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My Most Popular Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Recipes

My Most Popular Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Recipes

This year even I can’t keep track of all of the Thanksgiving recipes I’ve made through the years so I’ve compiled the most popular ones here in a single, easy-to-find menu. Happy Turkey Day to you and your family! For the complete recipes, just click on the recipe titles.

Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Breakfast

GLUTEN-FREE CINNAMON SWIRL PANCAKES WITH MAPLE ICING
Cinnamon Swirl Pancakes

Make-Ahead Tip: These pancakes freeze well. To reheat, microwave for 1 or 2 minutes or preheat the oven to 375º, wrap in foil and bake for about 8 minutes.

 


GLUTEN-FREE BROWN SUGAR MONKEY BREAD MUFFINS

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Make-Ahead Tip: Baked muffins freeze well. Defrost at room temperature or wrap in foil and heat in a 350º oven for about 12 minutes, then drizzle with the icing, if using.

 

 

GLUTEN-FREE PUMPKIN MUFFINS WITH CRUMBLE TOPPING

gluten-free pumpkin muffins

Make-Ahead Tip: Baked and unbaked muffins freeze well. For baked muffins, defrost at room temperature, microwave for about 30 seconds or wrap in foil and heat in a 350º oven for about 12 minutes. For unbaked muffins, return the muffin cups filled with frozen muffin batter (make the crumble topping the same day that you bake the muffins) in a muffin tin and defrost at room temperature. Preheat the oven and bake according to the recipe, adding a few minutes of baking, if necessary.

GLUTEN-FREE PECAN STREUSEL SCONES

gluten-free scones

Make-Ahead Tip: Unbaked scones freeze well. Cut your dough into triangles and place on a parchment-lined baking sheet, uncovered, in the freezer. After frozen, place in a resealable freezer bag. To bake, place on a parchment-lined baking sheet and defrost at room temperature. Preheat the oven and bake according to the recipe, adding a few minutes of baking, if necessary.

 

Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Starters

KALE CAESAR SLAW

Kale Caesar Slaw

Make-Ahead Tip: You can make the dressing ahead of time. Just store, covered, in the fridge for up to 2 days. You can also prep the kale and the hazelnuts, if using, ahead of time.

 

 

GLUTEN-FREE PUMPKIN DUMPLINGS WITH RADICCHIO

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Make-Ahead Tip: Dumplings freeze well. To cook, just place the frozen dumplings directly in the boiling water.

 

 

 

GLUTEN-FREE CREAMED MUSHROOM SOUP WITH GLUTEN-FREE TOASTED HERB CROUTONS

gluten-free creamed mushroom soup

Make-Ahead Tip: Just store in the fridge and heat when you’re ready to serve.

 

 

 

Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Breads

 GLUTEN-FREE HONEY, NUTS AND OATS SANDWICH LOAF BREAD 

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Make-Ahead Tip: Slice bread and freeze. Defrost at room temperature or in the fridge. Great for stuffing!

 

 

 

GARLIC-STUFFED PULL-APART BUNS

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 Make-Ahead Tip: Baked rolls freeze well. Defrost at room temperature or wrap in foil and heat in a 350º oven for about 12 minutes.
GLUTEN-FREE PARKER HOUSE ROLLS

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Make-Ahead Tip: Baked rolls freeze well. Defrost at room temperature or wrap in foil and heat in a 350º oven for about 12 minutes.
Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Sides

 

 

GLUTEN-FREE RAISIN-RYE CORNBREAD STUFFING

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Make-Ahead Tip: Just store in the fridge and heat when you’re ready to serve.

 

 

 

GLUTEN-FREE CANDIED CRANBERRY-ROSEMARY WALNUT CRUMBLE
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Make-Ahead Tip: Just store in the fridge and heat when you’re ready to serve.

 

 

 

GLUTEN-FREE GREEN BEANS CASSEROLE WITH PANKO-STYLE FRIED ONION RINGS 

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Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Desserts

GLUTEN-FREE CHEESECAKE-STUFFED PUMPKIN CUPCAKES
gluten-free cheesecake-stuffed pumpkin cupcakes

Make-Ahead Tip: The cupcakes can be made ahead of time and frozen in a resealable plastic bag. Defrost before frosting.

 

 

GLUTEN-FREE PECAN PIE BUNDT CAKE WITH PECAN CRUMBLE AND PRALINE FROSTING

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Make-Ahead Tip: The cake can be made ahead of time and frozen. You can also just make this a day before the big meal. Before serving, defrost if frozen, then frost and decorate.

 

 

 

GLUTEN-FREE GERMAN CHOCOLATE PECAN PIE 

Gluten-Free Pie

Make-Ahead Tip: You can make this a day before the big meal.

 

 

 

GLUTEN-FREE PUMPKIN SPICE TIRAMISU PIE

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Make-Ahead Tip: This is best make a day before. Refrigerate until ready to serve. I like to hold off on making the whipped cream and topping with chocolate shavings until serving.

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