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 HomemadeInterest.com 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
LilLuna.com 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 SnackWorks.com 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 CakesCottage.com. 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!
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 MeatloafandMelodrama.com 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 Delish.com.
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!