Thanksgiving is coming up and there is still time to plan your menu. Maple Syrup probably already has an established place at your Thanksgiving table. With its North American origins and its delectable sweetness, it is the perfect ingredient for Thanksgiving dinner. Here at Maple Valley, we have a lot to be thankful for. So, we wanted to go a step further this year to create a menu that has maple syrup in every single dish. We searched the web to put together a delicious menu that does just that. From the appetizers, to the drinks, to dessert, all 20 of the recipes linked below feature maple syrup. We think it might be the perfect Thanksgiving meal.
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our Pinterest Thanksgiving board. Also, if you give one of these recipes a try, let us know in the comments how it turned out! Appetizers Roasted Pumpkin Hummus from The Daring Gourmet – a creative application of a fall favorite, and a mood setter for the rest of the meal. Maple Bacon Baked Brie from Delish – an easy recipe that will give your table that added touch of class. Sweet and Savory Maple Herb Roasted Tempeh from The Grateful Grazer – for the vegan in your life, and everyone else who wants something a little different. Salad Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad with Roasted Beets, Pecans, & Goat Cheese from FoodieCrush – a refreshing change from lettuce, this salad is big on health and beauty. First Course Parsnip, Pear, & Maple Soup with Seared Scallops from Food Nouveau – the exquisite layers of flavor in this soup are sure to impress. Main Course Wild Rice with Roasted Grapes, Pecans, & Sage from Fine Cooking – both native to the northernmost reaches of the country, wild rice and maple syrup were meant to be together. Maple Glazed Green Beans with Parmesan Panko from Garden in the Kitchen – a colorful take on a classic that gracefully nods to a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Miso Butter and Maple from Serious Eats – miso and ginger elevate the flavor of roasted sweet potato and awaken your taste buds. Southern Maple Cornbread from Maple Valley Cooperative – our gluten free take on an old favorite everyone can enjoy. Cranberry Sauce Sweetened with Maple from Maple Valley Cooperative – our recipe for a holiday classic, complete with orange and apple. Maple Cider Bourbon Brined Turkey with Bourbon Gravy from Greens & Chocolate – the pièce de ré sis tance; brined, buttered, and baked to perfection. Dessert Maple Pumpkin Pie from Maple Valley Cooperative – our recipe for a classic Thanksgiving dessert and the closing pumpkin parenthesis for the meal. Cranberry Maple Syrup Pudding from A Brown Table – a new recipe using classic ingredients, to offer something special for your guests. Maple Syrup Pie from Seasons & Suppers – a Canadian classic and the crowning jewel to the meal. Pecan Pie Ice Cream from Homespun Capers – delicious on its own or served with one of the other desserts. Maple Apple Upside-down Cake from Food & Wine – a fun apple dessert that offers an alternative to pie. Drinks Cranberry Spritzer from Create Kids Club – this refreshing fall beverage can be made with vodka or non-alcoholic so everyone can enjoy. Fall Sangria from Show Me the Yummy – featuring maple syrup, cinnamon, orange, vanilla, rum, apple, pear, and pinot grigio, this beverage has every flavor of fall. Applejack Fall Old Fashioned Cocktail from Kitchen Swagger – a creative twist on a Wisconsin favorite, this cocktail is sure to please. Healthy Pumpkin Spice Coffee Creamer from The Balanced Berry – a fall favorite for an after dinner boost. Do you have a favorite Thanksgiving recipe that uses maple syrup? Tell us about it in the comments below!