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Thanksgiving Recipes

Find all the recipes you need for your Thanksgiving feast with our collection of side dishes, menus, and desserts.


Thanksgiving Recipes

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Lemongrass-Turkey Soup | The fragrant flavors in this refreshing tonic of a soup are the antidote to a rich Thanksgiving feast. For a heartier spin, serve it over rice or noodles. Can't find fresh lemongrass in the produce section of your supermarket? Try our version that uses Thai ginger-infused chicken broth instead.

Lemongrass-Turkey Soup

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Ham Waldorf Salad | If you find yourself with leftover baked ham, turn it into this flavorful pita salad! The range of ingredients - from honey mustard to diced apples - will leave your tastebuds happy.

Ham Waldorf Salad

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Turkey-and-Spinach Wraps with Cranberry-Walnut-Cream Cheese Spread | A pound of leftover roasted turkey is all you need to create this sampler of Thanksgiving favorites.

Smoked Turkey-Blue Cheese Open-Faced Sandwiches | If you have leftover smoked turkey, hold the mayo! This is still your iconic day-after sandwich, but with a better spread (fig paste!) and toasted ciabatta.

Smoked Turkey-Blue Cheese Open-Faced Sandwiches

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Easy Skillet Apple Pie | Making an apple pie has never been so easy. Simply toss apples, cinnamon, and brown sugar, and spoon over a refrigerated pie crust in the cast-iron skillet. Top with the other crust and bake.

Easy Skillet Apple Pie

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Apple Slab Pie | Baked in a jelly-roll pan, this rectangular pie feeds a crowd.

Apple Slab Pie - Dazzling Thanksgiving Pies - Southern Living

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Decadent Chocolate-Espresso Cheesecake | Dessert and coffee all in one slice, this over-the-top cheesecake is a surefire crowd-pleaser. To garnish with chocolate shards, melt dark bittersweet chocolate, and spread it in a thin layer on a parchment paper-lined baking sheet. Let it stand until set, and break into pieces.

Decadent Chocolate-Espresso Cheesecake

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Roasted Sweet Potato-and-Onion Tart Think outside the casserole and make this savory beauty centerstage at your Thanksgiving dinner.

Roasted Sweet Potato-and-Onion Tart

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Sweet Potato Fettuccine | This clever technique for transforming sweet potatoes into "fettuccine" was inspired by a prize-winning recipe from the North Carolina Sweet Potato Commission, and comes together in just 35 minutes.

Sweet Potato Fettuccine

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Green Bean Lasagna | This creamy update on the iconic casserole is topped with crushed crackers and fried onions.

Cranberry Sauce Recipes | Dress up your Thanksgiving turkey with one of our delicious cranberry sauces. Our variations range from sweet-and-tangy to hot-and-spicy.

Cranberry Sauce

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Stuffing-Stuffed Onions | Hollow out and fill roasted onions with a chunky stuffing for a twist on the hearty casserole version.

Stuffing-Stuffed Onions

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Corn Pudding | This rich custard will be one of your most request recipes in no time. Take one bite and you'll know why.

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Shrimp and Grits Dressing | Classic dressing and Lowcountry shrimp and grits fuse together in this must-try dressing.

Shrimp and Grits Dressing

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Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta | Pancetta and Parmesan cheese add salty flavor to the roasted Brussels sprouts. You can substitute bacon for the pancetta.

Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta

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Pumpkin-Pecan Cheesecake | Combine your favorite Thanksgiving desserts into one delicious cheesecake! A sweet Praline Topping sends this dessert over the edge.

Splurge-Worthy Thanksgiving Desserts

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Graham Cracker Rolls | "This roll recipe was discovered by my wonderful mother, who was an amazing cook and loved to try new recipes. It's still a favorite with my family because of the flavor that the graham cracker crumbs give the rolls." —SL reader Allison Fogle

Graham Cracker Rolls

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Favor Idea! Pie To-Go | Treat your guests to a second piece of pie to go. Use single-letter stamps to put the word "Pie" on individual wedge-shaped boxes.

Pecan Recipe Pecan Pie Brownies | Want to make your brownies extra amazing? Add a premade pecan pie to the homemade batter. The result? Mouthwatering brownies with the full favor of pecan pie!

Pecan Pie Brownies

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Printable Tags for Your Leftovers | Download our printable tags and send guests home with a care package of leftovers.

Show Your Cards | Mounted on an antique picture stand on a console table, a Thanksgiving menu card sets the tone for the meal.

Show Your Cards

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Salted Caramel-Chocolate Pecan Pie | A cross between a fudge pie and pecan pie, this is all the more stunning if you arrange the pecans from the center in a spiral pattern.

Dazzling Thanksgiving Pies

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Caramel Apple Blondie Pie | Buttery rich layers of tender cake and caramelized apples add up to one sweet combo. The secret to the crisp, flaky crust? Baking in a cast-iron skillet on a lower oven rack.

Caramel Apple Blondie Pie

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Pear-Rosemary Pie with Cheddar Crust | Cheddar cheese gives this crust a unique, out-of-this-world flakiness.

Pear-Rosemary Pie with Cheddar Crust

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Apple Butter Pie | This pie comes together in a flash with deliciously sweet fall flavor that you (and your guests) won't be able to get enough of.

Apple Butter Pie

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