Transform your Thanksgiving get-together with a menu full of make-ahead recipes. Each of these delicious Thanksgiving recipes can be made or prepped 24 hours or more in advance to help relieve kitchen chaos on Thanksgiving day. We've got a make-ahead Thanksgiving recipe to cover all your holiday favorites, including a creamy green bean casserole recipe, as well as our take on Thanksgiving apple pie.
A short ingredient list and a two-step process make this creamy peppered cheese spread a hit both for the chef and Thanksgiving guests. Bonus: You can make it up to 24 hours before the party starts.
Adding fall flavors -- such as cranberry, ginger, and sage -- takes these dinner rolls from everyday to holidayworthy. After shaping the savory-sweet dough, you can store this make-ahead recipe in the fridge overnight -- just bring to room temperature for 30 minutes before baking on Thanksgiving day.
The prep work for this flavorful holiday fruit salad takes just 20 minutes! Start it in the morning and store in the fridge during the day for this great make-ahead Thanksgiving recipe. It's simple, colorful, and delicious.
This hearty Thanksgiving side-dish recipe has every flavor you love from a Thanksgiving stuffing: celery, onion, carrot, and parsley all find their way into this make-ahead recipe. Prepare the stuffing the day before, and either slow-cook or bake it before the big dinner.
Want to know the secret to the perfect Thanksgiving stuffing recipe? Here's a hint: It's all in the bread. Watch this quick video to learn the secrets to this make-ahead Thanksgiving recipe.
Roasting the Thanksgiving bird requires a little planning ahead, so to save time, prepare the rub the day before. This succulent Thanksgiving turkey recipe will be well worth the wait!
Melty smoked Gouda cheese gives this slow-cooked green bean casserole its name. Prepare the casserole, cover, and chill up to 24 hours before Thanksgiving morning.
Pumpkin seeds give these creamy Thanksgiving potatoes a fresh fall feel, while a splash of Worcestershire sauce adds bold flavor. To prep this simple side dish in advance, prepare the crunchy granola mixture up to one week before your guests arrive.