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12 Thanksgiving Potato Recipes

12 Thanksgiving Potato Recipes

While Thanksgiving will look different this year, we will still be celebrating. Our celebration might be smaller, but the menu will still include potatoes, so I have rounded up my favorite Thanksgiving potato recipes. This list includes classics like mashed potatoes and sweet potato casserole plus some less typical options like maple pecan sweet potatoes and blue cheese potatoes au gratin.

12 Irresistible Thanksgiving Potato Recipes! From the classic mashed potatoes to sweet potato casserole topped with bacon crumble - this list has it all.

Yukon Gold Potatoes

You can make these recipes with Yukon Gold potatoes or your standard baking potatoes.

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1. Classic Thanksgiving Mashed Potatoes

This is the recipe that my family always serves on Thanksgiving. These potatoes are creamy and cheesy. One reason why we keep coming back to this recipe is that it can be prepared a day in advance and then reheated.

Twice Baked Brie Potatoes are baked potatoes with crispy salty skins that are filled with creamy mashed potatoes made with brie, sour cream, garlic, and parmesan.

2. Twice Baked Potatoes

Twice baked potatoes are basically a baked potato and mashed potatoes combined. The skin gets nice and crispy while the potato inside is light and mashed. Add brie, as I did, or add in your favorite cheeses.

Roasted Garlic Brown Butter and Parmesan Mashed Potatoes

3. Roasted Garlic, Parmesan, Brown Butter Mashed Potatoes

This mashed potato recipe has bold flavors thanks to the addition of roasted garlic and brown butter. Adding brown butter will give any potato recipe a flavor boost.

4. Irish Mashed Potatoes with Kale and Onions

This recipe for a deconstructed Colcannon is made by topping mashed red bliss potatoes with sauteed kale and onion.

5. Blue Cheese Potatoes Au Gratin

Blue cheese, cream, and cream cheese make these potatoes very rich.

Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes | Adding cauliflower to mashed potatoes is an easy way to reduce the carbs and calories. This easy Cauliflower Mashed Potato recipe is a slightly healthier side dish to add to your #Thanksgiving menu.

6. Cauliflower Mashed Potatoes

An easy way to lighten up a mashed potato recipe is to add in some cauliflower.

Sweet Potato Recipes

My family always serves both Yukon Gold and sweet potatoes on Thanksgiving. Here are a variety of sweet potato recipes to add to your Thanksgiving menu.

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1. Sweet Potato Casserole topped with Bacon, Pecan, and Brown Sugar Crumble

Last year I created a recipe for sweet potato casserole that I topped with half marshmallows and half with a sweet and salty crumble made with bacon, pecans, and brown sugar. You could pick one topping for your potatoes, or try both like I did.

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2. Sweet Potato Casserole with Marshmallows

Here is the recipe for the marshmallow side of that sweet potato casserole.

These Maple Pecan Sweet Potatoes are made with sliced sweet potatoes that are roasted in butter, salt, and maple syrup, which are topped with a butter, brown sugar, and pecan topping. It's a sweet and salty side dish perfect for Thanksgiving.

3. Maple Pecan Sweet Potatoes

These sweet potatoes get peeled, sliced, roasted with butter and maple syrup, and topped with crispy crunchy pecans.

Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes are mashed with butter, maple syrup, and sea salt, and then topped with a butter, pecan, and brown sugar topping. It’s the ultimate combination of sweet, salty, and nutty flavors.

4. Twice Baked Sweet Potatoes

These twice baked sweet potatoes get baked, scooped out and mashed, and then topped with a brown sugar and nut topping.

Easy Roasted Sweet Potatoes

5. Maple Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Simply roasted sweet potatoes are easy to prepare, and one of the healthier ways to serve sweet potatoes.

6. Mashed Sweet Potatoes

Or mash your sweet potatoes!

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12 Irresistible Thanksgiving Potato Recipes! From the classic mashed potatoes to sweet potato casserole topped with bacon crumble - this list has it all.
12 Irresistible Thanksgiving Potato Recipes! From the classic mashed potatoes to sweet potato casserole topped with bacon crumble - this list has it all.

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