Follow us:FacebookTwitter

BetterRecipes : better recipes - better meals

Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes

Finish your Thanksgiving dinner with one of these Thanksgiving desserts. We have the classics, like Pumpkin Pie and Sweet Potato Pie, and new favorites such as Chocolate Spice Souffle and Cran-Raspberry Nut Puff Pastries.

Caramel Apple Cheesecake

Why choose between an apple pie and a cheesecake for dessert this Thanksgiving? Enjoy both in this decadent indulgence.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Mini Pumpkin Pie Bites

When you are full of turkey and all the trimmings, these bite-sized pumpkin pies are just enough to satisfy your sweet tooth. They are the perfect ending to a big Thanksgiving meal. Be sure to check out our "Thanksgiving in 1 Hour" video featuring this recipe!

 

 

 

 

 

Chocolate Spice Souffle

The pastry chef at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa created this seasonal twist on a classic souffle. Ginger, allspice, cinnamon and nutmeg are blended with chocolate to give the dish holiday flair.

 

 

 

 

 

Butternut Squash Tart

Why limit yourself to just pumpkin? Amy Green from "Simply Sugar and Gluten Free" uses butternut squash to create a unique dessert for your Thanksgiving table. In addition, she uses agave instead of refined sugar in the recipe.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Chocolate Pecan Pie Bars

All the goodness of a pecan pie with the decadence of chocolate in an easy bar cookie. The secret ingredient is a dash of bourbon! I'm sold…how about you?

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Ginger Pumpkin Parfaits

Afraid of baking? Anyone can whip up this easy Thanksgiving dessert. Pumpkin quick bread is layered with pudding in the perfect holiday parfait!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Cran-Raspberry Nut Puff Pastries

Delicate puff pastry squares with pecans are filled with a creamy jellied cranberry mixture and topped with a cranberry-raspberry sauce.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Buttermilk Pumpkin Cakes with Sour Cream Apple Caramel and Dried Cranberries

Better Recipes reader Laurie Lufkin brought home the $10,000 Grand Prize in the second annual New England Dairy Cook-Off with this holiday dessert recipe. See if it wins over your family this Thanksgiving!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet potato pie is another great dessert recipe for Thanksgiving. If you need any help this holiday season, Crisco offers a "Pie Hotline" during the holidays to take the mystery out of creating perfect pies. Call 1-877-FOR PIE TIPS for a stress-free holiday entertaining season!

 
 
 
 
 

Walnut Streusel Pumpkin Pie

A traditional pumpkin pie is topped with a walnut and spice streusel in this recipe from Fisher Nuts. It is sure to become an annual tradition on your Thanksgiving menu!