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In our house, Thanksgiving desserts are just as important as the turkey and the sides. Most people will stick to the traditional desserts that involve pumpkin or sweet potato. Some people will always have a pecan pie or something chocolate. No matter what you decide, this list has a little bit of everything!

Thanksgiving Desserts

Holiday Pumpkin Pie-this pie is a classic and is always a hit. I never met a pumpkin pie I didn’t like and this one is at the top of the list. Do you love all things pumpkin? Here are 30 of our best pumpkin recipes.

Thanksgiving Dessert Pumpkin Pie The Southern Lady Cooks

Southern Apple Crisp-this is such a wonderful dessert served with ice cream. Of course, we like it warm right out of the oven.

Southern Maple Pecan Pie-this is a twist on an old favorite and it’s absolutely delicious. You may also like our Pecan Pie Bars, they are always a hit for any gathering.

Sweet Potato Cake-if you’ve never had this cake, you need to go make it right now. It is the perfect Thanksgiving dessert for your holiday. You may also like our Sweet Potato Pie.

Sweet Potato Cake Thanksgiving Desserts The Southern Lady Cooks

Cranberry Pecan Crisp-this is such a wonderful dessert and so easy. If you love cranberry like we do, then click here for 10 cranberry recipes.

Bourbon Pumpkin Spice Cake-if you’re looking for a “WOW” dessert for Thanksgiving, here it is. This cake has wonderful reviews and is stunning. It will be the talk of your meal. This cake is a show stopper!

Sweet Chocolate Pie-every dessert table is better with this classic.

Apple Spice Sheet Cake with Brown Sugar Cream Cheese Frosting-if you have a large crowd, this is the perfect dessert. It is delicious and I never have any left. However, if chocolate is your thing, try this one.

Brown Sugar Pie-this is an old fashioned recipe and your guest will love it!

More Recipes for Thanksgiving

Are you looking for some desserts that take no time to make? Sometimes we want quick and easy with no fuss.  Here are 5 Thanksgiving Desserts that are only 3-4 ingredients that are so easy and your guest will love.

Planning your menu? Check out these wonderful Thanksgiving Side Dishes! 

Will you have overnight guests for the Thanksgiving? Maybe you’re planning on a Thanksgiving Brunch? Here are some of our best brunch recipes.

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