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15 Irresistible Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes to Finish Off Your Meal

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Thanksgiving dinner just wouldn’t be complete without a bite of something sweet to finish the meal. Turn your Thanksgiving into a dessert extravaganza! These sweet treats that will add a delicious finale to your holiday feast and you’ve got pies, cakes, and more to choose from!

1. Pumpkin Pie with Sweetened and Condensed Milk

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This homemade pumpkin pie is a delicious treat that’s perfect for your Thanksgiving dessert table. Not only is the pumpkin pie filling homemade, but the pie crust, and mascarpone topping is all homemade as well. 

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2. Pear Galette

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Pear galette is a little easier to make than a homemade pie but it’s still delicious. A galette is a rustic French dessert that is a cross between a fruit tart and a pie with no top crust. You can use any type of fruit that you like but pears are perfect for your Thanksgiving dinner table. 

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3. Cranberry Curd Tart

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This is a homemade gluten free, dairy free dessert that you can feel good about serving to everyone. The tart crust is made with almond meal, and the filling is made with cranberries, and orange, or clementine juice. Top it all off with a homemade cream of tartar meringue to make it look and taste amazing! 

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4. Red Velvet Cake with Sugared Cranberries

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If you’re looking for a dessert that is sure to impress then this red velvet cake with sugared cranberries is an amazing choice for you. It looks absolutely fabulous and fancy perched on your holiday dessert table. 

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5.  Chocolate Chip Brownie Cheesecake

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Brownies, cheesecake, and chocolate chips? Yes, please! This decadent dessert has a brownie crust, topped with a cheesecake filling,that is sprinkled with chocolate chips. Your Thanksgiving guests are going to love this dessert!

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6. Apple Pear Galettes with Pecan Streusel

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If you are looking for an individual dessert for each of your guests you might enjoy these apple pear galettes with pecan streusel. Made small for individually serving and filled with apples, pears, cinnamon and sugar. These beautiful desserts taste like Thanksgiving!

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7. Chocolate Cake with Pumpkin Filling

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Pumpkin and chocolate could a desert be any more perfect for Thanksgiving dessert? A light and moist chocolate cake with a pumpkin filling in between layers, and topped with a chocolate ganache your guests will love!

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8. Gluten Free Chocolate Tart

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This gluten free tart is made with almond and oat flour, and the tart is a chocolate lover’s paradise with a deep chocolate flavor. Make it look amazing with pomegranate arils, the red on the chocolate really makes it pop and looks very seasonal. 

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9. Pumpkin Chocolate Dessert Cups

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Think of these as the pumpkin version of a chocolate and peanut butter Reese’s. These take a little time to make because you will need to freeze them in between layers. Pumpkin puree mixed with maple syrup and pumpkin pie spice is layered in between chocolate for a tasty treat everyone will love. 

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10. Pumpkin Pie Pecan Bars

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This dessert is a cross between pecan pie and a pumpkin pie. Why choose one when you can have both? Pecan pie on the bottom with pumpkin pie on top is the perfect Thanksgiving dessert especially if you only want to make one, and it’s vegan too. 

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11. Vegan Pecan Pie Cheesecake

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  These pecan pie cheesecake bars have a pecan pie crust with a no-bake cheesecake filling, and a maple caramel topping. These tasty treats are vegan and dairy free so everyone can enjoy a bite!

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12. Air Fryer Pumpkin Pies

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These miniature pumpkin pies are adorable and delicious too. Cooked to perfection in the air fryer and made with a pre-made pie crust and a homemade pumpkin filling your guests are going to love these tiny, tasty desserts. 

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13. Caramel Apple Crisp Pie

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This caramel apple crisp pie will look beautiful on your dessert table, and it tastes amazing too. With a crispy texture on the bottom, a caramel apple pie filling in the middle, and a decadent crisp topping your guests will love this delicious dessert, and your vegan guests can indulge in it too!

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14. Canadian Butter Tarts

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Canadian butter tarts are a staple of Canadian holiday celebrations but they are perfect for American holiday celebrations too! Homemade pastry that is filled with raisins and pecans and a vanilla scented sauce. These tarts are perfect for single serving desserts!

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15. Cranberry Pie Recipe

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This cranberry pie can be prepped in advance in just minutes and baked when you need it. Perfect for when you are preparing for a big holiday meal like Thanksgiving dinner! You can store this pie unbaked in the fridge for up to a week or in the freezer for up to three months! 

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