With Thanksgiving right around the corner, let me share 21 of the best Thanksgiving potluck ideas and recipes. If you and your family do a potluck style feast, you might be on the hunt for the perfect recipes to make and take. Feast your eyes on some tasty and perfect potluck Thanksgiving sides to serve up your family.
These recipes are great for coworker parties, church dinners, and even for your Thanksgiving dinner with your family. Many homes have each group bring a side to go along with the main dishes, so it is less work for the host. If you want some new recipes to try out, then these might be a perfect fit.
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Thanksgiving Potluck Ideas To Serve Your Family
We love this recipe in our home, and best of all it is a slow cooker recipe! So a perfect one to prep, toss it in your slow cooker, and walk away. Then grab it and head out the door, and it will stay warm until you are ready to eat.
A classic Thanksgiving recipe that is a must make. The cinnamon sugar on top adds the perfect spice and sweetness to the sweet potatoes. I love the toasted marshmallows on top, always an easy recipe to make.
3.) Apple Slab Pie
Slab pie is a wonderful way to serve a crowd! You can make an extra large pie that will slice up and serve a good amount of people. Plus it is so easy to make and you get that same satisfying pie flavor your craving.
Can you really ever have too much pumpkin? This cake is rich, creamy, and so moist and flavorful. A pumpkin cake with a marble cream cheese throughout.
5.) Scalloped Potatoes from Recipe From a Pantry
This is one tasty casserole style dish to make that is perfect for potlucks. Creamy and cheesy base with slices of tender potatoes throughout.
6.) Cornbread Pudding from Pinch And Swirl
Mercy, this cornbread pudding is a dish that will wow your family and friends. You use diced up cornbread to create this almost custard-like centered pudding that is savory, and absolutely mouthwatering good.
7.) Hot Crab Dip from Serena Bakes Simply From Scratch
The perfect hot dip that you can whip up to serve a handful of guests. You have that warm seafood taste that is paired with rich and creamy cheese. Serve on toasted baguettes, chips, or even crusty bread.
8.) Homemade Green Bean Casserole from The Anthony Kitchen
Serve up a hearty and homemade green bean casserole. Either you love this dish or hate it, and I am a huge fan of this tasty recipe. Try it out and see what your family and friends think.
9.) Instant Pot Cranberry Sauce from Healthy Slow Cooking
Here is a quick and easy homemade cranberry sauce recipe that will be the perfect addition to your potluck meal. I love to spread over the top of turkey or ham or dip my rolls in.
10.) Cheesy Potato Casserole from All Things Mamma
Diced tender potatoes in a cheesy sauce topped with crunchy corn flakes! This recipe is a perfect recipe to make and take to a brunch style dinner. Your family will scoop up every last drop.
11.) Baked Mac and Cheese from Spaceship and Laserbeams
Here is another great side to bring to your Thanksgiving potluck. No one can resist a homemade baked mac and cheese. This is such a great recipe that is tried and true!
12.) Cranberry Roasted Butternut Squash from Went Here 8 This
Butternut squash is a traditional side to bring to Thanksgiving or even Christmas. This gives a light side to the butternut and offers a sweetness that can’t be denied.
13.) Homemade Stuffing from The Salty Side Dish
Skip the box and whip up a batch of this homemade savory stuffing recipe. Homemade stuffing is really easy to make and will give you that grandma made it taste!14.) Spicy Creamed Corn in Instant Pot from Went Here 8 This
Grab that Instant Pot and whip up a super fast and spiced up side dish. This isn’t anything compared to canned cream corn. This is savory with a little heat to follow that is outstanding in flavor.
15.) Texas Roadhouse Rolls from The Cozy Cook
Homemade rolls are a must every single holiday for our family. Here is a wonderful copycat recipe that gives you that Texas Roadhouse flavor rolls. Light, flaky, and absolutely delicious down to the last bite. 16.) Waldorf Salad from Cincy Shopper
Let’s add a little sweet into the mix, whip up a Waldorf salad that will get devoured down to the last bites of apples and grapes. Easy to make, carries well, and is scrumptious.
17.) Fall Harvest Kale Salad from Vintage Kitty
This salad is packed full of superfoods to fuel your body but also it offers flavors of the season. A perfect light and refreshing salad to bring to a party to serve a crowd. Kale, pomegranate, butternut squash, and so much more.
18.) Cauliflower Rice Broccoli Casserole from My Food Story
This is a lighter version to classic white rice used in a broccoli casserole. The cauliflower and broccoli pair nicely together in this refreshing and flavorful side.
19.) Bread Pudding from The Salty Side Dish
This bread pudding is all the things you hope it would be. Simple to make, packed full of spices for that smooth and tender flavor that offers the hing of fall spices. Serve this and watch everyone reach for a spoonful or two!
20.) Rosemary Sweet Potato Rolls from Vintage Kitty
Serve up some tender and moist dinner rolls that have a little more flavor than a plain roll. A rosemary sweet potato roll will get the group talking and begging you for the recipe.
21.) Pumpkin Roll from All Things Mamma
Serve up a classic pumpkin roll. What I love about pumpkin rolls are they are pretty simple to make, but they look so elegant and extravagant. A light pumpkin cake with a creamy whipped filling.
What is your favorite Thanksgiving Potluck recipe to take?