From traditional Thanksgiving desserts to mini sweet treats, you’ll find some of the most creative Thanksgiving desserts in this roundup, with lots of time left for prep and planning ahead!
In this article:
- Choco Turkey Pretzels
- Choco-Peanut Butter Acorns
- Nutter Butter-y Turkey Cupcakes
- Caramel Apple Dippers Bar
- Thanksgiving Turkey Cupcakes
- Sweet Apple-Caramel Trifles
- Adorable Mini Turkey Pops
- Pumpkin Pecan in a Jar
- Spiced Pumpkin Latte Cheesecake
- Pumpkin Pops
Tempting Thanksgiving Desserts Ideas and Recipes to Love
1. Choco Turkey Pretzels
After choosing your main course for Thanksgiving dinner, another question needs a final answer—what Thanksgiving dessert will you be having this year? Thanksgiving dessert and decor in one? These colorful sweet treats deserve a thumbs up! They’ll look fantastic on any fall table or at your Thanksgiving dinner.
2. Choco-Peanut Butter Acorns
Simply sweet—these homemade mini desserts are so easy to make! Kids can also help you in making this Thanksgiving sweet treat. Or should I say, help you eat ’em up even before Thanksgiving dinner? Find out how to make this sweet delight here.
3. Nutter Butter-y Turkey Cupcakes
Cute Thanksgiving desserts, you say? I can just stay all day looking at these cute turkey cupcakes! Hmm, I wonder which part of it will I eat first. Kids will absolutely love and gobble-gobble them in minutes!
4. Caramel Apple Dippers Bar
Easy, fun, and safe for kids to make since there is no cooking required. Seeing apples in such a creative (and yummy) presentation will definitely bring out a smile not just from kids, but from adults, too. Prepare some apple wedges and start dippin’ with this guide!
5. Thanksgiving Turkey Cupcakes
This eye-catching Thanksgiving dessert will give you oohs and aahs! Little kids will immediately have their eye on these sweets so make sure you make a couple of batches! Here’s the recipe to help you out.
6. Sweet Apple-Caramel Trifles
Add a touch of elegance on your Thanksgiving table with this delectable dessert! With stunning presentation and dainty caramel mousse layered with a toasted caramel syrup to match the crisp apple crumble, every guest will dig these gorgeous but simple caramel apple trifles.
7. Adorable Mini Turkey Pops
Looking for Thanksgiving desserts for kids to make? Fun and vibrant, kids will surely rush to get their hands on these pop sticks! This fuss-free Thanksgiving dessert is fun to make with kids. Go nuts and get messy in decorating these sweet treats!
8. Pumpkin Pecan in a Jar
More often than not, we have a one-track mind when we think of Thanksgiving desserts: delicious pumpkin pie. But there are other sweet options out there! This dessert-in-a-jar is unique and a perfect take-home sweet treat for the guests that are too stuffed from the big family feast.
TIP: Best when topped with vanilla ice cream or chilled whipped cream!
9. Spiced Pumpkin Latte Cheesecake
Who doesn’t love cheesecake? Creamy, smooth, sweet, and light. And now in a Fall favorite flavor? Now that is just AWESOME! Big time awesome! Time is running out so here’s the recipe and start mixing!
10. Pumpkin Pops
Of course, Thanksgiving would not be complete without some hints of pumpkin. These classic pumpkin cake pops would surely be a big hit on your Thanksgiving table (and even after!)
Here’s HealthNut Nutrition’s must-try Thanksgiving dessert recipe with a burst of organic spices that are perfect for your health-conscious friends:
Thanksgiving won’t be complete without desserts, so it’s best if we make these sweet treats not only a joy to eat, but a pretty and attractive sight to look at. Finish off your Thanksgiving feast with fun and delicious Thanksgiving treats! It’s also a perfect opportunity to impress your guests with your creativity, craftiness, and dessert skills. Were you able to finalize your list of easy Thanksgiving desserts? I just can’t wait to start slicin’ and dippin’ some apples as one of my sweet treats! How about you?
What’s your best pick from the list? Leave your thoughts in the comments section below and I’d be glad to read them while cooking some delicious Thanksgiving recipes!
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on November 17, 2016, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.