4 Quick and Easy Last-Minute Thanksgiving Recipes

It doesn’t always feel like autumn in SoCal, but the rich, warming aroma of roasted turkey, pumpkin pie and all our favorite Thanksgiving foods certainly helps fill the void. As we approach the tastiest holiday of the year, many of us fret over what to bring to the table. Whether we’re staying home or traveling to family or friends’ homes, we can’t show up empty handed.

Never fear! We’ve assembled an assortment of quick and easy recipes that you can do with little prep, but are still sure to please your Thanksgiving guests.

Thanksgiving - brown sugared carrots receipeBrown Sugar-Glazed Carrots
Drizzle on some brown sugar and molasses for a different take on the classic carrot side dish. No one can resist!

Thanksgiving - Tahini Chocolate Mousse PieNo-Bake Tahini Chocolate Mousse Pie Recipe
When in doubt, a classic dessert is always a crowd pleaser. This chocolate pie with a hint of coconut won’t disappoint, and will be an unexpected treat.

Thanksgiving Snack - Kettle CornHomemade Kettle Corn
How about a snack? Kettle Corn is a great little treat to munch on while you play board games with the family. Bonus: This treat will help sweeten things up when the game gets a little too competitive.

Bourbon Mulled CiderBourbon Mulled Cider
And don’t forget about the drinks (we all know we’ll need it after that long drive)! This cider with a kick is sure to taste like fall in a cup.

Need some more inspiration? Check out other mouthwatering recipes from PBS Food.