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Friendsgiving Warm-Up Menu Ideas

From Joey's Homemade Pizza to Monica's Mulled Cider there is something for everyone in this new Friends tv show book helping you plan the most fun Thanksgiving ever! These friendsgiving theme food ideas will inspire you to have your own friends over. Thankgiving appetizer ideas like a pumpkin pie dip recipe with Dewey's Thin Cookies, fall snack mix with Frank's Red Hot Almonds, Dorot Gardens crushed Ginger in homemade apple cider, and Rodney Strong Wines!
Prep Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: appetizers, basil, chardonnay, cookie thins, friends, friendsgiving, fruit dip, gingerbread, menu, merlot, pumpkin dip, roasted vegetables, salad cups, thanksgiving, warm up, wine
Servings: 6
Calories: 600kcal
Cost: $30.00


  • platters
  • Spoons
  • pizza cutter
  • plates
  • napkins
  • bowls
  • small cups


  • 1 Friendsgiving book


  • 2 thin crust or flatbread pizzas

Veggies and Dip

  • 2 cups French onion dip
  • 4 Dorot Gardens Chopped Basil cubes
  • 4 carrots, sliced
  • 1 bell pepper, sliced
  • 1 cucumber, sliced

Cookies and Dip

  • 2 tubes Dewy's cookie thins (Sugar and Ginger Spice)
  • 1 pumpkin pie dip recipe

Snack Mix

  • 1 package Frank's Red Hot Sauce Almonds
  • 2 cups salted roasted peanuts
  • 1 cup candy corn fall mix
  • 1/2 cup pepitas

Salad Cups

  • 6 8 oz clear plastic cups
  • 2 10 oz bags of your favorite fall salad kit


  • 1 bottle Rodney Strong Cabernet
  • 1 bottle Rodney Strong Chardonnay
  • 1/2 gallon apple cider
  • 1 Dorot Gardens Crushed Ginger cube


  • Bake pizzas according to directions. Once baked cut into squares and arrange on a platter.
  • Mix French onion Dip with 4 defrosted cubes until combined. Place in a bowl with cut up veggies surrounding it. Add spoon to veggie dip for easy serving,
  • Place pumpkin pie dip in bowl and cookie thins on a small plate. Add spoon to pumpkin pie dip for easy serving
  • Mix together spicy almonds, candy corn, pepitas, and peanuts in a medium sized bowl. Add spoon to the bowl for easy serving.
  • Open bags of salad and fill plastic cups with ingredients and top with dressing or pour dressing into a small dish with a spoon for guests to serve themselves.
  • Place wine and wine glasses next to corkscrew.
  • Add 2 frozen ginger cubes to a crockpot full of apple cider and turn to high heat. Continue to stir until ginger cubes are dissolved. Serve cider with ladle into mugs.