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15 Scrumptious Thanksgiving Desserts to Sweeten Your Holiday Feast

Delightful Thanksgiving dessert ideas! These mouth-watering treats are the perfect ending to your holiday meal – you’ll want to save room for every single one!

Thanksgiving is a time of gratitude, family, and, of course, indulgent meals. While the turkey might be the star, desserts hold a special place in everyone’s heart.

Tired of the same old pumpkin pie every year? Looking for something to impress your guests or bring a new twist to the table?

Well, you’re in for a treat! I’ve compiled a list of 15 delectable Thanksgiving desserts that will add a wow factor to your festive feast.

These irresistible Thanksgiving sweets range from traditional to innovative, ensuring there’s something for every palate. They are not only delicious but also a feast for the eyes, perfect for making your holiday celebration even more memorable.

These Thanksgiving dessert ideas include:

  • Classic pumpkin and pecan pies with a twist
  • Decadent chocolate desserts for the chocoholics
  • Easy, no-bake options for last-minute preparations
  • Kid-friendly sweets that the little ones will love
  • Elegant cakes and tarts for a touch of sophistication
  • Seasonal fruit desserts, showcasing the best of autumn’s bounty

With such a wide variety of recipes, your dessert table will be as bountiful and diverse as the Thanksgiving spread itself.

(These desserts are also great for making in advance, helping you stay organized during the busy holiday season.)

So, get ready to dive into these tantalizing Thanksgiving desserts and add a sweet note to your holiday celebrations!

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Pecan Praline Pumpkin Pie - Sally’s Baking Addiction
Pecan Praline Pumpkin Pie – Sally’s Baking Addiction
This freezer-friendly pecan praline pumpkin pie combines my flaky pie crust, spiced pumpkin pie filling, and a salty crunchy pecan topping.
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Pecan Pie
Pecan Pie
Old-fashioned pecan pie is a classic fall dessert with a homemade pie crust and sweet custard filling loaded with crunchy pecans — perfect for Thanksgiving. | aheadofthyme.com
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Pumpkin Mascarpone Pie
Pumpkin Mascarpone Pie
Pumpkin mascarpone pie is a warm and cozy holiday dessert that is incredibly easy to make with just minutes of prep work before popping into the oven. | aheadofthyme.com
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Mini Pumpkin Pies (Small Batch)
Mini Pumpkin Pies (Small Batch)
Small batch mini pumpkin pies with a flaky crust, delicious pumpkin pie filling, and cinnamon whipped cream, are perfect for a small Thanksgiving crowd. | aheadofthyme.com
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Braided Lattice Apple Pie
Braided Lattice Apple Pie
This braided lattice apple pie is packed with cinnamon apples tossed in a caramel sauce and sealed in a buttery, flaky pie crust with a braided lattice top. | aheadofthyme.com
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Banana Cream Pie
Banana Cream Pie
Homemade Banana Cream Pie is endlessly creamy with a buttery, flaky pie crust, a dreamy homemade vanilla custard, fresh banana slices, and whipped cream. | aheadofthyme.com
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Pecan Pie Bars
Pecan Pie Bars
Pecan pie bars are the best and easiest way to enjoy the flavors of pecan pie but with half the effort and in a handheld bite-sized form. | aheadofthyme.com
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Baked Apples
Baked Apples
Baked Apples are soft, warm, and tender, with a crunchy sweet cinnamon oat filling. This cozy and comforting fall dessert is quick easy to make too. | aheadofthyme.com
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Apple Turnovers
Apple Turnovers
With a buttery, flaky crust and spiced sweet apple filling, these homemade Apple Turnovers are hands down one of the best ways to enjoy this seasonal fruit. | aheadofthyme.com
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Chocolate Pecan Pie
Chocolate Pecan Pie
This decadent Chocolate Pecan Pie is a twist on the classic holiday pie with a rich, dark chocolate flavor that pairs wonderfully with toasted pecans. | aheadofthyme.com
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Individual Apple Crisp
Individual Apple Crisp
Individual apple crisp is a sweet tart fall dessert served in single-sized portions with all the crunchy corners of crumble. And so quick and easy to prep. | aheadofthyme.com
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Sweet Potato Pie
Sweet Potato Pie
Sweet potato pie is warm and cozy, spiced with classic fall flavors, and delicious. Easy to make with cooked sweet potatoes or canned sweet potato puree. | aheadofthyme.com
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Chopped Pecan Pie
Chopped Pecan Pie
Give traditional pecan pie a twist this holiday season by using finely chopped pecans to create a smooth topping on this chopped pecan pie! | aheadofthyme.com
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Pecan Pie Brownies
Pecan Pie Brownies
Why make pie or brownies when you can have them both at once? These Pecan Pie Brownies are the perfect fall treat for any occasion — rich, sweet, indulgent. | aheadofthyme.com
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Baked Applesauce Donuts
Baked Applesauce Donuts
Infuse donuts with jammy, delicious applesauce.
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