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Easy Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes (Slide 5)

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Dark rum, coconut milk, cinnamon, ginger and cloves give this pumpkin tart a complex flavor that matches perfectly with a cup of chai laced with milk.

Recipe: Pumpkin Coconut Tart

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Holiday Pumpkin Pie

Holiday Pumpkin Pie

This lighter pumpkin pie has the rich, subtle spices of the classic and a delicate, faintly sweet cr…View slide
Pear, Apple & Cranberry Tarte Tatin

Pear, Apple & Cranberry Tar…

This ultimate fall and winter tart showcases the best fruits of the season: pears, apples and cranbe…View slide
Frozen Pumpkin Mousse Pie

Frozen Pumpkin Mousse Pie

While pumpkin pie deserves respect as a Thanksgiving icon, it's fun to shake up tradition. Surprise …View slide
Deep-Dish Apple Pie

Deep-Dish Apple Pie

With all that delicious fruit an apple pie should be healthy, but the truth is a slice can have as m…View slide
Pumpkin Coconut Tart

Pumpkin Coconut Tart

Dark rum, coconut milk, cinnamon, ginger and cloves give this pumpkin tart a complex flavor that mat…View slide
Glazed Chocolate-Pumpkin Bundt Cake

Glazed Chocolate-Pumpkin Bu…

You don't have to have pumpkin pie to still enjoy pumpkin and spice in a Thanksgiving dessert. This …View slide
Cranberry Upside-Down Cake

Cranberry Upside-Down Cake

This rustic cake is a delicious alternative to pie and uses one of the tastiest fruits of the fall h…View slide
Caramelized Pear Bread Pudding

Caramelized Pear Bread Pudding

Sweet caramelized pears are the highlight of this comforting, custardy, raisin-studded bread pudding…View slide
Gingered Cranberry-Pear Cobbler

Gingered Cranberry-Pear Cob…

Cranberries add a particularly pleasing tartness and color to pears. Fresh ginger, lemon and vanilla…View slide
Maple Walnut Cake

Maple Walnut Cake

Reminiscent of a British sticky toffee pudding, this cake gets its moisture from dates; toasted nuts…View slide
Pear Crumble

Pear Crumble

This easy, comforting pear crumble is sure to please. Serve it as is or with low-fat ice cream.…View slide
Chocolate Tart with Hazelnut Shortbread Crust

Chocolate Tart with Hazelnu…

A sublime silky chocolate custard fills this simple hazelnut shortbread crust. Serve garnished with …View slide
Oatmeal-Nut Crunch Apple Pie

Oatmeal-Nut Crunch Apple Pie

This decadent pie is loaded with juicy apples and adorned with a streusel-lover's crunchy topping. T…View slide
Sweet Potato Pudding Cake

Sweet Potato Pudding Cake

This cake was inspired by the one of the most popular Jamaican desserts, sweet potato pudding. Tradi…View slide
Citrus Ginger Cake with Spiced Orange Compote

Citrus Ginger Cake with Spi…

The flavor of this spiced orange compote improves with time so make it a day ahead or the morning of…View slide
Roasted Pear Trifle

Roasted Pear Trifle

Trifle, the quintessential British dessert, can be made in endless variations. This crowd-pleasing v…View slide
Pear & Ginger Cheesecake

Pear & Ginger Cheesecake

Softened dried pears give this low-fat cheesecake much of its body. For the best taste, let it rest …View slide
Riesling Baked Pears

Riesling Baked Pears

Here's an elegant yet simple twist on the autumn classic. Pears are oven-poached in Riesling wine, w…View slide
Greek Yogurt Cheesecake with Ouzo-Poached Figs

Greek Yogurt Cheesecake wit…

This tangy yogurt cheesecake is topped with ouzo-poached figs inspired by sikomaida, a traditional d…View slide
Cream Cheese Pound Cake

Cream Cheese Pound Cake

Pound cake got its name from the original formulation: a pound each of sugar, flour, butter and eggs…View slide
Vanilla-Pomegranate Parfaits

Vanilla-Pomegranate Parfaits

Rich, creamy, vanilla bean-flecked pudding tempers the tart-sweet pomegranate compote. Pick out smal…View slide
Maple Pecan Tart with Dried Cherries

Maple Pecan Tart with Dried…

This pecan tart gets added tang from dried cherries. Instead of corn syrup, which is found in most p…View slide
Sweet Potato Pie with Cream Cheese Swirl

Sweet Potato Pie with Cream…

This creamy sweet potato pie recipe is seasoned like a pumpkin pie with plenty of cinnamon and nutme…View slide
Pumpkin-Chocolate Torte with Pumpkin Whipped Cream

Pumpkin-Chocolate Torte wit…

If you’re ready for a change from standard pumpkin pie, try this pumpkin torte recipe with a deep …View slide
Mini Apple Pies with Cheddar

Mini Apple Pies with Cheddar

Here’s a healthy—and adorable—twist on deep-dish apple pie. This mini apple pie recipe will gi…View slide
Cranberry Meringue Pie

Cranberry Meringue Pie

If you’re a fan of lemon meringue pie, you’ll love this festive cranberry meringue pie recipe. F…View slide
Chocolate Cream Pie

Chocolate Cream Pie

Chocolate cream pie isn’t just a diner special—it’s the perfect dessert for any celebration. W…View slide
Cranberry-Lime Cheesecake

Cranberry-Lime Cheesecake

One bite of this light and airy cranberry-lime cheesecake recipe and it will become your go-to recip…View slide
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