59 Fun and Creative Thanksgiving Food Ideas
With Thanksgiving right around the corner, our Pinterest feed has been flooded with fun Thanksgiving food ideas. We couldn’t get over all of the seriously cute and creative Thanksgiving snacks and turkey treats! So… we thought we’d share our very favorite Thanksgiving food ideas with YOU! Because we love you. And really, who couldn’t use a little more Thanksgiving food and fun in their life?
- 10 Creative Thanksgiving BREAKFAST Ideas
- 16 Creative Thanksgiving SNACKS and LUNCH Ideas
- 8 Creative Thanksgiving APPETIZERS and TURKEY TRAYS
- 25 Creative Thanksgiving DESSERTS
Whether you’re looking for a fun way to surprise the kids on Thanksgiving morning or festive Thanksgiving appetizers to take to Thanksgiving dinner with friends, we’ve got a little something for everyone.
Before we get started, I just have to say… if you like cooking up some fun in the kitchen with your kids, you NEED to check out these three Kids Cookbooks! #1- Kid Chef Bakes, #2 Kid Chef, and #3 How to Celebrate Everything. Love them ALL!!!
Okay! Now, let’s get this party started! First up…
10 Creative Thanksgiving Food Ideas for Breakfast
The best Thanksgiving food for first thing in the morning. Start your kids’ days off right with these easy ideas and Thanksgiving recipes.
2. Banana Gobble Pancakes– I’m loving those banana turkey tail feathers. One of our favorite Thanksgiving food ideas!
3. Thanksgiving Turkey Pancakes– I love that this version of Thanksgiving breakfast includes scrambled eggs.
4. Bacon Feathered Turkey Pancakes– You can never go wrong by adding bacon – Thanksgiving food or not, they’ll be happy!
7. Thanksgiving Pancakes– How impressive is this Thanksgiving food breakfast? Use food coloring to tint the pancake batter, pour it in a squeeze bottle, and test your artistic skills. These food coloring gels are perfect for your batter.
10. Donut Turkeys– How cute is this? Just add paper turkey heads to some apple cinnamon donuts!
Thanksgiving Snacks and Lunch Ideas
Our favorite Thanksgiving snacks and cute turkey treat ideas for a midday meal before the big turkey reveal!
11. Peanut Butter Turkey Treats– I love how cute and EASY this cute turkey snack is. It’s perfect for the kids to munch on while they’re waiting for Thanksgiving dinner to be ready. Don’t forget your edible turkey eyes.
12. Turkey Veggie Cups– A fun idea to get the kids eating their veggies, plus since it’s healthy you can add it to your list of perfect Thanksgiving snacks!
15. Fun Turkey Face Sandwiches– These are no ordinary turkey sandwiches! I love that there are so many different options.
17. Turkey Lunch– Different colored apple slices make the perfect turkey tail feathers!
18. Turkey Shaped Sandwich– Or sneak in some veggies with these fun bell pepper tail feathers to make a super cute turkey.
19. Cute Turkey Sandwich for Thanksgiving– This turkey sandwich is almost too cute to eat!
22. Turkey Time Sandwich– How much fun would the kids have decorating their turkey’s feathers with their favorite snacks?!
26. Thanksgiving Turkey Pizza– All you need to decorate this fun Thanksgiving turkey pizza is pepperoni, bell peppers, and olives for the eyes.
8 Creative Thanksgiving Turkey Trays
Look no further than this simple list of the best Thanksgiving appetizers to take to a fall themed party!
28. A Tasty Fruit Thanksgiving Turkey– Using a variety of colored fruits make the perfect turkey tail and the perfect Thanksgiving appetizers.
29. Caramel Apple Turkey– This is one of my favorite Thanksgiving appetizers because it is SO easy and still SO cute! Just cut some apple slices and pour some caramel dip. All that’s left to do is adding two chocolate chips for the eyes and a candy corn for the beak.
30. Turkey Veggie Platter– Already planning on making a veggie tray of Thanksgiving appetizers? Why not arrange the veggies into the shape of a turkey?
31. Turkey Vegetable Tray– I love how many options there are with this one. You can pretty much use any vegetables of your choice. It’s the arrangement that makes it so fun.
34. Thanksgiving Cheese Ball– If you’re already planning on making a cheese ball for Thanksgiving, you have to try this version! I love that you can transform a regular cheese ball into a turkey just by adding some pretzel sticks, eyes, and a nose.
The most delicious, creative and cute turkey ideas for creating the best Thanksgiving desserts. You’re about to discover all of our favorite, easy Thanksgiving dessert recipes!
38. Creative Turkey Cupcakes– This might be my favorite version out of all the turkey cupcakes. And no one will complain that it uses 2 cupcakes!
40. Thanksgiving Turkey Cupcake Cake– Turn a batch of cupcakes into a darling turkey cake! You won’t even have to slice it.
41. Turkey Cake– If you’re looking to WOW your Thanksgiving guests, you can’t go wrong with this over-the-top turkey cake.
42. Turkey Brownie Bites– These just might be the cutest bite-sized brownies that I’ve ever seen.
49. Easy Turkey Cookies– I love how simple these turkey cookies are! They make the perfect Thanksgiving desserts or gifts.
53. Rice Krispie Turkey Pops– You only need 4 ingredients to make these cute turkey pops. Move over pie, these are the newest, easy Thanksgiving dessert recipes!
54. Turkey Cake Pops– These turkey cake pops are pretty much the cutest Thanksgiving desserts ever.
55. Turkey Pops– Now this is my kind of turkey pop—no baking required!
58. Giant Thanksgiving Pizza Cookie– Let the kids help you decorate the top of a giant cookie to look like a turkey.
59. Turkey Decorated Pumpkin Pie– If you’re bringing the pie to Thanksgiving dinner, you need to check out this turkey decorated pumpkin pie! I can’t get over how seriously cute it is.
Aren’t they FUN Thanksgiving food ideas?! Now go make some holiday memories… with Thanksgiving snacks, Thanksgiving appetizers and even Thanksgiving desserts!
Oh! And don’t forget to check out 20 Thanksgiving Things You Didn’t Know You Needed!