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The Main Event

Deep fried, roasted, or topped with gravy—steal the show with one of our delicious recipes.

Succulent Deep Fried Turkey
Roasted Turkey Breast with Chipotle-Apricot Gravy
Turkey with Herb Dressing
Cajun Barbecue Deep-Fried Turkey

Don’t Forget the Sides

Whether it’s a classic recipe or a twist on tradition, these side dishes are sure to please.

Molasses Glazed Sweet Potatoes with Sage & Pecans
Autumn-Spiced Cranberry Sauce
Savory Dinner Rolls
Nutty Green Bean Casserole

Save Room for Dessert

Don’t forget to leave room for a little something sweet.

Best Homemade Pumpkin Pie
Turkey Cupcakes
Brown Sugar Apple Pie
Caramel Pecan Pie

Ratings & Reviews

We’ve read your reviews, and here are some of the top-rated recipes!

Classic Crisco® Pie Crust Country Fried Chicken Chewy Brownie Cookies Loaded Baked Potato Casserole

Peanut Butter Perfection

Celebrate Peanut Butter Lovers Month with a few of our favorites.
Peanut Butter Glazed Popcorn

Peanut Butter Glazed Popcorn

Prep Time: 20 min
Cook Time: 25 min
Yield: 10 to 12 Servings
Chocolate Filled Peanut Butter Cake

Chocolate Filled Peanut Butter Cake

Prep Time: 1 hr
Cook Time: 25 min
Yield: 16 servings

Thanksgiving Recipes

From side dishes to desserts, you’ll find everything you need for your most delicious Thanksgiving dinner yet.



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For each 5 pounds of weight, the turkey will need 24 hours in the refrigerator to thaw. Never defrost a turkey at room temperature.


Granny Smith, Golden Delicious, Jonathan, Pippin, and York Imperial apples are best for pies.


Drain, but don’t rinse, pasta before saucing.


To make cupcakes less messy for lunchboxes and picnics, insert some frosting into the centers using a bulb baster instead of frosting the tops.


Cook vegetables sprayed with Crisco® No-Stick Cooking Spray in foil packets or directly on the grill. Season with salt and pepper and your favorite blend of spices or fresh herbs.


Ginger can add tons of flavor to your food. To use, peel the thin tan skin with a vegetable peeler, then chop or grate as desired.


When adding nuts to a batter, do so at the very last moment, and the nuts will have a crispier texture.


You can partially freeze meat for stir fries to make slicing into thin strips easier.


To reduce the fat in broth, chill before using. The fat will rise to the top, making it easy to skim off.


Use heavy baking sheets that distribute heat evenly, creating uniformly baked cookies.


Baking Tip:
Crisco® All-Vegetable Shortening has 50% less saturated fat than butter and 0 g trans fat per serving.


Baking Tip:
Crisco All-Vegetable Shortening produces tender and moist results in a cake, cookie or pie crust.


Baking Tip:
To measure Crisco All-Vegetable Shortening, pack firmly into dry measuring cup, level with spatula or back of knife and then remove with rubber scraper.


Baking Tip:
Crisco All-Vegetable Shortening can replace butter in your favorite baked goods recipes.


Baking Tip:
Nonstick cookie sheets should be light colored, or cookies may brown too much on the bottom.


Baking Tip:
"Drop cookies" are made from semi-soft dough that is dropped onto a baking sheet.


Baking Tip:
To keep cookies from spreading, chill the dough before baking.


Baking Tip:
To allow the hot air to circulate properly, leave at least 2 inches around all sides of cookie sheets or pans in the oven.


Latest Inspiration

Frying Oil Blend

Deep-frying your turkey this year? Be sure to pick up some of our Frying Oil Blend!

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Chocolate Crackled Cookies

Rich, chocolatey, and easy to make. What are you waiting for?

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