24 Friendsgiving Recipes to Feast, Share, and Savor Together!

24 Best Friendsgiving Recipes

Friendsgiving is the perfect opportunity to gather with your closest pals and celebrate the spirit of gratitude and togetherness. And what better way to celebrate than with a feast of delicious food? In this blog post, we'll explore some of the best Friendsgiving recipes that will have your friends raving and coming back for seconds.

Whether you're a seasoned chef or a beginner in the kitchen, these recipes are sure to impress and create lasting memories. So grab your apron and get ready to indulge in a mouthwatering Friendsgiving feast that will leave everyone feeling grateful and satisfied. Let's dive in!

1. Air Fryer Turkey Breast

Air Fryer Turkey Breast

The Air Fryer Turkey Breast is a simple and delicious main dish for Friendsgiving. It results in tender and moist turkey, whether you use boneless or bone-in breast. The recipe calls for seasoning the turkey with olive oil, salt, pepper, garlic powder, and paprika before cooking it in the air fryer.

The turkey is cooked at 375°F for 20 minutes on each side until it reaches an internal temperature of 165°F. After resting for 10 minutes, it is ready to be sliced and served. Perfect for a hassle-free Friendsgiving meal.

2. Epic Friendsgiving Turkey Sandwich Board

Epic Friendsgiving Turkey Sandwich Board

The Epic Friendsgiving Turkey Sandwich Board is a creative and delicious way to enjoy Thanksgiving leftovers. This recipe features a variety of ingredients including dinner rolls, turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce, and a center crudite with carrots, black olives, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, radishes, baby peppers, and picked green beans.

The board also includes truffle aioli, honey curry mustard, cranberry mustard, pickles, red and green grapes, and micro greens for garnish. It's a fantastic idea for a Friendsgiving gathering, allowing guests to build their own ultimate turkey sandwiches.

3. Parmesan Bites

Parmesan Bites

Parmesan Bites is a quick and tasty appetizer recipe perfect for friendsgiving gatherings. These bite-sized treats are made with refrigerated crescent rolls, cream cheese, grated parmesan, red peppers, and parsley.

They can be assembled ahead of time and baked in just 15 minutes. The combination of flavors and the semi-homemade shortcuts make this recipe a dependable choice for any holiday occasion.

4. Bourbon Vanilla Cider Cranberry Sauce

Bourbon Vanilla Cider Cranberry Sauce

The Bourbon Vanilla Cider Cranberry Sauce is a flavorful twist on traditional cranberry sauce. Made with fresh cranberries, sugar, bourbon, apple cider, and vanilla bean, this sauce is both tangy and sweet.

The addition of bourbon and vanilla adds depth and richness to the sauce, making it a standout dish for Friendsgiving. Perfect for leftovers and sandwiches, this cranberry sauce is a must-try for those looking to elevate their Thanksgiving feast.

5. Herb Roast Turkey

Herb Roast Turkey

The Herb Roast Turkey is a flavorful and juicy dish perfect for Friendsgiving. The turkey is quick brined for 4 hours and slathered in a delicious herb butter made from sage, thyme, rosemary, cilantro, parsley, and garlic.

The combination of traditional holiday herbs and Mexican-inspired flavors adds a unique twist to this classic dish. Overall, this recipe is a winner for any holiday celebration.

6. Bourbon Sweet Potato Casserole with Roasted Marshmallows

Bourbon Sweet Potato Casserole With Roasted Marshmallows

The Bourbon Sweet Potato Casserole with Roasted Marshmallows is a delightful and indulgent side dish perfect for Friendsgiving. The combination of sweet potatoes, bourbon, and brown sugar creates a rich and flavorful casserole.

Topped with roasted marshmallows, it adds a delightful sweetness and a touch of nostalgia. This easy-to-make dish is a crowd-pleaser that will impress your friends and add a festive touch to your holiday table.

7. Maple Pecan Baked Brie

Maple Pecan Baked Brie

Maple Pecan Baked Brie is a crowd-pleasing and impressive dish for any friendsgiving gathering. With just 5 ingredients, including brie, pecans, maple syrup, rosemary, and seasoning, this baked cheese is quick and easy to make.

The warm maple pecan mixture adds a sweet and crunchy element to the creamy brie. Serve it with crackers or bread slices for a delightful appetizer.

8. Charcuterie Board

Charcuterie Board

The Delicious & Healthy Charcuterie Board is a protein-packed and low-calorie appetizer idea for friendsgiving. It features a variety of meats, cheeses, fruits, and spreads, all beautifully arranged on a wood board.

The assortment includes smoked turkey, salami, smoked cheddar cheese, brie, basil, cherry tomatoes, olives, pickles, persimmon, grapes, pomegranate, celery, peppers, zucchini, hummus, and antipasto. This customizable board offers a range of flavors and textures, making it a crowd-pleasing option for holiday gatherings.

9. Apple Walnut Cranberry Sauce

Apple Walnut Cranberry Sauce

Apple Walnut Cranberry Sauce is a delicious twist on traditional cranberry sauce. The combination of fresh cranberries, diced apples, and toasted walnuts adds wonderful flavor and texture.

The sweetness of the brown sugar balances the tartness of the cranberries, creating a winning combination. This recipe is quick and easy, taking just 10 minutes to make. It's a perfect addition to any Friendsgiving feast.

10. Cranberry Dark and Stormy

Cranberry Dark And Stormy

The Cranberry Dark and Stormy is a festive twist on the classic cocktail, featuring a homemade cranberry simple syrup. The tangy cranberry flavor adds a burst of freshness to the traditional dark and stormy, making it a perfect drink for holiday gatherings.

The cranberry syrup is packed with vitamins and antioxidants, adding a healthy twist to this delicious cocktail. Overall, the Cranberry Dark and Stormy is a must-try for those looking for a unique and flavorful Friendsgiving drink option.

11. Bacon Cheddar Pinwheels

Bacon Cheddar Pinwheels

The Bacon Cheddar Pinwheels are a delicious and easy-to-make appetizer for any Friendsgiving celebration. With just five ingredients, including Pillsbury refrigerated crescent dough, these pinwheels are a crowd pleaser.

The combination of crispy bacon, tangy ranch dressing, melted cheddar cheese, and chopped green onions creates a flavorful and savory bite. Serve them warm for a delightful appetizer that will leave your guests wanting more.

12. Bacon-Wrapped Sausage Popper Boats

Bacon-Wrapped Sausage Popper Boats

The Bacon-Wrapped Sausage Popper Boats are a mouth-watering treat for Friendsgiving. Filled with creamy pimento cheese and crispy jalapenos, these simple and flavorful bites are sure to be a hit at any feast.

The combination of bacon and sausage creates a delicious pork-on-pork experience, while the pimento cheese adds a creamy and tangy element. These popper boats can be prepared ahead of time, making them convenient for hosting. Overall, a guaranteed crowd-pleaser for your Friendsgiving celebration.

13. Hanky Panky Appetizer

Hanky Panky Appetizer

Hanky Panky Appetizer is a crowd-pleasing recipe that is perfect for friendsgiving gatherings. It is easy to prepare and can be served in various ways, such as on party rye bread, tortilla chips, or even as a filling for baked potatoes or slider buns.

Made with Velveeta cheese, sausage, and ground beef, this appetizer is a delicious and satisfying option for a large group. Whether served as individual bites or as a dip in a crockpot, Hanky Panky Appetizer is sure to be a hit at any friendsgiving celebration.

14. Mashed Potatoes

Mashed Potatoes

These mashed potatoes are the best I've ever had. Infused with herbs and loaded with garlic, they are creamy, fluffy, and irresistible.

They can be made ahead of time and reheated, making them perfect for special holidays like Thanksgiving. The leftovers also make delicious potato pancakes. Overall, this recipe is truly special and a must-try for any mashed potato lover.

15. Turkey


The Turkey recipe for Friendsgiving is a simple and straightforward way to roast a moist and flavorful turkey. The recipe includes a basic brine with only three ingredients and a roasting method that involves brushing the turkey with melted butter and lemon zest.

The turkey is first roasted at a high temperature and then cooked at a lower temperature for a specified time. Overall, this recipe offers an easy and delicious way to prepare the star of Thanksgiving dinner.

16. Quick Cranberry Glazed Meatballs

Quick Cranberry Glazed Meatballs

Quick Cranberry Glazed Meatballs are the perfect holiday appetizer or quick and easy dinner option. These cocktail meatballs are coated in a sweet and savory cranberry glaze made with cranberry sauce, chili sauce, brown sugar, lemon juice, and Worcestershire sauce.

The meatballs can be cooked in the microwave and then simmered in the sauce for just 20 minutes. Serve them alone as an appetizer or over rice for a complete meal. These meatballs are a life saver during the hectic holiday season and are made with real ingredients.

17. Colcannon


Colcannon is a traditional Irish dish that combines mashed potatoes with cabbage or kale. This recipe lightens it up by using less butter and swapping cream for a mix of whole milk and chicken broth.

It's a versatile dish that can be customized with different greens and add-ins like cheddar, sour cream, or bacon. Colcannon is a delicious and filling side dish that is perfect for Friendsgiving.

18. Turkey and Stuffing Meatballs

Turkey And Stuffing Meatballs

Turkey and Stuffing Meatballs are a delicious and easy addition to any Friendsgiving celebration. These meatballs are made with ground turkey and stuffing mix, giving them all the flavors of Thanksgiving.

They can be served as an appetizer with cranberry sauce and mushroom herb gravy for dipping, or as a main dish with mashed potatoes and steamed green beans. Whether you're looking for a fun appetizer or a comforting meal, these meatballs have got you covered.

19. Vegan au Gratin Potatoes

Vegan Au Gratin Potatoes

The vegan au gratin potatoes are a delicious and comforting side dish for friendsgiving. Thinly sliced Yukon Gold potatoes are baked in a dairy-free cheese sauce, resulting in a creamy and cheesy texture.

The recipe uses vegan buttery spread, shallots (or onions), gluten-free flour (or all-purpose flour), non-dairy milk, and dairy-free cheddar cheese. It's a perfect dish for those looking for a dairy-free alternative to traditional au gratin potatoes.

20. Apple Raspberry Crumble

Apple Raspberry Crumble

Apple Raspberry Crumble is a cozy and comforting homemade dessert that combines the sweetness of apples with the tartness of raspberries. The crumble topping adds a delightful texture to the dish.

It can be made with different types of apples and can be adjusted to be more tart or sweet depending on personal preference. Overall, it is a delicious and easy-to-make dessert option for Friendsgiving.

21. Jalapeno Pepper Jelly

Jalapeno Pepper Jelly

Jalapeno Pepper Jelly is a versatile and delicious addition to any Friendsgiving spread. With a perfect balance of heat and sweetness, it can be enjoyed on crackers with cream cheese, used as a marinade for meats, or even as a spread on panini sandwiches.

This homemade jelly is easy to make and will impress your guests with its bold flavors.

22. Bacon Apple & Caramelized Onion Brussels Sprouts

Bacon Apple & Caramelized Onion Brussels Sprouts

Bacon Apple & Caramelized Onion Brussels Sprouts is a flavorful and satisfying vegetable side dish. The combination of crispy bacon, caramelized onions, and sweet honeycrisp apples adds a delightful balance of sweet and salty flavors.

The Brussels sprouts are cooked to perfection, with crispy edges and a tender center. This dish is versatile enough to be enjoyed on weeknights or served as a beautiful addition to holiday meals.

23. Broccoli Mac & Cheese

Broccoli Mac & Cheese

Broccoli Mac & Cheese is a delicious twist on the classic macaroni and cheese dish. Made with elbow macaroni, fresh broccoli florets, and a creamy cheese sauce, this recipe is a crowd-pleaser.

The addition of broccoli adds a nice flavor and texture to the dish. It can be served as a side dish or even as a main course with the addition of chicken. Overall, Broccoli Mac & Cheese is a tasty and satisfying option for a Friendsgiving meal.

24. Baked Blackened Shrimp

Baked Blackened Shrimp

The Baked Blackened Shrimp recipe is a quick and flavorful option for friendsgiving. These spicy shrimp are ready in under 10 minutes and can be served as a delicious appetizer or added to tacos, salads, pasta, or rice.

The homemade blackened seasoning adds a Cajun-inspired twist to the dish. Overall, this recipe is a winner for its simplicity and mouthwatering taste.