dating my man and it was a game changer. Yum!

Butter Pecan Sweet Potatoes

Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes for the Most Amazing Holiday Ever

Liz knows how to serve up delicious potato options and I’m dying to try this butter pecan version.

Sweet Potato Casserole

Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes for the Most Amazing Holiday Ever

If you are looking for a sweet potato casserole recipe that you can do in the slow cooker, Trisha’s got you covered.

Sweet Potato Casserole with Three Topping Options

Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes for the Most Amazing Holiday Ever

I Should Be Mopping the Floor isn’t just a cute blog name, but Kristi is a clever hostess serving up three(!) sweet potato topping options to her guests. I’ll take one of each, thank you very much.

Thanksgiving Stuffing Recipes

Thanksgiving Stuffing Cups

Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes for the Most Amazing Holiday Ever

It’s so easy to over fill your plate during Thanksgiving. Play, Party, Plan has the perfect solution for portion control with these Thanksgiving Stuffing Cups.

Gluten Free Stuffing

Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes for the Most Amazing Holiday Ever

Make sure your guests have tasty gluten free options with this stuffing recipe by Creative Green Living.

Stuffing Balls

Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes for the Most Amazing Holiday Ever

Major Hoff Takes a Wife helps with portion control too by serving her gluten free stuffing in balls.

Other Thanksgiving Sides

Cajun Dirty Rice Recipe

Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes for the Most Amazing Holiday Ever

Spice up your Thanksgiving table with A Home to Grow Old In’s cajun rice side dish.

Dinner Rolls

Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes for the Most Amazing Holiday Ever

Thanksgiving dinner isn’t complete without dinner rolls and 1915 House claims to have the best ever. Enjoy!

25 Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes for the Most Amazing Holiday Ever

What are you preparing for your Thanksgiving meal? Are you trying out any new recipes for the holidays? Anyone else get crazy hungry looking over these tasty photos? Share your delicious thoughts in the comments below.




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