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Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup

From turkey, to ham, to classic side dishes to scrumptious pies, there are plenty of recipes to choose from in this Thanksgiving Recipe Roundup!


Thanksgiving is the Super Bowl of food holidays! We all look forward to it all year because it is sometimes the only time of the year where we see all our favorite foods on one table! I have included appetizers, breads, side dishes, main dishes and desserts. I even included some recipe ideas for those Thanksgiving leftovers!

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All the recipes listed below have step-by-step photos to help you make the best meal ever. Especially if you are a new cook and maybe this is your first Thanksgiving, let me help you be successful! Nearly all these Thanksgiving recipes also have videos included if you need a bit more visual detail to help you out. Also, if oven space is at a premium, consider using slow cookers where possible. I have included quite a few slow cooker versions of most recipes below.

Click on any image below to take you to the recipe. Each recipe also includes a clear recipe card at the bottom of each post. You can print it out or you can cook directly from the card. Just click the little button on the recipe card that says “Cook Mode” and your tablet or phone will not go dark as you cook along. Happy Thanksgiving!

Pumpkin Shaped Cheeseball recipe

Pumpkin-Shaped Cheeseball (+Video)

This Pumpkin Shaped Cheeseball is made with creamy, delicious, ranch-style filling covered in cheese! It’s the best! Perfect for Thanksgiving.

Best Ever Classic Deviled Eggs

The Best Deviled Eggs (+Video)

These classic, best ever deviled eggs are a must serve every holiday or cookout. Plus, an easy tip and shortcut for perfect hard-boiled eggs every time!

Cranberry Brie Bites (+Video)

Cranberry Brie Bites are a super easy but beautiful appetizer. Made with crescent roll dough, brie, cranberry sauce and a sprig of rosemary!

Square photo with Homemade Yeast Rolls being brushed with butter.

Homemade Dinner Rolls (+Video)

These Homemade Dinner Rolls are so light, fluffy and buttery! A delicious bread recipe that is a great accompaniment to any meal!

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2-Ingredient Cream Biscuits (+Video)

These 2-Ingredient Cream Biscuits are the easiest, fluffiest homemade biscuits ever! Just self rising flour and heavy cream with melted butter on top!

Close up overhead square image of stacked Homemade Crescent Rolls in linen lined bowl.

Homemade Crescent Rolls (+Video)

These Homemade Crescent Rolls are light, airy and fluffy and are made with simple ingredients! The perfect bread to go with any meal!

Easy Butter Dip Buttermilk Biscuits recipe

Butter Dip Biscuits (+Video)

Butter Dip Buttermilk Biscuits (also called Butter Swim Biscuits) are the easiest homemade biscuits. No biscuit cutter needed! Thick, fluffy and buttery!

Square image of stacked Southern Buttermilk Biscuits on white plate.

Southern Buttermilk Biscuits (+Video)

This recipe for old-fashioned Southern Buttermilk Biscuits are the best! They come out so thick and fluffy and melt in your mouth!

The Best Sweet Southern Cornbread

Sweet Cornbread (+Video)

This homemade Sweet Cornbread is simple and made with real honey. Bake it up in a cast iron skillet or baking pan. Moist and sweet!

A slice of cornbread over a skillet filled with the rest of the loaf of cornbread.

Skillet Cornbread

An easy, savory cornbread recipe made in your cast iron skillet.

Square image of Turkey Gravy on platter in gravy boat with turkey.

The Best Turkey Gravy

Flavorful, easy and homemade, the Best Turkey Gravy recipe is the only gravy that you will need this holiday season!

How To Fry A Turkey: (Step-by-Step Photos)

How to: Fry a Turkey (with step-by-step photos) using an electric turkey fryer. Tips given for quick-thawing a turkey and seasoning.

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Easy Roast Turkey Recipe

Cooked to a golden brown with flavorful and tender meat, this Perfect Roast Turkey recipe will be the star of the show on Thanksgiving!

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Crock Pot Turkey Breast

Cooked low and slow, this Crock Pot Turkey Breast is an easy and delicious holiday or dinnertime recipe that is moist, juicy, tender and full of flavor!

Brown Sugar Glazed Ham recipe from The Country Cook.

Brown Sugar Glazed Ham

Cooked to perfection, this Brown Sugar Glazed ham is full of flavor! Brushed with a thick glaze, this ham is a foolproof recipe that comes out so tender!

Square image close up of Apple Cider Glazed Ham Recipe sliced on white plate.

Apple Cider Glazed Ham

Deliciously spiced, sweet and tasty, this Apple Cider Glazed Ham is an amazing holiday recipe that is super easy to make!

Close up square image of sliced Slow Cooker Boneless Ham on platter.

Slow Cooker Ham

This Slow Cooker Boneless Ham is an easy meal that is great for holidays or weeknights. This ham comes out so tender and the tasty glaze makes it over the top delicious!

Crock Pot Million Dollar Mashed Potatoes (+Video)

Homemade Crock Pot Million Dollar Mashed Potatoes come out so creamy, fluffy and absolutely delicious! Russet potatoes, butter and cream cheese!

Close up looking at a large serving of Green Bean Casserole with no cream soups used.

Green Bean Casserole (no cream soups)

Just like traditional casserole, but with fresh green beans and no cream of anything soups!

Sweet Potato Casserole

Southern Sweet Potato Casserole (+Video)

This Easy Sweet Potato Casserole has a creamy filling made with canned sweet potatoes and is topped with a brown sugar streusel topping.

Close up square image of finished Southern Cornbread Dressing in baking pan with some removed and serving spoon in pan.

Southern Cornbread Dressing

Filled with bacon, vegetables and herbs, this Southern Cornbread Dressing is a delicious, filling side dish that deserves to be on every holiday table!

Close up square image of Crock Pot Sweet Potato Casserole on serving spoon.

Crock Pot Candied Yams

A tasty side dish, these Crock Pot Candied Yams are made with brown sugar, spices, marshmallows and makes the perfect side to any holiday meal.

CrockPot Corn Casserole recipe

Crock Pot Corn Casserole (+Video)

This Crock Pot Sweet Corn Spoon Bread recipe is made with Jiffy corn muffin mix, canned sweet corn and is one of the best holiday side dishes!

Crock Pot Cornbread Dressing shown being scooped out of the slow cooker with a large spoon.

Crock Pot Cornbread Dressing

This Crock Pot Cornbread Dressing is a delicious side dish that is easy to prepare and made with simple ingredients. Perfect for your next holiday meal!

The Best Crock Pot Stuffing

Crock Pot Stuffing (+Video)

No Thanksgiving or Christmas meal is complete without stuffing! This Crock Pot Stuffing recipe is easily made with bread, sausage, celery, onions and seasonings!

No Boil Homemade Macaroni and Cheese

No-Boil Homemade Macaroni and Cheese

Homemade No-Boil Macaroni and Cheese! The easiest, creamiest homemade macaroni and cheese ever. No boiling the noodles first!

Close up looking at some baked mac and cheese with a serving spoon.

Baked Mac and Cheese

Macaroni and cheese doesn't have to be hard or time consuming. With this foolproof recipe, you can make a cheesy, creamy homemade baked mac and cheese everyone will love!

Crock Pot Mac and Cheese recipe.

Crock Pot Mac and Cheese (+Video)

Crock Pot Mac and Cheese is a creamy, cheesy and easy macaroni and cheese recipe that is always a hit!

Close up square image of Southern Black Eyed Peas in bowl.

Southern Black Eyed Peas (+Video)

These Southern Black Eyed Peas have so much flavor thanks to bacon and all the delicious seasonings that are added! A must-have addition to all your meals!

Southern Pineapple Casserole

Pineapple Casserole (+Video)

Southern Pineapple Casserole is a classic southern side dish. Pineapple, crackers and cheese sound like a weird combination but it tastes amazing!

Close up looking at a bite of delicious, squash casserole.

Squash Casserole

Tender yellow squash casserole is creamy, cheesy, buttery, and simple to make.

Square image close up of Crock Pot Green Bean Casserole.

Crock Pot Green Bean Casserole

This Crock Pot Green Bean Casserole is a must-have side dish on any holiday table! It's easy, tasty and no oven is required!

Potato Green Bean Casserole recipe

Potato Green Bean Casserole

Potato Green Bean Casserole is a simple twist on the classic casserole. Green beans, O'Brien potatoes, cream soup, cheese, and seasoning!

Southern Pineapple Casserole

Pineapple Casserole (+Video)

Southern Pineapple Casserole is a classic southern side dish. Pineapple, crackers and cheese sound like a weird combination but it tastes amazing!

Close up looking at some green beans made in the crock pot.

Slow Cooker Green Beans

Tender, juicy, flavorful green beans made in the slow cooker.

Collard Greens with ham in a speckled white and blue bowls with a copper spoon in the background

Collard Greens with Ham Bone

This Collard Greens with Ham Bone recipe is a classic southern side dish that is so simple to make and works great with leftover ham.

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Garlic and Herb Stuffing

This Easy Garlic and Herb Stuffing is a delicious holiday side dish that uses fresh ingredients for maximum flavor!

Maple Glazed Carrots

Maple Glazed Carrots (+Video)

Maple Glazed Carrots recipe has 4 ingredients and it comes together quickly. Butter, brown sugar and maple syrup make the most amazing glaze!

Close up looking at a bowl of Roasted Brussels Sprouts.

Holiday Roasted Brussels Sprouts

This Holiday Roasted Brussels Sprouts recipe gives you tender, roasted brussels sprouts with the perfect sweet and salty flavor with a nice pecan crunch!

Homemade Cranberry Sauce recipe

Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauce

This easy, fresh Homemade Cranberry Sauce recipe is absolutely delicious. A touch of orange marmalade makes it a stand out side dish!

Cranberry Orange Fluff recipe

Cranberry Fluff

The best Cranberry Fluff recipe is a combination of fresh cranberries, mandarin oranges, cool whip, powdered sugar and mini marshmallows.

Crock Pot Pecan Pie recipe from The Country Cook

Crock Pot Pecan Pie (+Video)

Crock Pot Pecan Pie is an easy dessert that will have everyone begging for more! Refrigerated pie crust with a delicious pecan pie filling!

Southern Pecan Pie recipe from The Country Cook.

Southern Pecan Pie (+Video)

The Best Southern Pecan Pie is made with a flaky pie crust, real butter, dark corn syrup, a touch of cinnamon and fresh pecans.

The Best Pumpkin Pie (+Video)

This Homemade Pumpkin Pie is a must-make for Thanksgiving and the holidays. It comes out perfectly creamy every time!

Butter Crumble Apple Pie (or Dutch Apple Pie) recipe from The Country Cook.

Butter Crumble Apple Pie (+Video)

Butter Crumble Apple Pie is hands-down the best apple pie recipe there is. An easy, flaky crust, amazing filling and butter crumble topping!

Square image of one slice of Sweet Potato Pie on plate with whipped cream.

Southern Sweet Potato Pie

Looking for an alternative to pumpkin pie this holiday season? This Sweet Potato Pie is a super easy, tasty, must-have dessert that will have folks coming back for seconds!

The Best Banana Pudding recipe from The Country Cook

The Best Banana Pudding (+Video)

This Banana Pudding is a no-cook pudding recipe made with sweetened condensed milk, cream cheese and pudding, fresh bananas and Nilla wafers!

Square image close up of Sweet Potato Slab Pie showing pie crust decorations.

Sweet Potato Slab Pie

Easy and creamy, this Sweet Potato Slab Pie is a great variation on your traditional pie recipe that will feed all of your guests!

Close up square image of decorated Turkey Dessert Cheeseball.

Turkey Dessert Cheeseball

This Turkey Dessert Cheeseball is such a fun holiday treat! Looking like a cute turkey, it is sweet, tasty and so fun to put together! It will be the star of your holiday table!

A wooden spoon in a bowl of Thanksgiving Puppy Chow.

Thanksgiving Puppy Chow

Thanksgiving Puppy Chow is your favorite sweet treat turned it into a fun Thanksgiving inspired snack with festive candy pumpkins, Reese's pieces, and more!

Leftover Turkey and Stuffing Bundles recipe from The Country Cook

Leftover Turkey and Stuffing Bundles

This Turkey and Stuffing Bundles recipe is the perfect, easy, delicious meal to make with all of your Thanksgiving leftovers!

Close up of one of the Thanksgiving Leftovers Sliders on white plate showing layers and glaze on top.

Leftover Thanksgiving Sliders

Easy, fun and delicious these Leftover Thanksgiving Sliders are layered with your favorite holiday dishes and topped off with a homemade glaze!

Turkey and Stuffing Crescent Ring with Thanksgiving leftovers

Turkey and Stuffing Crescent Ring

This recipe for Turkey and Stuffing Crescent Ring takes those Thanksgiving leftovers to the next level. Easy and delicious served with gravy!

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