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4 Easy Desserts to Make for Thanksgiving

Gobble, Gobble! We hear our Fairfield U turkeys reminding us that Thanksgiving is only three weeks away! Of course they don’t want us to eat them, but they sure do approve of sweet, festive desserts. Thanksgiving marks the true beginning of the holiday season. It’s time to indulge in an array of comfort foods without feeling an ounce of guilt. Everyone’s sweet tooth is heightened during this special time of year. After the main event of Thanksgiving dinner, a decadent dessert is always needed for the grand finale. Here are our picks for easy, show-stopping desserts that will wow your family and friends around the dinner table!


1.) Chocolate-Glazed Pumpkin Cookies

For those who aren’t in the mood for an overpowering dessert, this option is a winner. Regular pumpkin cookies are taken to the next level with a delicate chocolate drizzle. Pumpkin lovers and chocolate lovers unite! Thanks to the queen of baking, Martha Stewart, for this delicious recipe!

2.) Very Berry Apple Pie 

This is a unique twist on the traditional apple pie recipe. Berries and apples marry to create a luscious and colorful fruit dessert. One slice just won’t be enough!

3.) Chocolate Lasagna

Layers upon layers of chocolatey goodness take center stage. It’s a dessert that will become one of your forever favorites and is mouthwatering in every way. You will definitely be in chocolate heaven… or possibly a chocolate coma! 

4.) Turkey Cupcakes

These cupcakes can be summed up in one word: ADORABLE! Your Thanksgiving spirit will surely show when baking them. Cupcakes are also simple desserts that are universally loved so it’s very fitting for an occasion such as this one. You might even be tempted to take a picture of these cute, little turkeys before tasting!

Happy Thanksgiving! 

Hi, my name is Emily and I’m a Communications Major with Minors in Art History and Sociology at Fairfield U. I have a passion for all things fashion, beauty, cooking, and fitness. I am a foodie at heart and am always looking for new recipes or restaurants to try. Editorial writing and social media managing are just a couple of my specialties! 
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