Thanksgiving Day Recipes

Monday, October 28, 2019
I can never have too many Thanksgiving Day Recipes.

Although we have our favorites for the Thanksgiving Day Holiday table, we certainly like to add a few over the years that we were introduced too.

We had never really had Butternut Squash soup and with one taste it was love at first bite.

There is a wonderful roundup below of tried and true recipes we make from year to year and some new additions to try.

Who could pass up homemade gravy, broccoli topped with cheese with a crunchy stuffing topping or a delicious Amaretto Pumpkin Cheesecake?

Everyone always looks forward to the desserts, there is always apple pie, pumpkin pecan tart pie, chocolate marble cream pie and old fashioned banana pudding on our tables.

Something for everyone and even some fluffy yeast rolls or broccoli cheese cornbread goes great with any brined Turkey.

We love our leftover hot covered Turkey sandwiches later in the week and make Turkey pot pies with leftovers.

I would love to hear what you do with your leftover Turkey and how you repurpose it for another meal in the comments.

Happy Thanksgiving and have a delicious day from our house to yours!

This is a fried Turkey

this is a Thanksgiving Day recipes photo collage

Fall Recipes

Pumpkin spice is always the first thought when fall arrives.

These recipes all have that wonderful fall feeling to bring to the Thanksgiving Day table.

The colorful soups, rolls, pasta, and desserts bring that down-home comfort feeling that everyone feels when the family gets together.

Whether it's the scent of the Turkey baking or any style Turkey you make, that seems to shout Thanksgivings for all of us.

Tale a stroll through these recipes and I hope it brings some warm feelings to your home this Holiday season.

Fried Turkey

this is panera butternt squash soup

Panera Copycat Butternut Squash Soup

homemade apple cider in mason jars and mcintosh apples

Homemade Apple Cider

this is a broccoli cheese and stuffing topped casserole

Broccoli Cheese Casserole

these are the best recipes for potatoes showing mashed potatoes in the photo

Best Potato Side Dishes

these are marshmallows on top of sweet potatoes baked with Amaretto

Amaretto Sweet Potatoes

these are brussels sprouts with cranberries

Brussels with Cranberries

these are Italian Stuffed artichokes in a pan boiling

Stuffed Artichokes

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this is a bowl of chicken soup

Grandma's Chicken Soup

these are sweet potato homemade rolls

Sweet Potato Rolls

this is a pan of baked lasagna

Mom's Baked Lasagna

this is a tray of Thanksgiving Turkey and Pumpkin Cutout Shortbread Cookies

Shortbread Cutout Cookies

this is a sugar pie pumpkin to make puree

Sugar Pie Crockpot Pumpkin Puree

these are seasoned pumpkin seeds

Italian Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

this is a pumpkin spice 4 ingredient cake mix cake

4 Ingredient Pumpkin Cake

this is a photo of two baked pumpkin pies

Fresh Pumpkin Pie

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Classic Pumpkin Roll

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Disclosure: This recipe was originally shared in 2012. It was edited and re-published in 2019.


  1. Where should I many mouthwatering recipes.
    Sweet potato rolls look particularly tempting!

  2. wonderful round up Claudia! This is all great and tasty food to make a real festa!

  3. I want to be at your house for Thanksgiving!!! Absolutely gorgeous meal, Claudia!
    Your Pumpkin Sausage Bow Tie dish sounds wonderful

  4. Wow, Claudia! I don't have to venture too far to get Thanksgiving've covered them all!
    Deep fried turkey is so sinfully delicious, crispy, and yet so tender!
    You have quite a list there, my friend. For sure, I want to try your mom's turkey gravy recipe, and some of your fabulous sides, and desserts:)
    Thanks for sharing!xo

  5. I keep looking but I can't find the order form on your website. So I will take enough of everything to feed 25 people. :-)

  6. Claudia, This is a fantastic roundup! If inspiration hasn't hit anyone yet in regards to preparing for Thanksgiving, this post surely will. Brava!

  7. SO many fantastic ideas! I really want to try to fry a turkey!

  8. Thanks for all the great ideas!! I'm hosting Christmas this year for the first time so I might try some of these then :)

  9. Oh Claudia these all look delicious! I can feel my waistline expanding just looking at these.

    I've never fried a turkey but would love to someday. I hear they taste amazing.

    Great ideas, thanks for sharing all of them.

  10. What a spread, Claudia. Maybe I just won't cook and fly down to dine with you! Hey are you anywhere near Ft. Lauderdale? I will be there on the 16th through 19th. Finally, from this roundup of yummies, I think I've got to try and make the amaretto cranberry sauce! WOW!

  11. Claudia, that's a feast! Wow! For a table like this I should start my Thanksgiving preparations now... :)

  12. Hi Claudia, wow delicious feast. I'll go for the assorted coffee first, it look awesome. And the sweet potato roll look good, very well baked. :)

  13. Wow, this is the ultimate Thanksgiving recipe guide! Thanks for sharing it again as it's full of amazing recipes.

  14. Lots of good dishes here! I can't believe it's just around the corner already. Thanks for sharing!

  15. Claudia,
    I'm getting so excited for Thanksgiving just from reading this post! I'd gain 20 pounds if I ever ate at your table for the holidays!

  16. A delicious collection of Thanksgiving recipes. Hope you are having a great week and thanks so much for sharing your post with us at Full Plate Thursday,456. We look forward to seeing you again very soon!
    Miz Helen


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