Thanksgiving without dessert is like apple pie without ice cream. Learn how to please the entire family with some simple recipes for many types of desserts? Why not.
The smells of the holidays are everywhere. Even Safeway is baking apple pies and all kinds of bread and sweets. They all look delicious, but are they? Yes, they look okay but do they compare with homemade? Many families will be visiting, and it is imperative to have the absolute best desserts ready to feed everyone. Here are a few very awesome Thanksgiving desserts recipes that you can't miss.
1. Raisin Bread Pudding With Sweet Coffee Sauce
This raisin bread pudding is a perfect solution for a non-baker. It will be the easiest but the tastiest dessert you've ever made. Soft, flavorful and moist bread pudding accompanied by sweet coffee sauce is all you need for this Thanksgiving or even Christmas.
2. Soft Cinnamon Raisin Bread – How to Make It from Scratch
This appealing cinnamon raisin bread has super soft and fluffy texture and filled with the most holiday-y ingredient: cinnamon powder. You won't believe it is homemade at all.
3. Chocolate Chip Ice Cream in Mason Jar – No Churn Recipe
An ode to your favorite home made no churn chocolate chip ice cream of all time with only 3 ingredients and ready to serve in Mason jars. This will be a perfect single serve ice cream for your upcoming holiday dinner dessert.
4. Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie – Another Awesome Thanksgiving Desserts Recipes
Very simple chewy chocolate chip cookie that even a non-baker can tackle: crispy on the edge; fudgy and slightly under-baked in the center.
5. Creamy Greek Yogurt Cheesecake – A Perfect Holiday Dessert
Another awesome Thanksgiving desserts recipes make the list. This is the most deliciously rich, creamiest texture, and magical flavor cheesecake you've ever had. There is no need to double the amount of cream cheese like some other recipes, the cake is still loaded with the creamiest flavor.
6. Holiday M&M Peppermint Cheese Ball
A minty, fun and festive dessert dip is what I call a Holiday M&M Peppermint Cheese Ball. This super easy cheese ball will be the talk of your next holiday party and have your guests coming back for more.
7. Apple Cranberry Crisp
Apple Cranberry Crisp has got to be one of the easiest desserts you can make! BONUS: This Apple Cranberry Crisp is delicious and gluten and dairy free!
8. Gingerbread Cannoli Phyllo Cups
These Gingerbread Cannoli Phyllo Cups are a fun dessert to serve around the holidays! Instead of a cannoli shells, this recipe uses store-bought phyllo cups filled with a ricotta gingerbread cream. BONUS: They take just 15 minutes to whip up and are so cute!
9. Vegan pumpkin cheesecake
This double layer vegan pumpkin cheesecake is lightly spiced, creamy and rich, and super easy to whip up! Make it a day or two ahead and serve it cold for a wonderful holiday dessert that pleases most any palate!
10. Chocolate Ginger Crinkles
These Chocolate Ginger Crinkles are soft, spicy and beautiful. The dough is rolled into sugar before baking, and it’s what gives this beautiful crinkled appearance.
11. Gingerbread Cake
Warm Gingerbread Cake topped with vanilla cream sauce, bananas and whipped cream. This easy gingerbread recipe could be your favorite holiday cake recipe ever!
12. Cranberry Cheesecake Bars
Festive Cheesecake Squares feature everyone’s favorite seasonal berry for the perfect amount of sweetness and tang. Finished with a crumbly oatmeal topping, these treats are totally irresistible.
13. Vegan Pecan Pie Bars
It’s a delicious caramel and pecan concoction with a buttery and flaky crust, there’s no better way to have dessert.
14. Pumpkin Pie Bars
These Pumpkin Pie Bars have the same flavors of a classic Pumpkin Pie except it’s much easier to make and made with an easy shortbread crust!
15. Vegan pumpkin banana bread
This vegan pumpkin banana bread is the perfect fall treat. It’s incredibly moist, fluffy and perfectly spiced. And the cream cheese filling is the perfect addition to make this bread extra indulgent! All you need is 1 bowl and about 20 minutes of prep time. The oven will do the rest of the work.
16. Pumpkin Cheese Cake with Gingersnap Crust
A super creamy and smooth pumpkin cheesecake filling slathered on top of a crunchy and spiced gingersnap crust. Thanksgiving will be thanking you for this after dinner dessert.
17. Expresso Gingerbread Bundt Cake
This Espresso Gingerbread Bundt Cake smells just like Holiday season. Spiced with cinnamon, ginger, cloves and nutmeg, it's the perfect cake for celebrating the holidays.
18. Gluten free pumpkin cheesecake
Instant Pot recipe for gluten free Pumpkin Cheesecake made with Greek yogurt instead of cream cheese and enhanced with butterscotch ganache to bring out the maximum Oomph….! of this holiday season dessert.
19. Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream
Move over pumpkin pie, there's a new pumpkin spice dessert in town and its giving pie a run for its money. This pumpkin spice ice cream takes the flavors of pumpkin spice latte and elevates it to a whole new level. Who knew pumpkin could taste this good?
20. Candied Ginger Cupcakes
These Candied Ginger Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting are the perfect dessert for any holiday celebration. Made from scratch using clove, cinnamon, applesauce, and candied ginger in the batter, these cupcakes are nice and moist with a hint of spice!
21. Caramel Dutch Apple Pie
Caramel Dutch apple pie has layers of delicious cinnamon and brown sugar apples. The oatmeal strudel crumb topping is the icing on the cake!
22. Turkey donut race car
Lets build Thanksgiving desserts for kids with this amazing and out of the box idea: Turkey donut race car.
23. Easy Pumpkin Cheesecake
This easy to make cheesecake is the perfect pumpkin dessert for your Holiday Celebrations!
24. Keto Pumpkin Spice Mini Pound Cake
The perfect fall keto recipe, these beautiful keto baby pumpkin pound cakes are really nutritious and satisfying: full of good fats from grass-fed butter and extra egg yolks, and all the protein you could ask for, thanks to the whey protein in the cream cheese icing and the lupin flour.
25. Easy drop sugar cookies
Easy Drop Sugar Cookies are the answer to a quick treat, especially during the holidays!
26. Mini Chocolate Nutella Cheesecakes
These cheesecakes are rich, smooth, chocolatey with a hint of Nutella. Absolutely irresistible!
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27. Cranberry Oat Cookies
These babies are gluten-free, dairy-free, with no processed sugar whatsoever. Nonetheless, these are the best cookies you've ever had.
28. Raffaello Coconut Balls
Sweet coconut flavored candy balls. Perfect edible gift for your loved ones. Requires as little as 3 ingredients and are done in less than 15 minutes. Isn’t this best idea of sweet treat?
29. Agar-agar milk pudding
Another out of the box added on this "Awesome Thanksgiving Desserts Recipes" list. The pudding will remind you of Italian panna cotta or French blancmange without the gelatin. So it’s a good choice for those who prefer the vegetarian and halal option of panna cotta.
30. Chocolate Ginger Bread Cookies
Chewy and loaded with bittersweet chocolate flavor, these Chocolate Gingerbread Cookies are a must make cookies for Holidays. Made with only a few simple HEALTHY ingredients, loaded with chunks of dark chocolate and fresh ginger flavor, these little beauties are the real delicious sweet treat.
31. Pumpkin Cheesecake and Chocolate Mousse
Pumpkin Cheesecake and Chocolate Mousse Topped with Dark Chocolate Ganache is the showstopper of a dessert you’re looking for. Yes, it will upstage the turkey! Sorry, Tom.
These recipes look so delicious! Thank you for putting this together, I cannot wait to try a few of them!
Thank you for such a kind compliment Kathryn 🙂
Lovely inspiration for upcoming Holidays:) Saving this one for sure!
Thank you Julia 🙂