Overwhelmed with Thanksgiving dinner preparations? Get a head start by making delicious and easy appetizer recipes now. By doing a little cooking ahead of time, you can avoid the hassle on Thanksgiving Day. Our make-ahead appetizers include recipes that can be prepared the day before or up to six months ahead of the holiday.View Slideshow
There's no doubt about it: Pumpkin is the quintessential fall flavor, and we especially love it in desserts. With classic pumpkin recipes like pumpkin pie and new favorites like pumpkin bread pudding and pumpkin cupcakes, our collection of pumpkin dessert recipes will have you prepared for any fall gathering.
Shh.... We have the secrets for making the perfect two-layer pumpkin bread.
For a new kind of pumpkin dessert, try our fluffy cinnamon-spiced pumpkin cake roll. It's easier than you think! Thanks to the vanilla cream cheese frosting filling, it's a scrumptious alternative to pumpkin pie.
Because everything's cuter mini. Bake a batch of these sweet little pumpkin pies for your next dinner party. Pudding mix makes them easier to prep than you think!
What makes these pumpkin cupcakes so easy? The double dollop on top starts with purchased fluffy white frosting, plus a sprinkle of cinnamon and crushed graham crackers. The cake is easy, too! Canned pumpkin and a touch of sour cream transform yellow cake mix into a spongy, delicious pumpkin dessert.
Between the nutty gingersnap crust and the spiced cream cheese-and-pumpkin topping, we're not sure what we like best about this luscious pumpkin dessert. Either way, we know we're serving this chilly treat at our next fall get-together.
This warm, fluffy bread pudding recipe features soft cubes of pumpkin bread and a creamy orange icing. A dash of pumpkin pie spice gives it the snappy flavor of a classic pumpkin dessert.
Sweet and crisp candied pecans top off this pumpkin pie recipe, but the real star is the layer of whipped vanilla mascarpone cream. The fluffy, lightly sweet layer is the perfect complement to the rich canned pumpkin filling and crumbly homemade crust.
Chock-full of autumn flavors like nutty pumpkin, zippy pie spice, and smooth cognac, this ice cream recipe is a fun way to feature pumpkin. Serve it on a warm slice of cake or pie, or on its own for a creamy fall-inspired pumpkin dessert.
Crushed sweet toffee, earthy toasted pecans, and a spiced Ginger Crumb Crust give these creamy pumpkin pie bars a pleasing crunch. This is the ultimate pumpkin dessert for the sweet-and-salty combination you crave.
Make this luscious pumpkin cheesecake -- featuring a graham cracker crust and a pumpkin and cream cheese filling -- ahead of time and chill it for up to 24 hours. This pumpkin recipe is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser.
This classic pumpkin pie gets double the flavor from canned pumpkin and pumpkin butter. Serve it with cinnamon ice cream, and your guests will be thankful they came to your house for this fall-flavor pumpkin dessert!
Delightful fall flavors -- brown sugar, walnuts, cinnamon, and nutmeg -- meet canned pumpkin in these so-soft sandwiched pumpkin cupcakes. Fill and top the luscious pumpkin dessert with our creamy homemade mascarpone spread.
Lose yourself in hot-from-the-oven pumpkin brownies that feature pretty swirled tops. Watch as we show you how to make the pumpkin dessert, plus the perfect marbling technique.
This decadent dessert gets a fresh holiday spin with canned pumpkin and sticky-sweet toffee sauce. Chocolate-covered toffee pieces make the pumpkin dessert recipe even more delectable.
This fall, opt for a pumpkin dessert with all the creamy richness of your favorite fall treat. These make-ahead pumpkin bars maintain traditional fall flavors and add a chocolate topping and an oatmeal cookie crust.
It's hard to go wrong with traditional pumpkin pie -- but a little maple syrup and a sprinkle of cinnamon will give this classic Thanksgiving dessert an extra-special touch. A spoonful of maple whipped cream finishes the pumpkin dessert with a cool, fluffy finish.
Stuffed with a cream cheese, sour cream, and crystallized ginger filling, this so-good pumpkin bread recipe is in a league of its own. Store the moist and flavorful pumpkin bread in the refrigerator for up to 1 week.
Need a fun fall entertaining idea? Bake rich and creamy pumpkin creme brulee and serve in miniature pumpkins. The pretty pumpkin dessert looks fancy but is a breeze to bake.
These impressive cream puffs are filled with pumpkin custard made from canned pumpkin. A spoonful of chocolate sauce finishes the melt-in-your-mouth pumpkin dessert.
Our classic pumpkin bar recipe takes just 25 minutes of prep time and basic ingredients, most of which you probably have in your cupboard right now. The easy pumpkin dessert has all the classics: spicy flavor, tender and moist texture, and luscious cream cheese frosting.
These oh-so-soft pumpkin cookies are topped with a whipped brown sugar frosting -- the perfect complement to this harvest dessert. This pumpkin recipe yields 60 cookies, so you'll have plenty to share (even though we know you won't want to!).
Don't let the term "whoopie pie" make you believe that these sandwich cookies are anything less than a sophisticated pumpkin dessert. Two pumpkin pie-spiced cookies are joined with a creamy pumpkin-ricotta filling that's light and heavenly.
Layer spiced pumpkin, luscious chocolate, and rich cream cheese on a graham cracker crust for a scrumptious pumpkin treat you can make ahead. A sprinkle of nutmeg and chocolate curls give the pumpkin cheesecake a decadent finish.
A cream cheese glaze adds a touch of sweetness to these spiced pumpkin cookie sticks, perfect for dipping in a glass of tawny port or a cup of espresso. Freshly grated nutmeg adds seasonal flavor to this pumpkin dessert recipe.
Four-ingredient browned-butter frosting and chopped walnuts top these moist pumpkin bars. The pumpkin recipe yields 48 bars, making it an ideal addition to your holiday dessert buffet.
Combine canned pumpkin with vanilla ice cream, a dash of spice, and a little brown sugar for this rich and creamy pumpkin dessert. Crumbly gingersnap cookies add crunch to the fluffy whipped pumpkin recipe.