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Holiday Recipes

Close up of Cinnamon Pecan Sandies on a wooden plate with whole pecans

Cinnamon Pecan Sandies

Overhead view of a pot full of Roasted Apple Cranberry Cornbread Stuffing with ingredients scattered all around

Roasted Apple Cranberry Cornbread Stuffing

Homemade whipped cream being spooned onto a mug of hot cocoa, a second mug in the background

How to Make Homemade Whipped Cream

Side view of a simple Thanksgiving dinner table

How to Make an Easy Thanksgiving Dinner for Beginners

Maple Roasted Sweet Potatoes in a casserole dish with a wooden spoon on a blue background with leaves and pine cones on the side.

Maple Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Pecans

Close up overhead shot of Apple Walnut Stuffing in the casserole dish with a wooden spoon in the corner

Apple Walnut Stuffing

Overhead view of a Maple Brown Butter Pumpkin Pie with a slice cut out, on a plate on the side with whipped cream.

Maple Brown Butter Pumpkin Pie

Close up of Balsamic Roasted Vegetables on a white platter

Balsamic Roasted Vegetables

Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip platter with crackers and apple slices

Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip

A hand picking up half of a sweet potato biscuit, smeared with butter and drizzled with maple syrup

Sweet Potato Biscuits

Overhead view of a bowl full of candied walnuts

Small Batch Crunchy Candied Walnuts

Cross-section of baked Kale Swiss and Mushroom Strata

Kale Swiss and Mushroom Strata

15 travel-friendly, crowd pleasing Friendsgiving recipe ideas that everyone will love. Go potluck style with your friends this Thanksgiving! Budgetbytes.com

15 Friendsgiving Recipe Ideas

Basing Cider Roasted Turkey Breast with Apples and Onions

Cider Roasted Turkey Breast

These easy Mini Pecan Pies studded with dark chocolate make the perfectly balanced and pre-portioned dessert for all of your holiday gatherings. Budgetbytes.com

Mini Dark Chocolate Pecan Pies

Turkey and Stuffing Meatballs dipped in cranberry sauce and gravy.

Turkey and Stuffing Meatballs – Easy Holiday Appetizer

Close up of caramelized Smoky Maple Roasted Acorn Squash

Smoky Maple Roasted Acorn Squash

Fluffy as a cloud and with a rich buttery finish, these Garlic Herb Mashed Potatoes will be the star of any weeknight dinner or holiday meal! Budgetbytes.com

Fluffy Garlic Herb Mashed Potatoes

This is the Creamiest Green Bean Casserole you'll ever make with no "cream of" soups. The ingredient list is short and simple, but flavors are classic and comforting. BudgetBytes.com

The Creamiest Green Bean Casserole (no canned soup)

Streuseled Sweet Potatoes are an easy, deconstructed version of the classic sweet potato casserole that is manageable enough for weeknight dessert. BudgetBytes.com

Streuseled Sweet Potatoes

The earthy flavor and subtle sweetness of molasses makes these Sweet Molasses Dinner Rolls the perfect addition to your fall holiday table. BudgetBytes.com

Sweet Molasses Dinner Rolls

These Chocolate Glazed Macaroons feature a combination of vanilla, almond, and fresh orange zest for an extra fragrant and flavorful cookie. Budgetbytes.com

Sally’s Chocolate Glazed Orange Macaroons

Slow Cooker Spiced Cranberry Apple Cider is an easy and festive drink for all your holiday party guests. BudgetBytes.com

Slow Cooker Spiced Cranberry Apple Cider

This Warm Brussels Sprouts and Pear Salad combines winter flavors in a warm and filling side dish. BudgetBytes.com

Warm Brussels Sprouts and Pear Salad

This Savory Vegetable Stuffing is full of so much color, texture, and flavor that it will be loved by meat-eaters and vegetarians alike. BudgetBytes.com

Savory Vegetable Stuffing

This simple cranberry sauce only requires three ingredients but has enough flavor to add excitement to your holiday meal. BudgetBytes.com

Simple Homemade Cranberry Sauce

Maple Brown Butter Mashed Sweet Potatoes are a simple way to add a little something extra special to your Thanksgiving table. BudgetBytes.com

Maple Brown Butter Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Roasted Apple Cranberry Relish is a thick, jam-like condiment whose uses go far beyond the Thanksgiving table. BudgetBytes.com

Roasted Apple Cranberry Relish

Sweet Potato Cornbread - BudgetBytes.com

Sweet Potato Cornbread

Toss that boxed mix and make this fast and Easy Homemade Cornbread, which makes a great side dish for breakfast, lunch, or dinner! Budgetbytes.com

Easy Homemade Cornbread

Chocolate Cayenne Crinkles - BudgetBytes.com

Chocolate Cayenne Crinkles

Leftover Stuffin Muffins - BudgetBytes.com

Leftover Stuffin’ Muffins

Crunchy Cranberry Sauce - BudgetBytes.com

Crunchy Cranberry Sauce

This Cranberry Almond Cake is super fast to prepare and the perfect festive dessert for the holiday season. BudgetBytes.com

Cranberry Almond Cake

Turkey Stuffing Casserole

Thanksgiving Roundup 2013

Candied Almonds

Candied Almonds

Italian Holiday Cookies

italian holiday cookies

Artichoke Stuffing

artichoke stuffing

Pumpkin Molasses Bread

pumpkin molasses bread

This Aztec cocoa is rich and warm with a touch of earthy cinnamon and a slight kick from cayenne pepper to heat you up inside and out BudgetBytes.com

Aztec Cocoa

Chocolate Ginger Snaps

Chocolate Gingersnaps

Gingerbread Baked Oatmeal

gingerbread baked oatmeal

Jalapeno Cran-Raspberry Sauce

Jalapeño Cran-Raspberry Sauce

Turkey Stuffing Casserole

turkey and stuffing casserole

Black Eyed Peas

Black-Eyed Peas

Cranberry Walnut Bread

Cranberry Walnut Bread

Cinnamon Biscotti

Cinnamon Spice Biscotti

This one quick, easy, and insanely flavorful Mushroom Herb Gravy will satisfy both meat eaters and vegetarians alike. Step by step photos. BudgetBytes.com

Mushroom Herb Gravy