Thanksgiving Dinner, Flour Box Bakery Style

Posted by Anne Yorks on Sunday, November 20, 2011

Can you guess what I'm bringing to Thanksgiving dinner? 

Thanksgiving dinner, in cookies of course! It is officially the sweetest turkey dinner, ever!

I have been cookie dreaming over this idea for weeks and weeks. I think I have looked at hundreds of turkey dinner photos to get inspiration for my table. I really loved the colors of this table setting from partydigest.com.

I decided to create a delicious dinner for six with all the trimmings. Here is a bird's eye view of the spread. 

I liked this idea of the candles spelling "Giving Thanks" from countryliving.com.


I modified it a bit to suit my needs and made some 'Give Thanks' leaves that decorated the corners of my Thanksgiving table. 


I loved the coloring of these serving bowls from chefscatalog.com. I thought they fit right in with my color scheme.

I used those serving bowls as the inspiration for my mashed potato and corn dishes. 


I found these place cards from theweddingreceptiondecorations.com

I thought it would be fun to have place cards at each table setting. I used a piece of fabric for my tablecloth and scrapbook paper for my place mats. The place cards of course were 100% cookie. 


I wrestled with my ideas for a table centerpiece. In the end, I decided the middle focal point of the table would be the big roast turkey cookie. I found these gorgeous candles at thesavyevent.blogspot.com with a small floral arrangement and wanted to flank my turkey with two of these. 

The cookie that I thought would be my greatest challenge, ended up being my favorite cookie. I liked that big orange flower.

I can never stop eating on Thanksgiving Day. And one of my favorite dishes is good old fashioned green been casserole. This photo is from the cookingage.com

I put the cookie version of the casserole in the center, right in front of Tom (turkey that is).

Then there were a few other details that I decided would make my table complete.

A nice bottle of vino. Salt and Pepper.

Dinner rolls in the bread basket.

The gravy boat and the cranberry sauce. Personally, I don't care for either. But Mom does, so I wanted to make sure she would enjoy dinner!

I'm so thankful this year for all my blessings; for Topher and my girls, our big families on both sides, our great group of friends and church family, coffee, circus peanuts, the diaper fairy (aka Mom), and COOKIES!

Have a very wonderful and sweet Thanksgiving!!!