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Beyond Pumpkin Pie: 15 Delicious Thanksgiving Desserts - Recipes from The Kitchn

Beyond Pumpkin Pie: 15 Delicious Thanksgiving Desserts - Recipes from The Kitchn
From The Kitchn - November 10, 2017

What's going on your Thanksgiving dessert table this year? From coast to coast it seems there is always a requisite pumpkin pie (mine has fresh ginger and a graham cracker crust). Pecan and mince pies are also required in some gatherings. But after those staunch traditions come the corner desserts, the one or two wild cards squeezed in between pies for post-dessert nibbles, or to satisfy those who will just never love pumpkin pie. These are often the most interesting desserts on the holiday tableAunt Sue's bourbon balls, the Canadian cousins' Nanaimo bars, Mom's cranberry cake.

These fill-in desserts are some of my favorites on the holiday table, so that's what we are talking about today.

Pies, Not Pumpkin

Beyond pumpkin, there is a whole world of pies out there that fit the bill for the Thanksgiving table. Stay classic with pecan pie or go wild with banoffee pie.

Cranberry Desserts

Apple Desserts

Pumpkin Dessert, Beyond Pie

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