Looking for a new twist on a traditional favorite? Maybe you want to add a new dish to the Thanksgiving feast this year. We’ve curated a few holiday recipes from some of our favorite resorts that are worthy of a spot on your menu!
Dollywood’s DreamMore Resort and Spa
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
This recipe is an East Tennessee spin on oyster cornbread dressing. It’s a perfect seasonal addition to any holiday meal.
Brie and Cranberry Turnovers from Rocky Mountain Resorts
Estes Park, Colorado
Sweet Potato Polenta Cakes from Mountain Top Inn & Resort
Store-bought spice cake mix, prepared per package directions and cooled.
1/2 cup Ocean Spray Craisins
For Orange Sauce
Combine apricot jam and orange juice in a medium bowl. Whisk together until smooth.
For Pumpkin Mousse
Looking for something to do with all those turkey leftovers? Try this recipe!
Day After Thanksgiving Pie from High Peaks Resort
Lake Placid, New York
If you’re ready to ring in the holidays, what better way to start than by making a gingerbread house? Here’s a tried and true recipe from Omni Grove Park Inn National Gingerbread Competition. Need a little assistance? Sign up for a Baking Spirits Bright gingerbread making class! Led by renowned chefs like Carla Hall, Geoff Blount, Nicholas Lodge and John Cook, the classes show you the basics, as well as embellishments and assembling your house.
Cream butter, brown sugar, spices, and salt until light and fluffy. Add and blend molasses. Add our and mix to combine. Add cold water and blend. Refrigerate to set. Bake at 350 degrees until done, approximately 15-20 minutes.
Royal Icing Recipe
Note: Royal icing is the best choice for assembling and decorating gingerbread houses. Most other icings contain shortening or butter that will eventually soak into the gingerbread and could cause your house to soften and collapse.
Don’t want to build a house? Whip up a batch of ginger snaps instead with this recipe!