The Final Touch: A Guide to Thanksgiving Dessert

Considering that children get a few days off from school and it’s a season of family reunions, Thanksgiving is a fun and exciting time for every family member! As blissful as it can be to spend time with those closest to you, preparing the perfect Thanksgiving spread can often be challenging – especially when it comes to dessert.  But fear not! Here is a list of our favorite desserts that will compliment and complete any Thanksgiving dinner lineup:

Cranberry Orange Trifle

This light and colorful dessert is the perfect choice for an amateur cook.  After devouring a heavy (yet surely heavenly!) meal, offer your guests a delicious, refreshing, and (relatively) healthy orange trifle.  For a super simple recipe, click here and hit the “Jump To Recipe” button!

Apple Pie à la Mode Ice Cream Sandwiches

For all the ice cream lovers, we’ve found for you a traditional Thanksgiving treat with a modern twist.  Claim the dessert crown with these snickerdoodle cookies stuffed with apple pie ice cream! You can find the recipe to these ice cream sandwiches here!

Honey Pear Tart

If you’re short on time yet won’t accept anything but the best, try out this honey pear tart! It’s quick and easy to make, yet looks just as decadent and delicious as it tastes.  Follow this link to the recipe – don’t forget to hit the “Jump the Recipe” button!

Apple Crostada with Brown Butter Streusel

For a classier and more traditional option, treat your guests to this beautiful dessert.  Featuring a yummy blend of warmth and chill, this apple crostada and brown butter streusal is a perfect way to top off a Thanksgiving meal.  You can find the recipe here!

Pumpkin Gingersnap Tiramisu

For another modern twist on a traditional Thanksgiving dessert, put your culinary skills to the test with pumpkin gingersnap tiramisu.  This elegant layered cake is a unique yet delightful blend of traditional pumpkin pie with espresso-rich tiramisu. Here is one of our favorite recipes.

Cardamom Pear Upside-Down Cake

This elaborate cake is guaranteed to impress even the fanciest of guests.  Click here for a surprisingly effortless recipe for this flavorful, quick, and easy cardamom pear upside-down cake.

No matter which one of these recipes you decide to whip up this holiday season, they’re sure to be a hit with your hungry guests! Don’t forget your apron!

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