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13 Thanksgiving Recipes That Will Have Your Family Salivating Before The Meal Is Ready

If you're looking to spice up your mundane turkey dinner this year, bring these to the table.

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13 Thanksgiving Recipes That Will Have Your Family Salivating Before The Meal Is Ready
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Thanksgiving is all about spending time with family and friends, reflecting on everything you're grateful for, and oh, of course- the FOOD! We've all gotten caught up watching cooking videos on Facebook from time to time, but how many of them do we actually make? If you're looking to spice up your mundane turkey dinner this year, these are for you to bring to the table.

1. Homemade green bean casserole 

https://sallysbakingaddiction.com/creamy-green-bean-casserole-from-scratch/

Casseroles always taste better when they're homemade, so give this one a try and ditch the canned soup.

2. Pecan pie cheesecake 

https://dreamingindiy.com/the-best-thanksgiving-dinner-holiday-favorite-menu-recipes-classics-improved-and-traditional-delicious-dishes/

Yep, you read that right. A delicious spin on Grandma's pecan pie will have everyone drooling.

3. Sweet potato casserole from scratch

https://celebratingsweets.com/sweet-potato-casserole-with-marshmallow-pecan-streusel/

This sweet potato casserole is unlike anything you've had before, complete with a pecan streusel.

4. Roasted sweet potatoes 

https://www.tinselbox.com/brown-sugar-bacon-roasted-sweet-potatoes-2/

If you're not a fan of the elaborate toppings on sweet potato casserole, you may want to opt for these roasted potatoes.

5. Pumpkin pie sugar cookies

A non-traditional take on everyone's favorite Thanksgiving dessert- these look amazing!

6. Cranberry stuffed Crescent rolls 

https://growingupgabel.com/cranberry-crescent-rolls/

If you enjoy dinner rolls and cranberry sauce, why not combine the two?

7. Garlic knots 

https://damndelicious.net/2014/04/14/easy-garlic-parmesan-knots/

Not a fan of the cranberry filled rolls above? Stick with these!

8. Bacon wrapped stuffing bites 

https://whoneedsacape.com/2016/10/bacon-wrapped-stuffing-bites/

Another twist to a Thanksgiving classic, these won't last long.

9. Apple pie bites 

https://theblondcook.com/apple-pie-bites/#_a5y_p=3046884

Because you can't have just one dessert...there needs to be options.

10. Cranberry apple sangria 

https://www.lemontreedwelling.com/cranberry-apple-sangria/

A little something to wash down all the food you'll be consuming.

11. Pumpkin cheesecake bars 

http://lilluna.com/pumpkin-pie-cheesecake-bars/#_a5y_p=5821427

These might just be the best things ever, so do yourself a favor and serve these at your Thanksgiving gathering.

12. Crispy onion scalloped potatoes 

Everyone loves a good batch of cheesy potatoes. Why not top them with crispy onions and serve it to your guests?

13. Apple cider glazed turkey 

https://thenoshery.com/apple-cider-glazed-turkey-breast/

Thanksgiving would be nowhere near complete without the main dish- the turkey! Spice up your usual turkey with this apple cider glaze.

From trying new drink recipes to changing up some of the classics, these 13 recipes will have your family oohing and awwing at the dishes you just whipped up. Enjoy!

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