Classic Thanksgiving Dinner Menu

classic thanksgiving dinner menu

There’s just something magical about a classic Thanksgiving dinner menu. Loading your plate full of mom’s traditional holiday recipes feels like a warm hug. From mashed potatoes to cornbread dressing to turkey to cranberry sauce, these tried-and-true recipes belong on your holiday table. Let’s sit down and enjoy a classic Thanksgiving dinner menu!

Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Creamy Mashed Potatoes

“These creamy mashed potatoes are super smooth and buttery. They are super easy to make if you follow a few tips and tricks.” - Debbie
My Mom's Perfect Thanksgiving Stuffing

My Mom's Perfect Thanksgiving Stuffing

“I have tried many different stuffing recipes before and have never been completely satisfied with the taste. This one, however, hit it out of the ballpark! My search for the perfect stuffing recipe is over. The taste is awesome and it was easy to make.” - Dawn
Turkey In A Bag

Turkey In A Bag

“This is a neat shortcut for busy cooks! The finished product reminds me of the great turkey dinners my grandmother prepared when I was a kid. For me, that's the ultimate endorsement.” - Patricia
Turkey Gravy

Turkey Gravy

“A delicious gravy everyone will love. Can be served at a formal dinner party with confidence. This recipe makes enough to accompany a 12-14 lb turkey. Happy Thanksgiving!” - Dana
Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole

“Mashed sweet potatoes covered covered in a pecan crumble is another classic Thanksgiving side dish that you cannot go wrong with!” - Kevin
Beyond Yummy Green Bean Casserole

Beyond Yummy Green Bean Casserole

“Green bean casserole is a holiday staple and this recipe really is beyond yummy. Using fresh green beans and a homemade sauce is what makes this green bean casserole recipe so delicious. We were impressed by how quick the sauce is to make and the casserole is easy to put together. We loved the cheesy, buttery, and crunchy topping. It's sooo good!” - Kitchen Crew
Roasted Glazed Carrots

Roasted Glazed Carrots

“Just made these ahead of time for dinner...these are the best carrots with the rosemary providing the perfect woodsy and peppery flavor. The best part is just how simple they are to fix.” - Laura
Homemade Yeast Rolls

Homemade Yeast Rolls

“Thank you for posting this recipe, it takes me back to the 60's and these were the rolls my Grandmother always made for each holiday. By the tray full. They were the best, and afterwards, on Thanksgiving night we always pulled the leftovers back out of the frig and started to make sandwiches with these rolls. My mouth is watering ...thanks for the trip down memory lane. I will be making these on Thanksgiving!” - Vaughn
Cornbread Dressing

Cornbread Dressing

“This is my favorite recipe just exactly as it is. No changes. Just like my mom used to make! I do like to add cooked chicken to it like the cafeteria made when I was a teacher. I like how moist it is. Must have the sage! Thank you!! I had been searching for just the right recipe!!” - Kathy
Outrageous Corn Pudding

Outrageous Corn Pudding

“No corn muffin mix needed for this. This wonderful side dish is always the first one I get asked to make at any holiday gathering, be it Christmas, Thanksgiving, or Easter. My entire family loves it.” - Mary
Classic Apple Pie

Classic Apple Pie

“I made this pie last evening! Oh My!!!! Delicious... and this is the first time I ever made an apple pie! I am hooked on this site!” - Annette
Chocked Full Of Pecan Pie

Chocked Full Of Pecan Pie

“If you like your pecan pie heavy on the pecans and light on the ‘goo,’ then this pecan pie recipe is for you! Full of crunchy pecans, with just enough filling to hold it together, this recipe has all the wonderful flavors you'd expect from a pecan pie. Plus, it's really easy to make. A great pie for beginners to make for the holidays.” - Kitchen Crew
Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie

“This recipe uses sweetened condensed milk and gives a richness not achieved with evaporated milk - the standard recipe. The pie crust is flaky and firm! YUMMO!” - Malinda