See 9 highly rated Thanksgiving recipes to make for your family

ORLANDO, Fla. — If you’re looking for Thanksgiving inspiration, we’ve got you covered.

Channel 9 searched through the internet to find you highly rated recipes for Thanksgiving Day classics.


Here are nine ideas for your meal:

“Perfect Turkey”

The name of the recipe says it all. Reviewers say this “Perfect Turkey” recipe results in “a perfectly seasoned and juicy turkey.”

READ: Struggling this holiday season? Here’s where to get a free Thanksgiving meal in Orlando

“The Best Sweet Potato Casserole”

It may be controversial, but this recipe calls for a nutty crumb topping over marshmallows and boasts hundreds of five-star reviews. Bonus: It takes only 15 minutes to prep.

READ: Traveling for Thanksgiving? Here’s what you need to know on the busiest travel day for the holiday

“Bourbon Pecan Pie”

Change up your classic pecan pie recipe with this twist, courtesy of the New York Times. It comes with 2,712 five-star reviews.

READ: ‘It’s all about community’: Orlando pro teams help distribute free Thanksgiving meals

“Our favorite buttery herb stuffing”

This recipe declares “This is the best stuffing recipe ever!” and boasts 4.97 stars from 2,457 votes.

READ: 9 Thanksgiving food safety tips

“Cranberry Sauce”

If you prefer homemade cranberry sauce, this recipe comes highly recommended and only has three ingredients.

READ: Thanksgiving 2021: Which grocery stores are open on Thanksgiving

“Chef John’s Pumpkin Pie”

Chef John says it took him years of experimentation to come up with this pumpkin pie recipe.

“Ultimate Mashed Potatoes”

Wondering what it takes to make the “ultimate” mashed potatoes? Apparently it’s some heavy cream, garlic, salt and pepper.

READ: Black Friday 2021 deals: Some are available now, more to come; list of ads for sales

“Make-Ahead Turkey Gravy”

Want to get a head start on your gravy? Here’s a recipe to help make it happen.

“BA’s Best Green Bean Casserole”

Add some fresh green beans and mushrooms to your shopping list if you want to try this recipe. It may take longer than using beans from a can, but reviewers say it’s worth it.

Click here to download the free WFTV news and weather apps, click here to download the WFTV Now app for your smart TV and click here to stream Channel 9 Eyewitness News live.

Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson,

Sarah Wilson joined WFTV Channel 9 in 2018 as a digital producer after working as an award-winning newspaper reporter for nearly a decade in various communities across Central Florida.