Thanksgiving is just around the corner, so it’s time to search for dessert recipes. If you have trouble finding them, don’t worry, we have gathered a perfect list of the best Thanksgiving dessert recipes that are not just delicious and easy to make, but also everyone will love it. You can choose from mulled apple cider popsicles, pumpkin dump cake, cranberry fluff recipe, apple pie bars, Thanksgiving dessert turkeys, Thanksgiving oreo turkey cookies, traditional English trifle, pumpkin chiffon pie bars with pecans, and more. Even if you love Thanksgiving dinner, you’re going to want to fast forward to try these best Thanksgiving dessert recipes. They’re irresistible and perfect for Thanksgiving! We hope you all enjoy your Thanksgiving!
Pecan Pie Cake
Heavenly delicious and easy to make, this pecan pie cake is a must-have dessert for Thanksgiving. In other words, it’s a moist pecan cake with rich pecan filling topped off with whipped cream. Follow the cooking instructions, and assemble the cake. Top with additional pecans if desired. Serve and enjoy!
Mulled Apple Cider Popsicles
Delicious and refreshing, these mulled apple cider popsicles are made with non-alcoholic cider, so they are a perfect Thanksgiving treat that the whole family can enjoy. Gather the ingredients, follow the cooking directions, and freeze them for at least eight hours or until firm. To serve, gently remove them from popsicle molds and enjoy!
Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream
Flavorful, creamy, and delicious, this pumpkin spice ice cream is a perfect dessert for Thanksgiving dinner. It takes the flavors of pumpkin spice latte and elevates it to a whole new level, and it’s a great alternative if you’re looking for a change from traditional pumpkin pie at Thanksgiving. Follow the cooking instructions, remove from the freezer, scoop, and if you like, add some ginger nuts or your favorite cookies on top. Enjoy!
Pumpkin Dump Cake
Easy and delicious, this pumpkin dump cake is a perfect dessert for Thanksgiving – perfectly sweet, moist, and topped with vanilla ice cream and caramel drizzle. Follow the cooking steps, and allow the cake to cool and set for at least 45 -60 minutes before slicing and serving. Plus, you can eat it warm or cold. Whichever way sounds best to you, do it that way and enjoy!
No-Bake Pumpkin Dream Bars
These no-bake pumpkin dream bars are a quick and easy Thanksgiving dessert recipe everyone will love. With each bite, you’ll taste layers of deliciousness and might even want to lick your plate clean. Follow the cooking instructions and refrigerate the bars for a minimum of four hours to harden, but overnight is best. Sprinkle with chopped pecan pieces and additional crushed Gingersnap cookies, if desired, and serve.
Cranberry Fluff Recipe
Delicious, festive, and classic, this cranberry fluff recipe is the BEST dessert for Thanksgiving. You’ll need seven ingredients, follow the cooking directions, and freeze it overnight. Thaw the fluff slightly before you’re ready to serve and decorate it up with any extras of what you already put in it – cranberries, walnuts, and mini marshmallows. Plus, you can make it days in advance. Enjoy!
Pumpkin Pie Truffles
Delicious and full of pumpkin pie flavors, these pumpkin pie truffles are the perfect Thanksgiving dessert. Plus, you can make them in paleo, vegan, or AIP version. Enjoy them right away or store in an airtight container. For a firmer center, leave in the freezer until about 30 minutes before you want to eat them – otherwise, the middle will be soft. So don’t waste time, grab your food processor and let’s whip these pumpkin pie truffles up!
Apple Pie Bars
Sugar-free and gluten-free, these apple pie bars are perfect Thanksgiving desserts if you’re guests are following a vegan, AIP, paleo, or keto diet. Follow the cooking instructions and let the bars cool for at least 10 minutes before serving. Enjoy them warm with a scoop of homemade vanilla ice cream on top. Have fun making them!
Thanksgiving Sour Cream Sugar Cookies
Light and fluffy, these Thanksgiving sour cream sugar cookies are perfectly fun and delicious cookies for the Thanksgiving holiday. Follow the cooking instructions, have fun cutting them into fun shapes with cookie cutters, and allow them to cool completely before frosting them. We guarantee that everyone will enjoy these Thanksgiving sour cream sugar cookies with cream cheese frosting!
Thanksgiving Dessert Turkeys
Ready in a total time of 20 minutes, these Thanksgiving dessert turkeys are no-bake Thanksgiving desserts that everyone will love and admire. You can make as many or as few as you’d like with them – just make sure you have one Nilla Wafer, five candy corn, one Reese’s cup, and two eyes for each. Follow the cooking steps, let them set for about 15 minutes for the chocolate to harden, and serve your little Thanksgiving dessert turkeys!
Apple Crostata With Caramel Sauce
Made with fresh apples, this apple crostata with caramel sauce is an amazingly delicious dessert perfect for Thanksgiving. It’s a version of an apple pie or apple tart – the flaky pastry is filled with tart apples that are sweetened with brown sugar and cinnamon. Follow the step-by-step cooking instructions, and serve the crostata in slices topped with a homemade caramel sauce and a scoop of vanilla ice cream. Enjoy!
Thanksgiving Oreo Turkey Cookies
Super cute, no-bake, perfect for a crowd, and fun to make, these Thanksgiving oreo turkey cookies will be a complete hit if you prepare them for the Thanksgiving holiday. They look like they might be hard to assemble, but they do come together quickly. You will need a little patience in the process, though, as the turkeys will need adequate time to dry in between several of the steps. Have fun making them!
Painted 3D Turkey Sugar Cookies
Adorable and fun to make, these painted 3D turkey sugar cookies are crunchy, citrus-vanilla sugar cookies. They are cut out in pieces, then easily assembled into 3D turkeys, and sponge painted with food coloring. Follow the cooking directions, and when they’re dry, glue the body, head, and feather onto the matching circle base using icing as glue. Add the eyes and beak. Use the red icing to pipe on the snood. Allow the icing glue and snood to dry completely (1-2 hours) before wrapping or storing. Have fun!
Traditional English Trifle
This traditional English trifle is a delicious dessert with the perfect flavor combination for Thanksgiving. It’s made with custard, sherry-soaked cake, fruit, jam, and whipped cream. Gather the ingredients, and follow the cooking instructions – make the custard, the cake, the fruit, the whipped cream, and assemble the trifle. Decorate the top of the trifle with fresh fruit and keep it chilled until ready to serve. Enjoy!
Pumpkin Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting
Ready in less than an hour, this pumpkin cake with cream cheese frosting is a perfect Thanksgiving dessert – sweet, buttery, and full of pumpkin flavor. Gather the needed ingredients and supplies, and follow the cooking instructions – make the pumpkin cake batter and add the cream cheese frosting. Slice, serve, and enjoy – this pumpkin cake with cream cheese frosting will melt-in-your-mouth!
Pumpkin Chiffon Pie Bars With Pecans
Delicious and decadent, these pumpkin chiffon pie bars with pecans are a great twist to an old favorite and will definitely be the centerpiece of your Thanksgiving dessert table. They’re packed with pumpkin flavor and are layered with graham cracker pecan crust, pumpkin pie, chiffon, and pecans. Follow the step-by-step cooking instructions, refrigerate for a few hours, or overnight if possible, slice and serve!