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Thursday, Sep 23, 2021

How to make Thanksgiving dinner in your residence hall

At this point in the semester, all college students are looking forward to Thanksgiving break. It is the perfect reprieve from a stressful semester before finals season. But, if you just can’t wait for Thanksgiving any longer, throw a dorm room Friendsgiving. These easy residence hall friendly recipes are perfect for getting you into the holiday spirit.


5 Minute Million Dollar Dip


  • 5 green onions, chopped

  • 8 oz of shredded cheddar cheese

  • 1 ½ cups mayonnaise

  • ½ cup bacon bits

  • ½ cup slivered almonds

  • Crackers


  1. Add the green onions, cheese, mayonnaise, bacon and almonds into a small bowl. Mix until combined and let chill for two hours.

  2. Serve with your favorite type of crackers.



Pumpkin Pie Dip


  • 15 oz. can of pumpkin puree

  • 8 oz. container of Cool Whip

  • 1 package (1.5 oz.) Vanilla Instant Pudding Mix

  • 1 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice (optional)



  1. Mix all the ingredients together until combined.

  2. Let chill in the fridge until ready to serve.

  3. Serve with vanilla wafers, graham crackers or cookies.



Thanksgiving Turkey Cookies


  • Oreo cookies

  • Candy Corn

  • Candy googly eyes (can substitute with frosting)

  • Pumpkin spice morsels (can substitute with frosting)

  • Black or Brown cookie icing


  1. Take 4-5 pieces of candy corn and carefully push into the icing between the Oreo cookies.

  2. Use the black or brown icing to place the beak and eyes on the Oreo.




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