Thanksgiving Pies & Cakes
From warm apple pie and festive holiday tarts to creamy pumpkin pie and divine cake recipes, these recipes are perfect for a delicious and easy-to-make Thanksgiving dessert. Nothing says "Thanksgiving" quite like our dreamy pumpkin-pie recipes, except maybe one of these six harvest pie recipes. Featuring warm spices and luscious fall fruit, our desserts are the perfect finale to a memorable Thanksgiving dinner. For a fresh spin on the classic pumpkin pie, get creative and try another of our tasty pumpkin desserts, such as maple-pumpkin creme brulee or pumpkin-spice macaroons. If you prefer fruit desserts, check out our fresh ideas for apple pies, or choose from our list of rich and juicy berry pies. Crunched for time on Thanksgiving Day? No problem! We've got plenty of yummy recipes for a scrumptious make-ahead dessert you can put together a day or two in advance. To make choosing a dessert recipe a bit easier, we've compiled lists of our tastiest fall pies and tarts, as well as our all-time favorite pie recipes. Happy baking!
More Thanksgiving Desserts
More Tasty Thanksgiving Pies & Cakes
Gorgeous Pies and Tarts for the Holidays
We know the dinner is a big part of Thanksgiving, but you'll forget all about it when these pies are on the table.
These six harvest-inspired pies have come straight from the Better Homes and Gardens Test Kitchen.
Our Best Apple Pies and Tarts
First time pie or pie professional, these are our best apple recipes that anyone can make.
All-Time Favorite Pie Recipes
Here are our all-time favorite pie recipes that you'll want to share, hand down, and make again every year.
Delicious Make-Ahead Cakes, Pies & Tarts
Thanksgiving is busy enough. Use our expert tips and make-ahead recipes for a stress-free holiday dessert.
Elegant & Easy Cakes
Serve an elegant cake that's easy to bake. They're so yummy you'll make them every holiday.
Our Best Chocolate Cake Recipes
Mmm, chocolate! Indulge in one of these tried-and-true decadent chocolate cakes.
Fabulous Fall Cake Recipes
Pumpkin, apple, and warm seasonal spices make these cakes simply irresistible.
Creative Cake Decorating Ideas
Want a more creative dessert than traditional pie for Thanksgiving? Look to these fun cake decoration ideas!
How to Bake & Frost a Cake
Follow these easy step-by-step instructions for a flawlessly frosted layer cake.