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10 Thanksgiving Dessert Ideas To Wow Your Family

10 Thanksgiving Dessert Ideas To Wow Your Family

These Thanksgiving dessert ideas will leave the mouths of your family members watering this holiday season! These are some of the best!

Most families serve the traditional pumpkin pie for dessert after that big, hearty meal. If you’ve been tasked for bring the dessert this year, we’ve found ten Thanksgiving dessert ideas guaranteed to wow your family. Hopefully one of these ideas will help you out!

1. Salted Caramel Apple Pie Snickers Cake

This cake is to die for. One look at the salted caramel dripping off the sides and your family will be drooling over it. They will also be super impressed. Half Baked Harvest has the recipe for this sinfully delicious cake, which includes ingredients such as apple sauce and strong brewed coffee. Um, yes, please!

2. Pecan Pie Cake Roll

This Thanksgiving dessert idea from is for all the pecan pie lovers out there. This adds a twist to the traditional pies you see at Thanksgiving and will impress your family members with your creativity. The end result is delicious and will leave everyone wanting seconds.


3. Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars has a Thanksgiving dessert idea that will be sure to impress your family. Instead of lemon bars, this recipe has a fall twist to it with pumpkin and cheesecake. It also features a delicious graham cracker crust that everyone will love.

4. Thanksgiving OREO Cookie Balls

This recipe on is great if your family is a fan of finger foods. If everyone tends to be stuffed after the big meal and aren’t interested in a full on pie or cake, this dessert should do the trick. It’s small and offers up something sweet to satisfy everyone’s cravings.

5. S’more Pie

For lovers of s’mores, Entertaining with Beth has a Thanksgiving dessert idea for you. If you still want to bring a pie to Thanksgiving dinner for dessert but are tired of the old pumpkin, apple and pecan pies, this one is a bit different and will offer your family something new to try.


6. Pumpkin Roll with Cream Cheese Filling

If you want to taste the flavor of pumpkin for dessert after the big meal, but want to try something different, try out this Thanksgiving dessert idea over at It includes cream cheese frosting as a filling. Cream cheese frosting is the best. What are you waiting for?

7. Peanut Butter Brownie Bars

Want to skip traditions altogether and go straight for something unconventional for your Thanksgiving dessert idea? Two Sisters Crafting has a recipe for you. It’s basically a chocolate brownie topped with peanut butter and drizzled with melted chocolate. Umm, yes, please!

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8. Easy Eggnogg Pie

Why not get a jumpstart on the Christmas season right after Thanksgiving dinner? If your family is full of eggnogg lovers, this Thanksgiving dessert idea from will be a huge success and it definitely will be something your family hasn’t tried before. This is one of the Thanksgiving dessert ideas we love!

9. Chocolate Pumpkin Cheesecake

This Thanksgiving dessert idea is rich and delicious and packed with pumpkin chocolaty goodness. It features an OREO cookie crust. Need I say more? It’s also drizzled with caramel and melted chocolate. Okay, I don’t need to say anymore. This dessert pretty much sells itself. You can find the recipe on

10. Pecan Pie Brownies

If you or your family loves pecan pie, Plain Chicken has a recipe for you that is worth a try. These pecan pie brownies are super gooey and delicious and will be a hit with the whole family. Their mouths will be watering as soon as you bring them in the house! This is one of the best Thanksgiving dessert ideas!

Did you decide to try out any of these Thanksgiving dessert ideas to wow your family? Let us know in the comments!
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