After a big Thanksgiving dinner with turkey, potatoes, and all your other Thanksgiving trimmings, it can be hard to save room for more food at the end of the meal. But anyone with a sweet tooth will say that Thanksgiving desserts are just as important as the main course. After all, it wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without some kind of holiday pie or a seasonal favorite, like pumpkin desserts and apple recipes. That’s why we’ve rounded up the best Thanksgiving dessert recipes to add to your holiday dinner menu. Trust us, they are worth it!
Here, you’ll find Thanksgiving cakes, pies, cookies, and tons of creative ideas, like Caramel Apple Cheesecake, German Chocolate Pie, and Pumpkin Cinnamon Buns. There are also classic fall desserts for those who like to stick to Thanksgiving traditions. Try Ree Drummond’s beloved pumpkin cake or the pecan pie she calls her “all-time favorite.” To get the most out of your holiday plan, follow Ree’s advice and start your Thanksgiving cooking early in the week – she stores her homemade pie crust and pumpkin puree in the freezer so they’re ready to go on the thanksgiving day. This will come in handy if you’re making pumpkin pie (recipe coming soon!).