Today’s Pioneer Woman recipes for Thanksgiving will leave you feeling simply satisfied, nostalgic, and actually excited. Plus, grateful to celebrate this year’s holiday with your family!

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Pioneer Woman Recipes for an Unforgettable Thanksgiving
1. Delicious Creamy Mashed Potatoes

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In my homestead, Thanksgiving is never complete without mouthwatering mashed potatoes. Here’s a rich velvety mashed potato recipe I’m surely trying out this year.

2. Green Beans with Tomatoes

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The green and red hues of these green beans with tomatoes will provide a beautiful splash of color on a Thanksgiving plate, so don’t miss this on your Thanksgiving dinner.

It’s also so easy, it can be a dinner staple all year long. The best part of the recipe: Bacon!

3. Turnip Gratin

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Not into turnips? Think again! Serve this turnip gratin this Thanksgiving and it will change your mind about them.

You’ll even wonder why it has not made its way to more Thanksgiving tables all this time.

4. Baked Acorn Squash

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As a homesteader, I’m really a squash fanatic. I’m always on the hunt for great ways to prepare a squash dish and this year is no exception.

Good thing I found this baked acorn squash; it’s now on top of my list this season. Tell you what, you’ll never regret trying it too.

5. Creamy Herbed Potatoes

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Don’t feel like having basic mashed potatoes? Then try this creamy herbed potatoes recipe instead.

This will give you a more elegant potato dish that is perfect for a very special occasion.

6. Roasted Carrots

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Here’s a Thanksgiving side dish you can easily whip up. With just carrots, a handful of thyme, and some olive oil, you’ll be serving a nutrient-packed dish that will surely hit the spot.

Plus, it takes less than an hour to finish up in the oven!

7. Carrot and Squash Curry Soup

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Want to start your Thanksgiving dinner with a hearty soup? This carrot and squash curry soup recipe is the perfect one.

8. Pumpkin Soup

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If your family isn’t a big fan of carrot and squash soup, why not try this surefire hit pumpkin soup. By the way, it’s fall and a Thanksgiving table is not complete without a pumpkin.

9. No-Knead Dinner Rolls

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Complete your dinner with these no-knead dinner rolls. You won’t make rolls the same way again once you taste how totally different this is from your usual store-bought roll.

10. Cornbread Dressing with Sausage and Apple
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I’m sure you’ve never had cornbread like this before. Don’t be afraid to experiment, try something new, and discover brand-new flavors.

Try these cornbread dressing with sausage and apples and watch a Thanksgiving dish turn into the hot topic of the night.

11. Mini Corn Loaves with Cranberries and Pecans
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These are just mini corn loaves with cranberries and pecans of pure goodness. And guess what? These corn loaves taste heavenly with a generous amount of butter on top.

12. Green Bean Casserole
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A classic veggie side dish everyone in the family loves is always welcome on the Thanksgiving menu. But give your green beans a twist, make a casserole instead!

13. Pumpkin Ravioli

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This inventive take promises you’ll never look at ravioli the same way again. This amazingly delicious recipe is the perfect way to use up any leftover pumpkin. No more wasted pumpkin puree ever!

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14. Pot Pie

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Brothy, tender, and just delicious! I’m making pot pie this way starting now, to ensure every meal is special with or without a holiday to celebrate.

15. Homemade Cranberry Sauce

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Can you imagine a Thanksgiving turkey without cranberry sauce? I can’t! That’s why you should totally check out this homemade cranberry sauce recipe.

16. Turkey Gravy

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Your turkey is only as good as your gravy. Here’s an amazing gravy-licious recipe for your Thanksgiving dinner to boost the flavors of your Thanksgiving feast staple for sure.

17. Thanksgiving Dressing/Stuffing

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The same goes for your stuffing–what’s a turkey without all the trimmings? Make sure not to overstuff.

Just have a slightly firm but very flavorful Thanksgiving dressing/stuffing to have a perfect bird for the whole family to enjoy.

18. Roasted Thanksgiving Turkey

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Now, with your gravy and stuffing recipes lined up, it’s time to get that bird done! Get the scrumptious Thanksgiving turkey recipe here and have the ultimate Thanksgiving feast!

19. Pumpkin Cream Pie

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This creamy dessert simply defines the taste of fall. If you’re not a fan of pumpkin, then this will be the beginning of it.

There’s something about the cream you’ll fall in love with, in this particular pumpkin pie recipe.

20. Pecan Pie

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If you’ve been dreading making a pecan pie, this recipe will surely spark some inspiration. The Pioneer Woman has perfected this recipe, and like her, this pie will change your life for the better.

21. Caramel Apple Pie

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What’s better than apple pie? Caramel apple pie, of course! The secret ingredient of this recipe?

Use Granny Smith apples. Find out why and see the scrumptious difference.

22. Moist Pumpkin Spice Muffins
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Make a batch of these moist pumpkin spice muffins for your Thanksgiving dessert and if there are leftovers (which I doubt), have them for breakfast.

I can’t wait to make a batch of these for my homestead! I’m sure the kids are going to love them!

23. Pear Crisp Vanilla Ice Cream
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How about some Pioneer Woman dessert recipes to complete your Thanksgiving dinner? This pear crisp vanilla ice cream will surely hit the spot.

24. Mulled Apple Cider

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Love apple cider? Start making your own with this mulled apple cider recipe, and I bet you won’t rely on store-bought apple cider again.

25. Pumpkin Smoothie

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Pumpkin has never been this smooth. With this smoothie recipe, it’s as if you’re sipping a creamy-licious pumpkin pie!

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We sure hope you’re excited for the big day. Enjoy good food and warm company by some of the best Pioneer Woman recipes for Thanksgiving.

Now you know how to plan the ultimate Thanksgiving feast with these Pioneer recipes for an unforgettable holiday!

What do you think of these Thanksgiving recipes from The Pioneer Woman? Which one will you try? Let me know in the comments below!

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Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on November 8, 2016, and has been updated for quality and relevancy. 

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