Easy Thanksgiving Dishes for the Semi-Adult

Thanksgiving is a day filled with family, love and of course food. If you have been mistaken for an adult, here are some easy things to bring to dinner if you have been asked to contribute.

Cranberry Sauce

Instead of serving a can-formed cranberry sauce, wow your family with a super easy go-to cranberry sauce.

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1 bag of fresh cranberries

1 cup sugar

1 cup water


Boil all ingredients in a saucepan over medium heat until all the cranberries pop. (about 10 minutes), remove from heat, let cool at room temperature and then refrigerate until ready to serve.

Serves about 10



If you’ve been asked to bring rolls, don’t stress. Here’s a neat trick to make it look like your rolls are fresh and homemade.

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Buy Rhodes Bake n Serve yeast rolls, and directions are on the package. They taste and look as good as homemade.



This is a pretty staple side at thanksgiving and also super easy.

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 2-3 cans of corn

 2 tbsp butter

 Salt and pepper to taste


 Heat corn and butter in saucepan until starts to brown (10-12 minutes)

 Add salt and pepper, serve.


Pumpkin Pie

The easiest pie to make for thanksgiving is pumpkin, especially if you buy an pre-made crust.

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 1 Can Pumpkin Puree

 1 Can Sweetened Condensed milk

 2 eggs slightly beaten

 1 tsp cinnamon

 ½ tsp ginger

 ½ tsp nutmeg

 ½ tsp salt



 Preheat oven to 425

 Combine ingredients in large mixing bowl, pour into pie mold

 Bake 15 minutes

 Reduce heat to 350 and bake 35-40 minutes


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Now you are ready to adult at Thanksgiving! Impress your family with these simple yet satisfying dishes!