Thanksgiving Sweet Potato Recipes Share Print Everybody knows that the sweetest part of Thanksgiving dinner are the sweet potatoes! We love 'em as a side or a dessert. Check out all our favorite ways to mash up this tasty veggie. Prev Next 3/18 Maple-Mashed Sweet Potatoes Tip: To cut down on cooking time, skip peeling -- just roast the potatoes in their skins before mashing. Get the recipe! Get our best 30-minute dinner ideas now!