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Thanksgiving is just a few days away and while my boys look forward to the meal, I know that they are really looking forward to dessert. Pumpkin pie is a must have for our family, but for the group Thanksgiving meal we attend I am always looking at other options as well. Check out these delicious Thanksgiving dessert ideas, including my husband’s Pumpkin Pie recipe.
Pumpkin Pie with Homemade Whipped Cream
Nothing seems to say Thanksgiving like a good pumpkin pie. While you can pick one up in the freezer section, it is SO much better to make your own. It really isn’t that hard to do. I have the main recipe below and will share how we make pie crust in our house later this holiday season.
And, the same goes for having homemade whipped cream instead of a can or the fake stuff in the freezer section. Nothing compares and it is quick to do as all you need is heavy whipping cream, sugar (added to taste) and a hand blender!
11 Other Thanksgiving Dessert Ideas
Pecan Pie with no butter or corn syrup from Life with Captain Fussybuckets.
Yummy Pumpkin Bars at Meaningful Mama.
Pumpkin Salted Caramel Swirl Cheesecake at Culinary Concoctions by Peabody.
Libby’s Pumpkin Roll by Mamma Lew.
Spiced Pear Bread Puddings showcased at Snappy Gourmet.
Caramel Apple Pie at My Thrifty Jinxy.
Lemon Chiffon Pie over at Tastes Better from Scratch.
Nutella Chocolate Cream Pie at Baking and Boys!
Homemade Baker’s Square French Silk Pie from Amanda’s Cookin’.
Peanut Butter Pie at Bless This Mess.
Four Ingredient Pumpkin Pie Dip showcased at Just Us Four.
What are your favorite desserts for Thanksgiving?
This post was originally published on Nov 25, 2014.