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50 Thanksgiving Day Desserts Everyone Will Want Seconds Of!

Apple, pumpkin and cranberry too, they’re all frequent flavors of Thanksgiving day and they go great with dessert. From classic pies to cakes that you’ve never even heard of before, these 50 Thanksgiving day desserts will have everyone coming back for seconds. Take a peek!

1. Pumpkin Flan

Pumpkin flan

Mounty Cooking takes a classic flan to an entirely new level with this recipe. Check it out and injure your dessert with a bit of pumpkin!

2. Pumpkin Seed Candy Peanut Butter Cups

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Half Baked Harvest shows us how to whip up some homemade candies for the big day. Follow the recipe and delight all your fall taste buds.

3. Pumpkin Tiramisu

Pumpkin spice tiramisu

Combine your favorite Italian treat with your favorite autumn flavor. This pumpkin tiramisu will wow everyone. Grab it at Dessert First.

4. Pumpkin Mousse Icebox Cake

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Diet hood makes a pumpkin mousse icebox cake that’s super simple to whip up! It’s cold and sweet; the perfect ending to the night’s meal.

5. Salted Caramel Apple Snickers Cake

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Half Baked Harvest not only make a stunning masterpiece to look at but you’ll want to gobble the entire thing up in one sitting! Learn how to make one yourself after the jump.

6. Chocolate Dipped Pears with Almond Crunch

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Bakers Royale took some delicious pears and dipped them in chocolate. These are also beautiful to look at but even better to bite into.

7. Chocolate Turtle Apple Slices

Chocolate turtle apple slices

Mom Loves Baking shows us a dessert recipe that you can get the entire family in on helping! Slice those apples and create your own toppings!

8. Cranberry Chocolate Chunk Blondies

Cranberry chocolate chunk blondies

Cranberries and chocolate are a sure way to satisfy all the tummies at the table. Check out this recipe over at The Recipe Rebel.

9. French Pumpkin Cheescake

Pumpkin mousse cheesecake

Mom Petit Four made a French pumpkin cheesecake that will make you smile too. It’s light, it’s pretty and it’s full of the season’s favorite flavor: Pumpkin!

10. Slow Cooker Pumpkin Spice Lava Cake

Slow cookie pumpkin spice lava cake

Utilize your slow cooker on the day that the oven is constantly in use. Love Bakes Good Cakes gives you a recipe for a pumpkin spice lava cake you can slowly bake all day long.

11. Pumpkin Spice Cake

Pumpkin spice cake

Good Housekeeping has a great recipe for a classic pumpkin spice cake as well. Keep things simple with this sweet and delicious treat.

12. Harvest Pear Blackberry Pie

Harvest pear blackberry pie

Visit Good Housekeeping again for this fruity pie recipe. Pears and blackberries come together to create quite the refreshing bite.

13. Skillet Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookie

Skillet pumpkin cookie

Oh goodness, this one looks good enough to dive right into through the computer screen. A pumpkin skillet cookie – with chocolate chips too – can be whipped up quickly and shared with the entire family. You may just need to make two or three! (via)

14. Granola Pecan Pie

Maple granola pecan pie

Good Housekeeping makes a pecan pie that fits right into the day’s courses as well. But this one has a hint of maple.

15. Pumpkin Spice Truffles

Easy pumpkin spice truffles

Sally’s Baking Addiction shows us how to make truffles! Have a bite after the leftovers are put away or send them home with the family.

16. Pumpkin Cannoli

Pumpkin cannoli recipe

You can even turn a cannoli into a Thanksgiving Day delight. Check out this fabulous find over at Treat’s Affair.

17. Pumpkin Chocolate Cream Horns

Pumpkin chocolate cream horns

Place of My Taste shows us how to become a pastry chef in an afternoon. Check out these chocolate-pumpkin cream horns!

18. Pumpkin Pecan Cobbler

Pumpkin pecan cobbler

Lauren’s Latest makes a pumpkin pecan cobbler that you’ll be swooning for. And don’t forget the vanilla bean ice cream on top!

19. Pecan Bars

Pecan pie bars recipe

Instead of making a simple pecan pie, do something a bit more unique with the classic bite. Just A Taste shows us how to make bars!

20. Cherry Cheesecake Dip

Cherry cheesecake dip

I Heart Eating makes a family style cherry cheesecake dip that is just so addicting! Serve it up with vanilla wafers and graham crackers.

21. Salted Caramel Chocolate Chip Cheesecakes

Salted caramel chocolate chip cheesecakes

Sally’s Baking Addiction makes some mini cheesecakes that you may have to make several per person for! Salted caramel chocolate chip … it’s a mouthful of deliciousness!

22. Turtle Brownie Cheesecake

Turtle brownie cheesecake

Visit Life Love and Sugar to lear how to make this indulgent turtle brownie cheesecake. It’s so pretty too!

23. Apple Pie Bread Pudding

Apple pie bread pudding

Will Cook For Smiles knows the way to our hearts. And that’s with a bit of warm, gooey delicious apples with ice cream on top.

24. Caramel Apple Cream Cheese Crescent Ring

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Cinco Shopper makes another family-style treat that won’t go wasted. Everyone will want to grab a bit of this tart ring!

25. Cranberry Apple Shortbread Bards

Cranberry apple shortbread bars

Cranberry apple shortbread bars can be quite addictive as well. Grab the recipe for this one over at Keep It Sweet Desserts.

26. Chocolate-Covered Roasted Pumpkin Seed Clusters

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Here’s another candy-like treat that can be gobbled up after the turkey is put away or send along with family as they leave in the evening. Snag it at Half Baked Harvest.

27. Chocolate Swirl Pumpkin Bars

Chocolate swirl pumpkin bars

Dear Crissy puts our two favorite flavors together and turns them into something magical. You can never go wrong with a bout of chocolate and pumpkin!

28. Mini Apple Pies

Mini apple pies baked in an apple vegan recipe

Take your apple pie baking to the next level with this idea from It Doesn’t Tastes Like Chicken. Bake your dessert right into the apple itself!

29. Mini Pumpkin Pie Pops

Mini pumpkin pie pops

One Little Project gives us a kid-friendly recipe to try out too. Don’t forget the drizzle on top of the pops though!

30. Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bunt Cake

Pumpkin cream cheese cake

A pumpkin cream cheese bundt cake will keep the family happy too. They may even want a slice in the afternoon with some coffee. (via)

31. Pumpkin Angel Food Cake with Harvest Cream Cheese Frosting

Pumpkin angel food cake with harvest cream cheese frosting

Catz in the Kitchen makes a light and fluffy pumpkin angel food cake that you’ll love to dive into as well. Especially with the scrumptious icing attached.

32. Autumn Spice Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

Autumn spice cake

Cooking Classy makes another classic cake the family will love. And this time you can decorate it a bit with sprinkles!

33. Soft Ginger Molasses Cookies with Pumpkin Butter Buttercream

Soft ginger cookies

Saving Dessert gives us a batch of cookies to drool over. These soft molasses ginger cookies will go a long way with everyone at the table.

34. Caramel Apple Cream Puffs

Caramel apple cream puffs

Here’s a wow dessert to test your pastry skills with. Caramel apple cream puffs from Baking A Moment are pretty and delicious.

35. Vanilla Cake with Cranberry Ginger

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Vanilla cake topped with cranberry ginger will ignite all of those taste buds too. We love the mixing of sweet and tart flavors. (via)

36. Goetzes Caramel Cream Brownies

Caramel creams original brownie recipe

Head on over to Goetze’s Candy and learn how to utilize those caramel treats. You can bake them right into a brownie!

37. Twit Pound Cake

Super easy twix pound cake

Who loves Twix? Well, if you’re already a fan, you’ll be even more a fan with this pound cake recipe from I Wash You Dry.

38. Apple Toffee Crunch Cake


This apple toffee crunch cake from Style Sweet CA is quite the stunner. Now we can’t promise that yours will turn out at pretty but if you follow the recipe, it’ll be just as scrumptious.

39. Pumpkin Mousse

Pumpkin mousse

If you want something lighter and that you can serve in small plates, check out this mousse! Grab the recipe over at Dinner Now Dessert Later.

40. Pumpkin Meringue Pie

Pumpkin meringue pie

Dinner At The Zoo makes a pumpkin merge pie you’ll love as well. It’s hard to get through Thanksgiving without a pumpkin treat. And you shouldn’t have to!

41. Salted Pumpkin Creme Brûlée

Pumpkin creme brukee

If you want to be really adventurous, grab the torch. You’ll ignite the kitchen and your taste buds with this creme brulee from Food 52.

42. Caramel Apple Cookie Dough Bars

Caramel apple cookie dough bars

Everyone loves the guilty pleasure of biting into a spoonful of cookie dough. Take that feeling to the next level with this recipe from Belle Vie.

43. Pumpkin Buttermilk Bundt Cake

Pumpkin buttermilk bundt cake

Here we have another bundt cake that would do well sitting out for all to enjoy. Serve it up with some hot tea or coffee in the evening. (via)

44. Caramel Apple Trifles

Caramel apple trifles

Life Love and Sugar makes a personalized dessert as well. Everyone will get there own cups of yummy with this trifle recipe.

45. Fluffy Cranberry Pie

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And over at White On Rice Couple you’ll get this light and sweet treat. Try whipping up your own cranberry fluff for the celebration.

46. Caramel Apple Cheesecake Trifle

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We have a similar trifle recipe to try from Shared Appetite. Both are yummy and both can be made into personalized servings.

47. Paleo Pecan Pie

Paleo pecan pie

Bakerita has a recipe for those that follow a paleo diet or want something a bit healthier on the biggest eating day of the year. Grab it after the jump!

48. Pumpkin Pie Parfait with Coconut Whipped Cream

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The coconut whipped cream involved with this pumpkin parfait will really set your mouth on fire – in the best way possible. Check it out at Natural Girl Modern World.

49. Bourbon Pecan Pie

Bourbon pecan pie recipe

Good Housekeeping hands over a recipe for a bourbon pecan pie that will truly be the life of the party. Visit now for the details.

50. Chocolate Toffee Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

Chocolate toffee pumpkin whoopie pies

Yummy Crumble has one of the cutest and most unique bites of the bunch. Why not serve up some crunchy and sweet whoopee pies for the family?

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