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Happy Thanksgiving! Quick & Easy Recipes For Dinner

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It's time to give thanks for all the wonderful blessings that we enjoyed this past year! Savor every moment of this holiday by being in the moment - catch up with family and friends and remind yourself of all the beautiful things life has to offer.

Make family bonding time a lot more fun by serving delectable dishes. Traditional Thanksgiving staples like roast turkey could take hours to prepare, but don't be afraid to take kitchen shortcuts for the rest of your dinner spread. Choose vegetable side dishes that only needs to be tossed in seasonings before being popped in the oven, bread recipes that you can make in minutes, and dessert treats that you can make with your kids. 

Happy Thanksgiving!

 

       Side Dishes          Easy Bread Recipes       Kiddie Treats 

How to make Bacon Wrapped Roasted Vegetables with Cider Maple Glaze #thanksgiving #holidays #dinnerparty #bacon   Garlic Butter Cheesy Crescent Rolls - amazing crescent rolls loaded with Mozzarella cheese and topped with garlic herb butter. Easy recipe that takes 20 mins | rasamalaysia.com   Delightfully easy Pumpkin Patties are the perfect no-bake treat to celebrate the season with. The cute factor here is off the charts! Great for Halloween and Thanksgiving!

 

Thanksgiving Side Dishes 

Roasted Butternut Squash (Kitchen Konfidence)

Roasted Butternut Squash with Sweet Spices, Chile and Lime

Ingredients:
  • 2 limes
  • Flaky sea salt
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1 medium butternut squash (about 2 pounds)
  • 2 tablespoons green cardamom pods
  • 1 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 cup Greek yogurt
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons tahini
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 serrano chile, deseeded and thinly sliced
  • Cilantro leaves

via Roasted Butternut Squash (Kitchen Konfidence)

Bacon Wrapped Veggie Bundles (A Spicy Perspective)

Bacon Wrapped Roasted Vegetables with Cider Maple Glaze #thanksgiving #holidays #dinnerparty #bacon

Ingredients
For the Roasted Vegetables:
  • 1 lb. carrots, trimmed and quartered lengthwise
  • 1 lb. parsnips, trimmed and peeled, then cut into long spears
  • 1 lb. asparagus, tough ends trimmed
  • 8 slices thick cut bacon
  • Salt and pepper

For the Maple Glaze:

  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 Tb. apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/4 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp. salt

via Bacon Wrapped Veggie Bundles (A Spicy Perspective)

Rosemary Sweet Potato Stackers (Kim's Healthy Eats)

Rosemary Sweet Potato Stackers

Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons organic butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil, melted
  • 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese, plus extra for garnish
  • 1 teaspoon fresh rosemary, chopped, plus extra for garnish
  • Sea salt and pepper
  • 5-6 large sweet potatoes or yams, thinly sliced

via Rosemary Sweet Potato Stackers (Kim's Healthy Eats)

 

Home-baked Thanksgiving Bread In Minutes

30 Minute Honey Butter Rolls (I Heart Eating)

30 Minute Honey Butter Rolls

Ingredients
  • 1/3 c . butter plus extra for brushing on rolls
  • 1 c . milk
  • 2 T . instant yeast
  • 1/3 c . honey
  • 1/2 tsp . salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 3 c ½ – 4 ½ . all-purpose flour
  • 2 T . butter melted

via 30 Minute Honey Butter Rolls (I Heart Eating)

Garlic Butter Cheesy Crescent Rolls (Rasa Malaysia)

Garlic Butter Cheesy Crescent Rolls - amazing crescent rolls loaded with Mozzarella cheese and topped with garlic herb butter. Easy recipe that takes 20 mins | rasamalaysia.com

Ingredients:
  • 1 (8 oz.) can refrigerated crescent rolls (I used Pillsbury)
  • 4 strings mozzarella cheese, cut into halves
  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 clove garlic, finely minced
  • 1 teaspoon chopped parsley leaves

via Garlic Butter Cheesy Crescent Rolls (Rasa Malaysia)

Easy Cheesy Pull Apart Rolls (Family Fresh Meals)

Easy Cheesy Pull Apart Rolls - FamilyFreshMeals.com
Ingredients:

  • 12 oz tube of refrigerated biscuits
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh diced parsley
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil

via Easy Cheesy Pull Apart Rolls (Family Fresh Meals)

Thanksgiving Treats For Kids

Easy Pumpkin Pasties (Mom on Time Out)

Delightfully easy Pumpkin Patties are the perfect no-bake treat to celebrate the season with. The cute factor here is off the charts! Great for Halloween and Thanksgiving!

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup Challenge butter, softened
  • ⅓ cup light corn syrup
  • 4 cups powdered sugar, divided
  • 1 - 2 tsp your choice of extract or candy flavoring - I used orange
  • food coloring - preferably gel or paste
  • ½ cup granulated sugar (to roll balls in)
  • 18 pretzels, broken in half for stems
  • 10 green candies - Starburst, Laffy Taffy, etc.

 

via Easy Pumpkin Pasties (Mom on Time Out)

 Turkey Cookies (The Mandatory Mooch)

Ingredients:

  • 1 package chocolate almond bark (or any other chocolate that you prefer)
  • Oreo cookies
  • candy corn
  • small tube of green decorating gel (we used Betty Crocker)
  • small tube of yellow decorating gel 
  • orange Starbursts

via Turkey Cookies (The Mandatory Mooch)

Pilgrim Hat Cookies (Frugal Coupon Living) 

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Ingredients:
  • 12 Oreo Fudge Cremes
  • 12 Rolos
  • 2 Yellow Starburst
  • 1/4 cup Orange Melting Chips

via Pilgrim Hat Cookies (Frugal Coupon Living)

 

Thanksgiving cooking can be a lot easier by using good quality silicone baking mats. Not only are silicone mats sturdy and durable. Because they're non-stick, you can also cut your clean up time in half.

 

 

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