Although turkey is usually the star of the show when it comes to Thanksgiving, everyone will also be looking forward to a delicious dessert to come afterwards. The following easy Thanksgiving desserts offer something for everyone, and the list includes classic pumpkin pie, classic desserts and a few unusual ideas too. It doesn’t matter how many guests you’re expecting this Thanksgiving – there is a perfect dessert out there for everyone.
Easy Gluten Free Seven Layer Bars
These Easy Gluten Free Seven Layers Bars are just what your holiday table needs. They are packed with layers of chocolate, coconut flakes, and pecans.
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Gluten Free Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars
These Gluten Free Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars are right out of my mom’s recipe book. They are rich, sweet and deliciously sticky. They can easily be made ahead of time and popped into the freezer.
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Best Ever Gluten Free Banana Bread
This Gluten Free Banana Bread is moist, sweet, tender, and filled with chocolate. Your guests will never know it’s gluten-free. (dairy free alternative)
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Gingerbread Cheesecake Jars
Anyone who loves the distinctive and classic flavour of gingerbread, with its warm spices and wonderful sweetness, will love these gingerbread cheesecake jars. They are unusual desserts which blend a ginger cookie crust with a creamy, spiced filling, along with your choice of whole spices, cookies, whipped cream, and so on for the garnish.
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Easy Air Fryer Cinnamon Maple Baked Apples
If you are an air fryer fan like me and also an apple fan (again, like me!) you are going to love this easy air fryer apple dessert. I bet you can just imagine how these air fryer cinnamon maple baked apples smell and taste.
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Chocolate Caramel Rice Krispie Treats
Salty sweet and so delicious these Chocolate Caramel Rice Krispie Treats will be a hit at your next party. Made easily in one bowl with no baking required.
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Easy Turkey Cookies
Turkey Cookies are an easy no bake dessert that is fun to create and perfect to serve during Thanksgiving or at a school party. You’ll love how quick and easy it is to make this cute Thanksgiving dessert.
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Pumpkin Pie Bites
Pumpkin pie bites combine custardy pumpkin pie filling with flaky phyllo dough to create an easy, bite-sized fall treat. These scrumptious delights are perfect for any fall or holiday gathering.
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No Bake Pecan Pie Cheesecake
This easy (but delectable!) 5 ingredient no bake pecan pie cheesecake can be made with just 30 minutes of active prep time. Vegan version also included!
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Yellow Cake Mix Cookies
These yellow cake mix cookies only need four simple ingredients, can be made in just 20 minutes and are perfect for a quick, delicious snack!
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Apple Pie with Graham Cracker Crust
Enjoy the classic taste of apple pie with a delicious and easy-to-make graham cracker crust. It’s the perfect complement to a warm cup of tea, or for an afternoon snack with family.
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Apple Pie Spring Rolls
Try our amazing apple pie spring rolls! Filled with grated apples and cinnamon, these crispy finger foods are easy to make any day of the week. They’re sure to become a favorite Friday tradition in no time!
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Blackberry Apple Crisp
Oregon blackberries and Honeycrisp apples are combined and topped with a hazelnut oat topping creating the perfect combination of flavors for this easy fruit crisp. It’s the perfect gluten-free dessert for any time of the year and any type of gathering!
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Vegan Pecan Pie Cheesecake Bars
Pecan Pie Cheesecake Bars, Vegan and Gluten-Free! You are going to love these clean eating bars! Pecan Pie crust with dairy-free, no bake cheesecake filling.
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Vegan Pumpkin Pie Bars with Pecan Crust (Gluten-Free & Easy)
Now you don’t have to choose between pumpkin or pecan pie! Have both with these healthy vegan pumpkin pie bars with a pecan crust.
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Vegan Salted Caramel Hippie Bars
Salted Caramel Hippie Bars! A vegan, gluten-free and naturally sweetened rice crispie treat!
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Vegan Nutella Cupcakes! These vegan cupcakes are SO delicious, no one knows they’re vegan! Chocolate hazelnut cakes with chocolate frosting.
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Milk custard pie recipe with evaporated milk
This creamy and delicate custard pie with evaporated milk will be your next favourite dessert. Especially for custard lovers. Because not only this sweet pastry is delicious, but it’s so easy to make and can be ready in half an hour.
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Vegan Pumpkin Bars
Celebrate autumn in style with these vegan pumpkin bars! They have a moist, tender pumpkin base oozing with fall aromatics. Paired with a tangy, spiced cream cheese frosting on top, they’re sure to be a hit during the holiday season with vegans and non-vegans alike.
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Vegan Pumpkin Bread
If you’re a pumpkin spice fan, you need to try this easy vegan pumpkin bread! It showcases an ultra-moist and tender crumb and is bursting with cinnamon, nutmeg, and other warming flavors. Every bite captures the cozy essence of fall and pumpkin season!
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Vegan Pumpkin Muffins
Nothing says fall like vegan pumpkin muffins! This recipe features warming spices, a moist and tender texture, and bakery-style muffin tops you’ll love! Top them with homemade pecan streusel for an indulgent breakfast or tea-time treat.
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Vegan Apple Cider Donuts
Try these moist, cakey, and aromatic vegan apple cider donuts for dessert tonight! They’re ready in under an hour, baked (not fried), and don’t require a mixer. This treat will bring all the warming, cozy autumn flavors straight to your kitchen. The real secret is in the concentrated apple cider reduction!
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Vegan Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cookies
Try these soft, tender, and moist vegan chocolate chip pumpkin cookies to discover just what your fall baking has been missing! Rather than a cakey texture, this recipe turns out incredibly chewy, gooey, and downright addicting. Serve them with a sprinkle of flaky sea salt on top for the perfect contrast of flavors!
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Pumpkin Fudge With Sweetened Condensed Milk
This easy pumpkin fudge with sweetened condensed milk recipe only needs 5 simple ingredients to make and uses real pumpkin and pumpkin spice. It’s a perfect no-bake dessert that you can make in no time.
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No Bake Flapjacks: Classic Oatmeal Bars In Easy Way
These no bake flapjacks have a bitey texture on the outside but are soft and creamy inside. They are satisfyingly sweet and tasty. Just simply moreish.
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Karen Kelly, a food and travel writer, is the founder of Seasonal Cravings. She is also a health coach certified by the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. She has been featured in numerous media outlets, including the AP Wire and MSN.