Hey there, busy parents who haven’t finalized your Thanksgiving meal plans yet! We’ve got you. Because we’re last-minute planning too, we’ve rounded up every one of our Thanksgiving recipe posts here, in one place. So here it is: our 2018 ultimate Thanksgiving recipe guide.

First, let’s start off with our time-saving Thanksgiving cooking schedule, so you can be sure all your dishes finish at the same time. So you’re not having roasted Brussels sprouts for dessert. (Been there, done that.)

Then, from the turkey to the pumpkin pie, and everything in between, we’ve found tried-and-true recipes your family will love.

Dig in and enjoy your holiday, and know that we’re so thankful for all of you!

Ultimate Thanksgiving recipe guide: How to roast a Thanksgiving turkey

The best Thanksgiving turkey recipes & tips

How to cook a turkey: the Cool Mom Eats fool-proof guide.

How to cook your first Thanksgiving turkey: the step-by-step, no-panic tutorial

5 easy Thanksgiving turkey recipes for a mouthwatering bird.

The 5 most-common Thanksgiving turkey problems, and how to fix them all.

How to cook a Thanksgiving turkey in just under an hour. For real.

4 cooking helplines to save your turkey cooking disasters on Thanksgiving Day

Where to find the Butterball Turkey hotline on social media

Ultimate Thanksgiving recipe guide: How to make gravy at Cool Mom Picks

Plus . . .

How to make the perfect turkey gravy

3 simple solutions to fix lumpy, thin, or thick gravy.

Ultimate Thanksgiving recipe guide: Smart plan-ahead tips | Photo (c) Jane Sweeney for Cool Mom Eats

General Thanksgiving tips, tricks and dinner-saving advice

8 genius prep-ahead tips for Thanksgiving Day.

10 last-minute Thanksgiving cooking hacks you’ll be glad you know.

9 time-saving kitchen cheats to make cooking for the holidays easier

Our picks for the best Thanksgiving wines for $20 or less.

4 cooking helplines to save your turkey cooking disasters on Thanksgiving Day

Where to find the Butterball Turkey hotline on social media

Helpful resources for cooking a fool-proof Thanksgiving dinner


Ultimate Thanksgiving recipe roundup: Challah Stuffing at Food 52

Challah Stuffing by Mrs. Wheelbarrow at Food 52

All about that stuffing

8 of the best-ever stuffing (or, is it dressing?) recipes

7 simple but awesome Thanksgiving stuffing recipes

A sheet-pan stuffing recipe with sausage and spinach. To die for.

5 top food bloggers share their favorite stuffing recipes.

The best traditional southern oyster pie recipe (or oyster stuffing or oyster dressing).


The best Thanksgiving side dish and vegetable recipes

Crowd-pleasing Thanksgiving vegetable recipes

9 mashed potato alternatives for your Thanksgiving table. (No offense, mashed potatoes.)

15 gluten-free appetizers, sides, and desserts for your Thanksgiving feast

Colorful fall salads to brighten your Thanksgiving table.

8 amazing last-minute side dish recipes that don’t feel last-minute at all.

7 Instant Pot side dish recipes that will save you space in your oven.

How to make mashed potatoes in the microwave.

How to make mashed potatoes in a slow cooker.

How to take simple roasted veggies from good to holiday-worthy.

Ultimate Thanksgiving recipe guide: Pull Apart rolls at Serious Eats

Pull-apart stuffing rolls | Photo by J. Kenji López-Alt at Serious Eats

6 easy-to-transport Thanksgiving potluck recipes

How to make Hasselback potatoes in 5 easy steps

11 make-ahead side dish recipes so you can focus on the turkey (or, you know, family)

8 seriously amazing mashed potato recipes

7 cranberry sauce recipes for every taste

6 delicious make-ahead side dish recipes

7 easy last-minute Thanksgiving side dish recipes

5 easy cranberry sauce recipes that break the mold


Ultimate Thanksgiving recipe guide: Spiced Pumpkin Cheesecake at Full of Plants

Spiced Pumpkin Cheesecake at Full of Plants

The best Thanksgiving dessert recipes…and drinks, too!

9 irresistible twists on traditional pumpkin pie recipes.

7 easy Thanksgiving deserts for kids who won’t eat pumpkin pie

5 classic Thanksgiving pie recipes, with 5 twists on the classics

A Merry Berry Thanksgiving cocktail recipe

Ultimate Thanksgiving recipe guide: Turkey Brie and Cranberry Paninis at Just a Little Bit of Bacon

Turkey, Brie and Cranberry Paninis at Just a Little Bit of Bacon

The best recipes for Thanksgiving leftovers

Cook extra, so you’ll have enough for these 9 yummy Thanksgiving leftovers recipes.

9 mouthwatering Thanksgiving leftover recipes. (They might be better than Thanksgiving dinner itself.)

7 easy recipes to put your Thanksgiving leftovers to good use

5 delicious ways to use up your leftover turkey

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