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    Move Over Turkey

    Move over turkey it’s time for dessert! I don’t know about you but I basically only show up to Thanksgiving dinner for the desserts! The side dishes are great, don’t get me wrong. And the turkey is always delicious. But let’s be honest, the real party starts when the desserts are brought out. Do you know what you will be making this year? There are SO many options. I have compiled a list of 40 of the BEST desserts with their recipes to give you a head start on your Thanksgiving menu planning.

    In this list you will find things like No Bake Pumpkin Truffles, Chocolate Pecan Pie, and Caramel Apple Dump Cake. And do you want to know the best part? These are all EASY desserts to make your Thanksgiving that much better! So start scrolling through the list looking for ideas on what to make for Thanksgiving and be sure to pin the desserts to save for later!

    Dark Chocolate Pecan Pie from Easy Budget Recipes

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    Do you know how pecan pie is rich, buttery and irresistible? Well, this Dark Chocolate Pecan Pie is so much better than that! Plus it costs just 83¢ per serving!

    Deep Dish Apple Pie from Food Folks and Fun

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    Learn how to make the perfect Deep Dish Apple Pie recipe with an all-butter pie crust. This post also includes a video for the best Apple Pie Tools!

    The Best Cherry Pie Recipe with Homemade Filling from Savor with Jennifer

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    Homemade filling that comes together in 5 minutes served on top of a flaky crust. It is the perfect finale after your turkey dinner.

    Pumpkin Cupcakes from Cupcake Project

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    These cupcakes are easy to put together, moist, and full of pumpkin spice flavor. I'll take two or three or seven!

    Keto Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Bites from Dr Davinah’s Eats

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    Looking for a Keto friendly option for your dessert table? Check out this fantastic Lemon Blueberry Cheesecake Bites recipe.

    Pumpkin Cake Cookies from Key to My Lime

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    How cute would these be to bring to your Thanksgiving dinner party?

    Chocolate Peanut Butter Cheesecake from Keen for Keto

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    We need more chocolate at Thanksgiving! This dessert will look like it took you all morning to make when really it is a very easy recipe.

    Easy Pumpkin Bundt Cake from Love from the Oven

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    Ever wonder what it would taste like if pie and cake were one dessert? No more wondering! This Bundt cake is what it tastes like. Now you can have your cake and eat it too!

    Easy Baked Cinnamon Apple Slices from Delightful Adventures

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    When you are wanting a sweet treat after your big turkey dinner but are too full, this is a great choice for a lighter dessert.

    Crockpot Pumpkin Dump Cake from This Mama Cooks

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    Making a dessert in the crockpot? Sign me up!

    Cranberry Orange Sweet Rolls from The Saucy Fig

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    Carry over the sweet cranberry flavor from dinner onto the dessert table with these cranberry orange sweet rolls.

    Strawberry Crumble from Chef Not Required

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    Need something different from all the pumpkin desserts? Check out this strawberry dessert for a change of pace.

    Pumpkin Spice Buttercream Frosting from Swirls of Flavor

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    Give me all the pumpkin!

    French Silk Pie from Salt and Baker

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    This pie is sure to be a hit at your Thanksgiving dinner party. It has a rich chocolate flavor everyone will enjoy.

    No Bake Cherry Cheesecake Pie from Happy Foods Tube

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    Ten minutes to make this pie and no baking makes this a quick and easy dessert to put together while cooking the rest of your Thanksgiving meal items.

    Leftover Pumpkin Pie Milkshake from The Rising Spoon

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    I am a sucker for two things: pumpkin spice and ice cream. Combining them together? I’m in Heaven!

    Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread with Cream Cheese Swirls from Drive Me Hungry

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    Everyone loves pumpkin bread right? Take it to the next level with chocolate chips and cream cheese. Yum!

    Adorable Candy Pretzel Turkey Bites from Suburban Simplicity

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    Look at how stinkin’ cute these pretzel bites are! How fun would these be to bring to your Thanksgiving party?

    Pumpkin Truffles from Sizzling Eats

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    Chocolate and pumpkin really do make the best partners! And you can make these so easily so it’s a win-win.

    Caramel Pumpkin Poke Cake from Soccer Mom Blog

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    A simple cake covered in caramel and whipped cream cheese frosting.

    Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake from Bitz n Giggles

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    Combining two of my favorite things into one! You’ll get a taste of pie and cheesecake in every single bite! Totally worth it.

    Caramel Apple Dump Cake from Sugar and Soul

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    This recipe only needs 4 ingredients! It cannot get much easier than that!

    Skinny Pumpkin Cheesecake from Food Meanderings

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    Looking for a healthier dessert option for Thanksgiving? Check out this pumpkin cheesecake. You get the same great taste without all the guilt!

    Easy Pear Tart from Culinary Ginger

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    This dessert is easy to put together and it feeds a crowd. Perfect for holiday entertaining!

    Salted Caramel Cheesecake from Taming Twins

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    You can easily make this cheesecake the day before and be set with a delicious dessert on the big day.

    Apple Walnut and Honey Cake from Everyday Delicious

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    This cake just screams fall and is totally swoon worthy. I am drooling just looking at it!

    Pumpkin Cookies from Healthy Kitchen 101

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    Whip up these cookies for a quick and easy treat. You know pumpkin will be a hit and some cookies will add a nice variety to the spread of pies you are sure to have.

    Pumpkin Spice Bar from Lady and the Blog

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    A mash up of a cookie and a brownie in pumpkin spice form. Yes! I will take two pans please!

    No Bake Pumpkin Dessert Truffles from The Diary of a Debutante

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    You’ve done lots of cooking getting ready for the big meal. Take a break from baking and make these no bake pumpkin dessert truffles. They are a definite crowd pleaser.

    Candy Corn Cookies from Artsy Fartsy Mama

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    How fun are these cookies? They look like the real candy corn pieces but taste nothing like them. That’s a win-win in my book!

    Better than Pecan Pie Bars from Food Folks and Fun

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    These Pecan Pie Bars are so easy to make and believe it or not BETTER than pecan pie! They’re rich, silky, and the shortbread crust is the stuff your buttery dreams are made of!

    White Chocolate Cranberry Fudge from Dancing Through the Rain

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    Take your plain fudge up a notch with this easy white chocolate cranberry fudge recipe. It is super easy and delicious.

    Coconut Pudding Cheesecake from Serena Bakes Simply from Scratch

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    Where are my coconut lovers at? Right here! If you love coconut as much as I do, this recipe is for you!

    Smoked Grilled Apples from Homemade and Yummy

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    Hollow out the apple and fill it with some of your favorite goodies before throwing it on a grill. Genius!

    Instant Pot Pumpkin Bundt Cake from This Old Gal

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    A cake in the Instant Pot? Say no more! Free up your oven and counter space this year and be on time to dinner!

    Healthy Pumpkin Cupcakes from The Banana Diaries

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    Healthy cupcakes AND they are pumpkin flavor? Oh ya I need these as soon as possible!

    Coconut Cream Trifle from Delicious on a Dime

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    This is so great for a dessert to bring to your Thanksgiving party because it is way easier to make in comparison to a pie but tastes just as great.

    Pumpkin Pie Dip from Spend with Pennies

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    This easy to make dip involves just a few ingredients that you mix together and boom! You’ve got a super yummy dessert everyone will love.

    Pumpkin Roll from Food Storage Moms

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    This Pumpkin roll will leave your guests wanting more with every bite they take!

    Apple Upside Down Cake from Green Scheme

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    This apple cake is fresh and light. It is also vegan and gluten free to help you meet the needs of all your guests!