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Thanksgiving dessert recipes

Complete a Thanksgiving celebration menu with one of our American-inspired dessert recipes. Our ideas include classic pumpkin pie and pecan pie, along with less traditional choices.

24 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

Make this traditional all-American Thanksgiving dessert for a celebratory dinner party. Our classic pecan pie recipe is best served with whipped cream or a scoop of ice cream

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
77 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Fill a sweet shortcrust pastry tart case with lightly spiced squash to make a traditional American treat.

2 hrs and 10 mins
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8 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This indulgent American-style dinner party dessert has layers of Oreo biscuits, brownie, chocolate custard and whipped cream

1 hr and 30 mins
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3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Make this classic pie whilst cherries are in season. It's the perfect summer dessert served just warm with plenty of cream or ice cream

1 hr and 40 mins
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4 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Take this classic dessert to the next level with our marvellous makeover, featuring salted caramel, banana chips, crushed biscuits and peanut butter cream

1 hr and 5 mins
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1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Have some raspberries that are a little past their best? Use them to make this fabulous Peach Melba pie – a wonderful combination of raspberries and peaches

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
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42 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Treat family and friends to this decadent chocolate dessert. It's an indulgent end to a dinner party or weekend family meal

25 mins
Easy
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5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Make our next level key lime pie for a dessert to impress. We’ve gone with a pastry base and cut through the sweetness with a sweet and sour cream

1 hr and 50 mins
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4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Turn the volume up on this classic American dessert and make it fit for a dinner party feast, with stem ginger cream and pumpkin seed brittle

1 hr and 25 mins
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192 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

A traditional, comforting dish where simplicity is the key to success – one for all the family

2 hrs and 30 mins
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1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

We combined two of America's best sweet exports - autumnal pumpkin pie and melty marshmallow s'mores

7 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
41 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

A great way to use up any pumpkin from your lantern carving

1 hr and 35 mins
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9 ratings 3.8 out of 5 star rating

Break through crisp shortcrust pastry and dig into the fruity filling of this comforting, seasonal pudding for an indulgent weekend treat

1 hr and 40 mins
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9 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

An easy family favourite with buttery pastry and sweet dulce de leche. We recommend a generous dollop of cream to serve

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
13 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

Lace this classic banana and toffee pie with a little dark rum. Top with whipped cream and chocolate

1 hr and 50 mins
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8 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

An indulgent chocolate and pecan treat with buttery pastry and a gooey filling everybody can get stuck into

2 hrs and 25 mins
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34 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

This fun cake won the 11-17 age group in our 20th birthday cake competition

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
3 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Can’t decide between cinnamon rolls and a pecan pie? Why not have both in one bite! This spiced bake is delicious served warm with a drizzle of icing

55 mins
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27 ratings 3.3 out of 5 star rating

Cheesecake meets banoffee pie in this creamy soft-set caramel dessert, guaranteed to impress at a dinner party or occasion

30 mins
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2 ratings 3.5 out of 5 star rating

Wow family and friends with this golden pecan pie and silky, sweet maple cream. Making the pastry is optional, but the recipe is particularly good 

1 hr and 30 mins
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2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

We love a classic American-style melty marshmallow s'more, so we created our own banana and toffee version with caramel sauce and chocolate oat biscuits

5 mins
Easy
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6 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Bake this sophisticated dessert to end your dinner party on a high. A chocolate pastry crust is filled with unctuous ganache filling and topped with caramelised salted pecans

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
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5 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

This maple, apple and pecan cake with apple sauce has a beautiful texture. It makes a perfect centrepiece dessert for the dinner table

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
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5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Spiced and glowing gold, this pie is pure autumn on a plate. Use butternut squash or your Halloween pumpkin

1 hr and 30 mins
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