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Unveiling the ULTIMATE Thanksgiving Desserts You Can’t Resist!

Unveiling the ULTIMATE Thanksgiving Desserts You Can’t Resist!

Want to express gratitude with the perfect Thanksgiving dessert? Thanksgiving is not just a meal. It’s a time to value loved ones and enjoy treats together. 

We often forget to show love and value our family’s presence. As Thanksgiving nears, you can say ‘thank you’ with a sweet treat. If you’re unsure about dessert choices, don’t worry.

Check out our 18 tasty Thanksgiving Desserts. 

They’re good and will bring your family closer.

Best Thanksgiving Desserts

1. Easy Thanksgiving Turkey Cookie Recipe (Made With Oreos!)

These are the cutest Turkey Cookies EVER! They are made using Oreos, and I recommend Mega Stuff, candy corn, and pretzel sticks. Gather the family and let the festive cooking-making begin! 🦃🎉

Thanksgiving Desserts
Thanksgiving Desserts

2. Easy Mini Pumpkin Bundt Cake

These Mini Pumpkin Bundt Cakes were so much fun for us to make. You will love this Thanksgiving dessert idea because it is easy to make. Our secret is to use a boxed spice cake mix. Whipping up a delightful treat has never been easier! 🎃🍂

Thanksgiving Desserts
Thanksgiving Desserts

3. Easy Pumpkin Fluff Dip

This is festive and says Happy Thanksgiving Dessert to me! This Pumpkin Fluff Dip is creamy, fluffy, and perfect for dipping apples or cookies. After we made this recipe, we used the leftovers to make frozen cookie sandwiches. So make extras and enjoy!

Thanksgiving Desserts
Thanksgiving Desserts

4. Pumpkin Cookies With Cake Mix

We love these 3 ingredient Thanksgiving cookies! I got this recipe idea from my sister-in-law and then adapted it from there. Drench them with a sweet glaze for an extra layer of yumminess, perfect for Thanksgiving. 🍁🎃🍂

Thanksgiving Desserts
Thanksgiving Desserts

5. Best Candy Corn Flower Cupcakes

This is one of the cutest recipes that we have ever made. You could buy pre-made cupcakes and pull this off, but we like to make cupcakes at home. No matter where you get the cupcakes, these are the perfect Thanksgiving dessert. My tip is to make these and then hand them out as people walk in the door. 

Thanksgiving Desserts
Thanksgiving Desserts

6. Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes With Streusel Topping

The creamy and crumbly texture of this dessert is beyond expectation! Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes with streusel topping are truly delicious, a family-pleasing recipe that is really fun and easy to make as well. 

The winning combination of pumpkin and cheesecake just rounds up our favorite fall flavors into one!

Thanksgiving Desserts
Thanksgiving Desserts

Thanksgiving wouldn’t be complete without a pumpkin-flavored dessert. But choosing one for the perfect day is the real deal. If you are looking for a sweet and creamy treat, try these cream cheese-filled Pumpkin Whoopie Pies! It has a cake-like sandwich stuffed with a soft, puffy, and marshmallow cloud-like filling that will probably appeal to every sweet tooth. 

Thanksgiving Desserts
Thanksgiving Desserts

Fed up with those dull Thanksgiving pies? If your answer is yes, then try this Pumpkin Coffee Cake! It is a buttery and moist treat that combines with cinnamon, nutmeg, and ground cloves. The crunchy streusel, brown sugar crumbles, and sweet vanilla glaze on top add an extra flavor profile that will surprise everyone around the table. 

Thanksgiving Desserts
Thanksgiving Desserts

If you’re a pecan fan, you are certainly going to love these Pecan Pie Brownies! For those of you who have never had one, these brownies have a gooey, nutty, and wonderful chewy texture that is out of this world good. Pecan Pie Brownies are also a perfect recipe that can take your classic pecan pie up into a whole new stratosphere for a Thanksgiving dessert. 

Thanksgiving Desserts
Thanksgiving Desserts

Limited time can be your greatest enemy in preparing your perfect dessert for the Thanksgiving celebration (especially if you are a busy person.) If you are eyeing an easy yet satisfying Thanksgiving treat, this recipe is your lifesaver! Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes with Oreo crust is a light and delicate dessert topped with pumpkin whipped cream- a perfect sweet treat! This is one of the easiest Thanksgiving dessert recipes, as it takes only 30 minutes to make.

Snickerdoodle fan, assemble! One of my favorite Thanksgiving desserts on my list is the Snickerdoodle Layer Cake. It is a four-layered moist cinnamon cake with a snickerdoodle crumble and snickerdoodle cookie filling on the top. This fall cake recipe looks pretty on the table and serves up something cinnamony and luscious—a bit different for the cake lovers in your family!

Love almonds and cookies? These Small Batch Almond Joy Cookies are perfect for you! This mouth-watering treat has a perfect blend of coconut, semi-sweet chocolate, and sliced almonds. Elevate the whole joyful cookie-eating experience by pairing it with hot chocolate, coffee, or black tea!

Thanksgiving Desserts
Thanksgiving Desserts

What’s better than cheesecakes? Another fall-spice Thanksgiving dessert that I want to recommend is the Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake. Filled with delicate, spiced pumpkin cheese filling while wrapped with graham cracker crust with sweet whipped cream on the top, this treat is sure to convince you to grab another slice!

Thanksgiving Desserts
Thanksgiving Desserts

Why not have a little taste of summer in the fall? Step up your Thanksgiving preparations and impress your loved ones with this new delicious recipe—the Blackberry Cobbler. What I like about this recipe is it’s easy yet pure heaven in taste. The perfect combination of sweetened blackberries, cinnamon, and a buttery biscuit topping will make you want it all year long!

Thanksgiving Desserts
Thanksgiving Desserts

These Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cupcakes are flavor-packed treats that are moist, fluffy with sweet chocolate frosting, mini chips, and buttercream. It is filled with pumpkin, cinnamon, brown sugar, and vanilla. If you haven’t tried it yet, every bite is light, perfectly soft with a hint of pumpkin spice flavor. These are the perfect treat for kids and grown-ups!

If you are looking for a non-alcoholic beverage that is easy and heavenly good, you’ve got to try this pumpkin pie smoothie! This sweet drink combines pumpkin, coconut milk, banana, and pure maple syrup. It is sprinkled with cinnamon or topped with whipped cream. Yum!

Thanksgiving Desserts
Thanksgiving Desserts

Is your oven broken? Are you downright clumsy in the kitchen, but you committed to a dessert I think I found what you’re looking for. Ta-da! the No-Bake Pumpkin Dream Bars. This layered dessert recipe has gingersnap cookie crust, pumpkin spice pudding, and cool whip that’s easy to assemble and totally brag-worthy!

Your Thanksgiving table is not complete without a Cranberry-Pear Sauce. This crowd-pleaser recipe has a hint of fresh cranberries, ripe pears, and real maple syrup that can delight your appetite. No doubt, this one will elevate your meal to a holiday feast! Gifting Tip: Make extra, pour into Bell jars, and give as early holiday gifts to party hosts!

Thanksgiving Desserts
Thanksgiving Desserts

More Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving Desserts

BEST Thanksgiving Desserts

Dive into a world of Thanksgiving Desserts that'll be the perfect finale to your Thanksgiving holiday meal. Ready to satisfy your sweet tooth?

Ingredients

  • Easy Thanksgiving Turkey Cookie Recipe (Made With Oreos!)
  • Easy Mini Pumpkin Bundt Cake
  • Easy Pumpkin Fluff Dip
  • Pumpkin Cookies With Cake Mix
  • Best Candy Corn Flower Cupcakes
  • Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes With Streusel Topping
  • Cream Cheese Filled Pumpkin Whoopie Pies
  • Pumpkin Coffee Cake
  • Pecan Pie Brownies
  • Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes With Oreo Crust
  • Snickerdoodle Layer Cake
  • Small Batch Almond Joy Cookies
  • Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake
  • Blackberry Cobbler
  • Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cupcakes
  • Pumpkin Pie Smoothie
  • No-Bake Pumpkin Dream Bars
  • Homemade Cranberry-Pear Sauce

Instructions

  1. Pick out a few Thanksgiving Desserts to try.
  2. Share and tell us your favorites below.
  3. Enjoy your holiday!
Nutrition Information:

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 0Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 0mgCarbohydrates: 0gFiber: 0gSugar: 0gProtein: 0g

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Thanksgiving Desserts
Thanksgiving Desserts

Cheryl Everitt

Saturday 5th of December 2020

Thank you for sharing these awesome receipes!

Patricia Brown

Friday 4th of December 2020

Id love the chance to win. and thank you for the chance

wendy hutton

Friday 20th of November 2020

so many great ideas

Gal Colleen

Friday 20th of November 2020

Great recipes, can't wait to try!

kathy m

Tuesday 10th of November 2020

I vote we just have a dessert party for Thanksgiving - all these look so good. My favorite is the pecan brownies. Will be making some to 'test' lol

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