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19 Easy Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes

With Thanksgiving just days away, we are in the homestretch of planning. Are you ready? Whether you are hosting Thanksgiving this year, or going to someone else’s house, these easy Thanksgiving dessert recipes are a sweet way to end a meal. Whip one up for the dessert table!


The Thanksgiving side dishes are settled. And the turkey recipe is decided on. But how will you end your meal?

When it comes to Thanksgiving desserts, I have pretty simple tastes. All I need is a pumpkin pie and some sweet whipped cream … but I also love sweets — and sometimes it’s fun to change things up with fresh takes on the traditional.  From creative pies to tasty shortbreads to mouthwatering cheesecakes, these 19 easy Thanksgiving dessert recipes are creative ways to liven up the desserts table at your celebration.

Which one of these recipes do you want to try most?

19 Easy Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes

1. Easy Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake | Source: Sarah’s Cucina Bella

2. Creamy Pumpkin Cheesecake | Source: The Kitchen is My Playground

3. Chocolate Pretzel Pecan Pie | Source: Juggling Act Mama

4. Homemade Apple Pie | Source: Embracing Homemaking

5. Cranberry Pineapple Jello Salad | Source: The Thrifty Couple

6. 15 Minute Apple Cinnamon Roll Ups | Source: Family Centsability

7. Caramel Apple Dessert Nachos | Source: Mom Endeavors

8. Easy Peasy Monkey Bread | Source: Amber Nicole Blog

9. Pumpkin Pie Snickerdoodles | Source: Mom on Timeout

10. Crock-Pot Apple Crisp | Source: A Lazy Girl

11. Cranberry Pumpkin Muffins | Source: Seasonal Family Fun

12. Pecan Pie Mini Muffins | Source: Pounds 4 Pennies

13. Swedish Apple Cranberry Pie | Source: Food Done Light

14. Pumpkin Pecan Bars | Source: Sarah’s Cucina Bella

15. Maple Syrup Cheesecake | Source: Simply Stacie

16. Pecan Pie Shortbread | Source: The Views from Great Island

17. Nutella Chocolate Cream Pie | Source: Baking and Boys

18. Lemon Sour Cream Pie | Source: Taste Better from Scratch

19. Eggnog and Pumpkin Mousse | Source: Just Us Four Blog


Thursday 27th of November 2014

Thank you for including my cranberry pumpkin muffins! So many great desserts here!

Ashley - Embracing Homemaking

Monday 24th of November 2014

Thank you for featuring my homemade apple pie. All of those desserts look delicious. I want to try those cinnamon roll ups.


Monday 24th of November 2014

We always overdo on Thanksgiving desserts.