Thanksgiving is a time for heartwarming togetherness. As a parent, you want to create a special feast, but traditional recipes can be a bit adventurous for picky eaters. If you're seeking kid-friendly Thanksgiving recipes, you've come to the right place. We've compiled a list of delightful dishes that children will adore!
Cranberry Sauce That Everyone Will Love 🍒
Thanksgiving is incomplete without cranberry sauce. Pink Fortitude's recipe strikes the perfect balance between tart cranberries and natural sweeteners like apple cider and pear juice. Say goodbye to the canned gel! Your guests and kids will love it.
Roasted Green Beans 🌱
Are your kids usually skeptical of green vegetables? Try these roasted green beans. The aroma alone will pique their curiosity. These flavorful beans are simple to make and a far cry from boring steamed veggies. No condensed soup, just healthy deliciousness.
Turkey Cookies 🍪
Thanksgiving isn't just about the main course. Get your little ones involved in the fun by making adorable turkey-shaped cookies. They'll love decorating these tasty treats as a Thanksgiving activity. Just make sure they don't nibble on their creations before the meal!
Easy Potatoes Romanoff 🥔
We all appreciate recipes that start with the word "easy." This version of Potatoes Romanoff combines frozen hash browns, low-fat sour cream, cheddar cheese, and mushroom soup. It's a little lighter but equally delicious. Perfect for big holiday gatherings or a simple Sunday dinner.
Cinnamon Glazed Carrots 🥕
Add a touch of sweetness to your vegetables. These carrots, cooked to tender perfection in an Instant Pot, are sprinkled with cinnamon and infused with orange juice for a burst of flavor. Brown sugar and honey add the perfect sweetness to win your kids over.
Slow Cooker Applesauce 🍎
For even the pickiest eaters, homemade applesauce is a winner. It's naturally sweet with no added sugar. You'll appreciate the simplicity of the slow cooker preparation. Serve it warm or cold, whichever way your kids prefer. Yummy either way!
Mac and Cheese 😋🧀
If you have finicky eaters, this homemade Mac and Cheese is a must-try crowd-pleaser. It's super creamy and bursting with flavor. No additives like the boxed varieties. The recipe makes enough cheese sauce for 2 pounds of pasta, ideal for your Thanksgiving side dish. You can freeze the rest for a quick, scrumptious future dinner!
Pumpkin Roll 🎃🍰
Pumpkin desserts are a Thanksgiving must. The pumpkin roll is not only delicious but fun for kids to decorate. A dollop of whipped cream and sprinkled nuts, and they'll adore it.
Corn Muffins 🌽🧁
Corn muffins are a delightful treat, perfect for any day of the year. Hosting a tea party? We've got an easy recipe that kids love. For a more savory twist, try a bacon jalapeño cheddar corn muffins recipe. Your guests, both young and old, will enjoy!
Thanksgiving Turkey Recipe 🦃
This Thanksgiving, take a delightful twist on the traditional turkey. Stuffed with citrus, onions, and garlic, basted in a luscious butter and wine sauce, and crowned with rich gravy. It's a treat for parents to savor.
With these 10 fantastic and festive Thanksgiving recipes, your family and kids will have a well-balanced Thanksgiving dinner. And don't forget to explore the HARPPA gift list on our website with a special Thanksgiving coupon, making it an ideal holiday season for kids!