If you’re in charge of making dessert for Thanksgiving dinner tomorrow – or if you want to drop a hint to the person in charge of desserts – we have some awesome recipes. And, they’re pretty easy.
For pumpkin lovers
We know pumpkin pie is a pretty big deal at Thanksgiving. But if you want to jazz things up a bit at Thanksgiving dinner, try one of these pumpkin recipes:
Who says all Thanksgiving dinners have to have pumpkin pie? Pumpkin roll is a delightful mix of rich pumpkin cake and sweet cream cheese filling. Make this and those eating with you will love you forever.
Pumpkin Gooey Butter Cake
Make this and the folks sitting around the Thanksgiving table won’t even miss the pumpkin pie. It’s easy and wickedly rich and delicious.
Double layer pumpkin pie
OK, if they MUST have pumpkin pie, try this one, which has a sweet layer of vanilla deliciousness at the bottom topped with a super-rich layer of pumpkin on the top. And the bonus? There’s no baking involved at all. Easy-peasy.
For chocolate lovers
Let’s face it; there are many people who would choose chocolate over just about anything. Some of them may be sitting at the Thanksgiving table with you this year. You can make them happy with by making one of these recipes:
Toll house pie
What could be better than a chocolate chip cookie? A chocolate chip cookie in a pie crust. Your chocoholic friends and family will love this one.
Chocolate marbled peanut butter pie
This delightfully delicious pie features the winning combination of chocolate and peanut butter and doesn’t require any baking at all. But, you do need to freeze it for at least three to four hours.
Chocolate volcano cake
If you just say the name of this dessert out loud, people will shiver in anticipation. This cake is super rich but is so delicious that the other desserts at the table may just get ignored. And, you can be flexible with the ingredients. If your people don’t like coconut, leave that out, and swap out the Almond Joy bars with Snickers or Milky Ways or York Peppermint Patties.
Happy baking. We hope your Thanksgiving is sweet.