Weekly Mix: Thanksgiving Desserts

I just realized this week that Thanksgiving is quickly approaching. Usually, I start planning our meal long before now, but I’m way behind this year!

Of course, we have the traditional fare for our meal. But, the desserts usually vary. I am still debating ours for this year, but I have a few options in mind. Stay tuned!

If Thanksgiving is sneaking up on you, too, I may be able to help. At least with dessert! I’ve made a new board at Pinterest for some of my favorite Thanksgiving desserts.

I’ll be adding to that board, too, so be sure to follow it for more dessert ideas. As with the Sweet & Salty board, I’ll make an official BoB collection from the most popular pins from Bake or Break.

As I’ve confessed before, I’m not a pumpkin fan, although I know a lot of you are. If you have a pumpkin pie recipe (or any other to-die-for Thanksgiving dessert recipe) that you think I should include, please leave a link to it in the comments.

What are you planning for your Thanksgiving meal?

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  1. Christine November 9, 2012 Reply

    Time flies, doesn’t it? Beautiful pictures – love them both!

  2. Elena November 9, 2012 Reply

    My sister has been pushing for an “all pie” Thanksgiving meal for sometime now but I don’t think my dad would go for it. However, the end of the meal pies are important and must include pecan pie (my favorite)!

  3. Laura Dembowski November 10, 2012 Reply

    This might not be pumpkin pie, but this pumpkin snack cake with frosting is always a hit. I’m amazed at how crazy people go for them. They would make a great, non-traditional addition to any Thanksgiving spread. http://piesandplots.net/pumpkin-snack-cake-with-frosting/

  4. jennifer November 12, 2012 Reply

    Thanks, Laura! I’ve added it to the board.

  5. L November 12, 2012 Reply

    I’m not a huge pumpkin pie fan either, but I’d still eat the stuff. For the past few years, I always get requests to make the Cook’s Illustrated version (via Smitten Kitchen), which includes maple syrup, candied yams, and lots of straining. It’s definitely a step up from the back-of-the-can recipe and those [shudder] store bought ones in the plastic container. But it’s still pumpkin pie…


  6. Christine Lyons November 12, 2012 Reply

    Crumb Cake Creations is offering $2 off per order of two or more cakes with coupon code THANKS. Their pumpkin crumb cake is absolutely to die for and has been a part of my Thanksgiving Dessert assortment for a few years now. Check them out..you won’t be disappointed.

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