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20+ Fun & Easy Thanksgiving Desserts for Kids

Whip up these delightful Thanksgiving desserts for kids! Try no-bake pumpkin dip or turkey-themed cookies for a fun and easy treat they’ll love.

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Do you ever find it difficult to decide on a dessert to go with your menu? Whether it is for a special occasion or just a typical weekday, I sometimes get stuck when thinking about a sweet ending for our meal.

There are just so many options! I find it really helpful to have a one-stop shop for my choices, rather than having to search through every cookbook I own and the entirety of the internet.

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With that in mind, today I have put together a list of easy Thanksgiving desserts for you to take advantage of this holiday season. From cute turkeys to the classic flavors of fall like apple, caramel, and pumpkin pie spice, this list has all the options you could want for your Thanksgiving celebration.

Not only are all of these recipes simple to make, they are perfect for making with your kids! Get those little people involved and have a great Thanksgiving!

Thanksgiving Hand Pie Recipe on a wooden cutting board.

Thanksgiving Treat Ingredients

Keep these simple ingredients from the grocery store on hand to make fun thanksgiving desserts!

  • peanut butter cups
  • pretzel rods
  • cream cheese
  • chocolate chips
  • rice krispies
  • candy corn
Nutter Butter Turkey Cookies on a wooden surface.

Cute Thanksgiving Desserts

Nutter Butter Turkey Cookies – Chocolate coated cookies are topped with candy eyes and M&Ms to form adorable little turkey treats. This kid-friendly dessert will make a great addition to your next Thanksgiving dinner party!

Wafer Turkey Cookies Recipe – These cute Thanksgiving turkey treats are made with yummy chocolate covered vanilla wafers topped with candy corn pieces and M&Ms, for a sweet treat kids love to help make for Thanksgiving!

How to Make Caramel Apple Dip

Apple Treats

Caramel Apple Dip – Learn how to make caramel apple dip with this deliciously easy recipe. Perfect for anyone with a sweet tooth, this dip is also a great way to get kids to eat their fruit!  The caramel apple slices are a fun way to include fruit on a Thanksgiving table.

Thanksgiving Hand Pies – Savor the essence of fall with this easy Thanksgiving dessert recipe. Serve these individual pockets of apple pie goodness with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a holiday delight in every bite.

Skillet Apple Crisp Recipe

Skillet Apple Crisp – This skillet apple crisp recipe is the perfect fall dessert. A buttery topping covers juicy, cinnamon spiced apples for a cozy, comforting treat. The best part is how quickly it comes together!

Apple Oreo Cake Balls with dark pink candy coating, pretzel stem and green m&m leaf.

These easy Apple Oreo Cake Balls are simple to make and perfectly fun for fall! Grab the recipe to create these delicious apple treats!

Caramel Apple Cookies

Deliciously sweet and chewy, these caramel apple cookies combine the classic flavors of caramel and apple in a delightful treat that’s impossible to resist.

Pumpkin Fluff Dip Recipe

Pumpkin Dessert Ideas

Pumpkin Fluff Dip – Enjoy the ultimate fall treat with this easy pumpkin fluff dip recipe! A few simple ingredients come together to form a creamy, spiced dessert dip that’s perfect for dipping cookies and fruit.

Pumpkin shaped cinnamon roll with orange frosting on a wooden cutting board.

Topped with orange-tinted cream cheese frosting, these easy pumpkin cinnamon rolls are perfect for fall. This tasty treat is totally fun to make and festive for the cooler weather.

Pumpkin Pie Twists in a pile together.

Pumpkin Pie Twists – Deliciously flaky pastry envelops spiced pumpkin filling with these irresistible pumpkin pie twists. You are going to love this delightful take on a classic fall favorite.

Pumpkin Oreo Cake Ball Recipe

Pumpkin Oreo Cake Balls – Delicious, easy to make, and perfectly fun for fall, these no-bake treats are a cute addition to any Thanksgiving dessert table! Grab the recipe to create these simple pumpkins treats.

keto pumpkin tarts

Keto Pumpkin Tart – This yummy keto pumpkin tart recipe is perfect for fall! I love making these low carb tarts for the whole family.

Pumpkin Spice Donut Recipe

Pumpkin Spice Donuts – Enjoy the warm, cozy flavors of fall with a delightful blend of pumpkin, cinnamon, and nutmeg in every bite. Instead of using cinnamon sugar, try topping this pumpkin spice donut with a vanilla glaze and festive sprinkles instead.

Pumpkin Spice Caramel Bark Recipe

Pumpkin Spice Caramel Bark – Savor the flavors of the season with this pumpkin spice caramel bark recipe, a delightful fusion of sweet caramel and melted chocolate. Candy bark makes the perfect treat for sharing too!

Tips and Tricks

  • Kids of all ages make great kitchen helpers. Younger children can help with the decorating, while older ones can do some of the more complex steps with supervision.
  • Take a classic recipe and turn it into a fun dessert for the kids’ table by simply planning ahead and adding a reese’s cups and a piece of candy corn to create a turkey.  It doesn’t have to be complicated.
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Whether you are looking specifically for kid-friendly Thanksgiving desserts or just want to try something new this year, any of today’s recipes are sure to be a hit. You are going to love all of these quick and simple treats!

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