Top 20 Thanksgiving Recipes

Browse our highest-rated Thanksgiving recipes that fans have made and reviewed over the years. 
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Good Eats Roast Turkey

With more than 4,300 reviews and a five-star rating, Alton's classic turkey is the go-to foolproof recipe every cook can use.

Get the Recipe: Good Eats Roast Turkey

French Apple Tart

This is one of Ina's all-time favorite recipes. It looks fancy, but it really is easy. Use crisp, tart apples like Granny Smith for the best flavor.

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Baked Mashed Potatoes with Parmesan Cheese and Breadcrumbs

Giada puts her own unique spin on traditional mashed potatoes by incorporating two distinct Italian cheeses: mozzarella and Parmesan.

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Parker House Rolls

These are the perfect all-American dinner rolls — light, buttery and yeasty. They'll be the star of any buffet breadbasket.

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Herb-Roasted Turkey Breast

A turkey breast cooks up quicker than a whole bird. Ina roasts hers rubbed with a classic mixture of fresh herbs and garlic.

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Apple and Onion Stuffin' Muffins

For a quick "Thanksgiving in 60," Rachael uses dolled-up stuffing mix as the base for quick-cooking individual stuffing muffins.

Get the Recipe: Apple and Onion Stuffin' Muffins

Mac and Cheese

Ina makes a bechamel sauce as the base for her homemade macaroni and cheese. Add nutty Gruyère and extra-sharp cheddar for a dish that will please any crowd.

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Sausage-Stuffed Mushrooms

Ina marinates mushrooms in olive oil and wine, then stuffs them with sweet Italian sausage and cheese.

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Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Alton Brown's cheesy hot artichoke dip is just the thing your crowd needs to get Thanksgiving started right.

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Fried Ravioli

If frying pasta sounds strange to you, keep an open mind. With its crispy pasta shell, a soft cheese filling and ample marinara sauce for dipping, what's not to like?

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Scalloped Potato Gratin

Freshly grated nutmeg adds sweetness to the creamy base of Tyler's classic potato dish.

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The Ultimate Cheesecake

Tyler's creamy cheesecake has a classic graham cracker crust and a filling made with cream cheese, sour cream and lemon zest.

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Onion Dip from Scratch

Alton's homemade onion dip takes only a few more minutes to make than the instant kind, and once you've made it from scratch, you'll never go back to store-bought dip.

Get the Recipe: Onion Dip from Scratch

Old-Fashioned Apple Crisp

Ina loves to infuse her apple crisp with citrus, so she uses the zest and juice of one orange as well as that of one lemon to brighten it all up.

Get the Recipe: Old-Fashioned Apple Crisp

Turkey with Herbes de Provence and Citrus

Giada's turkey stays juicy and delicious while in the oven because she stuffs it with citrus fruit such as oranges and lemons. Fresh oregano and sage also bake inside for flavor and aroma.

Get the Recipe: Turkey with Herbes de Provence and Citrus

Spinach Gratin

The secret to Ina's gratin is 3 pounds of frozen spinach, which is broken up into the creamy base until it absorbs all of the wonderful sauce. After spooning it into a baking dish, top it with more cheese before baking.

Get the Recipe: Spinach Gratin

Apple-Pear Crisp

Ina combines apples and pears, plus orange and lemon zest and juice, to make this crisp that's covered in a sugary oat-filled topping.

Get the Recipe: Apple and Pear Crisp

Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Warm Cider Vinaigrette

For a salad full of fall flavors, Ina serves roasted butternut squash on top of baby arugula with a few shavings of nutty Parmesan cheese.

Get the Recipe: Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Warm Cider Vinaigrette

Ciabatta Stuffing with Chestnuts and Pancetta

For Giada's Italian-style Thanksgiving, she makes stuffing with rustic ciabatta bread mixed with sauteed vegetables and salty pancetta. The earthy chestnuts and savory Parmesan cheese make the dish extra special.

Get the Recipe: Ciabatta Stuffing with Chestnuts and Pancetta

Almost-Famous Pumpkin Cheesecake

Food Network Magazine couldn't get the secret recipe for this famous cheesecake slice, so they made their own creamy, decadent version. We can't tell the difference!

Get the Recipe: Almost-Famous Pumpkin Cheesecake

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