Of all the sides, Thanksgiving sweet potato recipes reserve a special spot in our hearts. And, no shade, but their true potential goes way beyond your typical sweet potato casserole with marshmallows. So, put that candy down and try one of these best-ever sweet potato dishes for Thanksgiving instead. We’re talking about Picarones, the sweet, fried dough made from our favorite orange spuds. The decadent, three-layer(!) sweet potato cake with salted cream cheese frosting that makes for a show-stopping dessert centerpiece. And, of course, all the savory riffs: Roasted, casseroled, and shredded into kimchi fritters. Read on for our 33 most-loved Thanksgiving sweet potato recipes. Now, where did those marshmallows go?