Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to gather with friends and family, but it can also be a lot of work. One easy way to save time and stress is to make easy Thanksgiving desserts that everyone will love.
These easy-to-make Thanksgiving desserts are great for the holidays but are also delicious year round. Options for everyone including Thanksgiving desserts with chocolate and even vegan desserts for the holidays!
Try out all of these Thanksgiving dessert ideas and some chocolate desserts for Thanksgiving for all of your holiday meals and parties! It’s never a bad time for extra desserts so you can always keep these recipes on hand for anytime you need a sweet treat.
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What are typical Thanksgiving desserts?
There are plenty of delicious recipes that can be made in advance and don’t require hours in the kitchen. For example, pumpkin pie is a classic Thanksgiving dessert that can be made ahead of time and doesn’t require any last-minute baking.
Another easy option is to make a batch of fall-themed cookies or bars. These can be easily transported and stored, making them perfect for potlucks or large gatherings.
With a little planning, it’s easy to enjoy stress-free Thanksgiving desserts!
Are these gluten free Thanksgiving dessert ideas?
There are some recipes here that will be great for those of you who need to make gluten free Thanksgiving desserts. A lot of the recipes can easily be modified to work with many dietary restrictions.
These are not ALL gluten free recipes though, so make sure to keep an eye on ingredients in each recipe so you can plan accordingly.
Are any of these recipes vegan?
There is a whole section below where you’ll find vegan desserts for Thanksgiving. If you are trying to keep your dessert recipes vegan you won’t have to struggle to find something that will suit your needs.
Check out the sections below to find exactly what you are looking for without sorting through ingredients lists. There’s also a section specifically for chocolate lovers!
Looking for more Thanksgiving recipe collections?
If you are looking for some other collections of recipes that will be good for the holidays, you won’t want to miss out on these other great posts.
Check them out for more tasty recipes that will wow all of your guests!
When it comes to the holidays there’s so much to be done in the kitchen. You don’t have to stress about desserts now! This collection of Thanksgiving desserts will have you stocked up with simple recipes and ready to go.
Now, thanks to this collection, you can make your favorite chocolate desserts for Thanksgiving, vegan desserts for the holidays, and every other type of dessert you can think of with ease. Choose a cute Thanksgiving serving tray for your table this year.
Don’t add extra stress to your plate, use these simple desserts to plan your holiday meals and make everyone happy…including the chef!
Whether you prefer traditional Thanksgiving desserts or want to try something new, this big list has something for everyone!
America's favorite Thanksgiving dessert just got a tasty makeover! This pumpkin pie variation contains Fireball whiskey for a boozy punch of flavor that's warming and comforting. If you're bored of your usual pumpkin pie recipe, you have to give this one a try!
Pumpkin, spice, and everything nice goes into this super easy fall version of dump cake! Our Pumpkin Dump Cake is made with a rich and creamy pumpkin filling, topped with moist yellow cake, and sprinkled with crunchy pecans.
Loads of apples studded with tart dried cranberries make this the ultimate apple cranberry crisp. A quick snickerdoodle cookie dough is whipped up and then crumbled on top of the apple cranberry crisp and doused in cinnamon sugar.
Two fluffy whipped cream layers sandwich whole berry cranberry sauce filling to create a cranberry version of this classic Southern dessert. No-Bake Cranberry Yum Yum is truly one cranberry dessert that lives up to its name.
Everyone will love this bite size cranberry bars recipe as an impressive addition to your Thanksgiving dessert table. You really can’t get more festive than the bright red cranberry curd and chopped green pistachios.
This chocolate lasagna no-bake dessert starts with an Oreo cookie crust and is topped with luscious layers of whipped cream cheese, chocolate pudding and topped a whipped topping sprinkled with crushed Oreos. Easy, yet decadent dessert.
This pumpkin and chocolate dessert will upstage Tom Turkey at Thanksgiving dinner this year! It's easy to make ahead, and the results are so impressive! One small slice is plenty, so this feeds a large gathering!
Paleo Apple Pie Bars made with only 6 ingredients are a warmly-spiced inviting grain-free treat! Dairy-free, vegan and refined sugar-free, these super simple yet incredibly flavorful apple pie bars are an absolute delight!
This healthier pumpkin pudding cake is like a cross between a lava cake and pumpkin pie! With a creamy pumpkin pudding layer, crunchy pecans and a moist and pumpkin spice flavored cake, it makes the perfect nutritious yet decadent fall dessert!