Mouthwatering Thanksgiving Dessert Ideas

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You Can Bring Dessert to Thanksgiving

The holidays are the perfect time to try a new recipe or three. We are sharing 16 of our favorite Thanksgiving recipes. Everything from cookies to pies to truffles. We’re including most everyone’s favorite fall….pumpkin, but also including a few other delightful additions for your Thanksgiving parties.


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This Salted Caramel Apple Dip recipe counts as a fruit serving, right?


Thanksgiving desserts

These pumpkin cream cheese cookies are so very good!


thanksgiving desserts

Pumpkin caramel coffee cake is perfect for a Thanksgiving brunch! 


apple snickers salad
Apple snickers salad is easy to make and is a crowd pleaser.


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The kids are going to love these adorable Thanksgiving Turkey Oreo Balls. 


Thanksgiving Dessert Recipe

You don’t have to spend all day making apple pies. Simply put this rustic pie together and dessert will be ready in no time at all. 


thanksgiving dessert recipe ideas

These Chocolate Dipped Pumpkin Spice Pizzelle cookies look absolutely perfect for an office Thanksgiving party.


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Easy to make pumpkin spice truffles are sure to be a show stopper. 


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Pumpkin pie dip with cinnamon chips, yes, please.


thanksgiving desserts

For those that need to watch their carb intake over the holiday and, quite honestly, who doesn’t–lol–give this low carb pumpkin cheesecake pie recipe a try.


Thanksgiving desserts

If you’re going all in for the holidays give this Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cheesecake recipe a try.


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Oh, this Maple Pumpkin Delight pie has all the best things of the season…pumpkin, maple and pie!


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Bread pudding done right is delicious and this Insta Pot Bread Pudding looks like it will hit the after dinner, turkey coma, spot!


thanksgiving dessert ideas

Keeping with the multi-pot trend, give this pumpkin pudding cake a go. 


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You can’t go wrong with pumpkin chocolate chip scones and if you can’t wait for dessert these are perfectly acceptable for breakfast or afternoon tea. 


thanksgiving dessert ideas

Here’s a paleo pumpkin spice protein cookie for anyone in your tribe that is following the paleo diet. 


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Deb lives in Michigan with her husband and a very spoiled Maltipoo. She is an avid road-tripper who always searches out the quirky, weird and haunted when she travels. At home, she is a wanna-be Joanna Gaines designer and shares tips and tricks for updating and surviving life in a small house. In her spare time, she creates and shares simple, yet delicious meals and cocktail recipes and keeps us with her own blog/business Just Short of Crazy (dot) com.