20 Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes to Make This Year


Maybe the very best part of any holiday meal is the dessert. Whether you’re celebrating solo or safely with family, Thanksgiving deserves a festive and decidedly celebratory dessert. Though classic pumpkin, pecan, and apple pies might be the most traditional choices, there’s no rule that says you have to have pumpkin pie—or any pie—at your Thanksgiving dinner. From pumpkin cheesecake to chocolate pecan pie and beyond, here are 20 Thanksgiving desserts you should absolutely consider for your holiday table this year.


1. Pecan Pie Cheesecake

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2. Mulled Pomegranate Cider Poached Pears


3. Salted Caramel Apple Cake


4. Paleo Pumpkin Pie Bars with Almond Flour Sugar Cookie Crust


5. Burnt Caramel Custard


6. Baked Apple Cups

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7. Sweet Potato Pecan Pie


8. Salted Chocolate Tart with Kettle Chip Crust


9. Pumpkin Sheet Cake with Fluffy Cream Cheese Frosting


10. Sticky Toffee, Fig, and Walnut Pudding with Toffee Sauce


11. Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Whiskey Cream Sauce

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12. Brown Butter Maple Blondies


13. Pumpkin Chai Cupcakes


14. Pumpkin Cheesecake with Marshmallow Meringue


15. Chocolate Pecan Pie


16. Pumpkin Pie Trifles


17. Oatmeal Cranberry Sandwich Cookies with White Chocolate Creme Filling


18. Gluten-Free Pumpkin Cake with Salted Caramel Frosting


19. Apple Pie Bars with Salted Peanut Butter Caramel


20. Pumpkin Chocolate Cups