19 Best Make Ahead Thanksgiving Recipes

To save time on Thanksgiving, these thanksgiving food ideas can be prepared ahead of time and reheated.

With these Make Ahead Thanksgiving Recipes, you can have a stress-free Thanksgiving dinner.

There are lots of Make Ahead Thanksgiving Recipes to pick from, ranging from Make Ahead Thanksgiving Side Dishes to Make Ahead Thanksgiving Desserts.

To save time on Thanksgiving, these thanksgiving food ideas can be prepared ahead of time and reheated.

Make Ahead Thanksgiving Recipes

Make Ahead Thanksgiving Recipes

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1. Classic Cheese Ball

This Classic Cheese Ball dish is great for a party appetizer. This cheese ball is made with cheddar cheese, cream cheese, green onion, seasonings, and nuts.


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2. Cranberry Feta Pinwheels

Cranberry Feta Pinwheels are the best holiday snack or appetizer to prepare ahead of time. A creamy mixture folded in tortillas and sliced with feta cheese and sweet dried cranberries. These are the talk of the party!

This Cranberry Feta Pinwheels dish has been around for a long time and is absolutely loved by everyone! It’s great at any time of year, but especially for the holidays!


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3. Cranberry Brie Bites

Eat all of the Cranberry Brie Bites before the other guest’s notice is the new favorite party game.

Each of these addictive tiny nuggets tastes like a small baked brie since it’s buttery, flaky, and loaded with tangy cranberry + creamy brie cheese.

They’re just the right size for dropping directly into your pie (hem, puff pastry) hole and have a dangerous habit of vanishing during holiday gatherings.


Cranberry Baked Brie Puff Pastry Bites
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4. Deviled Eggs

Everyone’s favorite Deviled Eggs recipe is a timeless classic, prepared with only a few basic ingredients such as pickle relish, mayonnaise, mustard, salt, and pepper.


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5. Jeweled White Cheddar Cheeseball

Try these amazing white cheddar cheeseballs recipes which are filled/prepared with pomegranate, toasted almonds, and sage. And trust me it tastes YUM!!!


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6. Cranberry Bacon Jam Crostini

Bacon with Cranberries These crostini are the perfect combination of sweet, smokey, salty, and cheesy, with jam and cheese on top of a crusty baguette and topped with chopped walnuts for added crunch!


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7. Pumpkin Dip

Believe me when I say that this is the BEST pumpkin dip you’ll taste this season! It’s light, quick, and simple, but most importantly, it’s delicious. Perfect for your next Thanksgiving party.


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8. Cranberry Pistachio Cheese Log

This colorful cheese log can be prepared DAYS ahead of time, making it a perfect stress-free appetizer for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or any holiday gathering! YAY for simple entertainment! YAY for the best Cranberry Pistachio Cheese Log!


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9. Cranberry Jalapeno Cream Cheese Dip

It’s the perfect combination of tangy, spicy, and sweet, and when paired with crackers, it’s one of the most “complete” foods you’ll ever have.


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10. Cheesy Mini Potato Gratin Stacks

With eggs for breakfast? As party function? As a side dish at a dinner party? The options are limitless. And each serving of these Mini Potato Gratin Stacks contains just 85 calories!


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11. Spinach Artichoke Dip

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12. Pumpkin Shaped Cheese Ball

Pumpkin Shaped Cheese Ball with cheddar cheese and ranch dressing
Credit: The Country Cook

13. Antipasto Skewers

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14. Make-Ahead Roasted Turkey

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15. Maple Glazed Ham

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16. Pumpkin Roll Cake

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17. Pumpkin Cheesecake Trifle

Pumpkin mousse trifle

18. Rum Cake

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19. Apple Pie Jello Shots

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Now comes the important question… Which Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Recipes do you like the most? Please let me know in the comments.

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