Sure, the turkey gets all the attention, but the side dishes are just as important. To help you get that spark of creativity I’ve gathered up some of the Internet’s best side dish recipes. Some are classics, some have a new twist to them. But they’re all sure to be a big hit! Our family has made every one of these side dishes for either Thanksgiving or Christmas and not a single one disappoints.

Turkey may be the main event, but side dishes are just as important. Check out this collection of delicious sides for your Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner.


Whipped Garlic Mashed Potatoes from Cook and Craft Me Crazy. For those who like the same style as you can get at Outback. These are smooth and very tasty, they make an excellent addition to your Thanksgiving or Christmas dinners.

Whipped Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Recipe here

Creamy Crock Pot Mashed Potatoes from I Steal Things. For those who love regular mashed potatoes and a super easy way to make them while you’re preparing the rest of the dinner or other dishes.

Creamy Crock Pot Mashed Potatoes
Recipe here

Crispy Potato Roast from Cakescottage

Crispy Potato Roast
Recipe here

Roasted Spiced Sweet Potatoes from Audrey’s Apron

Recipe here


Crock Pot Stuffing from Julie’s Eats and Treats – this is one of our family favorites. There are so many different ways of preparing stuffing.

Crock Pot Stuffing
Recipe here

Sage, Apple, Cranberry Dressing from The Complete Savorist

Sage Apple Cranberry Dressing
Recipe here

Homestyle Sausage Stuffing from Cinnamon Spice & Everything Nice

Home Style Sausage Stuffing
Recipe here

Cranberry Sauce

Classic Cranberry Sauce from Simply Recipes

Classic Cranberry Sauce
Recipe here

Orange Bourbon Cranberry Sauce from Gimme Some Oven

Bourbon Orange Cranberry Sauce
Recipe here


Oven Roasted Green Beans from Frugal Living Mom

Oven Roasted Green Beans
Recipe here

Southern Style Green Beans from Spicy Southern Kitchen

Southern Style Green Beans
Recipe here

Peas with Bacon from Ready, Set, Eat

Peas with Bacon
Recipe here

Garlic Snap Peas from The Wicked Kitchen

Garlic Snap Peas
Recipe here

Caramelized Carrots from Kaotic Kitchen

Caramelized Carrots
Recipe here

Homemade Creamed Corn from Fabulously Frugal

Homemade Cream Style Corn
Recipe here

Crock Pot Corn in Butter Sauce

Crock Pot Corn

Cinnamon Pecan Roasted Butternut Squash from Damn Delicious

Cinnamon Pecan Roasted Butternut Squash
Recipe here

Parmesan Roasted Butternut Squash from Budget Savvy Diva

Parmesan Roasted Butternut Squash
Recipe here


Easy Cheesy Pull Apart Rolls from Family Fresh Meals

Easy Cheesy Pull Apart Rolls
Recipe here

30 Minute Honey Butter Rolls from i heart eating

30 Minute Honey Butter Rolls
Recipe here

Rosemary Dinner Rolls from Cooking Classy

Rosemary Dinner Rolls
Recipe here

The Bread from The Pioneer Woman

The Bread
Recipe here

Are you hungry yet?