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25 Delicious Thanksgiving Desserts That Go Easy On The Sugar

These babies look and taste WAY more decadent than they are.

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1. 5-ingredient, No Bake French Silk Pie

Ashley / Blissful Basil / Via blissfulbasil.com

Can you believe this is vegan?? Recipe here.

2. Lighter Little Debbie Creme Pies

Lindsay / Veggie Balance / Via veggiebalance.com

A gluten-free copycat that’ll make you forget about that boxed nonsense.
Recipe here.

3. “Snickers” Tart

Dani Venn / Via thewholeheartedcook.com

A little maple syrup and cocoa goes a looong way. Recipe here.

4. Two-Bite Blackberry Jam Pies

Ashlae Warner / Via ohladycakes.com

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Most of the sugar will come from the fruit jam, so choose wisely! Recipe here.

5. Apple Ring Cake

Sonia / The Healthy Foodie / Via thehealthyfoodie.com

Who knew applesauce was this sweet? Recipe here.

6. Chocolate Peanut Butter Squares

Brianne B. / Natural Girl Modern World / Via naturalgirlmodernworld.com

These look and taste SO much more decadent than they actually are. Recipe here.

7. Spiced Plum Cake

Nora / Savory Nothings / Via savorynothings.com

And you thought buckwheat was boring. Recipe here.

8. Toasted Coconut, Peacan & Chocolate Banana Bread with Molasses Crumble

Rachel Chew / Rachel Leung / Via radiantrachels.com

Date sweetened to perfection. Recipe here.

9. Tahini Cookies

Ania / Lazy Cat Kitchen / Via lazycatkitchen.com

Maple syrup, tahini and walnuts make these nutty, chewy morsels the perfect companion to your hot beverage of choice. Recipe here.

10. Glazed Pumpkin Spice Cinnamon Buns

Alexandra / Occasionally Eggs / Via occasionallyeggs.com

These buns replace added sugar with coconut oil, maple syrup, and pumpkin. Get the recipe.

11. Healthy Chocolate Brownie Cake

Karla’s Nordic Kitchen / Via karlasnordickitchen.com

Medjool dates, cashew nuts, Goji berries, raw cocoa, pistachios. THAT’S IT. Oh, and melted dark chocolate topping ~optional~ (but c’mon, you deserve it).
Recipe here.

12. Almond Baked Donuts

Kristy / Southern In Law / Via southerninlaw.com

It’s amazing what a little honey can do. And no grains! Recipe here.

13. Pecan Pie Cookies

Megan / Allergy-Free Alaska / Via allergyfreealaska.com

These crumbles replace butter and molasses with dates, maple syrup, coconut oil, and vanilla. Recipe here.

14. Strawberry Paleo Galette

Sarah / A Saucy Kitchen / Via asaucykitchen.com

Leave the sweetness to the strawberries. Get the recipe here.

15. Plum Pull-Apart Bread

Adina / Where Is My Spoon / Via whereismyspoon.co

A few tablespoons of sugar and plums and you’re in bread heaven. Recipe here.

16. Blueberry Almond Crumble

Amy’s Healthy Baking / Via amyshealthybaking.com

Just some oats, berries and maple syrup; hanging out, having a good time. Here’s the recipe.

17. Fudgy Pumpkin Blondies

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Gooey, chewy, ~chickpea~ goodness. Here’s the recipe.

18. Raw Raspberry Fudge Pops with Homemade Magic Shell

Ashlae Warner / Via ohladycakes.com

Cashews, cacao and dates, at it again. Recipe here.

19. Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

Zielony Srodek / Via zielonysrodek.pl

Free from the chains of refined sugar and flour. Recipe here.
(PS Instructions are in Polish so Google translate will come in handy.)

20. Star Bread with Raisins

Maikki / Maikin Mokomin / Via maikinmokomin.blogspot.fi

Tart raisins and hazelnuts are the stars of this bread. Recipe here.

21. Healthier Classic Carrot Cake

Check out what nut flours and natural sugars can do! Here’s the recipe.

22. No-Bake Blackberry Tarts with Blueberry-Cashew Cream

Kevin Is Cooking / Via keviniscooking.com

Nothing but fruits and nuts held together with the liquid treasure that is maple syrup. Here’s the recipe.

23. Paleo Pumpkin Pie

Sonia / The Healthy Foodie / Via thehealthyfoodie.com

And grain- and dairy-free twist on a classic. Here’s the recipe.

24. Cinnamon Rugelach

Udigvet d. / Twin Food / Via twin-food.dk

Cinnamon shines alongside applesauce, dates and but a teaspoon of sugar. Recipe here.

25. No-Bake Bailey’s Chocolate Cheesecake

Udigvet d. / Twin Food / Via twin-food.dk

Chocolate and Bailey’s are all the sweet this piece needs. Recipe here.

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