Thanksgiving Checklist and Recipes

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This Thanksgiving Checklist will offer you some sanity as you prep for the holidays, and I’ve also scoured the net to bring you Everything you Need for Thanksgiving Dinner.  A checklist is something that I’m excited to HAVE myself! Not only that, but I’ve found great recipe ideas for each Thanksgiving dish.


Thanksgiving recipes

Thanksgiving Checklist

I’ll be traveling for Thanksgiving this year, and I was starting to think about what I’d need to bring to plan for our meal, and thought how nice it would be if I had an actual Thanksgiving Dinner Checklist for each item I am making. I always love a good checklist.  And the satisfaction of checking off items as I get them is great too!

On this printable checklist, there is room for ingredients for each dish below the box.  Just fill them in as you plan.  And there is plenty of room for additional recipes too, so you can add all of your holiday favorites to your list.

Thanksgiving Checklist



Thanksgiving Recipes

To get you started filling out your shopping list, here are some great Thanksgiving recipe ideas for you.  Holidays are always full of traditional meals, but it is a great time to try something new.  So this year, add a new recipe to your holiday menu!

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Turkey is the centerpiece of every Thanksgiving dinner.  And the turkey is a great place to start when trying a new recipe.

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This Mayonnaise Roasted Turkey from She Wears Many Hats promises a moist turkey and a delicious crispy skin.

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An turkey breast is a great way to try out something different.  The Noshery has a delicious recipe for apple cider glazed turkey breast that sounds perfect for Thanksgiving.

Rosemary Citrus Brined Turkey Recipe

And if you want a delicious and moist turkey, try my Rosemary Citrus Turkey Brine.  It is my go to Turkey recipe every year.

Thanksgiving Side Dishes

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If you have a large crowd, you can make your traditional mashed potatoes and a side of Loaded Mashed Potatoes to go with it.


Or if you are looking for an easy way to make sure the mashed potatoes are nice and warm, try this Crock Pot Garlic Parmesan Mashed Potatoes Recipe from The Pinning Mama.

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It is hare do decide which Thanksgiving carbs are the favorite, but rolls have to be up towards the top.  Try these Make Ahead Parkerhouse Rolls from Your Homebased Mom.


Thanksgiving dinner rolls recipe

Or these Heavenly Rolls by Lil Luna.



If you love a traditional sweet potato casserole, add Mom’s Sweet Potato Casserole from Six Sister’s Stuff to your Recipe Checklist!


thanksgiving cranberry sauce recipe

This easy and delicious Cranberry Orange Sauce from Damn Delicious is the perfect addition to your plate.

Thanksgiving Dinner Checklist Printable-Green Bean Casserole Recipes|

And kick your green bean casserole up a notch with this Green Bean & Bacon Casserole recipe from Buns in my Oven.


Thanksgiving Dinner Checklist Printable-Stuffing Recipes|

This Apple Cranberry Stuffing from Oh Sweet Basil combines all of the best flavors of the Holiday.


Thanksgiving Dinner Checklist Printable-Gravy Recipes|

 A Family Feast shares a great recipe for traditional Turkey Gravy

Family Friendly Holiday Drinks

Thanksgiving Dinner Checklist Printable-Drink Recipes|

Sparkling Apple Cider Soda

Thanksgiving Dinner Checklist Printable-Drink Recipes|

Cranberry Pineapple Punch

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Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes

What is Thanksgiving without pies and other yummy desserts.  Here are a few great dessert recipes I think you will love to add to your Thanksgiving Check List.

Banana Toffe Pie

Banana Toffee Pie (this may sound strange, but it is SOOOOOO good!)

orange jello salad

Orange Jello Salad (My FAVORITE!!!)

Thanksgiving Dinner Checklist Printable-Pumpkin Pie Recipes|

Dark Pumpkin Pie

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Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars

Thanksgiving Dinner Checklist Printable-Pecan Pie Recipes|

Pecan Pie Eggrolls

Thanksgiving Dinner Checklist Printable-Pecan Pie Recipes|

Double Chocolate Chip Pecan Pie

Dutch Apple Pie Recipe with White Chocolate Butter Sauce

Thanksgiving Dinner Checklist Printable-Banana Cream Pie Recipes| Capturing-Joy.comOr this easy Banana Cream Pie Trifle from I Save A2Z.

Thanksgiving Dinner Checklist Printable-Chocolate Cream Pie Recipes|

If chocolate is more your flavor, try an Old Fashioned Chocolate Cream Pie from Spicy Southern Kitchen.

Thanksgiving Dinner Checklist Printable-Cherry Pie Recipes|

Or these Cherry Pie Bars from The Recipe Critic.

Thanksgiving Dinner Checklist Printable-Peach Pie Recipes|

If you love peach, this Rustic Peach Pie from Syrup and Biscuits is a must try.

thanksgiving pie recipe

Or try a festive Cranberry Orange Ginger Galette.

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