Still didn’t have time to prepare the dessert for Thanksgiving? If you have run out of time to make something elaborate, these 15 last-minute Thanksgiving desserts are pretty easy and quick recipes you can choose from, that you can make just a few hours before dinner.
Thanksgiving is a time for families and friends to get together and enjoy a delicious feast. While the main course is often the centerpiece of the meal, the dessert is just as important.
You can find various fall dessert recipes like various pies with pecans or apples, pumpkin desserts, chocolate recipes, caramel or cranberry desserts that will surely impress and delight your family and guests.
Last-Minute Thanksgiving Pumpkin Desserts
Pumpkin is a popular flavor for Thanksgiving desserts and here are some of our last-minute pumpkin desserts you can prepare for this special dinner. From Caramel Pecan Pumpkin Roll to more unique pumpkin desserts, there is something for everyone. For a delightful pumpkin dessert, try this Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bundt Cake, which combines the rich flavor of pumpkin with the creamy texture of cream cheese. Another option is Pumpkin Cream Cheese Brownies. They are moist, fudgy, and chocolatey, a comforting and delightful dessert that is perfect for fall days. For a twist on the traditional pumpkin desserts, try making these Pumpkin Mocha Cupcakes with Toasted Meringue, which are fun and easy to make. Kids will also love these Pumpkin Walnut Chocolate Chip Cookies. Whether you choose a classic pumpkin pie or a creative pumpkin dessert, they are sure to be a hit on your Thanksgiving table.
Last-Minute Thanksgiving Pecan Desserts
Pecan desserts are a staple for Thanksgiving. With their rich, nutty flavor, pecans add a touch of decadence to any dessert. The most classic pecan dessert here is this Chocolate Pecan Pie, with its gooey chocolatey pecan filling nestled inside a flaky pastry crust. Another option is this easy Pecan Upside Down Cake which consists of a soft cake at the bottom topped with a crunchy layer of caramelized pecans. For a no-bake option, try this amazing No-bake Chocolate Pecan Pie with Meringue Topping, which features a buttery cookie crust filled with a toasted pecan caramel filling and chocolate ganache. Whether you choose a pecan pie or a unique pecan dessert, they are sure to please on your Thanksgiving table.
Last-Minute Thanksgiving Apple Desserts
Apple desserts are a staple for Thanksgiving. They are versatile, easy to make, and always a crowd-pleaser. From classic Apple Pie to this amazing Easy Almond Apple Tart, there are many delicious apple-based desserts to choose from. For a twist on these classics, try this German Apple Streusel Cake with a crispy buttery almond crumble on top or this Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars. Also, this French Tarte Tatin is a great choice for celebrating Thanksgiving, consisting of caramelized apples on top of a buttery, flaky pastry crust.
No matter what apple dessert you choose, it’s sure to be a delightful treat on your Thanksgiving table.
Last-Minute Chocolate Desserts
Satisfy your sweet tooth with a decadent last-minute chocolate dessert this holiday season. Whether you opt for the chocolate pecan pie or this Brookie Pie or go for a more creative option like this White Chocolate Cranberry Orange Layer Cake, these chocolate desserts will sure be a crowd-pleaser on your Thanksgiving table.
Hope you will try some of these 15 last-minute Thanksgiving desserts and wish you a Happy Thanksgiving. Don’t forget to tag me on Instagram as I would love to see hoe they turned out for you.
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