45 Recipes for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Collage
Still need some ideas for your Thanksgiving feast or a dish to bring over? Well, you’ll be happy to hear I’ve got you covered, from breakfast to appetizers, the whole bird to side dishes, and of course a delicious array of fall desserts!

For the morning of, why not try my sweet and simple Berry Strata or a savory Potato Frittata? Before the feast gets underway, toast to your guests with a Pomegranate Cosmopolitan as they snack on Spicy White Bean and Roasted Red Pepper Dip or Cinnamon Roasted Almonds. For side dishes,  try my Rosemary & Sea Salt Parker House Rolls or Scalloped Sweet Potatoes with Thyme, and if you don’t already have a method for the whole bird, my Roasted Turkey recipe keeps it easy. When you’re ready to dig into dessert, Pecan Pie Bars and Pumpkin Walnut Cupcakes with Spiced Cream Cheese Frosting make for delicious twists on traditional favorites.

There are these options and plenty more, so sit back, prepare to become hungry and click below for a mountain of mouthwatering recipes and (hopefully) inspiring ideas!

• Savory
Easy Bacon Cheddar Scones
Bacon, Egg and Toast Cups
Potato Frittata
• Sweet
Berry Strata
Cinnamon Raisin Bread
Fruit-Filled Puff Pastry Donuts with Lemon Glaze
Spiced Pumpkin and Blueberry Pancakes
Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls with Maple Cream Cheese Glaze

Pomegranate Cosmopolitan

Appetizers & Snacks
• Savory
Crab-Stuffed Mushrooms
Rosemary Foccacia Bread
Spicy White Bean and Roasted Red Pepper Dip
• Sweet
Spicy Cinnamon Roasted Almonds
Mini Caramel Apples

Easy Roasted Turkey
Oven-Roasted Turkey Breast with Pan Gravy
Recipes for the Leftovers…
Turkey Chili
Turkey and Spinach Stuffed Shells

Side Dishes
Herb-Roasted Potatoes and Pearl Onions
Scalloped Sweet Potatoes with Thyme
Old Fashioned Bread Stuffing
Honey Cornbread
Creamy Pumpkin Risotto with Bacon and Parmesan
Rosemary & Sea Salt Parker House Rolls
Butternut Squash Mac ‘n Cheese
Sausage and Apple Stuffing

Mom’s Curried Butternut Squash Soup
Acorn Squash Soup with Swiss Crostini

• Bars
Best Cocoa Brownies
Pecan Pie Bars
• Cakes
Mini Molten Chocolate Cakes
Pumpkin Spice Cake with Rich Cream Cheese Frosting
• Cookies
The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies Ever
Brown Sugar Cookies with Fleur de Sel
Soft Apple Cinnamon Snickerdoodles
Soft Ginger Cookies
• Cupcakes
Salted Caramel Cupcakes with Chocolate Bourbon Buttercream
Pumpkin Walnut Cupcakes with Spiced Cream Cheese Frosting
• Misc.
Homemade Vanilla Whipped Cream
Caramel Pudding
Pumpkin Cake Truffles
Chocolate and Whiskey Shortbread Truffles
Bourbon Bread Pudding with Caramel Sauce
• Pies
Classic Pumpkin Pie
Best-Ever Apple Pie
Chocolate Cream Pie
Mini Apple and Cherry Pies
• Tarts
Quick & Easy Apple Tart


11 Responses to “45 Recipes for Thanksgiving”

  1. #
    warmvanillasugar — November 14, 2011 @ 11:57 am

    Oooo! So many yummy recipes to choose from. I’m craving so many of these flavours right now. Love that this was the first page I saw of the day :)

  2. #
    Asmita — November 14, 2011 @ 1:44 pm

    Lovely pictures and lots of recipes. Making me hungry. I love the picture with the corn around the candle. Beautiful!

  3. #
    chefconnie — November 14, 2011 @ 2:29 pm

    You are very talented. Now I really need to get going on T-day planning. Thanks for the inspiration.

  4. #
    Lynda - TasteFood — November 14, 2011 @ 2:43 pm

    What a fantastic collection of recipes – and photos! Thank you!

  5. #
    oneordinaryday — November 14, 2011 @ 3:36 pm

    Awesome roundup. Can’t wait to check them out.

  6. #
    Sharon @ Feats of Feasts — November 14, 2011 @ 3:40 pm

    Your pictures are so awesome…I love the colours!

  7. #
    Georgia | The Comfort of Cooking — November 14, 2011 @ 3:50 pm

    Sharon – These aren’t my pictures, but a collage of pictures I found that reminded me of Thanksgiving! Thank you for the kind comment, though.

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    Reem | Simply Reem — November 15, 2011 @ 2:06 am

    What a beautiful collection Georgia….
    I am so going to check out these…. It so much fun and nice to have recipe for the whole big day….
    Love it Girl!!!!

  9. #
    Audra — November 18, 2011 @ 2:41 pm

    What a great line up of Thanksgiving Ideas! Everything you post is just so darn beautiful :)

  10. #
    From Valeries Kitchen — November 19, 2012 @ 4:10 pm

    I always love your roundups Georgia! Going through these definitely puts you in the holiday mood. Have a wonderful Thanksgiving :)

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    Leslie Holliday — October 6, 2014 @ 12:47 am

    So many great ideas. Thank you for sharing. :)

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