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Pumpkin Party DipGet ready for one of the best Thanksgivings you've ever had. We know holidays are all about preparation, so with this collection of 10 Easy Thanksgiving Recipes and Craft Ideas, you'll be ready for whatever this year brings. From easy craft projects with the kids to fun, traditional recipes for dinner and dessert, this list has something for everyone.

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Easy Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving Craft Ideas


Easy Thanksgiving Recipes

The Perfect Apple Crisp

  • Slow Cooked Apple Butter - Slow Cooked Apple Butter is best on toast, pancakes, biscuits and even alongside pork chops. But, this mason jar recipe is also a fantastic gift idea for your guests this holiday season. It's so easy, too. Let the slow cooker cook this one up.
  • The Perfect Apple Crisp - (pictured above)Are you tired of the same apple pie recipe year after year? Branch out of the ordinary and give this recipe for The Perfect Apple Crisp a try. With no crust, this recipe is simple and packs a crunch with nuts and delicious brown sugar, giving you one of the best fall dessert recipes around.
  • Pumpkin Pie Party Dip - Pumpkin Pie Party Dip is going to be the best thing that hit your table this holiday season. It's not just a great dip recipe, it has a great presentation and yum factor. Happy dipping everyone.
  • Sweet Potato Casserole - For a more traditional take on one of the most classic holiday recipes, try out Kevin's Sweet Potato Casserole recipe. This sweet potato recipe only uses real, wholesome ingredients.
  • Classic Pot Pie - Which meat is in this Meat Pot Pie recipe, you ask? That's the best part about this recipe. You can use chicken or turkey for this easy Thanksgiving recipe. Use it for the holidays or any time of year.


Thanksgiving Craft Ideas

Cute Crocheted Turkey

  •  Butternut Squash Neck Warmer - This Butternut Squash Neckwarmer is the perfect autumn accessory to add to your fall wardrobe. This easy crochet pattern is super stylish, and it's also super easy to make. Add this free pattern to the top of your to-do list.
  • Crocheted Autumn Wreath - Celebrate the season with this Crocheted Autumn Wreath. It's an easy crochet pattern to make using your three favorite fall colors. Your home will look warm and inviting and guests will appreciate your homemade decor.
  • Cute Crochet Turkey - (pictured above) This Cute Crocheted Turkey is a must-do pattern for Thanksgiving. This turkey crochet pattern is flat, so it can be used as a decorative doily or as a hot pad for your big feast. Make one for yourself, or bring one as a hostess gift.
  • Pumpkin Spice Cowl - This Pumpkin Spice Cowl is made of beautiful Bernat Satin. This is a great cowl to wear in between seasons; great for the fall and the spring! A free crochet pattern like this is easy to make and you'll love wearing it around. You'll smile like the sun.
  • An Autumn Shawl - This is the perfect crochet pattern for the fall months. Decorate yourself with a colorful shawl pattern. The striped detail in earth tones is a great design.

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