7 Easy Thanksgiving Recipes to be Thankful For

We all have our own reasons to love Thanksgiving. There’s getting together with our friends, seeing our families for the first time in forever and our favorite foods that we’ve waited all year for. It doesn’t matter if you’re a seasoned chef or new to the kitchen, these recipes are sure to be your new favorite holiday meal.

One-Pot Meal

There are two steps for this slow cooker turkey dinner. Step 1: put the ingredients in the slow cooker and Step 2: enjoy! This meal allows you to make your main dish and side at once. All you need to do is peel and chop your carrots, slice your onion and cut your potato before you put it in the crockpot with your turkey for about 7 hours. For all the details, check out the full recipe here.

Green Bean Casserole

If it’s your family tradition or first friendsgiving, this easy green bean casserole recipe is sure to impress everyone. All you need is one baking pan to mix the ingredients and bake your casserole in. You probably already have most of the ingredients in your cabinet. For all the steps and instructions, check it out here.

Mashed Potato Casserole

This is a fun twist on an old favorite and it’s so easy to make that it’s almost impossible to mess up. All you need are potatoes (use instant if you’re short on time), sour cream, bacon, cheese and chives. There is a long list of different ways you can spice up this dish, like adding jalapenos or grilled onions — it’s up to you! Check out the full recipe here.

Potato Skins

It doesn’t matter if you’re 1 or 100, everyone loves potato skins. This is a great go-to snack during the football game and great as a side around the dinner table. After scooping out the extra potato from the skin, set it aside to use for mashed potatoes! Read more about how to make this side dish here.

No-bake Cranberry Pie

Besides the ingredients, all you need to make this delicious dessert is a whisk and rolling pin. Start with graham crackers in a gallon plastic bag and roll over it with a rolling pin. When combining the wet ingredients, use a whisk instead of a hand mixer if you don’t have one. For exact measurements and detailed instructions, check it out here.

Cream Cheese Pumpkin Roll

Pumpkin-flavored desserts are a thanksgiving staple. Pumpkin pie is a classic, but when you add cream cheese filling it becomes a favorite. This recipe looks complicated, but it’s actually super easy and delicious. And, it tastes even better when you have it in your fridge overnight. For all the details on this dessert, check it out here.

Stuffing Ring

We all ask the same question every year — what do we do with all these leftovers? Well, this recipe is the perfect way to revive that day-old turkey. All you need are your leftovers like mashed potatoes, turkey, gravy, stuffing and cranberry sauce and some prepackaged crescent ring dough. Combine all your holiday dinner favorites by following this recipe here.

It doesn’t matter if you’re cooking for 2 people or 200 people, these recipes are tried and true crowd favorites that anyone will love. We hope you have a great Thanksgiving celebrated with all of the people, things and foods you’re thankful for.