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Are you looking for the recipes of your favorite Thanksgiving side dishes? You’ve come to the right place because we’ve surveyed our readers and compiled the best of the best. What’s even better about these recipes—even a novice cook can create these savory sides that are sure to become regulars on your Thanksgiving table for years to come!

Easy Thanksgiving Stuffing

Ingredients

  • 1 Bag of Pepperidge Farms Stuffing
  • 3 cups water
  • 1 medium onion chopped
  • 3 or 4 celery ribs diced
  • 1 stick butter

Instructions

  • Bring water to boil. Add onion, celery, and butter and simmer until onion and celery softens.
  • Add enough stuffing mix for a nice consistency and place in a casserole dish.

Notes

Submitted by Bobbie Morris

Simple Sweet Potato Casserole

Ingredients

  • 3 c. Mashed sweet potatoes 2 1/2 lb or 24 oz. can
  • 1 c. Sugar
  • 1 Stick butter
  • 1 Tsp. Vanilla
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 c. Coconut
  • 1 c. Brown Sugar
  • 1/3 c. Self-rising flour
  • 1 c. Chopped pecans

Instructions

  • Mix the mashed sweet potatoes, sugar, 1/2 stick butter, vanilla, eggs, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg and put in greased 2 qt. baking dish
  • Mix the coconut, brown sugar, self-rising flour, 1/2 stick softened butter and chopped pecans together
  • Press topping mixture on top of the potato mixture
  • Bake at 300 degrees for 35 minutes

Notes

Submitted by Lori Smith

Easy Whole Cranberry & Pineapple Sauce

Ingredients

  • 14 oz. Can of Ocean Spray Whole Berry Cranberry Sauce
  • 8 oz. can of Crushed Pineapple
  • 1 Cup of Chopped Walnuts

Instructions

  • Drain crushed pineapple
  • Mix all ingredients in a medium-sized bowl
  • Cover & refrigerate for several hours before serving

Notes

Submitted by Kathi Wall

Easy Corn Pudding

Ingredients

  • 1 box Jiffy corn mix
  • 1 can cream corn
  • 1 can fiesta corn not drained
  • 1 stick melted butter
  • 8 oz sour cream

Instructions

  • Mix all ingredients together in a medium-sized bowl
  • Bake at 375 degrees for 1 hour
  • Enjoy!

Notes

Submitted by Barbie Bailey

Simple 7-Layer Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 head lettuce
  • 2 or 3 stalks of celery
  • 2 medium green peppers
  • 1/2 cup red onion
  • 16 oz. can green peas drained
  • 2 T. Sugar
  • 1 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • Grated cheese for topping before serving
  • Bacon bits for topping before serving

Instructions

  • Chop paper-thin
  • Place in a bowl in order given. Do not mix.
  • Leave 5-6 hours, or overnight if possible.
  • Add grated cheese and bacon bits just before serving

Notes

Submitted by Teresa Brown

Easy Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies

Ingredients

  • 2 cups of sugar
  • 1 stick margarine
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa
  • 1/4 cup chopped nuts
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 3 cups quick-cooking oats
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla

Instructions

  • Cook sugar, milk, margarine and cocoa 1 1/2 minutes. Start counting time when mixture has reached a full rolling boil.
  • Remove from heat and add oats and other ingredients
  • Beat well until blended
  • Spoon onto wax paper about 1 1/2 inch diameter
  • Cool
  • Eat

Notes

Submitted by Betty Hoots

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