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10 New and Improved Thanksgiving Favorites

You probably make the same Thanksgiving staples every year, so these over-the-top takes are sure to catch everyone by surprise. Get inspired to give your table a mini makeover with these revamped favorites.

Stock Up on the Essentials

First things first — cooking all of your turkey day faves will be much easier if you make sure you've got all the key ingredients you need to make it happen.

Maple Brussels Sprouts With Bacon

The sweet and salty flavor of candied bacon upgrades almost anything, but it totally transforms Brussels sprouts.

Apple-Stuffed Acorn Squash

With squash, apples, dried cranberries and apple pie spice, this must-try side features almost all the flavors of fall.

Cornbread Stuffing Muffins

These individual portions of stuffing ensure everybody gets some crunch and no one has to pass the heaping bowl around the table.

Elegant Baked Potatoes

It's obvious that you should have some sort of cheesy potato on your Thanksgiving table, but these take the cake for being the most impressive.

Colossal Caramel Apple Dessert

Forget apple pie — this stacked version uses cake mix as a shortcut and is sure to impress your mother-in-law (and everyone else).

Make-Ahead Stuffing Balls

You know you're always rushing to get the stuffing made last-minute, so make these the day before and avoid the stress.

Sweet Potatoes With Apple & Bacon

Just face it — the casserole with the marshmallows on top gets a little old. Try this one, laced with sweet apples, salty bacon and a maple glaze.

Slow-Cooker Pumpkin Turkey Chili

Keep the family happy with a simple, no-fuss starter like this chili that's loaded with all the classic ingredients, plus pumpkin puree for some fall flair.

Baked Mac & Cheese Bites

Everyone expects mac and cheese to be on the table, but you'll really wow them if you serve it in bite-size balls.

Pecan Pie Cappuccino Squares

Coffee with dessert? Sure. Coffee IN dessert? Now that's how you finish off Thanksgiving dinner strong.