10 Festive Thanksgiving Desserts That Aren't Pie (PHOTOS)

salted caramel apple snickers cakeThanksgiving, the greatest holiday of the year, is upon us. July Fourth, you’ve got your beaches and barbecues, and Christmas, your piles of presents. But you, Thanksgiving, are all about eating. And, you know, gratitude for family, friends, and all of life’s blessings. But mostly the eating. And dessert!


The turkey is epic and each side dish -- from the marshmallow-crusted sweet potato casserole to the heaps of fluffy stuffing -- could stand alone as the best bite of the year, but we’re counting down the minutes until dessert arrives on the table.

While most Thanksgiving dinners end with pie, who says they have to? We’ve rounded up 10 perfect post-turkey dessert recipes to try this year. With deliciously fitting holiday flavors like apple, pumpkin, and maple, these desserts make a sweet finale to the feast. Chances are, no one will miss the pie.


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