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25 Fun Thanksgiving Treats

These Thanksgiving treats will make you want to join the kids' table! We have fun Thanksgiving-themed cookies, cakes and much more.

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Add an extra touch of cuteness to your Thanksgiving celebration with one or more of these adorable Thanksgiving treats. You can find the step-by-step instructions for each of the recipes featured in the video in the next four slides. You should also check out these traditional Thanksgiving recipes you’ll want on the table this year.

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Acorn Treats

You only need three ingredients, mini chocolate chips, chocolate kisses and Nutter Butter Bites, to make these super simple acorn cookies!
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Pilgrim Hat Cookies

This combination of cookies and candy make for an adorable treat to take into school a Thanksgiving party. Everyone will love them!
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Harvest Corn Cakes

Sweet corn takes on a whole new meaning with this recipe. The corncobs look delightfully like the real thing—except they’re made of cake, frosting and peanut butter candies! These treats really brighten up the Thanksgiving table, and they’re so easy to make.
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Chocolate Caramel Turkey Legs

Mention turkey legs made of pretzels and chocolate, and the kids come running. Let them help by unwrapping caramels for this easy, no-bake Thanksgiving treat.
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Turkey Cake

Create a simple centerpiece for your Thanksgiving dessert table! This turkey cake comes together fast with the help of a box mix, and melted candy coating keeps decorating easy.
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Pecan Pie Cookies

Give the classic fall dessert a twist with these pecan pie cookies. They’re a simple brown sugar cookie that’s topped with a gooey and crunchy filling and creamy frosting. You’ll want to make them every year.
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Gobbler Goodies

What’s Thanksgiving without a turkey or two? These festive fall treats, made with rice cereal, cookies and candy, would make fun favors at each place setting on your Thanksgiving table—if your family doesn’t gobble them up first.
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Pretty Pumpkin Wontons

This is a sensational, easy recipe that is perfect for an appetizer, snack or dessert. The pumpkin, cinnamon and apricot preserves come together for a unique take on fall flavors.
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Pretzel Turkey Treats

Get your kids in the Turkey Day spirit! Have them help you stack these candy-laden treats. With colorful pretzel-based tails, they make great edible favors.
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Air-Fryer Apple Fritters

An air fryer makes these classic apple fritters healthier than old-fashioned fritters, yet they are still just as delicious. The Honeycrisp apples, vanilla, lemon and fluffy dough come together for your new favorite Thanksgiving dessert.
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Pumpkin Mousse

If you’ve had your fill of pumpkin pie, this cool and creamy pumpkin mousse is perfect for you. Its light and fluffy texture won’t make you feel “stuffed” after your favorite turkey dinner.
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Caramel Apple Rice Krispies Treats

Turns out you don’t need an apple for a caramel apple! Ooey, gooey caramel meets your favorite crisped rice treat in this fall-inspired treat.
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Pumpkin Pie Cups

If you get tired of eating the same thing several days after Thanksgiving is over. Try something different, like these chocolate, cream cheese and pumpkin-flavored cups.
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Mom’s Old-Fashioned Cutouts

Those who are hosting a rustic Thanksgiving celebration have to make these cutout cookies. The straightforward dough is elevated into fun fall shapes like these woodland animals above, leaves, turkeys or pumpkins.
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Cream-Filled Pumpkin Cupcakes

Here’s a charming use for pumpkin. Bursting with cinnamon and clove, these sweet and spicy filled cupcakes are bound to dazzle your Thanksgiving guests.
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Pumpkin Milk Shakes

These milkshakes are nicely spiced and taste just like pumpkin pie. You can cut off both ends of a licorice twist and serve it as a straw for a festive touch.
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Spiced Pumpkin Ice Cream Puffs

This impressive dessert showcases homemade pumpkin ice cream and cream puffs. The effort is worthwhile for any fall special occasion and you can make the parts ahead of time for easy assembly later.
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Pumpkin Cupcakes with Spiced Frosting

Applesauce is the secret ingredient in these sweet and moist pumpkin cupcakes. Plus, the canned frosting gets a major upgrade with the addition of whipped topping and cinnamon!
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Sticky Cinnamon-Sugar Monkey Bread

Monkey bread is the best way to get the family around the Thanksgiving dessert table! The vanilla pudding is an unusual addition, but don’t skip it!
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Tom Turkeys

With a little prep work by Mom or Dad, these make a great before-or-after Thanksgiving dinner activity for the kids to enjoy while adults at the feast converse.
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Fluffy Pumpkin Pie

The addition of marshmallows make this pumpkin filling so light and fluffy! Since it doesn’t need to bake, this pie comes in handy at Thanksgiving when your oven is in demand.
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Handprint Turkey Cookies

These aren’t your typical cutout cookies! The dough contains nutmeg and sour cream for an extra zip and the decorations are perfect for a Thanksgiving dessert table.
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Sweet Potato-Cranberry Doughnuts

Yes, doughnuts made with mashed sweet potatoes. While doughnuts aren’t a typical Thanksgiving dessert, we’re sure your guests will gobble them up!
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Caramel Apple Cupcakes

Take these extra special cupcakes to your next holiday and watch how quickly they disappear! With a caramel topping and spice cake base, they’re the perfect mix of two fall-favorite treats.
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Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

Full of classic fall flavors like pumpkin, ginger, cinnamon and brown sugar, these whoopie pies are oh-so-cozy after Thanksgiving.

Caroline Stanko
As Editor, Caroline writes and edits all things food-related and helps produce videos for Taste of Home. When she’s not at her desk, you can probably find Caroline cooking up a feast, planning her next trip abroad or daydreaming about her golden retriever, Mac.

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