50 Mouthwatering Thanksgiving Desserts
We hope you saved room! Our delicious dessert recipes are a festive finish to your meal.
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
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
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.
Macadamia nuts, chocolate, and espresso combine to make the filling of this decadent and delicious toasted coconut crust pie.
- Recipe: Chocolate-Coconut Macadamia Pie
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").
Layers of pumpkin, mascarpone, crushed cookies, and a coffee mixture create this show-stopping holiday trifle.