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Updated on Aug 17, 2020. Posted on Nov 9, 2014

23 Fun And Festive Thanksgiving Desserts That Kids Will Love

Spoiler: You'll love them too.

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1. Mini Caramel Apples

2. Candy Bark

Filed under: Quick Ways To Use Up Leftover Halloween Candy. How-to here.

3. Mini Peach and Raspberry Pies

Necessary ingredients include fruit, pie crust, and a tiny sidekick to help divide and conquer. Get the recipe.

4. Pilgrim Cupcakes

tonyastaab.com

For the hat, you could channel your inner artist by carefully painting a meticulous design — ORRR you could just stick a marshmallow on a fudge cookie and call it day. Instructions here.

5. Candy Corn Ice Pops

thegirlinspired.com

Super easy, with no added sugar. (And you can make these the night before!) Instructions here.

6. Fallen Leaves Cookies

munchkinmunchies.com

Fun, festive — and downright functional, no? Get the recipe.

7. Fall-Friendly Snack Mix

sweettreatsmore.com

Things I'm thankful for: Any opportunity to eat puppy chow. Ingredient list here.

8. Cinnamon Sugar Applesauce Bites

9. Fruit Cornucopias

kirbiecravings.com

A healthier harvest. Instructions here.

10. Oreo Turkeys

Instructions here — and these also work with Reese's cups.

11. Turkey Leg Dessert Treats

12. Healthy Candy Corn

Pineapples + mandarins + apples. Instructions here.

13. Chocolate Cereal Pinecones

These take a bit of patience — you're stacking the cereal squares one by one — but they're worth it. Get the instructions.

14. Caramel Apple Dessert Bar

craftberrybush.com

For easy cleanup, a muffin tin with liners can double as a toppings station. How-to here.

15. Chocolate and Peanut Butter Acorn Bites

cookingwithlibby.com

Nutter Butter bites + Hershey Kisses. Get the instructions.

16. Banana Ghosts and Clementine Pumpkins

spaceshipsandlaserbeams.com

No reason these can't make a comeback after Halloween. More here.

17. Puff Pastry Cornucopias

justataste.com

Filled with DIY mousse made from pumpkin, vanilla pudding, and milk. Get the recipe.

18. No-Bake Nutella Cheesecake

delishhh.com

I'm just gonna say it: Nutella cheesecake > Pumpkin pie. Get the recipe.

19. 3-Ingredient Chocolate Popcorn Bark

20. Apple Pie Fries

ohbiteit.com

These are made from premade pie crust so they're super inexpensive and easy to assemble. Get the recipe.

21. DIY S'mores Pops

22. Mini Chocolate Cake Bites

Taste test(er)= required. Get the recipe.

23. Little Turkey Gobblers

7thhouseontheleft.com

Fair warning that these usually turn out to be more popular than the actual turkey. How-to here.

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