PSA: get ready for some epic Thanksgiving desserts with chocolate.
If you aren’t a pumpkin fanatic, Thanksgiving can be a tricky holiday.
The orange stuff is everywhere during fall, and even more so on the biggest eating day of the year.
On the other hand, if you adore pumpkin, but just want to offer an alternative, it can be hard to find recipes for Thanksgiving that give more variety than pumpkin pie.
Here’s where our list of inspired chocolate desserts that are just perfect for Thanksgiving comes in.
Although chocolate already rules Christmas, there are still plenty of cocoa-inspired concoctions to make you feel even more #thankful.
There are easy recipes, and ones that could stop traffic, sweet and light bites, and hearty treats.
Let’s get started!
Thanksgiving desserts with chocolate
- Hot chocolate cheesecake
Too good to save for Christmas, this hot chocolate cheesecake is bringing all the wow-factor to Thanksgiving.
- Chocolate chess pie
This easy pie uses just a few ingredients that you probably already have on hand.
- Reese’s stuffed brownies
This dessert gives you an epic two-in-one.
- Turkey Oreo balls
Kids will go wild for these cute truffles.
- S’mores dip
This casserole is the perfect pairing for any fall breakfast.
- Dark chocolate candied orange slices
For a lighter dessert that still gives a killer chocolate hit, try some of these candied orange slices.
- Pear and chocolate loaf
Get your fall fruit fix with this pretty and unusual dessert.
- Chocolate Oreo pie
This no-bake pie will save on much-needed Thanksgiving day oven space.
- Turkey blossom cookie
These cookies are almost too cute to eat!
- Pumpkin fudge balls
With a name like ‘pumpkin fudge balls’ you’d never guess these bites are secretly low in sugar!
- Chocolate-covered pretzels
Although they might take a little time, these colorful chocolate pretzels are the perfect thing to graze on..
- Pumpkin spice hot chocolate
You can’t beat a cozy hot chocolate, and to finish off Thanksgiving, this hot chocolate is dessert and drink in one.
- Snickers brownies
If you’ve been looking for an excuse to take your brownie game up a notch, here it is.
- Nutella bread pudding
You’ll be praying for leftovers of this bread pudding so you can make an impressive next-day breakfast from it.
- Chocolate pumpkin dessert lasagna
Even if you don’t make this dessert lasagna, the chocolate whipped cream is a must-try.
- Pumpkin swirl brownies
A pop of orange makes these brownies a treat for the yes and the mouth.
If you like your chocolate warm, dense and fudgey, you’re in luck with this dessert.
Products that make it easy to feed a crowd at Thanksgiving
Buffet Warming Tray
Meal Prep Containers
3-Tier Serving Bowl
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