19 Thanksgiving Dessert Ideas

Dessert is one of my favorite things in all of the world. I was born with every tooth being 100% a sweet tooth! And if you ask me what my favorite part of the Thanksgiving meal is, I will tell you that it’s the dessert!

I’m Definitely Here for the Dessert!

My love of dessert inspired this festive recipe collection of holiday treats! Try one or try them all. There is certainly something here for everyone! And even though it’s already the day before Thanksgiving, don’t worry, it’s never too late to make dessert.

The Recipes

Easy Pumpkin Cake from Rebecca Clyde

This easy pumpkin cake recipe is a super moist bundt cake recipe made with Greek yogurt and topped with an easy and delicious cream cheese whipped cream. It’s great for Thanksgiving or anytime during pumpkin season.

No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake from Kara Lydon

Gluten Free Apple Crisp from Sarah Schlichter

Gluten Free Apple Crisp

Pecan Pie from Tara Rochford

Cranberry Pumpkin Upside Down Cake from Jenny Shea Rawn 

Ruby red fresh cranberries are drizzled in honey then topped with a spiced pumpkin batter and baked into a stunningly festive, dense and delicious cake. This dessert will be a showstopper on any Thanksgiving table.

Cranberry Brie Pastry Puffs from Karman Meyer of The Nutrition Adventure

They say the best things come in small packages, and that’s why these single-serving Cranberry Brie Pastry Puffs are the perfect dessert option!

Gluten Free Pear Cobbler from Shannon Garcia

This pear cobbler is one of the easiest cobbler recipes you can find and the cobbler crust is so buttery and delicious! Warning- if you make it once, you’ll definitely be making it again!

Pumpkin Nice Creamfrom Shena Rose of Peace and Nutrition

A holiday themed vegan ice cream full of flavor and nutrients.

Orange Dairy-Free Cake from Amy Gorin

This cake is a true crowd pleaser and it is so delicious–you can taste the citrus bursting out of it!

Easy Pumpkin Pie Truffle Bites from Maggie Farley

These pumpkin pie truffle bites have a creamy middle and a hard outer dark chocolate shell. They are gluten free and can be dairy free and vegan! These pumpkin pie bites make a great dessert for parties and holidays.

Flourless Pear, Almond and Cardamom Cake from Maria Adams of halsanutrition.com

This flourless pear, almond, and cardamom cake is not only beautiful it’s also total bliss in your mouth!

Vegan Apple Crumb Pie from Alexis Joseph of hummusapien.com

Vegan Apple Crumb Pie

Vegan Pumpkin Brownies from Nicole Stevens

These pumpkin brownies have a fudgy chocolate layer topped with a pumpkin spice layer for loads of fall flavors, perfect for the holidays!

Raw Cocoa Crunch Bark from Mackenzie Burgess

Other Great Recipes

Cranberry Orange Cheesecake Cups from Rebecca Bitzer & Associates

Frozen Berry Crisp from Lexi Endicott

Tequila Glazed Lemon Olive Oil Bundt Cake from Ginger Hutlin

Strawberries and Cream Cake from Sarah Pflugradt

And Don’t Forget My Pumpkin Pie!

In case you’re going traditional this Thanksgiving, here’s a pretty traditional version of pumpkin pie. You don’t have to make the crust, but if you do, you’ll be glad that you did! Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Homemade Pumpkin Pie!