Easy Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes

These easy Thanksgiving dessert recipes are festive, fun, tasty and one is even very healthy. Consider a Thanksgiving dessert buffet, in lieu of the apple and pumpkin pies~ look at all these great recipes that are easy to make and some are perfect if you want the kids to help too!

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Look what my daughter made! These adorable no bake Turkey Treats are an easy and festive Thanksgiving dessert. A version of the all time kid favorite Rice Krispie treats, they will make your dessert tray look great and will be loved by the kids!  Rice krispy treats, M and M's for feathers, a rolo for the nose and a slice of apple for the beak.  Add edible eyes and your kids will be gobbling these up!




Healthy Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes

easy thanksgiving dessert


Look at this easy healthy Thanksgiving dessert that is so fun! Who doesn't love fruit! this photo came from one of our most creative visitors, Darcy from California.. It was the snack for a class party. Loved how they have the turkey popping out of a teepee!! What do you need?  A melon to serve as the turkey body, a head made from half a yellow pepper with his gobbler made from a slice of red pepper.  Using kabob sticks add grapes, cheese cubes, more peppers for color and presto.. a colorful edible Turkey centerpiece! What a fabulous appetizer our turkey would make too!



Here is another healthy Thanksgiving desserts, a patch of pumpkins made from Clementine oranges with celery stalks. Make sure you get the seedless ones.  Festive, delicious and good for one and all!

Thanksgiving Cake Pop Desserts

easy thanksgiving dessert




Here's a turkey flower pot that we filled with Cake Pops! It was our centerpiece on our Thanksgiving dinner table. They are our family's favorite dessert for any celebration... see our easy shortcut to making tasty Cakeballs!





pumpkin dessert recip


Or Make a basket full of pumpkin cake pops... the kids (and even the adults) will love them...decorate them in festive autumn colors.. and enjoy!




Thanksgiving Cookie Ideas

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Here are the easiest of all.. Thanksgiving Turkey cookies.. you can bake your own sugar cookies, buy them in the bakery or use the Slice and Bake variety. All will work great, it just depends on the age group of your Thanksgiving bakers! Here's how to make these cute cookies.

We always freeze all our leftover Halloween candy to use for holiday baking. Here's our family shortcut to the easiest Holiday cookies ever!


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Look at these Candy Turkeys. The recipe calls for chocolate covered cherries, but can substitute with the Rolo chocolate caramel candies. This fun Thanksgiving dessert idea is a perfect one to make the kids. Easy, quick, not messy and foolproof! Here's how to make this easy Thanksgiving dessert recipe.




These adorable no bake Turkey Treats are an easy and festive Thanksgiving dessert. A version of the all time kid favorite Rice Krispie treats, they will make your dessert tray look great and will be loved by the kids! Here’s the printable recipe.


Here are some more fun Thanksgiving ideas .. you can keep them busy while the bird is basting! Family trivia games, more recipes and decorating ideas TOO! Plus this free printable so you can spread the Thanksgiving spirit and GOBBLE friends and family!


thanksgiving craft for kids

Here's yet another easy Thanksgiving craft the kids can make to decorate your Thanksgiving dinner table.. turn a roll of toilet paper into a pumpkin!




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