We’ve been covering everything you need to know about Thanksgiving lately — after all, Thanksgiving is just a few days away! Obviously, we can’t forget about delicious dessert ideas, the favorite part of most kids and some adults (although they don’t like admitting it).

The majority of these picks can be done easily and quickly, with no great secret or skill required. We’re just a few days away, there’s no time to lose!

1. Chocolate Dipped Pears With Almond Crunch

Chocolate dipped pears for everyone!
Chocolate dipped pears for everyone! Source: Baker’s Royale

Talk about elegant and simple. These chocolate dipped pears are super easy to make — we’re talking about a 10-minute thing at the most. They’re delicious, look great on the table, and they require nothing more than 3 ingredients:

  • Pears (obviously)
  • Melted dark chocolate
  • Chopped salted almonds

Check out the recipe here!

2. Classic New York Cheesecake

A classic cheesecake with an extra touch of sour cream.
A classic cheesecake with an extra touch of sour cream. Source: Food Network

A delicious classic cheesecake recipe with a trademark difference to stand out above the rest — an extra amount of sour cream. This one requires quite a bit of preparation and time, so you’d better check the recipe right now and get what you need.

When baking the cheesecake, be sure to check if the middle is solid before taking it out.

3. Dark Chocolate-Pecan Toffee

Who doesn't love dark chocolate?
Who doesn't love dark chocolate? Source: Country Living

An easy and yummy addition to your dessert table — you can do all this in less than two hours and everyone will definitely love it. I mean, how could you not? We’re talking pecan halves and dark chocolate here.

Let the power of the dark chocolate flow through you.

4. Praline-Iced Brownies

Brownies with a praline topping.
Brownies with a praline topping. Source: You Made That

This one's a doozy — it makes 64 small brownies!

And of course everyone loves brownies, but there’s a twist: these ones will have a delicious praline topping to top it all off (sorry for the horrible pun). Check it out here, it should take only an hour or so to get it done!

5. Easy Pumpkin Pie

The classic and easy pumpkin pie everyone loves.
The classic and easy pumpkin pie everyone loves. Source: Pillsbury

Because obvious choice is obviously obvious.

We’ve even talked about the scientific reasons why we love pumpkin pie spice not that long ago, and what would a Thanksgiving recipe list be without pumpkin pie? Especially this one since it’s so simple it only requires a handful of ingredients. Learn the whole thing here!

6. Mini-caramel apples

Quick and easy to make apple pops!
Quick and easy to make apple pops! Source: My Litter

Once again, just a handful of ingredients to create these lovely caramel apple pops. Just be sure to make, like, a lot.

They will be hard to resist once you have a bite of the first one, so depending on how many guests you have, get some extra apples. Learn all about it here!

7. No Bake Double Chocolate Cream Pie

Yep, you don't have to bake this one!
Yep, you don't even have to bake this one! Source: Together As Family

The greatest appeal of this one is that it’s easy. Very, very easy.

Check the ingredients here and plan for the 6 hours of refrigeration time, but the rest is incredibly hassle free. All you need are five ingredients:

  • 1 oreo pie crust
  • 1 box of instant chocolate pudding
  • 1 box of instant white chocolate pudding
  • 2 cups of whole milk
  • 1 tub of Cool Whip

8. Chocolate Mousse

An easy mousse to get right!
An easy mousse to get right! Source: Cookies and Cups

Chocolate mousse is notably not that easy to make, and there are so many recipes out there you can get lost trying to find the perfect one that’s delicious and actually doable without needing to go to culinary school.

Well, we might have found it: this one: only four ingredients and an easy to follow tutorial right here. It’s time to step up your Thanksgiving dessert game with some delicious, rich chocolate mousse. Enjoy!

9. Easy Cheesecake Cookies

Quick to make and endlessly delicious!
Quick to make and endlessly delicious! Source: CenterCutCook

How about making some of the yummiest cookies you’ll ever eat in about 20 minutes or so? Yep, these take no more than half an hour to be ready to eat. Seriously, check it out! These are the ingredients:

  • 8 ounces of cream cheese
  • ½ cup butter
  • ½ cup of canned pumpkin
  • 1 ½ cups of granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 2 cups of flour
  • ½ cup of graham cracker crumbs
  • 1 ½ teaspoons of pumpkin pie spice
  • ½ teaspoon of cinnamon
  • ½ cup of graham cracker crumbs

You can get these ready to go and still have time to start another dessert from this list!

10. No Bake Oreo and Pumpkin Cheesecake Parfaits

Fancy and easy to make Oreo trifles!
Fancy and easy to make Oreo trifles! Source: Garnish With Lemon

This deliciousness takes about 30 minutes to make — no secret, no greater skill, and no baking required. And it looks really fancy, doesn’t it? You and your guests will absolutely love these no-bake Oreo and pumpkin cheesecake parfaits! They have the perfect blend of flavors and textures to finish off your Thanksgiving dinner in the best way possible!

Get the stuff you need here, and rock on!

Happy Thanksgiving!

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