Kailley's Carrot Cake Cookies
"These soft, chewy carrot cake cookies with cream cheese frosting made for the perfect hand-held Thanksgiving dessert!"—Kailley L.
Robyn's Rustic Apple Almond Galette
"After a huge Thanksgiving dinner it's nice to take it down a notch and serve a not too sweet, not too fussy, but tartly satisfying rustic Apple Almond Galette. It's super easy to put together, even the morning of (I know, because I did it). And unlike some other galettes which are only crust and fruit, this one boasts a creamy almond layer that adds a richness to this easy Holiday dessert."—Robyn F.
Deborah's Pumpkin Ale Cookies
"My husband brought home a growler of pumpkin ale for Thanksgiving. I've been experimenting with making sweets with beer, so I couldn't resist stealing some for these cookies. The ale gives them a very subtle pumpkin flavor that pairs well with the spices."—Deborah P.
Posie's Pastry Swans
"Here is a photo of our highly unconventional Thanksgiving dessert. We always serve puff pastry swans, from an old Jacques Pepin recipe. A whimsical take on an eclair—I say this beats out pumpkin pie any day."—Posie H.