I love any occasion where I can get together with close friends and eat amazing food! If you're feeling pressure to bring an amazing dish to a Friendsgiving dinner or potluck, I am here to inspire you with Friendsgiving recipe ideas for appetizers, sides, mains, desserts, and even drinks!
🍽️ Friendsgiving Appetizers
Get those appetites going with a selection of mini appetizers that bring a ton of crowd-pleasing flavor!
1.Garlic & Herb Savory Profiteroles
2.Apple Brie Crostini with Walnuts, Honey, & Thyme
3.Cranberry, Thyme, Brie, & Apple Crostini
4.Golden Beet & Goat Cheese Salad
🍗 Friendsgiving Main Dishes
Who says you HAVE to have turkey for Friendsgiving? It's often a pain to cook and not a favorite for most, so I vote for a dish that requires easier prep but still has that wow factor. My all-time favorite is the roasted chicken with dried fruit.
5.Whole Roasted Chicken with Dried Fruit and Red Wine
6.Garlic & Herb Lamb
7.Spatchcock Cast-Iron Mustard Chicken
8.Citrus Thyme Salmon
9.Orange & Bell Pepper Chicken Traybake with Sweet Potatoes
👩🍳Friendsgiving Snacks and Nibbles
11.Matcha Dipped Candied Oranges
12.3-Ingredient Roasted Cranberries
13.Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Fries
👩🍳Friendsgiving Side Dishes
There's always that one side dish that steals the show at Friendsgiving. Make sure it's one of yours with these impressive dishes.
14.Tarragon, Apple, & Turkey Sausage Stuffing (Dairy-Free)
15.Pomegranate Molasses Roasted Brussel Sprouts
16.Crispy Roasted Potatoes
🥧 Friendsgiving Desserts
The best part about Friendsgiving is sharing dessert together! You can have a classic Pumpkin pie, but you can also branch out with these delicious and creative desserts!
17.Homemade Pumpkin Pie Filling
And you can turn any leftover pumpkin puree into these mini pumpkin hand pies.
18.Matcha & Chocolate French Silk Pie
19.Lime Curd & Mascarpone Fruit Tart
21.Apple Slab Olive Oil Cake
22.Dairy-Free Chocolate Pudding
🥃 Friendsgiving Drinks & Mocktails
Surprise and delight at Friendsgiving with a fun cocktail or mocktail to serve with dinner! My personal favorite is the matcha mint julep.
24.Cranberry Thyme Shrub
25.Matcha Mint Julep - A Green Tea Cocktail
26.Kiwi Bellini with Mint
🎁 Friendsgiving Host Gift Ideas
A sweet treat or a little kitchen item is a great way to say thank you to your host!