6 Recipes for Your Thanksgiving Leftovers

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  • 1 min read November 20, 2018

It's a situation we've been lucky enough to find ourselves in after November's biggest U.S. holiday: What should be done with all of those Thanksgiving leftovers? To giving stuffing, turkey and cranberries new lives, try these tried-and-true Thanksgiving leftovers recipes. Your new favorite is somewhere below, and you're welcome. 

Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas

Thanksgiving Leftover Turkey Croquettes

Day After Thanksgiving Turkey Croquettes

This recipe from Florida Dairy Farmers has “day after Thanksgiving” baked right into the name! But going forward, you may want to make these more often than once a year.

Corn on the cob and sliced meatloaf

Parmesan Crusted Greek Yogurt Meatloaf

Everyone enjoys a good meatloaf, and Dairy MAX surrounds a tasty ground turkey mixture with a crispy, cheesy breadcrumb outside that’s sure to make this a family favorite.

Stuffing muffins made with Thanksgiving leftovers

Stuffing Muffins

It doesn’t take much more than leftover dressing and an amazingly short amount of time to make something new and exciting, thanks to this recipe from California Milk Advisory Board.

mashed potatoes

Ham and Cheese Grits

Midwest Dairy deftly guides you through taking your leftover entrée and turning it into a savory Southern comfort food you can make in just a few minutes with only a few ingredients.

Cranberry Yogurt Bundt Cake

Cranberry Yogurt Bundt Cake

With a little time and creativity, California Milk Advisory Board completely reinvents your leftover cranberry sauce by converting it into a dessert your whole family will love.

bread dipped in melted cheese

White Wine Swiss Cheese Fondue

Should you find yourself with a half-empty bottle of white wine, ADA Mideast will help you turn it into a decadent treat you can enjoy with other adults.

Next year, these dishes may become your main course! So cook up your Thanksgiving leftovers in a dairy-licious way — whether you’re making the recipes above or inventing something of your own.