Neglect the turkey. We are saying the star of any Thanksgiving showcase is the dessert desk.
The pies. The pillowy pumpkin cookies. The sweet-and-savory cheesecake. The piecaken (wait, what?).
However what number of Thanksgivings have you ever attended which have had the very same dessert choices? Allow us to guess: pumpkin pie, pecan pie, and apple crumble?
Let’s shake issues up, lets? From cookies to crumbles to desserts, these 91 distinctive Thanksgiving dessert recipes are merely to die for.
1. Chocolate pumpkin truffles
Wealthy, luscious, and a little bit bit boozy, these no-bake pumpkin spice truffles make a sublime (and straightforward) last-minute dessert.
2. Chocolate pumpkin pie
Why select between a chocolate dessert and a pumpkin one when you may have each? An indulgent chocolaty spin on pumpkin pie takes this dessert to the following stage.
3. Vegan chocolate pie
Internet hosting a vegan vacation doesn’t need to imply skipping the wealthy chocolate desserts. Serve up this silky, six-ingredient chocolate pie.
4. Chocolate mousse
Chocolate mousse is a dessert worthy of any big day, together with Turkey Day. We love this model for the way really gentle and creamy it’s.
5. Chocolate mousse with pumpkin whipped cream
To make chocolate mousse a little bit extra Thanksgiving-y, think about making this silky model. It’s egg-free, sweetened with honey, and topped with a fluffy, spiced pumpkin whipped cream.
6. Chocolate almond cake
Gluten-free? To not fear. Flourless chocolate cake makes an ideal ending to a Thanksgiving meal — particularly this almond model laced with maple syrup and cinnamon.
7. Sizzling cocoa cupcakes
Sizzling chocolate in cupcake kind? Sure, please. Topped with a cinnamon-spiced ganache and marshmallow buttercream, these cozy cupcakes are good for fall.
8. Pumpkin chocolate cake
This pumpkin-y dessert skips the refined sugar however not the flavour. Sweetened with coconut sugar and maple syrup and aromatic with spices, this cake additionally stays additional moist due to pumpkin and kefir.
9. Pumpkin chocolate swirl Bundt cake
Not your unusual Bundt cake, this pumpkin model options fall spices and a chocolaty middle.
10. Wholesome pumpkin doughnuts with chocolate glaze
Swap issues up this yr with pumpkin doughnuts. This wholesome, chocolate-crowned model might be made with whole-wheat flour or turned gluten-free.
11. Shortbread mug lid cookies
No Thanksgiving dessert is full with out coffee or tea. High your mug with these cute chocolate and hazelnut shortbread cookies to take your after-dinner beverage to the following stage.
12. Straightforward chocolate shortbread cookies
Shortbread cookies are good as a result of they’re crisp and buttery and require only some elements to make. This chocolate shortbread is so fairly when reduce into fluted slices and sprinkled with sea salt.
13. Candy and salty chocolate and peanut butter pretzel cheesecake
This creamy dessert has layers of chocolate cheesecake and peanut butter cheesecake to cowl all the best dessert bases. The salty chocolate, pretzel, and brown sugar crust makes it additional particular.
14. Swirled cream cheese pumpkin brownies
Brownies are all the time a superb thought, regardless of the event. This wealthy, showstopping swirled dessert is half pumpkin cheesecake, half brownie batter, and absolutely scrumptious.
15. Chocolate pots de crème
Is there such a factor as a ridiculously straightforward, no-bake, no-cook, no-fuss dessert that also appears elegant sufficient for a vacation celebration? Yup. And it’s these pots de crème.
16. Darkish chocolate skillet soufflé
Baking a dozen dainty, individual-size soufflés on Thanksgiving may not be essentially the most sensible factor. That’s why we love this skillet model that serves a crowd.
17. Home made pumpkin pie
If you want a go-to recipe for quintessential Thanksgiving pumpkin pie, look no additional. This pie incorporates a flaky, buttery crust; a creamy filling; a maple whipped cream topping; and cute leaf decor besides.
18. Pumpkin pie with gingersnap crust
That is the pumpkin pie to make should you don’t need to deal with conventional pie crust. The gingersnap crust couldn’t be simpler, and it leaves you loads of additional time to make the pine nut brittle and maple bourbon whipped cream.
19. All-diets-friendly pumpkin pie
This pumpkin pie can please every kind of eaters. It’s gluten-free, dairy-free, egg-free, and vegan, however you wouldn’t know that from its ultra-creamy filling.
20. Praline pumpkin pie
When half your crowd loves pecan pie and the opposite half loves pumpkin (and also you don’t need to make each), go for this pumpkin praline model, which is the proper marriage of the 2.
21. Pumpkin cheesecake bars
Scrumptious and creamy pumpkin cheesecake bars with buttery graham cracker crust make a candy addition to any vacation dessert desk.
22. Vegan pumpkin cheesecake
Celebrating a plant-based Thanksgiving this yr? This vegan pumpkin cheesecake is as creamy as they arrive.
23. No-bake pumpkin dream bars
That is the proper no-bake dessert for a day when your oven simply can’t match one other factor. With layers of gingersnap crust, pumpkin pudding, and pumpkin cream cheese, these bars actually are a dream.
24. Pumpkin cupcakes with cream cheese frosting
Nobody will flip down a cupcake — particularly one topped with a tempting swirl of cream cheese frosting. Bonus factors for making the cute marzipan pumpkin toppers.
25. Pumpkin cream cheese swirl cake
Who doesn’t love a dessert that doubles as breakfast the following day? A swirled cream cheese layer makes this pumpkin cake simply as fairly as it’s tasty.
26. Pumpkin whoopie pies
Irrespective of how previous you’re, we’d wager you like a scrumptious, nostalgic whoopie pie. Particularly a cream cheese-filled pumpkin one.
27. Pumpkin apple crumb cake
This layered cake combines every part we love about fall: moist pumpkin cake, contemporary apples, and an extra-thick, nutty crumb topping.
28. Heat pumpkin pudding desserts
In case you love all of the flavors of pumpkin pie however are prepared to change issues up this yr, strive your hand at these heat pumpkin pudding desserts. Your visitors will probably be asking, “Pumpkin pie who?”
29. Pumpkin roll with cream cheese walnut filling
Everybody loves a traditional pumpkin roll. This model, filled with cream cheese and crunchy walnuts, would possibly simply be our favourite.
30. Skinny salted chocolate pumpkin pudding
This lightened-up pudding options banana, maple syrup, pumpkin, chocolate, and loads of spices. You may make this adaptable recipe vegan and/or dairy-free.
31. Wholesome one-bowl flourless pumpkin chocolate chip cookies
These pumpkin cookies are chock-full of chocolate. They’re additionally gluten-free, egg-free, and dairy-free.
32. Chewy pumpkin oatmeal cookies
There’s one thing so nostalgic a few glazed oatmeal cookie for the vacations. Do this chewy pumpkin model, which additionally occurs to be vegan and dairy-free.
33. Pumpkin pecan streusel torte
If you need a pumpkin pie that has far more texture, this torte has double the pecans (within the crust and within the streusel topping).
34. Mexican chocolate pecan pie
Pecan pie, however make it spicy. Psst: The filling for this pie additionally consists of Mexican beer, and we dig it.
35. Home made pecan pie
Is there something higher than made-from-scratch pecan pie to finish your Thanksgiving celebration? This model accommodates no corn syrup and features a buttery selfmade whole-wheat crust.
36. Vegan pecan cream pie
Vegan, oil-free, gluten-free, and refined sugar-free, this pecan cream pie requires solely 9 easy elements like coconut cream, dates, applesauce, and nut butter.
37. Wholesome mini pecan pies
Why is every part a lot cuter in a mini model? These itty-bitty pecan pies are scrumptious, and the most effective half is that you would be able to have a couple of (or 5!) with getting a stomachache.
38. Mini pecan pies with chocolate ganache
One other candy two-bite deal with, these mini pies get a boozy kick from bourbon whipped cream and a few chocolate ganache for good measure.
39. Butter pecan ice cream
Whether or not butter pecan ice cream is topping your pie or served as a standalone, this no-churn model is a keeper.
40. Browned butter pecan cake
When your Thanksgiving requires a showstopping cake, this one — with creamy browned butter frosting and toasted pecans inside and outside — matches the invoice.
41. Carrot cake with coconut pecan frosting
This layered bare cake is sort of too fairly to eat. We mentioned “nearly.” The coconut pecan frosting is a welcomed distinctive spin.
42. New Orleans pecan pie bread pudding
Bread pudding is the proper make-ahead dessert, and this pecan pie-inspired model is looking.
43. Caramel apple pecan cheesecake
Gooey caramel apples and toasty pecans: May this cheesecake be any extra fall-appropriate? The tempting topping makes it fairly sufficient to be a centerpiece.
44. Butter pecan blondies
Each vacation dessert desk wants a fantastic brownie, blondie, or bar. These nutty browned butter beauties are good heat and topped with ice cream.
45. Salted caramel and chocolate pecan pie bars
If you’d quite flip your Thanksgiving pie into bars, do that salted caramel and chocolate model for a enjoyable twist.
46. Delicate and chewy butter pecan cookies
The perfect cookie is delicate and chewy on the similar time, like these nutty, buttery cookies crammed with pecans and toffee bits.
47. Chocolate pecan piecaken
By no means heard of piecaken? It’s principally a pie inside a cake, and it’s great. This model features a pecan pie inside a chocolate cake, all enveloped in wealthy ganache.
48. Keto browned butter pralines
Consuming low carb can imply lacking out on many of the typical Thanksgiving desserts. Whip up a batch of those browned butter pralines, so good that even non-keto eaters will love them.
49. Pumpkin fudge balls
On the lookout for a recipe you may make in 10 minutes? Cue these melt-in-your-mouth chocolate-coated pumpkin fudge balls.
50. Pumpkin cookie dough dip
It’s not a celebration with no dip! This dessert dip comes collectively in simply 5 minutes, and you may have a whole lot of enjoyable with the dippers.
51. Maple whiskey milkshakes with espresso
Are you able to consider a extra good ending to a Friendsgiving feast? ’Trigger we certain can’t.
52. Straightforward salted caramel sauce
Don’t really feel like baking this yr however nonetheless need to impress? Make this 15-minute caramel to function an addition to your bakery-bought desserts or over ice cream.
53. Pumpkin pie turkeys
Actually, how cute are these? This dessert is an cute strategy to gown up store-bought pumpkin pie.
54. Pumpkin gingersnap ice cream sandwiches
Make the cookies and purchase the ice cream for a scrumptious, semi-homemade Thanksgiving deal with everybody will love.
55. Iced pumpkin cookies
These delicate pumpkin cookies topped with a scrumptious cinnamon and vanilla icing take simply 27 minutes to make.
56. Ginger maple sugar cookies
In addition to the chilling time, these cookies take solely 25 minutes to whip up and bake. Further factors for reducing them into cute leaf shapes.
57. Further-soft snickerdoodle cookies
You probably have lower than 25 minutes, you’ve gotten time to make these buttery-soft snickerdoodles.
58. No-bake keto pumpkin cookies
All you want is 10 minutes and 5 elements for these scrumptious keto cookies.
59. Uncooked chocolate mousse and marinated oranges
A wholesome, creamy chocolate mousse is achievable in half-hour. We love this festive model that’s served with cinnamon-and-cardamom-spiced oranges.
60. Pumpkin pie hummus
Don’t knock it until you strive it! This dessert hummus is good and completely spiced, with an enormous punch of protein.
61. Pumpkin cheesecake dip
Don’t have 2 hours to make a cheesecake? No sweat. Make this drool-worthy pumpkin cheesecake dip as an alternative.
62. Tahini chocolate dates
These chocolate-dipped vegan treats have solely eight elements and style like heaven.
63. Baked cinnamon bun doughnuts
A half-hour is all you could make these cream cheese-glazed doughnuts that style identical to a cinnamon roll.
64. 4-ingredient lava desserts
You may not consider lava desserts as a fast dessert, however these have solely a handful of elements and bake up in 10 minutes.
65. Straightforward pear crisp
This straightforward vegan and gluten-free pear crisp has a crunchy oat and pecan topping and takes solely 10 minutes to prep.
66. Maple pecan fall fruit bake
This spiced, warm-from-the-oven fruit bake is ideal served with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream or simply as is!
67. Gluten-free apple crisp
This no-fuss crisp ensures the apples are entrance and middle, utilizing three varieties for excellent taste and texture.
68. Pumpkin spice latte chia pudding
In case you’re too full for dessert, it can save you this scrumptious spiced latte pudding to your breakfast the following morning!
69. Caramel apple dip
A number of contemporary apple slices plus this cozy, cinnamon-laced caramel dip equals the proper not-too-heavy dessert.
70. Wholesome apple crisp stuffed baked apples
Baked apples are a fantastic gentle dessert that also brings the nice and cozy and comfy fall vibes.
71. Brandied pears
Jarred brandied and spiced pears are a scrumptious dessert that may double as a take-home present.
72. Candied oranges dipped in chocolate
These oranges are gorgeous and completely delicious.
73. Wholesome vegan pumpkin spice ice cream
Irrespective of how stuffed you’re from that turkey (or Tofurky) dinner, there’s all the time room for a small bowl of ice cream!
74. Cranberry-blueberry crumb bars
These wholesome vegan bars embody a cranberry chia layer and a whole-wheat and oat crust.
75. Pumpkin slab pie
What’s slab pie, you say? Properly, it’s like common pie, solely approach greater. This go-to pumpkin pie will get baked in a big jelly roll pan and makes 24 slices.
76. Pumpkin sheet cake with Greek yogurt cream cheese frosting
On the lookout for the proper one-bowl pumpkin recipe? This moist sheet cake combines pumpkin, spices, honey, and Greek yogurt.
77. Carrot cake sheet cake
Sheet desserts are one of many best methods to feed a crowd, and this cream cheese and pecan-crowned carrot model is ideal for T-Day.
78. Salted caramel apple pie bars
These bourbon- and salted caramel-flavored bars serve 12, however making a double batch may not be a foul thought.
79. One-dish apple dump cake
We love an excellent dump cake, particularly one which has solely six elements and takes quarter-hour to prep!
80. Banana pudding from scratch
This copycat model of the ultra-famous, fluffy banana pudding served at Magnolia Bakery will feed a really, very completely happy crowd.
81. Pumpkin pecan cobbler
You possibly can simply double or triple this recipe to feed a big crowd, and it’s approach simpler than pie.
82. Apple brandy slab pie
In case you’re not feeling pumpkin this yr, do that apple slab pie with brandy, prunes, and spices. (It smells like heaven.)
83. Cheesecake-marbled pumpkin slab pie
Do you know you may make cheesecake into slab pie too? Try this recipe that’s half cheesecake and half pumpkin pie.
84. Bourbon pecan pie bars with shortbread crust
This recipe is for you should you favor your pecan pie in handheld, boozy squares (it makes 40). Completely no judgment right here.
85. Sluggish cooker pumpkin spoon cake
Let the slow cooker do the heavy lifting on Thanksgiving and feed your crew with this heat spoon cake.
86. Chocolate melancholy cake
Enormous crowd however not-so-huge funds? Whip up this “melancholy cake,” which is barely $0.27 per serving.
87. Bread and butter pudding
Bread pudding is a superb crowd-pleasing (and crowd-feeding) dessert, and this model is tried-and-true.
88. Texas-size vanilla sheet cake
You realize what they are saying: Sheet desserts are greater in Texas! This tender vanilla sheet cake with cream cheese frosting will feed your complete gang.
89. Potluck cheesecake dessert
You’ll spend many of the prep time for this dessert ready (patiently) for it to relax. This potluck cheesecake takes solely 20 minutes to whip up!
90. Chai swirl white chocolate blondies
These blondies are laced with heat chai spices and candy white chocolate. Better of all, the recipe feeds 16!
91. Pecan pie shortbread
Cookies are all the time a good way to feed a crowd. With this shortbread (which has solely 5 elements), you received’t even miss the pie.
These 91 Thanksgiving desserts are certain to supply loads of inspiration this vacation! Which is your favourite from the listing?
Want savory inspiration subsequent? Try our guides to 33 Vegetarian Thanksgiving Recipes Made with Real Food, 29 Unconventional Thanksgiving Sides, and 23 Leftover Turkey Recipes That Aren’t Total Gut Bombs.