Holiday procrastination can sneak up on the best of us. Every home chef should have some recipes for quick and easy Thanksgiving dishes in their back pocket! For all the times you’ll need to prepare food in a pinch, here are three quick recipes for dinner that are sure to be crowd-pleasers.

An Appetizer You’ll Never Stop Eating
No one in their right mind dislikes mac and cheese. This indulgent dish is enjoyed by people of all ages! It’s hard to imagine how it could get any better, but after we discovered this recipe from Fifteen Spatulas, we’ll never look at mac and cheese the same way! These two-bite mac and cheese cups are the perfect appetizer for your holiday get together and only take 35 minutes to make.

The Best of These Easy Thanksgiving Dishes: Two Hour Turkey
There are plenty of nightmarish stories out there about turkey mishaps. Between exploding deep fryers and plain old overcooking, tackling this bird can be daunting. With this maple glazed turkey roast though, it’s almost impossible not to knock it out of the park! The best part is that this recipe takes just under two hours, so you won’t spend your whole holiday hovering over the oven.

Meet Your New Favorite Holiday Dessert
Seasonal sweets are pretty high up on the list of things that make the holidays great. Pumpkin, one of the most iconic flavors of the whole year, hits its peak in popularity around this time. That’s why your guests will go nuts over this pumpkin toffee trifle! Coming in at just under half an hour to prepare, it’s the quickest and simplest thing you can make this Thanksgiving.

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