50 Mouthwatering Thanksgiving Desserts
We hope you saved room! Our delicious dessert recipes are a festive finish to your meal.
Layers of pumpkin, mascarpone, crushed cookies, and a coffee mixture create this show-stopping holiday trifle.
Macadamia nuts, chocolate, and espresso combine to make the filling of this decadent and delicious toasted coconut crust pie.
- Recipe: Chocolate-Coconut Macadamia Pie
White chocolate, dark chocolate, French bread, and a Caramel-Coffee Sauce drizzle combine to make one irresistible end to any meal.
- Recipe: Double Chocolate Bread Pudding
Instead of traditional pumpkin pie, try this rich, luscious cheesecake. The crust is made from gingersnap cookie crumbs. Yum!
- Recipe: Pumpkin Cheesecake
Recipe: Plum Upside Down Pudding Cake
Recipe: Pumpkin Cream Cheese Napoleons
Recipe: Bourbon Balls
Recipe: Pecan Tarts
Recipe: Chocolate Coca Cola Cake
Recipe: Coconut Buttermilk Pie
Recipe: Tres Leches Boston Cream Cake
Recipe: Banana Crème Brulee
Recipe: Berry Cobbler
Recipe: Honey’s Carrot Cake
Recipe: Lemon-Buttermilk Tart
Recipe: Pumpkin Custard
Recipe: Macadamia Nut Tart
Recipe: White Chocolate-Key Lime Pie
Recipe: Orange Flan
This dessert classic is packed with nutty flavor and makes the perfect finger food for a party.
- Recipe: Chocolate-Walnut Brownies
Recipe: Apple Huckleberry Tarts
Recipe: Easy Red Velvet Cupcakes
Recipe: Float Away Layer Cake
Recipe: Chocolate-Earl Grey Pound Cake
Recipe: Chocolate-Bourbon Cake
Recipe: Vanilla Buttermilk Crumb Cake
Recipe: Cake de Ron (Rum Cake)
Recipe: Banana Crumble
Recipe: Baklava Tartlets
Recipe: Coconut Snowballs
When I inherited my mother's wooden recipe box, inside were recipes in the handwriting of my mother, my grandmother, and my great-grandmother. My great-grandmother's soufflé was so simple, but it's just what you want at the end of a big meal: a light, lemony froth. Drizzling it with raspberry sauce enhances it, if that is possible.
A pinwheel of beautiful pears makes the perfect topping for this luscious pie.
- Recipe: Almond-Pear Pie
Nothing says cool weather comfort like pumpkin and gingersnap. Silky cream cheese gives this pie its fun swirl design.
For a pretty presentation, prepare a second recipe of the piecrust and cut out shapes with a small cookie cutter. Attach them to the edge of the crust with egg wash, and then bake and fill as directed.
- Recipe: Browned Butter Chess Pie
For a pretty presentation, top the tart with sugared cranberries: Steep whole berries in simple syrup in the refrigerator 8 hours, then roll in sugar and let stand 1 hour to dry.
Microwaving the chocolate helps keep the temperature below 92°, ideal for tempering. Use the best-quality white chocolate you can find (not those labeled "baking chips").