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10 Thanksgiving Desserts That Aren’t Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin pie is the all-time staple dessert of Thanksgiving and don’t get me wrong, I love pumpkin pie as much as the next person. But sometimes, it can be all too expected. I like a little spontaneity and unexpectedness in my life, which most definitely includes my dessert options. For my fellow dessert lovers, here is a definitive list of 10 unorthodox, yet completely Thanksgiving appropriate desserts:

 

Pecan pie cheesecake: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/food-network-kitchens/pecan-pie-cheesecake.html

 

Apple spice cake with cream cheese frosting:

http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/anne-burrell/apple-spice-cake-with-cream-cheese-icing-recipe2.html#lightbox-recipe-image

 

Pumpkin cake pops:

http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/melissa-darabian/pumpkin-cake-pops-recipe.html

Cranberry pear crisp:

http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/food-network-kitchens/cranberry-pear-crisp.html

Pumpkin banana mousse tart:

http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/ina-garten/pumpkin-banana-mousse-tart-recipe4.html#lightbox-recipe-image

Bourbon pecan pie:

http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/paula-deen/bourbon-pecan-pie-aka-douglas-dark-rum-pecan-pie-recipe.html#lightbox-recipe-image

Sour cherry almond pie:

http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/sour-cherry-almond-pie.html#lightbox-recipe-image

 

Apple pie cupcakes:

http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/food-network-kitchens/apple-pie-cupcakes.html

Pumpkin chocolate chip cookies:

http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/pumpkin-chocolate-chip-cookies-recipe.html

 

Baked pumpkin rice pudding:

http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/food-network-kitchens/baked-pumpkin-rice-pudding-recipe.html

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