20 Best Thanksgiving Food Ideas

Time to start looking for some great Thanksgiving recipes. Try to make something special and delicious. Here are some thanksgiving food ideas that you can choose from to share with your family and friends for a perfect Thanksgiving, which will help to make your holiday best and memorable.

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#22. Caramel Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake Dip

This quick and easy Fall dessert recipe is the only thing you are missing. It’s made with pumpkin pie mix, cream cheese, cool whip, and caramel– all of my favorite things in one bowl! It’s incredibly simple to make and a real crowd-pleaser. No baking required!

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#21. Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars – Will make for a super tasty sweet treat during the fall and holiday season. This perfect Pumpkin Cheesecake Bar is delicious and very good! Perfect Thanksgiving Dessert!

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#20. Sheet Pan Herb Roasted Turkey And Ctranberry Pecan Stuffing

The easiest Thanksgiving holiday meal! A sheet pan turkey dinner! So easy with fewer dishes!

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#19. Mini Pumpkin Pie Pops

These have all the flavors of pumpkin pie with an amazing maple sugar glaze on top.

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#18. Loaded Sweet Potato Casserole

This easy Sweet Potato Casserole recipe is loaded with brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg and topped with toasty marshmallows and cinnamon streusel! It’s the best sweet potato side dish to complement your Thanksgiving meal!

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#17. The Ultimate Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars are luxuriously creamy and rich, with lots of pumpkin flavor. Topped with a hefty amount of homemade cinnamon whipped cream.

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#16. Maple Walnut Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

Take sweet potatoes to the next level with this recipe for twice-baked sweet potatoes with maple and walnut topping. The perfect alternative to sweet potato casserole for Thanksgiving!

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#15. Pumpkin Praline Bread Pudding

Pumpkin Praline Bread Pudding is a rich, creamy, sweet, and crunchy decadent dessert made with challah bread and pumpkin puree that is an alternative to pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving.

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#14. Thanksgiving Stuffing

This recipe makes one casserole dish full and will serve 14 to 16 people if being served with Thanksgiving dinner. It would serve 8 as a solo side dish.

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#13. Honey Garlic Butter Roasted Carrots Recipe

This easy Honey Garlic Butter Roasted Carrots Recipe is wonderfully delicious! Roasted carrots prepared with the most incredible garlic butter and sweet honey sauce. One of my favorite ways to make glazed carrots!

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#12. Turkey Veggie Tray

Your kids will love making this Thanksgiving turkey veggie tray. Plus it’s a great way to get them to eat their veggies! Feel free to use whatever veggies you have on hand.

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#11. Cheesy Crescent Roll Leaves

Add a basket of beautiful Cheesy Crescent Roll Leaves to your Thanksgiving dinner table. These pretty fall leaves are simple to make but will surely wow your party guests.

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#10. Garlic and Bacon Green Beans

Garlic and Bacon Green Beans sautéed in olive oil and butter in a large skillet on the stovetop – an easy and delicious way to prepare the green beans for the holiday menu. The beans are crispy and crunchy. The perfect recipe for the Fall and the Winter.

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#09. Pumpkin Pie Cheese And Crackers

Pumpkin pie cheese and crackers are a fun Thanksgiving appetizer idea.

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#08. Roasted Mushrooms in a Browned Butter, Garlic and Thyme Sauce

This recipe is super easy, you just roast the mushrooms, brown some butter, throw in the garlic and thyme and then toss the roasted mushrooms in the sauce! You really can’t go wrong with mushrooms, garlic, and butter, and browning the butter only makes things better with the slightly nutty flavor and aroma that comes from browning it. These roasted mushrooms in a browned butter, garlic, and thyme sauce are a great side for any meal!

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#07. Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

If you don’t want ooey gooey cheese covering every single nook and cranny of your scalloped potatoes then look away. These Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes are perfection!

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#06. Thanksgiving Deviled Eggs

These creamy deviled eggs, flavored with sage and shallots and topped with plenty of crispy bacon crumbles, are easy to make and even easier to win over your aunt who keeps asking if you need any help.

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#05. Pumpkin-Shaped Cheeseball

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

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#04. Baked Potato Slices

These baked potato slices are topped with melted cheese, crispy bacon, Italian seasoning, and served with sour cream for dipping! Crispy on the outside, warm and soft on the inside!

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#03. Thanksgiving Margarita Recipe

A smooth, sweet, and spicy fall-themed cocktail, this Thanksgiving Margarita is a treat for the taste buds! One of the most unique margarita recipes you’ll ever try!

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#02. Maple Pecan Roasted Sweet Potato Slices

Roasted Sweet Potato Slices are the perfect side dish for Thanksgiving and Christmas holiday meals, or for everyday dinners during the fall and winter months. The sweet maple pecan topping makes these completely irresistible!

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#01. Ultimate Green Bean Casserole

Green Bean Casserole must include 3 things… cream of mushroom soup, canned green beans, and fried onions. You’re welcome to throw whatever else in there, but it’s gotta have those 3 things in my opinion.

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