15 Thanksgiving Desserts That Aren’t Pumpkin

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Though Thanksgiving and pumpkins are inseparable, but still, some people just don’t like pumpkins.

Maybe their Thanksgiving menu is heavier with pumpkin dishes. Obviously, there will be no room for pumpkin desserts.

Or let’s put it this way,

If you’re bored trying the same old pumpkin pie and wanted to try something new, you’re at the right place. Because in this post, I’ve rounded up unique Thanksgiving desserts that aren’t pumpkin.

If you leave the pumpkin aside, still there are plenty of flavors like – cranberry, sweet potatoes, apples that you can try, and they also go very well with the Thanksgiving theme.

Try these non-pumpkin ideas!

Pecan Slab Pie

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Baking a pie for a crowd is quite a task, uneven baking and pie crust fall apart are common problems. The simple solution is this pecan pie slab. Because of its thin layer, the filling is baked evenly and the pie stay intact. Get the recipe

Apple Crisp Cheesecake

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The flavorful combination of apple pie cheesecake topped with apple crisp pie whipped cream makes it the best non pumpkin Thanksgiving dessert. Get the recipe

Southern Sweet Potato Pie

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If you’re a fan of classic southern desserts, then the sweet potato pie must be in your Thanksgiving menu. Create the magic with simple ingredients. Get the recipe

Cranberry Bliss Bars

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Make your Thanksgiving dinner special with the Starbucks copycat cranberry bliss bars. The rich nutty flavor blondie topped with white chocolate and dried cranberries makes it irresistible. Get the recipe

Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars

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If you’re not a fan of pumpkin, then you must try this apple caramel treat. The melt in the mouth creamy cheese base topped with apple caramel crumbles over it, buttery oat streusel drizzled with caramel. Get the recipe

Sweet Potato Brownies

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Another great alternative to pumpkin treats are these healthy, delicious sweet potato brownies. So, if you’re looking for Weight Watchers friendly dessert, give it a try. Get the recipe

Caramel Apple Tart

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This delicious apple tart is just perfect to finish off Thanksgiving dinner. Thinly sliced apples mixed with flavorful apple pie spices baked, and drizzled with golden brown caramel sauce. Get the recipe

Spiced Cranberry Orange Cheesecake Bars

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What makes these cheesecake bars a special festive dessert is the smooth, creamy layer of cheesecake filling over the cookie crumbles. Topped with spiced cranberry orange jam swirl. Get the recipe

Butter Pecan Bundt Cake

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To finish off Holiday dinner, what better can you ask then this butter pecan bundt cake. This delicious masterpiece combines the flavor of vanilla, cinnamon, and glazed with melted butter and toasted pecans. Get the recipe

Sweet Potato Bundt Cake

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If you’ve a sweet tooth for sweet potato desserts then this bundt cake is for you and guess what, you can even use your leftover baked sweet potatoes into this. Best part, cinnamon icing topped with walnuts. Get the recipe

Butter Pecan Cake

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This moist and delicious southern delight is layered with rich cream cheese frosting, plus the nutty texture of roasted pecans makes it a perfect Thanksgiving dessert. Get the recipe

Pecan Pie Brownies

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This fall treat combines the soft, gooey texture of chocolate brownie with the crunchiness of pecan pie. Best of both worlds! Get the recipe

Sweet Potato Pie Bars

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Replace your boring pumpkin pie with these gorgeous sweet potato pie bars topped with mini marshmallows. Get the recipe

Pecan Pie Bars

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These easy and delicious pecan pie bars are perfect for a crowd. Loaded with rich, gooey pecan filling and baked over the shortbread crust. Get the recipe

Iced Apple Pie Bars

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Sometimes simple ingredients creates delicious treats. These apple pie bars are loaded with flavorful apple filling and melted butter sugar icing. Get the recipe

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