40 Best Desserts for Thanksgiving

These showstopping Thanksgiving desserts are perfect for your dessert table or to take to a potluck. Choose from favorites, including make-ahead desserts to freeze and popular no-bake wonders.

Easy Southern Sweet Potato Pie

A wonderful alternative to pumpkin pie, it will quickly become a family favorite.

Old-Fashioned Southern Pecan Pie

Brimming with crunchy, sweet, custardy, caramelly goodness.

Southern Pecan Praline Cheesecake

Classic cheesecake with a delicious and decadent pecan praline topping.

Easy Cranberry Cake with Hard Sauce

A winning combination of flavors and textures, with a creamy decadent sauce.

Pear Pie Made with Fresh Pears

Featuring a buttery crust and a warm spice-infused fresh pear pie filling.

Apple Pie Cheesecake with Caramel

Classic cheesecake with a fall holiday twist of apple and caramel topping.

Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Icing

Loaded with sweet pineapple, carrots, raisins, and crunchy pecans.

Cranberry Upside Down Cake

A unique twist on the more familiar pineapple upside-down cake.

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