20+ Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes

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These 20+ Delicious Thanksgiving recipes will help you create the most memorable holiday with the ones you love!

Thanksgiving Recipes

The Thanksgiving holiday is more than just preparing a delicious turkey. It’s so much more than that. It’s also preparing the sides, appetizers, desserts, and even breakfast the morning of. It may all seem daunting, but we all know that in the end it is worth every single second. Making this meal to share with loved ones is so wonderful. That being said, I have put together this list of 20+ Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes! All of these are tried and true favorites of ours, so I have placed them all in one post so you can bookmark this page and use it year after year!


Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and Thanksgiving is no exception. You need to be properly fueled and energized so you have the stamina to chop, cook, dice, bake, sauté, and eat all day long. One of my favorite holiday breakfasts is my Breakfast Bake. It is rather simple to throw together and it’s the perfect recipe to get your oven warmed up with. Since it’ll be on all day, you might as well prime it first thing in the morning with a delicious protein-packed meal.

For something sweet to go with that morning cup of coffee try my Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls. This is also a great recipe for dessert!


I have some incredible recipes for the main meal of the day. The Lofthouse gang looks forward to these specific dishes all year long. We all know who the star of the show is here and that’s my Crock Pot Turkey and Gravy. No need to have the bird in the oven with the gravy on the stove top. All you need is a slow cooker, and you will get a two for one with this recipe.

My Slow Cooker Honey Glazed Ham is another delicious main course option. It’s especially great for the non-turkey lovers. I make this every year to eat with the turkey!


One of my favorite parts about Thanksgiving is the variety of side dishes. I will typically have a second plate just to make sure I get a little taste of everything! One of my personal favorites is my Green Bean Casserole. It’s a staple this time of year!

Instead of putting a can of cranberries on the table try something a little different with my Cranberry Fluff. It can act like a side dish and a dessert at the same time!


Whether it’s to clean your plate of every last bit of food, or for the turkey sandwich the next day, you’re going to want some homemade rolls on the table. My recipe for the World’s Best Dinner Rolls are incredible. They are fluffy, airy, buttery and might be the first thing gone. My kids love these. The second they are done baking they’re snatched off the counter, split in half, and spread with plenty of butter.

You can also try something sweet like my Orange Rolls. This is a classic here in the Lofthouse, and in my personal opinion they are great no matter the time of day. You can have these in the morning with coffee, at night to satisfy your sweet tooth, or with the main meal to have something fluffy and zesty to cut through all the salty foods.


It’s time to loosen the belt and make some space for dessert! What would Thanksgiving be without an array of pies, cakes, and sweet treats to round off the large meal. I am sure that there is going to be a slice of pumpkin pie somewhere on the table, but for something different give my Pumpkin Cobbler a try. It is so good, slow cooked, and goes great with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

For an all-American classic make sure to try my Shredded Apple Pie. It may be one of the best recipes out there for an apple pie. The texture and flavors mixed together with the buttery crust is one that you’ll be thinking of all year long. 

Breakfast Bake

Turkey Sausage Breakfast Bake

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls

Pumpkin Cinnamon Rolls are soft, delicious cinnamon rolls full of pumpkin flavor and topped with a vanilla and pumpkin flavored icing. Life-in-the-Lofthouse.com

Breakfast Sliders

Little savory breakfast sandwiches that will brighten up any morning.  These little sliders are layered with flavor and packed with your morning protein.

Crock Pot Turkey and Gravy

Tender turkey breast and delicious gravy cooked in a Crock Pot. Life-in-the-Lofthouse.com

Slow Cooker Honey Glazed Ham

Honey Glazed Ham

Turkey and Stuffing Roll Ups

Turkey Stuffing Roll Ups

Easy Turkey Gravy

Seasoned Turkey Gravy. Life-in-the-Lofthouse.com

The Best Green Bean Casserole

A delicious green bean casserole with a creamy homemade sauce, fresh green beans and lots of fried onions. Life-in-the-Lofthouse.com

Crock Pot Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Creamy mashed potatoes cooked in the crock pot/ slow cooker. Life-in-the-Lofthouse.com

Slow Cooker Creamed Corn

Creamed Corn cooked in the Slow Cooker. Life-in-the-Lofthouse.com

Garlic Parmesan Scalloped Potatoes

Parmesan Scalloped Potatoes with garlic

Broccoli Cheese Casserole

Cheddar cheese, broccoli florets, and homemade condensed cream of chicken soup all come together to create this creamy Broccoli Cheese Casserole.

Dijon Roasted Asparagus

Roasted Asparagus with Dijon mustard, breadcrumbs and Parmesan cheese.

Cheesy Stuffing Casserole

Stuffing Casserole with broccoli and cheese

Glazed Ranch Carrots

Glazed ranch carrots are buttery carrots with ranch dressing flavor. Life-in-the-Lofthouse.com

Cranberry Fluff

Cranberry Fluff is a creamy and sweet side dish filled with homemade whipped cream, cranberries, red grapes and marshmallows. Life-in-the-Lofthouse.com

World’s Best Dinner Rolls

The Best Dinner Rolls are buttery, soft rolls that make the perfect addition to dinner. Life-in-the-Lofthouse.com

Rosemary Rolls

Easy Rosemary Rolls

French Bread Rolls

French bread rolls are soft and delicious homemade rolls. Life-in-the-Lofthouse.com

Orange Rolls

Orange Rolls recipe

Pumpkin Cobbler


White Chocolate Pumpkin Truffles

Pumpkin Truffles

Shredded Apple Pie

Grated Apple Pie

Raspberry Cream Pie

Raspberry Cream Pie has a graham cracker crust, cream cheese filling and raspberry topping!
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