Thanksgiving can be chaotic and unpredictable, but there's one thing that's sure to stay true: there's always room for dessert. I've compiled a list of the best Thanksgiving desserts, ranging from pies to cakes to cookies, as well as a few savory bakes! There's truly something here for everyone.
Thanksgiving Pie Recipes
Homemade All Butter Pie Crust
This homemade all butter pie crust is made with just 3 ingredients and is the perfect vessel for just about any pie filling!
Black Bottom Pumpkin Custard Pie
This black bottom pumpkin custard pie is the quintessential fall pie with a unique twist! Layered under the creamy pumpkin filling is a rich ganache!
Turtle Pecan Pie
This turtle pecan pie is made with a buttery, flaky pie crust and a gooey, chocolatey, sweet caramel filling with just the right amount of toasted pecans!
Salted Caramel Apple Pie
This salted caramel apple pie is arguably the best apple pie to ever exist! It's made with an all-butter pie crust, juicy fresh apples, and rich salted caramel sauce.
Balsamic Molasses Pear Galette
This balsamic molasses pear galette is made with an all-butter, flaky pie crust and balsamic molasses soaked pears topped with spiced sugar!
Maple Pumpkin Hand Pies
These maple pumpkin hand pies are made with a homemade buttery pie crust and filled with Stonewall Kitchen's delicious maple pumpkin butter!
Thanksgiving Cake Recipes
Apple Cider Bundt Cake
This apple cider bundt cake is everything you love about baked apple cider donuts, but in bundt form! It's ultra soft & moist with an unmistakable apple cider flavor.
Caramel Apple Skillet Dump Cake
This caramel apple dump cake is made with a spiced brown sugar cake, honeycrisp apples, and homemade caramel sauce all in one skillet!
Mini Carrot Cake with Brown Butter Cream Cheese Frosting
This moist mini carrot cake recipe makes two 6-inch layers decorated with a swoon-worthy brown butter cream cheese frosting!
Apple Streusel Coffee Cake
This apple streusel coffee cake is made with fresh apples baked right into the cake, a gooey cinnamon swirl center, and a sweet & crunchy streusel topping.
Thanksgiving Cookie Recipes
Brown Butter Snickerdoodles (Without Cream of Tartar)
These brown butter snickerdoodles without cream of tartar are just as soft & fluffy as the traditional version, but with so much more flavor!
Espresso Chocolate Chip Cookies
These espresso chocolate chip cookies have perfectly soft & chewy centers, crisp edges, and a prominent coffee flavor!
Soft Brown Butter Molasses Cookies
These soft brown butter molasses cookies are soft in the center, crisp on the edges, and full of brown butter and molasses flavors.
Thanksgiving Macaron Recipes
These chai macarons are made with comforting, warm fall spices and filled with a silky smooth cardamom swiss meringue buttercream.
Salted Caramel Macarons
These salted caramel macarons are made with brown sugar shells, caramel swiss meringue buttercream, and a drizzle of salted caramel sauce!
Thanksgiving Sweet & Savory Bread Recipes
Brown Butter Cardamom Cinnamon Rolls
Warm & gooey brown butter cardamom cinnamon rolls smothered with a sweet cream cheese icing - the best Sunday morning breakfast!
Pumpkin Bread with Cream Cheese Frosting
This pumpkin bread with cream cheese frosting is the most comforting fall treat! It's moist crumb and warm spices feel like a cozy hug with every bite 🙂
Salted Honey Milk Bread Rolls
These salted honey milk bread rolls are impossibly soft & pillowy, and so easy to make! They're perfect addition to any special dinner.
Salted Soft Pretzels with Cheese Dip
These salted soft pretzels are made with a super simple 6 ingredient dough and bake up chewy on the outside & soft on the inside.
Maple Glazed Brioche Donuts
These bakery-worthy maple glazed brioche donuts are pillowy soft, covered in a brown butter maple glaze, and topped with toasted pecans!