My Favorite Thanksgiving Sides: Sweet Potato Casserole and Sweet Cornbread Muffins

Thanksgiving is quickly approaching and we are trying out some recipes that we will use as sides this year. So far, my favorites are sweet potato casserole and this recipe for sweet cornbread muffins. I’ve included recipes for these Thanksgiving sides below!

Sweet Cornbread Muffins

These are a cornbread muffin with a sweet twist. My family devoured these muffins and they will most definitely be on every future Thanksgiving Day menu.

Sweet Cornbread Muffins

Sweet Cornbread Muffins

Cornbread muffins with a sweet twist.
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Sweet Cornbread Muffins
Prep Time:10 mins
Cook Time:16 mins
Total Time:26 mins

Ingredients

  • 1 ¾ cups Cornmeal
  • 1 ½ cups Flour
  • ¾ cup Sugar
  • 2 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • ¼ teaspoon Baking Soda
  • ¾ teaspoon Salt
  • 2 Eggs
  • ¾ cup Milk
  • ¼ cup Buttermilk
  • ¼ cup shortening
  • ½ teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • cup butter
  • 4 tablespoons Honey

Instructions

  • Preheat over to 375 degrees.
  • Combine all ingredients together in a large mixing bowl and beat on Medium until well mixed. I use my mixer for this.
  • Line your muffin tin with liners and pour them 3/4 full with the batter.
  • Bake for 16-18 minutes.

Nutrition

Calories: 160kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.4g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 314mg | Potassium: 57mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 151IU | Vitamin C: 0.02mg | Calcium: 73mg | Iron: 1mg
Servings: 24 muffins
Calories: 160kcal
Author: Midwestern Moms

Sweet Potato Casserole

I normally don’t care for sweet potatoes on Thanksgiving, but this recipe is delicious. If you have some family members who don’t like sweet potatoes, be sure to test this out on them to change their mind!

Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole

Simple sweet potat casserole perfect for Thanksgiving meal.
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Sweet Potato Casserole
Prep Time:20 mins
Cook Time:25 mins
Total Time:45 mins

Ingredients

  • 3 sweet potatoes peeled and cubed
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • marshmallows

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Place cubed sweet potatoes into a pot with water and boil them until soft.
  • Drain water and add butter, salt, and Vanilla Extract and mash using a potato masher.
  • Place in an 8×8 baking dish and top with marshmallows.
  • Bake for 25 – 30 minutes, or until the marshmallows begin to toast on top.

Nutrition

Calories: 125kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 0.3g | Cholesterol: 20mg | Sodium: 484mg | Potassium: 222mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 9458IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 22mg | Iron: 0.4mg
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 125kcal
Author: Midwestern Moms

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