Looking for a few new Thanksgiving dessert ideas that think outside the pie plate? I’ve got you covered! Read on for 25 delicious totally pie-free recipes!
Now, don’t get me wrong, I am all about the pie on Thanksgiving. It just wouldn’t be the same if my mom didn’t make my grandmother’s apple pie recipe! However, I do like to mix things up and try at least one alternate dessert every year. It’s really the only flexible part of our holiday feast.
We are very particular about how the turkey gets cooked & what goes into the stuffing. We like our sweet corn casserole and our sweet potato casserole. There isn’t really room for other sides and we’re not about to give up a traditional dish. There’s always room for more dessert, though!
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Pie-Free Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes
Scrolling through a list of my favorite bloggers’ Thanksgiving dessert recipes and bypassing the pie entirely was definitely a challenge, but I pulled it off! Below you’ll find 25 super tasty treats that are NOT made in a pie plate. That means no cheesecakes, no tarts, nothing with crust. I mean it when I say no pies!
Also, since a picture is worth 1,000 words, no blah blah blah about each recipe, either. Just a simple-to-peruse list of absolutely mouthwatering treats. 😀
Apple Cranberry Pecan Crumble from Ginger Casa
Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes from Cincy Shopper
Vanilla Cream with Cinnamon Sugared Cranberries from The Spice Train
Thanksgiving Turkey Cookies from My Turn for Us
Homemade Pumpkin Pudding from Cincy Shopper
Low Carb Keto Pumpkin Cheesecake Mousse from Peace Love and Low Carb
Cranberry Salad Ice Box Cake from Major Hoff Takes a Wife
Stuffed Baked Apples from Hungry Hobby
Airfryer Banana Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Frosting from Recipe This
Easy Old Fashioned Apple Cake Recipe from Sugar and Soul
Sticky Date Pudding with Rum Caramel Sauce from My Yellow Apron
Pumpkin Caramel Cupcakes from Our Table for Seven
Pumpkin Cheesecake Brownies from Live Love Texas
Cherry Crumble from Bless This Mess
Thanksgiving Turkey OREO Cookies from Home Cooking Memories
17. Pumpkin Fritters
Pumpkin Fritters from My Yellow Apron
Caramel Apple Butter Cupcakes from Snappy Gourmet
Pumpkin Spice Vegan Milkshake from Creative Green Living
Pumpkin Chocolate Cheesecake Muffins from April Go Lightly
Easy Chocolate Chip Cake Recipe from Cook, Eat, Go (looks like pie, but I promise it’s not!)
German Apple Cake from Plated Cravings
23. Pumpkin Fudge
Pumpkin Fudge from The Country Chic Cottage
Mini Carrot Bundt Cakes from Wander Spice
No Bake Pumpkin Cookie Truffles from Chica Circle