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Skip the Pie: 5 Unexpected Thanksgiving Desserts

Skip the Pie: 5 Unexpected Thanksgiving Desserts

Traditionally, Thanksgiving dessert is all about the pies: pumpkin, apple and pecan. But if you’re looking to buck tradition this year, we’ve got five last-minute tips for alternative turkey day desserts!

Maybe you don’t like pie, or maybe you just want to try out something new this year. Whatever your reason, we’ve spotted five recipes online for Thanksgiving desserts that are still in line with traditional tastes of the holiday while being decidedly different.

Three-Tier Candied-Pecan Cake with Brown-Butter Pears, Martha Stewart


Quince Biscuit Pie, Martha Stewart


Cranberry-Pear crumble, Delish


Pumpkin-Chocolate Tiramisu, Martha Stewart


Chocolate Cabbage Leaves with Vanilla Ice Cream, Martha Stewart

What are you cooking up for Thanksgiving dessert tomorrow? Tell us in the comments below!

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Lo Lankford

Lo Lankford is a recent Los Angeles transplant after a decade in the Big Apple. In her "spare time" (ha!) she used to run a dog rescue called Badass Brooklyn and helped save over 400 dogs. Otherwise? Nerd'do well, whistle blower, proud hillbilly from the sticks.


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9:13PM PST on Dec 9, 2013

The Candied Pecan Cake looks especially good, but I don't think I want a 3 layer cake of this magnitude. Maybe reduce it to a one layer and serve as a coffeecake.

5:32PM PST on Dec 6, 2013

The chocolate cabbage leaves are so pretty! that's something I never thought I'd say together lol

Thanks for sharing :)

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