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Thanksgiving Desserts

It may be the last course of a holiday meal, but it shouldn't be forgotten. No Thanksgiving feast is complete without a decadent dessert! From classic pecan and pumpkin pie to tarts, tortes, cheesecakes, cookies, cakes and more, browse our collection of family-favorite Thanksgiving desserts.

Apple Crumble Pie

Apple Crumble Pie

Apple Crumble Pie

The crumb topping of this pie is awesome, which may explain why dessert always disappears fast. Or maybe it's the chunky apple filling. Either way, it's a family tradition. —Vera Brouwer, Maurice, Iowa

Baked Cranberry Pudding

Baked Cranberry Pudding

Baked Cranberry Pudding

This is an old-fashioned pudding that's a cranberry lover's delight. Serve warm topped with whipped cream for an elegant look, or in bowls with rich cream poured over for a homey touch. —Lucy Meyring, Walden, Colorado

Caramel Apple Crisp Dessert

Caramel Apple Crisp Dessert

Caramel Apple Crisp Dessert

This typical New England dessert is one of my most requested recipes. Although it makes a fairly big batch, it doesn't take long for it to get gobbled up.—Janet Siciak, Bernardston, Massachusetts
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Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake

This wonderful recipe dates back to my great-grandmother! You'll love the texture this pretty, moist cake gets from pineapple, coconut and, of course, carrots! Its traditional cream cheese frosting adds just the right touch of sweetness. —Debbie Jones, California, Maryland

Carrot Fruitcake

Carrot Fruitcake

Carrot Fruitcake

Even those who don't care for fruit cake will love this special holiday dessert. It's a great way to "dress up" that old favorite, carrot cake. Why not see if your family agrees? —Ann Parden, Chunchula, Alabama

Cherry Crumb Dessert

Cherry Crumb Dessert

Cherry Crumb Dessert

This dessert is a sweet treat, especially when garnished with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of ice cream! The crust and crumb topping have a wonderful nutty flavor, and the smooth fruit filling looks beautiful when served. —Ann Eastman Greenville, California

Chocolate Mint Delight

Chocolate Mint Delight

Chocolate Mint Delight

This special dessert fulfills all of my cravings for chocolate plus with the mint makes it extra refreshing.—Jean Ann Perkins, Newburyport, Maryland

Cran-Raspberry Pie

Cran-Raspberry Pie

Cran-Raspberry Pie

Jewel-toned fruits team up to pack this pretty pie with festive flavor. The recipe is one our four grown children especially enjoy when they come home for family holiday meals. —Verona Koehlmoos, Pilger, Nebraska

Cranberry Pineapple Salad

Cranberry Pineapple Salad

Cranberry Pineapple Salad

A refreshing salad or side dish, this recipe impresses family and guests with its striking rosy color. It's a delightfully different alternative to traditional cranberry sauce-the nuts add a tasty crunch.

Dairy Hollow House Almond Pie

Dairy Hollow House Almond Pie

Dairy Hollow House Almond Pie

At the Dairy Hollow House, a popular country inn and restaurant I ran with my husband, Ned, we enjoyed serving food that went beyond one region or nationality. California almonds add a delicious twist to this Southern recipe. We've since turned Dairy Hollow House into a non-profit writers' colony.—Crescent Dragonwagon, Eureka Springs, Arkansas

Delicious Apple Pie

Delicious Apple Pie

Delicious Apple Pie

My mother taught me to make this delectable apple pie. I've yet to find a recipe that tastes better than this!—Howard Haug, Hewitt, Texas
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