Looking for thanksgiving desserts that aren’t pie? This roster delivers an assortment of treats that will be the cherry on top of a delicious meal, no crusts needed.
We’re talking pumpkin spice, all things chocolate, and a few frozen treat ideas in between. The hardest part is deciding which ones to make!
Best Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes
No Thanksgiving dinner is complete without something sweet, and the selection of recipes below features something for everyone, even those who only want a cup of something hot.
Ready to dive in? Let’s go!
Pumpkin Cookies with Cream Cheese Frosting
Soft pumpkin cookies with cream cheese frosting are full of tangy cranberries and toasted walnuts for a yummy fall treat with coffee.
Easy Pumpkin Brownies Recipe
This pumpkin swirl brownies recipe is moist, delicious, and one your entire family will love!
Frozen Pumpkin Pie Dessert
This frozen pumpkin pie is like eating a slice of frosty pumpkin ice cream with a crumbly graham cracker and pecan crust.
Mini Apple Pies
These mini apple pies are the perfect bite-sized treat for fall. Bonus: they are super easy to make.
Roasted Cinnamon Vanilla Apples
Best-ever roasted apple slices, enjoy them over ice cream or straight from a bowl!
Fudgy Chocolate Cookies
These flourless chocolate cookies are fudgy and cake-like with crispy edges!
Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate
Topped with whipped cream and a dash of cinnamon, pumpkin-spice cocoa is as fabulous as it sounds.
How to Make Desserts Gluten-Free
If you’re hosting Thanksgiving this year or making desserts for a crowd, it’s always a good idea to have a couple of gluten-free options. Fortunately, the flour-based recipes in this list can be made with this 1:1 gluten-free all-purpose flour blend instead, it’s that simple!
The flourless chocolate cookies, cinnamon-roasted apples, and both hot cocoas since they are all naturally gluten-free.
Full Thanksgiving Dinner Menu
If you’re hosting the feast this year and want to create a spread of dishes that will have everyone coming back for seconds, you’ll find everything you need in my Thanksgiving Dinner Menu.
It is complete with appetizers, sides, the perfect roasted turkey, and of course, desserts, so you don’t have to think about what to make. The recipes are all there, along with a prep guide to make cooking a little easier for you.
Grab your copy here!
Thanksgiving Dinner Meal Plan & Guide
Inside this eBook, you’ll find 23 Thanksgiving recipes for easy entertaining. PLUS, done-for-you daily holiday prep, helpful kitchen notes, and hour-by-hour timing instructions for Thanksgiving day.
This digital download is like hiring a kitchen assistant to plan out an incredibly delicious menu for your family.