Quick and Easy Desserts

Want to create a delicious quick and easy dessert for Thanksgiving? You don’t have to be a baking expert or spend hours in the kitchen to create an impressive dessert dish.


Here, you’ll discover some of the tastiest quick and easy desserts for Thanksgiving you’ll want to consider making this year.


Slow Cooker Apple Crisp


Slow cookers are invaluable for creating easy desserts. While this one may not technically be “quick” to cook, it is very quick to prepare. Slow cooker apple crisp tastes absolutely delicious for something that requires very little effort.


The only downside is you will need a lot of ingredients. However, you should find you have most of them in the pantry. The main ingredients you’ll need include apples, cinnamon crumble, lemon juice, brown sugar, ground cinnamon and warm caramel sauce or ice cream to serve.


You can find the full recipe, alongside the recipe for the cinnamon crumble, here.


Pumpkin and Pecan Slab Pie


This pumpkin and pecan slab pie is the ultimate Thanksgiving dessert. While it takes almost 4 hours to make, you’ll only spend around 20 minutes of that prepping the dessert. The trick is to invest in ready-made refrigerated pie crust.


The main ingredients you’ll need include canned pumpkin, brown sugar, half-and-half, eggs, pumpkin pie spice, light corn syrup and chopped pecans. The great thing about this dessert is that you can make it a day ahead, cutting back on the time spent in the kitchen on Thanksgiving.


Find the full recipe here.


Cranberry Cheesecake


Why spend more time in the kitchen than you have to? This no-bake cranberry cheesecake is the perfect option for those in a rush. Not only does it look great, but it tastes divine too. Keep in mind that it takes 8 hours for this dessert to be ready. So, you’ll want to make it a day ahead to save time.


You will need quite a few ingredients such as graham cracker crumbs, brown sugar, unflavored gelatin, cream cheese and marshmallow fluff. However, the results will be more than worth the long list of ingredients!


You can find the full list of ingredients, along with instructions here.


Salted Caramel Rice Krispie Treats


If you’re looking for a really easy dessert, these salted caramel rice krispie treats are ideal. With a soft caramel coating and a fluffy marshmallow flavor, these are sure to be a big hit with the entire family.


You don’t need many ingredients for this one. They contain butter, rice krispie cereal, mini marshmallows, milk and caramel bits. You can also sprinkle a little course sea salt over the top to make them extra delicious. Find the full recipe here.


The ideas above will help you to create a quick and easy Thanksgiving dessert. No matter what type of dessert you are looking to make, there should be a recipe above to match it. You’ll also find plenty of other delicious recipes with a quick online search. Why spend hours in the kitchen when you really don’t have to?

Categories: Thanksgiving