The best thanksgiving recipes are simple enough for beginners and passed down family traditions!
When it comes to Thanksgiving dinner we’ve all got our favorites, and some foods are much more preferred than others, like Roast Turkey, Ham, Sweet Potato Casserole or Candied Yams, Old fashioned Cranberry Sauce, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Homemade Sourdough Rolls, traditional Greanbean Casserole, Maple Pecan Pie, Pumpkin Pie, Apple Pie, Corn Pudding and Stuffing!
The Best Thanksgiving Recipes
I hope you enjoy each of these Thanksgiving recipes… You can print the recipe card at the bottom of each recipe page (linked below pictures.)
Roast Thanksgiving Turkey Recipe
Nothing says Thanksgiving like a big roast turkey! Whether you decide to cook a whole turkey or just the turkey breast this Roast Turkey recipe has you covered to make a perfect roast turkey with seasonings, methods, cook times, and temps!
(Not all ovens and turkeys are the same, so make sure to check the temperature 3/4 way through cook time to avoid overcooking!)
Candied Yams Recipe
Candied Yams are a southern staple and the perfect Thanksgiving side dish for those of us with a sweet tooth!
This is the very best, most flavorful homemade gravy from scratch recipe,,, With or without pan drippings! This easy recipe is a great addition to your holiday table or with your favorite meats like Thanksgiving Turke… Homemade Gravy from scratch!
You’ll want to print this homemade gravy recipe because it’s great with any roast and potato meal throughout the year!
Homemade Cranberry Sauce Recipe
Cranberry Sauce is one of my favorite foods at Thanksgiving, and it’s super easy to make… Plus it makes the house smell good too! And, You can make it a few days ahead if you’re trying to simplify your actual Thanksgiving day. Homemade Cranberry Sauce Recipe.
There are only 2 ingredients in this homemade cranberry sauce… Just Cranberries and real Maple Syrup! No refined sugars, but just as good, if not better than other sugar-filled recipes!
Green Bean Casserole Recipe
Hot Green Bean Casserole from scratch is a family tradition around here at Thanksgiving! I love the crispy onions on top and the flavor of the green beans and onions together! This is a super easy recipe if you use canned cream of mushroom soup too! Green Bean Casserole.
This is also a great dish for Christmas, so follow the link and print the recipe card at the bottom!
The Best Turkey Stuffing Recipe
You either love it or you do not, but turkey stuffing is most definitely a Thanksgiving tradition! I didn’t actually like it till I had my mother in laws recipe, and now I love it! It’s full of sauteed onions, celery, sausage or brown turkey meat, broth, and flavor! Turkey Stuffing Recipe.
Maple Pecan Pie Recipe
It may not be pumpkin… But Pecan Pie is the favorite at my house every year! Its buttery crust is perfectly paired with a caramel gooey filling that’s stuffed with pecans. I love to make Maple Pecan Pie, because it does not require corn syrup, and it has such a pleasant flavor! The Best Pecan Pie Recipe!
Pecan Pie is also a welcomed dessert at the Christmas table, so make sure to print the recipe card at the bottom of the page (link above.)
Buttery Pie Crust Recipe
This pie crust recipe is perfect for any Thanksgiving pie. Whether you’re making a pumpkin pie, pecan pie, or apple pie… This pie crust recipe always yields buttery, flaky pie crust perfection! Perfect Pie Crust Recipe!
A great pie crust recipe is great to have on hand for pot pies, and summer fruit pie desserts! So make sure to print the recipe at the bottom of the Perfect Pie Crust Recipe!