Love Thanksgiving Food? Serve These Dishes at Your Wedding

Feed your guests Turkey Day standards—with a twist!
Thanksgiving foods at your wedding
Photo by CLY Creation

Here's an idea: Use Thanksgiving favorites as inspiration for your reception menu. You can serve an entire holiday meal in new and delicious ways. (Think: cranberry cocktails, turkey sliders and mini-apple pie favors.) Find your favorite Thanksgiving dish below and see how to adapt it to fit your wedding menu!

If You Love Green Bean Casserole…

Fried green beans wedding hors d'oeuvres

Serve crispy fried green beans during your cocktail hour.

If You Love Sweet Potatoes…

Sweet potato fries wedding catering

From the album: A Classic Fall Wedding in Middletown, CT

Give out sweet potato fries in paper cones at your reception! You could also create a sweet potato bar where guests fill a martini glass with mashed sweet potatoes and top them with marshmallows and cinnamon.

If You Love Cranberry Sauce…

Cranberry signature drink at wedding

Have a cranberry fizz cocktail with vodka, ginger beer and fresh cranberries as your signature drink.

If You Love Mashed Potatoes…

Potato chip hors d'oeuvre at wedding reception

From the album: A Rustic Mountainside Wedding in Avon, CO

If you can't decide between chunky or smooth mashed potatoes, serve homemade potato chip bites topped with cheese and chives.

If You Love Butternut Squash…

Bacon-wrapped scallop wedding catering

From the album: A Lovely Vintage Wedding in Granville, OH

If you feel like the butternut squash soup starter could be your entree, try a savory (and healthy!) quinoa and squash side dish instead.

If You Love Turkey…

Slider hors d'oeuvres at wedding reception

Serve mini-turkey sliders during the cocktail hour!

If You Love Apple Pie (Seriously Who Doesn't?)…

Mini apple pie in a jar wedding favors

From the album: A Rustic Chic Wedding in Kansas City, MO

If you can't wait for the plates to be cleared and the dessert to be served, give your guests mini-pie favors baked in small mason jars!

If You Love Pecan Pie…

Pecan pie wedding dessert with vintage topper

From the album: A Vintage Casual Wedding in Ann Arbor, MI

At your reception, dish out pecan pie — it's just too good not to!

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