Best Thanksgiving Dishes

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Wondering what recipes to include on your Thanksgiving menu? Let me help you by sharing the best Thanksgiving dishes.

Thanksgiving Cheese Board:

Create a colorful and enticing cheese board to eat before Thanksgiving dinner. This recipe only takes 20 minutes to throw together.

Sparkling Cranberry Champange:

Combine homemade cranberry sauce, tequila, and sparking champagne for an elegant cocktail that's perfect to serve with Thanksgiving dinner.

Apple Cider Whiskey Slushie:

This frozen alcoholic slush recipe is filled with apple cider, bourbon, and ginger beer. If it's hot where you live, this is the perfect Thanksgiving cocktail recipe.

Red Wine Sangria:

Mix up a pitcher of cabernet sauvignon sangria in just 15 minutes. This easy party cocktail is full of winter flavors and a bold red wine taste.

Vegetable Lasagna:

Béchamel lasagna filled with butternut squash, mushrooms, and mozzarella. This vegetarian-friendly lasagna is the perfect, decadent main course meal.

Stuffed Butternut Squash:

Stuffed butternut squash is filled with only five ingredients but packed with flavor. This is the perfect protein-packed option if you don't want to serve a turkey.

Sweet Potato Casserole:

These skillet sweet potatoes are loaded with browned butter, cinnamon, and pumpkin pie spice. The whole dish is made in a cast iron skillet and baked in the oven.

Pan Roasted Carrots:

Looking for an easy, healthy side dish? These pan roasted carrots are cooked to perfection in the oven. They're caramelized and have a touch of sweetness from the maple sugar.

Pan Roasted Carrots:

These twice baked potatoes are healthy and packed with lots of roasted garlic and dill. They are crisped up to perfection in the oven. This is a decadent, creamy dish everyone will love!

Balsamic Glazed Brussel Sprouts:

Oven roasted brussel sprouts are the ultimate easy and quick (only 30 minutes) side dish. They're filled with the flavors of balsamic glaze and parmesan cheese and only require four ingredients.

Baked Mac & Cheese:

This dish is made with a creamy, rich béchamel sauce, Gouda, and white cheddar cheese. It's the perfect vegetarian friendly side dish.

Challah Rolls:

These rolls are light, fluffy, and topped with a seed mixture for some texture.

Fall Cobb Salad:

This fall cobb salad is packed with the fun flavors and textures of the season. The salad is finished off with a rosemary and apple cider vinegar salad dressing.

Cast Iron Skillet Apple Crisp:

Bake up an easy skillet apple crisp topped with caramel sauce and vanilla ice cream. This is the perfect make-ahead dessert for Thanksgiving.

Sweet Potato Hand Pies:

These hand pies are filled with fresh sweet potato and chai spices, all surrounded by a flaky pie dough topped with turbinado sugar.

Chocolate Pumpkin Pie:

Pumpkin chocolate pie is filled with the spices and warmth of a traditional pumpkin pie, but also with a hint of chocolate flavor.