Top off turkey day with some sugary sweetness! These 15 Thanksgiving desserts will be the highlight of family dinner. From pies to cakes to cookies, there’s something on the list that will strike everyone’s fancy and delight everyone’s taste buds. Take a peek and dive into one of the recipes now – to taste test beforehand, of course.
1. Jiffy Mixed Berry Cornmeal Cobbler
Country Living brings us some personalized cobblers that we wanted to dive right into at first glance. Serve warm with some vanilla bean ice cream scooped right on top. The nuts are optional too – but that extra bout of berries isn’t!
2. Salted Caramel Apple Snickers Cake
Not only does this cake look delicious but it’s truly a work of art. And it combines so many wonderful things, from salted caramels to Snickers’ tastes, it has it all. Find the recipe at Half-Baked Harvest.
3. Chocolate-Dipped Pears with Almond Crunch
Perfect for fall and unique as well, this recipe from Baker’s Royale will have everyone excited for a bite. Grab some ripe pears and start dipping them into some delicious chocolate of your choice – dark or milk, it doesn’t matter! These would also be great as holiday dinner favors for families and friends.
4. Apple Cider Cupcakes
Wishes & Dishes took apple cider to an entirely new level with these cupcakes. Infuse your favorite bites with our favorite fall drink. Garnish with an apple slice and serve.
5. Pumpkin Creme Brulee
Pumpkin is a classic fall flavor, so it’s only n natural that we whip up some form of it at Thanksgiving. Over at Baking A Moment you’ll learn how to create a pumpkin creme brûlée that’s out of this world! Fire the sugar on top and serve!
6. Apple Cinnamon Crepes
All you need is some ice cream on the side to finish off this dessert dish. Julia’s Album gives us the school behind these apple cinnamon crepes. It’s a fun twist on serving up a classic apple pie after the turkey is put away.
7. Pumpkin Tiramisu
Who knew you could add pumpkin to tiramisu? Well, you can, and Dessert For Two will show you how to make it every step of the way. Serve up something extra special this holiday meal and top it off with a modern spin on a classic dessert.
8. Spiralized Apple Crumble
The Healthy Maven created a dish that apple pie lovers will want to dive into but with in a healthier, more unique form! This spiralized apple crumble has all the flavors we love and know but served in a way that’s a bit more exciting. Plated or served in ramekins with a scoop of vanilla bean on top, it’s delicious no matter what.
9. Chocolate Toffee Pumpkin Whoopie Pies
You’ll have so much fun whipping up these whoopee pies! Yummy Crumble has all of the details you need. We love the combination and chocolate and pumpkin as well. And we love the sprinkling of toffee chips on top even more.
10. No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake
If you want to turn off the oven and do something without the heat, check out some no-bake recipes! Joyful Healthy Eats went with a pumpkin cheesecake that doesn’t need anytime with the heat. Instead, you can mix them up, give them time to chill, and pass them around to the family.
11. Cranberry Chocolate Chunk Brownies
Cranberries and chocolate go together so well too! And The Recipe Rebel turned those ingredients into delicious brownies that everyone will want seconds of. With or without the pecans, they’re indulgent and perfect to top off your Thanksgiving day meal.
12. Pumpkin Spice Truffles
Dessert doesn’t have to be a big slice of anything. Instead dessert can be just bite-sized forms of deliciousness. Over at Sally’s Baking Addiction, you’ll find the recipe for pumpkin spice truffles that you’ll be snacking on the rest of the weekend.
13. Chocolate Turtle Apple Slices
Slice up some apples and have fun creating these dessert pops with the kids. Mom Loves Baking will give you all the know-how behind these turtle slices. The kids may even want to add some candy corn, M&Ms, or sprinkles to the mix.
14. Pumpkin Churros
Broma Bakery teaches us how to make some delicious churros but with pumpkin included! It’s another classic dessert that was infused with classic fall flavor. Don’t forget the chocolate dip, you’ll want that to finish off the bite.
15. Sweet Potato Snickerdoodles
Finally, over at Country Living, you’ll be able to snag the recipe for some sweet potato snickerdoodles. Filled with deliciousness between two crumbly cookies, these can be served in addition to the pies or as the main dessert event for the family.