5 Must-Have Southern Holiday Dishes For Your Next Gathering

Cheesy Spinach Dip

Gather around because Thanksgiving is right around the corner. If your family is big on Thanksgiving because they each get to bring a warm, southern, deep fried, dish to the gathering but you don’t have anything to make, this is for you. Thanksgiving is not only a holiday for giving thanks in the south, but it’s a holiday where everyone gets to eat comfort food, enjoy famous family recipes, and spend quality time with each other.

Parker House Rolls

Maybe you’re a little afraid to make something deep fried, or something that takes extreme skill and lots of time. If that’s you and you’re looking for a quick and safe alternative, these Parker House Rolls will do just the trick. Everyone loves to have a good roll or two with their dinner, especially if they are topped and given flavor that is undeniable. These rolls will be a warm, side dish that everyone around the table will love.

Mini Sweet Potato Pies

If you are thinking more on the dessert side but want to contribute something festive, these Mini Sweet Potato Pies are just the thing for you. These are an easy grab-and-go dessert, which means your Aunt Betsy won’t be holding up the dessert line.

Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Honey and Cinnamon

Let’s spice up a boring old sweet potato as a side with Thanksgiving dinner. These Roasted Sweet Potatoes are topped with two ingredients that will leave your family and friends tossing a boring old sweet potato in the garbage. Topped with honey and cinnamon, these potatoes offer a taste of something sweet as a side.

Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip

Needing a dish to munch on while the turkey bakes? This Hot Spinach and Artichoke Dip will be empty before dinner even is ready. Family and friends will be thankful you not only brought an appetizer to hold everyone over before dinner but one that is totally delicious!

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Small-Batch Sweet Potato Casserole

This is a southern Thanksgiving must-have. Although someone in your family probably has a famous recipe for this, don’t be afraid to bring more, or ask if you can be the one to cook this dish this year. After tasting this delicious Sweet Potato Casserole, topped with marshmallows, it is unlikely there will be anything other than full stomachs and many “thank yous” for you bringing it.

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