11 of the Best Classic Thanksgiving Recipes


11 of the best classic Thanksgiving recipes

As the saying goes: If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. This rings true, especially when it comes to a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Check out these classic Thanksgiving recipes that are sure to impress your guests and remind them of a turkey dinner from their childhood.

Classic Roast Turkey

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If you’re on a quest for the perfect Thanksgiving turkey, then look no further! This recipe guarantees a moist, flavorful bird that any level of chef can master.

Perfect Turkey Gravy

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Top off your turkey, mashed potatoes, and more with this simple, from scratch recipe.

Mom’s Thanksgiving Stuffing

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We all know that stuffing is turkey’s essential sidekick. This stuffing recipe is sure to become a family favorite.

Green Bean Casserole

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Enjoy this healthier take on a Thanksgiving casserole classic.

Classic Mashed Potatoes

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Thanksgiving dinner wouldn’t be complete without creamy mashed potatoes.

Cranberry Sauce

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Step away from the can! This post gives you three delicious options for whipping up some homemade cranberry sauce.

Classic Soft Dinner Rolls

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Guests will think you’re a pro baker when they see you pull these homemade dinner rolls out of the oven. And don’t forget to brush on the butter! It makes all the difference!

Honey-Glazed Carrots with Thyme & Lemon

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This dish is both sweet and savory. Guest of all ages will love these tender, honey-kissed carrots.

Sweet Potato Casserole

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This sweet, melt-in-your-mouth casserole will have you second guessing if you should be serving it with dinner or dessert.

Perfect Pumpkin Pie

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Don’t forget to save room for pie! And consider taking the author up on her challenge and bake with fresh pumpkin this year.

Classic Apple Pie

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Top off your Thanksgiving dinner with this iconic American classic. Serve à la mode with vanilla or cinnamon ice cream.


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