These Thanksgiving desserts span traditional pies as well as a few unexpected surprises to ensure you end up with just the finish you crave for your holiday meal.
Pumpkin Pots de CrèmeThese fancy-sounding desserts are essentially creamy custards that come together with very little time or effort from half-and-half, brown sugar, pumpkin, eggs, and warm spices. So good you're gonna want them year round.
Cranberry Apple CrostataKnow what we can't stop thinking about? This crostata. At first whiff of its heady fall spices and rustic charm, you'll tumble head over heels.
Maple Pumpkin PieThis is just about as traditional as tradition gets. Save for the slight plot twist of maple syrup. Intrigued? You should be.
Pumpkin Meringue PieAt long last, a slice of pumpkin pie that can be considered complete in and of itself—no dollop of whipped cream required. Pumpkin and meringue. So happy together.
Southern Sweet Potato PieSugar and spice and everything nice—that's what you'll find in this magnificently spiced traditional Southern pie from baker extraordinaire, Cheryl Day.
Cranberry Upside-Down CakeTart and buttery, with a touch of orange liqueur, this cake is a showstopper. And it's actually easier than it looks. You're welcome!
Maple Pecan PieDistinct from other pecan pies in one notable way, this recipe draws on robust maple syrup to usurp cloying corn syrup. You're welcome.
Pumpkin Cake with Maple Cream Cheese FrostingAn impressive dessert, created by David himself, gets an autumnal lilt from pumpkin purée in the batter and maple syrup in the frosting. One of our most popular cakes.
Whole Apple DumplingsThese individual, apple-filled, rough puff pastry dumplings are superb for dessert. And just as good for breakfast.
Pumpkin Pecan PieYou no longer need to confront the eternal Thanksgiving dilemma of pumpkin or pecan pie. This recipe, in true egalitarian fashion, ensures you can have both.
Hot Buttered Rum Apple PieAn unconventional approach to apple pie that happily involves booze and lotsa butter. Even more memorable than the classic.
Pumpkin Meringue Pie Ice CreamA cool, creamy version of our favorite pie. Pumpkin ice cream with chunks of crunchy crust and, get this, swirls of marshmallowy meringue.
Maple Buttermilk Pie"Silky." "Creamy." "Tangy." "Sweet." That's what folks are saying about this pie that tastes like poor man's cheesecake.
Black Bottom Pecan PieOvenly's chocolate-enhanced rendition of a classic is a revelation with its melding of several different tempting dessert elements in a single incarnation.
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