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Thanksgiving Desserts That Go Beyond the Traditional Pumpkin Pie

Why should turkey, stuffing, and potatoes get all the Thanksgiving glory? While we all love our tried-and-true apple and pumpkin pies, this year we decided to come up with a list of alternative kid-friendly dessert recipes that are simple and bursting with delicious flavors. Click through the slideshow to take a look.

Candy Apples
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Candy Apples

A light and fresh post-feast treat that won’t send your bellies over the edge, this recipe from My Own Labels is super simple–just dip and drizzle! And if you’re interested in more apple-y goodness, check out our roundup of candied apple recipes.

  1. Candy Apples
  2. Cherry Kuchen Bars
  3. Pumpkin Praline Trifle
  4. Cinnamon Roll Pound Cake
  5. Sweet Potato Pie
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Does your family have an all-time dessert served on Thanksgiving? Tell us about it (if it’s not a family secret recipe)!

–Abigail Matsumoto

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