The Best Thanksgiving Recipes

Here you’ll find my favorite turkey, side dish, bread, and pie recipes for making this a Thanksgiving your family & friends will always remember!

The Sides

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The Bread

Thanksgiving Pie Recipes

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How-to-Videos

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Creative Thanksgiving Desserts

Apple Crisp Cookie Bars feature a simple chewy cookie crust covered with cinnamon apples and a crispy sweet oat topping for an easy fall treat!

Apple Crisp Cookie Bars

Fall is just a couple days away and what better way to celebrate than with a scrumptious fresh apple recipe? These Apple Crisp Cookie Bars

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Baked Apple Pie Doughnuts

Baked Apple Pie Doughnuts

Doughnuts were my family’s go-to special weekend treat. Whether I was having a sleepover and my dad would pick up doughnuts for us to enjoy

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Salted Caramel Apple Sheet Cake features an ultra tender, slightly spongey cinnamon apple cake with a thick and shiny salted caramel glaze. Perfect for serving a crowd during the holidays!

Salted Caramel Apple Sheet Cake

Caramel, apples, and cake are completely dessert perfection. The aroma alone is pure bliss. The inspiration for this recipe comes from my blogger friend Nikki

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