33 Thanksgiving Recipes, Crafts, and Decor Ideas

Thanksgiving is one of my absolute favorite holidays for so many reasons and one of those reasons being.....the food!

For this month's Thrifty Style Team share I went through my archives and found 33 recipes, super cute and easy kids crafts (my heart melted when I saw how little my youngest son was in the pilgrim crayon holder pics), and décor ideas all perfect for Thanksgiving.

Collage of Pictures for Thanksgiving Recipes and Crafts that link to a post with 33 Thanksgiving Inspired Recipes, Decor, and Craft Ideas

Grab a hot coffee, tea, or your favorite beverage and look through all the recipes and ideas and then head to the bottom of the post for the rest of the shares from the team!

The Main Course

Slow cooker turkey breast and stuffing with gravy on a plate

Slow Cooker Turkey Breast and Stuffing

Starters - Appetizers and Soups

Light and fluffy and golden brown mushroom and cream cheese crescent roll appetizers

Mushroom and Cream Cheese Crescent Rolls

Hot Artichoke Dip. A delicious appetizer that's easy to make with only 4 ingredients. Rich and delicious and a favorite with guests. Perfect for holiday entertaining. cupcakesandcrinoline.com

Hot Artichoke Dip

mushroom puff pastry bites on a white platter

Mushroom Puff Pastry Bites

Pineapple Cheese Ball on a plate with fresh dates and crackers

Pecan Covered Pineapple Cheese Ball with Dates

Close up view of hot crab and artichoke dip in a casserole dish

Hot Crab and Artichoke Dip

Orange bowl with handles filled with sweet potato and apple soup

Sweet Potato and Apple Soup Recipe

Butternut squash in bowl with spoon and crusty bread.

Butternut Squash Soup

Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Homemade cranberry sauce in mini slow cooker

Homemade Fresh Cranberry Sauce Made in the Crockpot

Scoop of mashed potatoes with a well for brown gravy on a plate

Good Old-Fashioned Mashed Potatoes

Candied sweet potatoes in a fresh glaze on a dark green serving plate

Candied Sweet Potatoes

Overhead view of a cup of a baked corn cup casserole

Baked Corn Cups (Baked Corn Casserole)

overhead view of Creamy Amish Potatoes in a black cast iron skillet

3-Ingredient Creamy Amish Potatoes

zucchini cheese and bacon spoon bread in a large casserole

Zucchini and Cheese Spoon Bread

Overhead view of a bowl of sweet potato casserole with a butter pat on top

Baked Sweet Potato Casserole

Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

Stack of sweet potato biscuits on plate

Homemade Sweet Potato Biscuits


Overhead view of freshly baked Amish Sugar Cream Pie

Amish Sugar Cream Pie

Black background with small pumpkin in forefront and ingredients needed to make homemade pumpkin pie spice

Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice

Cottage Cheese Cranberry Pie

Cottage Cheese Pudding with Fresh Cranberries

Overhead view of old-fashioned caramel apple pound cake

Caramel Apple Pound Cake

Pumpkin Cake with Chocolate Chips from cupcakesandcrinoline.com

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cake

Coffee Pumpkin Tiramisu


Super cute cinnamon roll shaped like a turkey with bacon feathers, pretzel feet, and googly eyes

Turkey Cinnamon Rolls

Pumpkin Pie Bread

Pumpkin Pie Pull-Apart Bread

homemade pumpkin biscotti being dunked into a coffee cup

Pumpkin Biscotti Made from a Quick Bread Mix

How-To Make Rich and Tasty Pumpkin French Toast

Pumpkin Brioche French Toast

And Finally, What to do with the Leftovers!

Piece of sliced Thanksgiving Leftovers Pie on plate

Thanksgiving Leftovers Pie

Around the House

How to make your home smell like the holidays. Easy Slow Cooker Potpourri. Start it simmering in the morning before guests arrive and your house will be filled with the scent of the holidays in no time. Get the details at www.cupcakesandcrinoline.com

Homemade Slow Cooker Holiday Potpourri

Simple Thanksgiving Tablescape with Fresh Mini Rosemary Wreaths

Thanksgiving Table Décor on a Small Budget

Thanksgiving tablescape and centerpiece - cupcakesandcrinoline.com

Thanksgiving Centerpiece and Tablescape

Crispy Turkey Cheat Sheet

Thanksgiving Crafts

Homemade wreath with construction paper leaves -thankful wreath made by kids

Thankful Wreath

Cute Thanksgiving Craft for Kids that they can make with help from you. Pilgrim Hat Crayon Holder - add these to the kid's table for some coloring fun.

Pilgrim Hat Crayon Holder

And now for the shares from the rest of the amazing team! Click on any of the links below to be taken to their post.

Collage of Thanksgiving Recipes

Our Crafty Mom - 15+ DIY Fall Centerpiece and Tablescape Ideas For Thanksgiving

Sweet Pea - Crockpot Mashed Potatoes

Redhead Can Decorate - 18 Thanksgiving Recipes and Table Styling Ideas

DIY Beautify - No Fuss Easy Mini Hand Pies

The Tattered Pew - How To Set A Casual Thanksgiving Table

Postcards From the Ridge - A Simple and Rustic Thanksgiving Table

Cottage on Bunker Hill - Easy Apple Crisp with Oats

Lora Bloomquist - Favorite Chocolate Pumpkin Mini Pies

The How-To Home (me!) - 33 Thanksgiving Recipes, Crafts, and Décor Ideas

Have an amazing Thanksgiving!

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  1. Paula@SweetPea says:

    You found so many wonderful things to share. I'm off to read all of my open tabs!

  2. Oh wow, so many fantastic ideas!

  3. Angie @ Postcards from the Ridge says:

    Wow! So many amazing recipes! Can't wait to try some of these. Thank you so much for sharing them!

  4. Kelly Radcliff says:

    Well thank you for this amazing Thanksgiving resource! Happy Thanksgiving!

  5. Lora Bloomquist says:

    My mouth is watering looking at all of these amazing recipes! But you had me at Coffee and Pumpkin Tiramisu; have to make that yumminess!

  6. Jennifer Howard says:

    Mary Beth...OOOH, so many yummy looking things! I have to go back and check out those puff pastry bites for next week.