Thanksgiving is a wonderful time of year to share with family and friends. And cooking together is a great way to make long lasting memories together as a family. So even if you’re not able to spend Thanksgiving with us here in Pigeon Forge you can still enjoy some of our great country cooking in your own home. Here are a few Thanksgiving recipes from Pigeon Forge to try at home this year.
Pumpkin Spice Monkey Bread with Cream Cheese Glaze
- 3 cups Jiffy mix
- 1 cup International Delight® Pumpkin Pie Spice Coffee Creamer
- ¾ cup cup sugar
- ¼ cup brown sugar
- 2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice
- ½ teaspoon cinnamon
- ¾ cup butter, melted
Cream Cheese Glaze:
- 1 16 oz. container cream cheese frosting
- ¼ cup International Delight® Pumpkin Pie Spice Coffee Creamer
- Preheat oven to 350º.
- Spray bundt pan with non-stick spray or lightly grease. In large bowl, combine baking mix and Pumpkin Pie Spice Creamer; set aside.
- In a medium bowl, combine sugar, brown sugar, pumpkin pie spice and cinnamon; set aside.
- In a small bowl, combine cream cheese frosting and ¼ cup Pumpkin Pie Spice Creamer until blended; set aside.
- Roll dough into 1″ balls and toss in melted butter, followed by coating dough in sugar mixture.
- Stack dough balls in prepared pan, drizzling with cream cheese glaze at halfway point.
- Bake 25 – 30 minutes or until golden brown and no longer doughy.
- Allow to cool in pan for 15 minutes.
- Invert pan onto serving plate and tap the top to release.
- Drizzle with remaining Pumpkin Pie Spice Cream Cheese Glaze.
It has pumpkin spice in the name so it has to be good, right?
Baked Corn Relish
- 1 16oz. Old Mill Sweet Corn Relish, drained
- 1 cup Monterey or Colby jack cheese, shredded
- 1 cup real mayonnaise
- 1 medium chopped onion
- Combine all ingredients, mix well.
- Place in ungreased baking dish.
- Bake for 30 minutes at 350 degrees.
- Eat with tortilla chips as an appetizer or use as a side dish.
Add the following to make recipe as a main dish:
- Fold in sautéed chicken breast strips which have been cut into chunks.
- May use canned or pouch cooked chicken (drained) instead of cooking your own.
- Spread mixture into soft flour tortilla shells. Sprinkle additional cheese and sliced black olives (optional).
- Roll up and sprinkle with cheese and additional sliced olives on top.
- Bake in 350 degree oven for 30 minutes.
Stuffing is an integral part of dinner that makes the turkey taste even better. Here is a Thanksgiving recipe to try from the Old Mill Kitchen. Head on over to the Old Mill General Store to get your Old Mill Self-Rising Cornmeal and the Old Mill Cornbread Dressing Seasoning Mix.
The store sells fresh ground grains straight from the mill along with many other food items that you taste in their restaurants in Pigeon Forge.
Food, family and friends…tis’ the season to eat lots and be thankful. Have a very Happy Thanksgiving!!