Holiday Goodies: 5 Tasty Desserts To Prepare for Thanksgiving Season

 Tasty Desserts
Tasty Desserts

Every year, we celebrate Thanksgiving to express our gratitude for the positive and favorable things we received within the year. It is also the time wherein we take a break from our daily routine and work and spend the day relaxing, volunteering, or preparing for the feast in the evening.

One of the most awaited activities that we can have during Thanksgiving is the evening’s feasting ceremony. At this time, our table is filled with savory and delicious meals, complemented with the sweetness and satisfying taste of desserts. Since most of us have a sweet tooth, we can satisfy ourselves with these yummy and tasty desserts that we can easily prepare at home:

Pumpkin Pie

In ancient times, pumpkin is one of the edibles that the pilgrims and the native Americans have or feasted on in their first celebration of Thanksgiving. That is why up until now, pumpkin is always present on our table every Thanksgiving season. To upgrade the pumpkin recipe this year, you may try to recreate the pumpkin pie recipe available online on the website of

You can DIY your way in making this delicious dessert by preparing the pie crust first. And then, prepare the pumpkin pie’s yummy and tasty filling, made of eggs, pumpkin puree, brown sugar, all-purpose flour, salt, pumpkin pie spice, vanilla extract, and evaporated milk. You may also add whipped cream to the finished product to make it look more pleasing and delectable.

Rocky Road Brownies

Don’t we all love the combination of chocolates, nuts, and marshmallows? Treat your sweet tooth during the Thanksgiving season by preparing and ending your course meal with these divine, sweet, delectable, and chewy rocky road brownies. The recipe for this dessert is simple and easy to follow.

You only have to prepare the ingredients, yourself, and the baking equipment and tools in making this dessert. When everything is set, you have to beat the eggs and measure all the ingredients to their required measurement proportion. And then, make the batter by mixing the melted chocolate and butter with the other necessary ingredients.

Before putting the pan of the mixture into the oven to bake, always make sure that the oven is preheated. Bake your batter mixture of rocky road brownies for 25 minutes with a temperature of 350 degrees Fahrenheit. You may add nuts and marshmallows for toppings. Share and serve slices of this dessert to your loved ones. If you’re looking for brownies that have a little more of a health component to it, check out this protein brownies recipe!

Homemade Strawberry Gelatin

Wanna have some pink and cute dessert this Thanksgiving? Homemade Strawberry Gelatin is worth your time to prepare. Your kids will also be delighted and joyful when they see this dessert on your table. Since it’s homemade and contains real juicy strawberry fruits and sweet sticky honey, you can guarantee that it’s healthy and sweet.

Chocolate Pudding

If you are fond of eating ready-made boxed version pudding, you may try to make several servings of homemade ones this coming holiday season. Aside from homemade puddings are healthier because they do not contain preservatives, they can also be made with different flavors–depending on your choice of taste. Since chocolate is our all-time favorite, you may prepare chocolate pudding for dessert this Thanksgiving.

But how do you do that? It’s very simple. You only have to prepare the following essential ingredients, including a half cup of granulated sugar, three tablespoon of cocoa powder and cornstarch, ¼ teaspoon of salt, three egg yolks, heavy cream, whole milk, unsalted butter, vanilla, and chopped pieces of chocolate of your choice.

To prepare, you need to whisk together all the ingredients (except butter, chocolate, and vanilla) in the saucepan and put it on medium heat while constantly stirring for six minutes until the mixture thickens. When the mixture thickens, add the butter, chocolate, and vanilla, and whisk them well until they are thoroughly mixed. This dessert is best to serve chilled or cold.

Coconut Macaroons

Sometimes, when we prepare meals that include only the egg yolk, the whites are often set aside and go to waste. But with this recipe of coconut macaroons, you can now make use of these egg whites. Coconut macaroons are sweet little balls of chewy happiness. When you get a taste of one, you can never get enough of its delicious flavor and texture.

It is also doable to prepare at home. There are many different recipes, but the bottom line is that it only needs egg whites, sugar, salt, honey, vanilla extract, unsweetened shredded coconut, and all-purpose flour to make.


Aside from the pleasure that these desserts can give to our sweet tooth, tongue, and stomach, they are also fun to prepare at home, especially if we encourage and let our loved ones help us in the preparation process. Gather your kids in the kitchen as they will be delighted to learn how to make desserts and make the dessert preparation as fun as possible.