If there’s one thing we all love about Thanksgiving it’s complete permission to eat whatever we want. From the turkey to stuffing to everything in between, the average Thanksgiving dinner seems to last all day long and is totally worth it. of course, beyond the actual dinner is the dessert, which I know is my favorite part. If you need some inspiration for dessert on Thanksgiving check out these Thanksgiving cookie recipes.
Pumpkin Snickerdoodle Cookies
If you love the humble pumpkin pie, but are looking to enjoy its flavors as a cookie rather than a pie, you’ll love this recipe. It blends all of the spices used in pumpkin pie along with the delicious brown sugar and cinnamon topping that we all love about snickerdoodle cookies.
Get the recipe: cookingclassy.com
Gingerbread Cheesecake Bites
Nothing says it’s the holidays quite like gingerbread. This spicy and sweet treat is a once a year dessert that most people love. You know what else people love? Yup, cheesecake. This delicious treat blends both of these beloved treats and is super easy to make. All you need is gingerbread cookie dough, cream cheese, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract. It’s really that simple.
Get the recipe: createdby-diane.com
Salted Caramel Maple Pecan Bars
This recipe doesn’t even need explaining. Seriously! Buttery, sweet caramel comes together with salty pecans and delicious maple syrup to make chewy bars. You won’t be able to stop at one. One of the best parts of this recipe is the crust. It’s just the right mix of chewy and crunchy.
Get the recipe: averycooks.com
Oh, gosh! Eggnog is one of those holiday treats that most people feel guilty drinking. Now you can enjoy eating it and forget about feeling guilty for drinking it! You’ll be hard pressed to stop at one, though.
Get the recipe: frugalcouponliving.com