Thanksgiving Recipe Round-up

No, this post has nothing to do with Cleo, my beagle.  I just thought that this expression encompassed what we’re all feeling right now, which is excitement about stuffing ourselves silly tomorrow!  Although I think Cleo could do with a little reminder that Thanksgiving isn’t just about eating an obscene amount of food, but about taking time to celebrate all that we have to be thankful for.  Like food, and walks, and soft blankets, and food, and new smells, and walks, and food, and tummy rubs, and animals to bark at, and food.  Let’s just say that Cleo has a tiny bit of an obsession with all edible (and often inedible) objects that come within 100 yards of her hound-dog nose.

I know it’s a little late, but I’ve put together a round-up of recipes that I think would be great for Thanksgiving.  I tried to go with dishes that were a little out of the box and might be fun to add to your menu at the last minute, since I’m assuming most sane people have already planned what they’re cooking!  Regardless of whether you’re hosting dinner at your house, visiting family, or even eating out, it’s never too late to whip up a little something extra to celebrate.  I don’t think it’s possible to have too much food on Thanksgiving!  I hope you all have a happy, safe, and DELICIOUS holiday!


Mrs. Waterman’s Stuffed Mushrooms from Brown Eyed Baker

Oreo Turkeys and Cookie Pilgrim Hats from Our Best Bites

Peanut Butter-Chocolate Acorn Cookies from Lindsay Soul Food

Spinach-Artichoke Dip from The Pioneer Woman

Salads & Sides

Easy Baked Cranberry Sauce from Our Best Bites

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes from Annie’s Eats

Maple Roasted Butternut Squash & Apple Salad from Two Peas and Their Pod

Chopped Brussels Sprouts with Dried Cranberries, Pecans, & Blue Cheese from Two Peas and Their Pod

Sweet Potato Casserole from Mel’s Kitchen Cafe

Twice Baked Potato Casserole from Annie’s Eats

Cornbread Dressing from Ezra Pound Cake

Bread & Rolls

Corn Spoon Bread from Our Best Bites

Lion House Dinner Rolls from Mel’s Kitchen Cafe


Chocolate and Coconut Cream Pie Bars from Mel’s Kitchen Cafe

Cranberry Ice Cream Pie from Brown Eyed Baker

Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream from Your Home-Based Mom

Pumpkin Maple Cupcakes from Your Cup of Cake

Caramel Apple Cheesecake Pie from Brown Eyed Baker

Pumpkin Roll from Brown Eyed Baker


Turkey Tetrazzini from Brown Eyed Baker

Italian Turkey Soup from Your Home-Based Mom

Thanksgiving Leftovers Casserole from Brown Eyed Baker

Pie Fries from Your Home-Based Mom

Leftover Cranberry Sauce Muffins from Two Peas and Their Pod


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