Thanksgiving Recipes from Bless this Mess

Need more ideas for Thanksgiving dishes to fill up your table? Here are my favorite ones that are simple to make and delicious to enjoy with your favorite people on the big holiday!

62 Thanksgiving dishes for your table, from appetizers to desserts.

Thanksgiving Dishes to Make This Year

This post is making me so very happy. I have TONS of recipes on the blog that you might really love to enjoy with your friends and family this holiday season. And today, I have collected some of my favorite tried-and-true Thanksgiving recipes, from my table to yours.

I know they are all keepers, because I have made 100 percent of the recipes in this post myself. I have great Thanksgiving appetizers, sides, vegetables, salads, bread and rolls, and biscuits, as well as a whole slew of desserts that are just perfect to share with the ones you love. I think this is why I love Thanksgiving so much… No major decorating, no gifts — just the people you love mixed with good food and feelings of gratefulness. It’s one of my very favorite holidays of the year.

If something strikes your fancy but you might not be making it this week, by all means, pin it for later and share the love with the rest of the internet. And I can’t let this post pass without letting YOU know just how thankful I am for you. Not a day goes by that I don’t get a kind email, comment, or some love on social media that really lifts me up. This whole mom of 5, run a business out of your home thing can get a little lonely, but you are always there with a listening ear and a kind comment. Thank you so very much for that.

Enjoy all of these recipes, from my kitchen to yours. So. Much. TO LOVE!

Tried and True Thanksgiving Recipes from me to you! (All recipes from my blog, so I know they are great!)

Thanksgiving Appetizers, Finger Foods, and Dips:

  1. Loaded Baked Potato Dip
  2. The Best Caramel Dip
  3. Everyday Cheese Board
  4. Easy Fall Apple and Cheese Board
  5. My Favorite Classic Cheese Board
  6. Monster Cookie Cheese Ball
  7. Slow Cooker Honey Teriyaki Meatballs
  8. Beef and Onion Cheese Ball (recipes for Pineapple and Bacon Ranch Cheese Balls all in this post too)
  9. 5 Minute Cheesecake Dip
  10. Maple Candied Pecans
  11. Easy Ham and Cheese Pinwheels
  12. 5 Minute Ranch Oyster Crackers

Tried and True Thanksgiving Recipes from me to you! (All recipes from my blog, so I know they are great!)

Thanksgiving Side Dishes and Vegetables:

  1. Easy Corn Casserole
  2. Cornbread Dressing with Sausage and Apples
  3. Classic Homemade Mashed Potatoes
  4. Easy Homemade Turkey Gravy
  5. Easy Homemade Cranberry Sauce
  6. Simple Asparagus
  7. Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, Cranberries, and Maple
  8. Simple Roasted Vegetables
  9. Dixie Salad
  10. Twice Baked Potatoes
  11. Fall Salad with Bacon, Apples, Candied Pecans, and Shaved Brussels Sprouts
  12. Pioneer Woman’s Potatoes au Gratin
  13. Berry Spinach Salad
  14. Roasted Cauliflower with a Citrus Vinaigrette
  15. Simple Roasted Beets
  16. Mashed Roasted Sweet Potatoes
  17. Simple Roasted Brussels Sprouts
  18. Caramelized Butternut Squash
  19. Salt Potatoes
  20. Buttery Garlic Green Beans
  21. Pan-Seared Carrots
  22. Easy Cranberry Orange Sauce
  23. Pomegranate and Pear Salad

Tried and True Thanksgiving Recipes from me to you! (All recipes from my blog, so I know they are great!)

Perfect Thanksgiving Breads:

  1. Golden & Sweet Homemade Cornbread Recipe
  2. Mom’s Jumbo Dinner Rolls
  3. Grandma Lucy’s Famous Clover Rolls
  4. Cheddar Bacon Muffins
  5. Super Easy No-Knead Bread
  6. Maple Cornmeal Biscuits
  7. Whole Wheat Clover Rolls
  8. Garlic Knots
  9. Parmesan Foccacia
  10. Whole Grain Honey Cornbread
  11. Pumpkin Biscuits
  12. Cranberry Orange Quick Bread
  13. Pumpkin Cornbread Muffins

Tried and True Thanksgiving Recipes from me to you! (All recipes from my blog, so I know they are great!)

Thanksgiving-Worthy Desserts:

  1. Perfect Pumpkin Bread
  2. Old Fashioned Molasses Cookies
  3. Thick and Moist Pumpkin Cake
  4. Dark Chocolate Caramel Tart
  5. Maple Sugar Cookies
  6. Hoosier Sugar Cream Pie
  7. North Caroline Lemon Pie
  8. Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies
  9. Soft Pumpkin Cookies
  10. Pumpkin Sheet Cake
  11. Raspberry Jam Bars
  12. Fresh Pumpkin Pie
  13. Pumpkin Sheet Cake with Caramel Icing
  14. Old Fashioned Buttermilk Pie
  15. The Best Pecan Pie Recipe
  16. Chocolate Cream Pie
  17. Coconut Cream Pie
  18. Maple Sweetened Pumpkin Pie with a Whole Wheat Crust
  19. Dutch Apple Pie Recipe
  20. Easy Apple Pie Recipe (Using Fresh Apples)

Whew, this should be plenty of Thanksgiving dish inspo to go around, for years and years to come, too! Now get to eating and enjoying your people!

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Such a glorious array of turkey dinner recipes; Happy Thanksgiving to you and yours!


I absolutely lover your blog. Happy Thanksgiving

Bless This Mess - About Me

I’m Melissa, and I want to help you feed your family wholesome food.

As a hobby farmer and mom of five, I’m all about keeping it simple in the kitchen. I want healthy meals that feed my family well, and then I want to get back to my (messy) life. Let’s work together to find something yummy for your dinner table.