65 Absolutely Incredible Thanksgiving Desserts

Your big feast deserves a finale this good.

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The turkey may seem like the star, but everybody knows it's all about the sweet stuff. Go all out with these easy pies, cakes, cookies and other decadent, fall-inspired treats.

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Brown Butter Pear & Cranberry Cobbler

Apples are nice but give those other fall fruits a chance!

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Skillet Apple Minis

Single-serving pies that you don't have to share? There's something to be thankful for.

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Pumpkin Slab Pie

Here's a pie that not only feeds a crowd but has a little somethin-somethin' for both the crust lovers and haters.

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Gluten-Free Chocolate Ganache Tart

Finally a dessert that can suit every dietary restriction (gluten free, nut-free, and vegan) and doesn't taste like cardboard.

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No-Bake Cranberry Cheesecake

Because the best kind of dessert is the one you don't even have to turn your oven on for.

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Bourbon-Pecan Pie

Go ahead, your pecan pie could use a little booze. Bourbon plays well with those caramelized nut flavors.

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Pumpkin Spice Cake

This one's for all of you Thanksgiving cooks who are on Team Cake.

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No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake Mini Trifles

You can tell your oven to go off-duty for this sweet treat.

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Harvest Pear-Blackberry Pie

GH Pie Hack: We used cookie cutters to make this top crust design.

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Maple Granola Pecan Pie

When you put granola in your pecan pie you can eat it for breakfast, right? That's what we're telling ourselves.

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Cream Puffs with Pumpkin Pastry Cream

We're all for fancy little pastries, and this pumpkin cream is delicious enough to slather on just about anything.

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Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes

Nobody will be upset if you forgo the pie and serve up these pumpkin cupcakes instead. They'll flip for the citrusy sour cream frosting, a refreshing departure from traditional cream cheese.

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Sweet-Potato Pie with Cornmeal Crust

Forget the casserole and put some sweet potatoes in your pie instead. You won't be sorry.

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Very Berry Apple Pie

A trio of frozen berries is responsible for the gorgeous dark hue in this apple pie.

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Spiced Parsnip Cake

Parsnips and butternut squash add moisture and sweetness to this spiced layer cake. We think that the sneaky addition of veggies earns you two slices.

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Sticky Toffee Pudding Cake

Those Brits really know what they're doing when it comes to dessert. Case in point: This incredibly moist and sinfully sticky cake.

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Cranberry Swirl Cheesecake

We are officially on Team Chocolate Crust from now on. Mark our words.

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Harvest Pear-Blackberry Pie

Pears are a delicious and surprising swap for apples—and they pair well with just about every berry.

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Pumpkin Tiramisu

We can't wait to get our hands on this pumpkin-packed version of the iconic Italian dessert.

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Chocolate Brown Sugar Butter Cake with Pumpkin Frosting

Don't be fooled by those gorgeous-but-intimidating layers. Partially freezing them makes this cake easy to fill and frost. Did we mention the pumpkin frosting?

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Spiced Pumpkin Latte Cheesecake

Rejoice! It's your favorite fall Starbucks order, now in cheesecake form.

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Pumpkin Pie With Bourbon Whipped Cream

No Turkey Day feast is complete without this classic. Give it extra star power with a dollop of creamy, spiked whipped cream.

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Cranberry Cake with Almond Glaze

Cranberries, lemon zest and warm cinnamon infuse this cake with wonderful fall flavors.

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Old-Fashioned Pecan Pie

Homemade crust and crunchy-gooey-sugary goodness. Need we say more?

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Chocolate Truffle Cake

Bake this showstopper a day ahead for optimal flavor.

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Apple Pear Crisp with Peanut Butter

Give the classic combination of peanut butter and apples a guest-friendly upgrade.

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Pumpkin Cheesecake

Our pumpkin cheesecake is light in texture and rich at the same time. This could very well be our best cheesecake recipe yet.

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Praline Iced Brownies

These fudge-y rich brownies topped with creamy icing and crunchy nuts are a must for any dessert spread.

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Spiced Apple Pie

Our favorite trio of cinnamon, allspice and nutmeg enhance this dessert's juicy filling, all hidden between two layers of flaky crust.

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Dark Chocolate-Walnut Caramel Pie

Made with dark chocolate, creamy homemade caramel and toasted walnuts, this is the ultimate dessert for chocolate lovers.

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