Your big feast deserves a finale this good.
Sure, the Thanksgiving turkey may seem like the star of that third Thursday in November, followed closely by Thanksgiving side dishes. But no matter how wacky your Thanksgiving traditions are, everyone knows there ought to be Thanksgiving desserts — and lots of ‘em — to round out your day! From countless varieties of pies (apple, pumpkin, pecan, you name it) to easy options (no-bake desserts and make-ahead cookies) to a classic, deliciously decadent pumpkin cheesecake, there are so many tasty Thanksgiving treats to choose from. So, how do you narrow down your Thanksgiving desserts list and pick a winner for your feast’s finale?
Get your gobble on and make cute Thanksgiving desserts with the kids, or bake elegant Thanksgiving desserts like a three-layer cake or artful lattice crust pie. We’re sharing our all-time favorite apple desserts and pumpkin recipes that make easy Thanksgiving desserts for a crowd, plus our best chocolate Thanksgiving desserts if you just need something that isn’t pumpkin spice-flavor. We have a few out-of-the-box sweets like apple fritters, spiced parsnip cakes, skillet cookies and fudgy beet brownies to switch things up this year, and we didn’t forget gluten-free, vegan and low-sugar options too. With so many easy ideas for treating yourself (and the whole family!) on Turkey Day, no one will be able to resist dessert.