Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes
Make sure your Thanksgiving Day dinner guests leave room for dessert! Fruit fanatics, pumpkin pie people and the cheesecake obsessed unite for our all-time favorite turkey day dessert recipes.
Ready-to-Bake Pear-Almond Tart
Stick this tart in the over while the guests are enjoying dinner. It'll fill your home with a heavenly scent and the tart will be warm when you serve it!
Give into every chocolate lover's delight and press chocolate chips into the pie straight out of the oven. It'll melt in seconds.
Pumpkin Cake with Whipped Cream and Pecan Praline
Dig into layers upon layers of pumpkin-whipped cream goodness.
My Mom's Baked Apples
Bake Granny Smith or McIntosh apples, then top them off with vanilla ice cream for a naturally delicious treat for the whole family.
Molasses Pumpkin Pie
Bring this festive pie to life with decorative piecrust in all sorts of shapes!
How to Decorate a Double-Crust Pie
Love the idea of decorating with pie crust, but never done it before? Watch and learn techniques from our test kitchen on how to decorate a double-crust pie with cookie cutters.
Caramel Apple Layer Cake
It's a candy apple in cake form! The best part: three juicy real apples give the cake its fruity taste.
Pumpkin Chiffon Cake
For the health conscious, opt for this low-in-calorie take on dessert.
Cider-Spiced Apple Pie
Pair this with a warm cup of cider twice the spiced autumn treat.
Pumpkin Whoopie Pies
Give your guests a classic cream-filled cake with a pumpkin twist. Tip: You can make these treats ahead of time and then freeze for up to three days before serving.
Spiced Pumpkin Cake
Here's a recipe that's a piece of cake to make. Just combine boxed blondie cake mix, pumpkin puree and a little spice, then bake.
Cheesecake-Filled Pumpkin Cupcakes
Who says you have to pick between two delicious desserts? This recipe marries together pumpkin cake and cheesecake into one decadent treat.
Gigi's Apple Cake
Take a cue from the Jewish New Year tradition of dipping apples in honey for a "sweet year ahead" this Thanksgiving, by whipping up this apple and honey delight!
Double-Decker Pumpkin-Caramel Pie
A cookie crust generously piled with creamy pumpkin and caramel? Oh, yes -- dessert is served. Tip: For make-ahead magic, whip up this pie up to one day before serving.
Caramel Apple Cupcakes
Leftovers of these mini cakes make for an easy after-school snack for the kids.
Black and Tan Chocolate-Pumpkin Trifle
Heading out of town for Thanksgiving? This dessert can be assembled, transported and served all in the same bowl, making it a traveler's dream come true.
How to Make a Trifle
If you've never made a trifle before, don't be intimidated by trying something new. Watch this video to learn how to make this easy dessert.
Orchard Fruit Pie
This classic pie is chock full of autumn's best fruits, like apples, pears and cranberries.
Pumpkin Swirl Cheesecake
Get the best of both worlds with this pumpkin-cheesecake duo.
Fudgy Pecan Brownie Pie
Nut-lovers can satisfy their sweet tooth with this fudgy brownie pie.
Chocolate Chip Tiramisu Cheesecake
After dinner coffee is served -- in cheesecake form! Use a hot, wet knife to slice this delicious cake for a clean slice of espresso goodness.
This cheesecake is perfectly light and fluffy because it's made with more egg whites than yolks. Top it off with candied ginger for a sweet ending.
Streusel Pear Tart
Overload on delicious pears this Thanksgiving with this tart that's filled with the fruit and seasoned with apple pie spices.
Bourbon Pecan Pie
Kick up your ordinary pecan pie with a hint of bourbon or whiskey.
How to Crimp a Pie Crust
Loving the decorative detail you saw on the Bourbon Pecan Pie crust? Do it yourself with the help of our expert test kitchen director.
Spiced Pumpkin Mousse Truffle
Dive into never ending layers of autumn flavor favorites including cinnamon, pumpkin and cloves.
Italian Cheesecake With Cranberry Compote
Give your traditional Italian cheesecake a fruity flair with a hint of cranberry.
For these airy custard cups, you'll need a pot with a tight-fitting lid and a steamer insert, plus four ramekins or heat-safe mugs that will fit inside. Apple cider flavor takes this recipe from ordinary to extraordinary.
Cranberry Chocolate Cake with Rummy Whipped Cream
Let the cranberries soak in yummy rum overnight before layering up your chocolate cake and whipped cream concoction.
Pumpkin Gingersnap Cheesecake
Line your cheesecake with gingersnap crumbs for a surprise fall spice.
Daisy Martinez's version of flan is spiced up with tons of warm Thanksgiving flavors.
Roasted Pear Shortcakes with Warm Toffee Sauce
Dress your shortcakes up in a gooey toffee sauce and top it off with fresh whipped cream.
Cranberry Cheesecake Squares
Fool all your Thanksgivinger guests with this pro-like dish that's starts with store-bought ingredients.
The Rest of the Menu
Now that you've figured out the most important part of your Thanksgiving dinner -- the dessert, of course! -- fill in the missing spots with our best T-Day turkey, stuffing and more!