Autumn is the time for many of those warm apple, and pumpkin recipes to shine. All of you bakers out there will go head over heels for these 12 Amazing Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes Your Guests Will be Thankful for. If apple, and pumpkin aren’t your thing, try out the scrumptious lemon meringue pie recipe down below, it’ll leave both you and your guests wanting more. Keep reading to learn about more thanksgiving dessert recipes.
1. Traditional Pecan Pie
Nothing screams Autumn more than this traditional pecan pie recipe. This traditional pecan pie is a family staple. For a chocolaty take on this timeless recipe try adding chocolate chips or baking chocolate in with the batter. For me, I usually serve warm with French vanilla ice cream and whipped cream.
2. Pumpkin Pie
Tis the season for everything pumpkin. Using a flaky homemade crust, this spicy rich pie will be your go-to recipe for all holiday festivities. With this recipe, it’s recommended to prepare your filling the day before. This will allow your spices to mix with one another. Top it off with a large spoonful of Cool Whip, a pinch of nutmeg and fresh fruit.
3. Spiced Cutout Sugar Cookies
These spiced sugar cookies are one of my favorites. Both sweet and spicy, they are a delicious thanksgiving treat and a family staple. What’s even better is that you can decorate these for any holiday. When decorating for fall try using candy corn, candied nuts, or your icing of choice.
4. Deep Dish Apple Pie
Don’t let the stress of the holidays get you down. This easy apple pie recipe will leave you and your family in high spirits. This classic deep-dish apple-pie recipe combines the flavors of tart apples and a buttery flaky crust. Making this recipe from scratch is easier than it seems, especially with this time-tested apple filling.
5. Caramel Apple Cheesecake
This heavenly cheesecake recipe combines two of my favorite things: caramel and apples. If you’re looking for a challenge try baking this delectable treat. All of your efforts will be well worth the wait. With a buttery graham cracker crust and caramel over the top, every bite will be scrumptious.
6. Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes
Nothing says fall more than a homemade pumpkin pie, but you know what’s even better? Pumpkin pie cupcakes. These super moist cupcakes are the embodiment of a traditional pumpkin pie just in cupcake form. Top with a sugar cookie or graham cracker so that you’re not missing out on that traditional pie crust. This recipe is super easy and kid-friendly.
7. Apple Fritters
Perfect for a Thanksgiving breakfast, these easy apple fritters will be a staple anytime of the year. It won’t take much effort to whip up these delicious fritters that will leave a lasting impression. Easily pair these yummy treats with a cup of coffee or even a homemade glaze. And before you know it, you’ll be licking your fingers.
8. French Apple Tart
You will surely be the apple in your family’s eye when you bring this French Apple Tart recipe to your family gatherings. If you’re a fan of apples this recipe is for you. With a double-double dose of apples, this French dessert resembles an apple pie on a buttery, flaky crust. Get ready to wow your guests with this both, beautiful, and delicious thanksgiving dessert recipe.
9. Lemon Meringue Pie
If those apple or pumpkin recipes seem a bit overused, try out this classic tart lemon meringue pie recipe. It’s exploding with fresh citrus flavors, and the sweet, creamy meringue top makes this a perfect thanksgiving dessert. It’s an easy pie recipe your family and friends will love.
10. Baked Apples with Rum and Cinnamon
Apples, caramel, and rum are the embodiment of fall. This thanksgiving dessert recipe is a delicious adult sweet treat. If you want to add more texture, try filling the apples with pecans and top with ice cream and chocolate sauce. These can be made kid-friendly too. Just skip out on the dark rum.
11. Vegan Pumpkin Pie
The beginning of fall calls for pumpkin pie. This pie is creamy, and delicious, made with a perfect, flaky crust. Your guests would never guess that it’s vegan and gluten free. For added flavor top with a little coconut whipped cream for the most decadent treat.
12. Pumpkin Cream Cheese Truffles
Obsessed with everything pumpkin? You’re not alone. These easy pumpkin cream cheese truffles are a hit at all my holiday festivities. For this recipe you can easily substitute white chocolate chips for semi sweet ones for a richer flavor. This yummy no bake truffle is the perfect thanksgiving dessert.