11 Vegan Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes for the Sweetest Holiday Feast
Save room for dessert. | Half Baked Harvest

You’ll Want Seconds of These Vegan Thanksgiving Desserts

Be grateful for these 11 vegan Thanksgiving dessert recipes! They're guaranteed to make the holiday the sweetest one yet.

Your Thanksgiving dinner isn’t complete without a generous slice (or two!) of pie. And you can put delicious and compassionate food at the helm of your Thanksgiving celebrations. From mains to sides, sweet to savory, breakfast to dessert, Thanksgiving food takes center stage this time of year. If you’re looking to expand your horizons on the vegan dessert front, we’ve got you covered! Here are 11 vegan Thanksgiving dessert recipes that you don’t want to miss.

11 Vegan Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes


11 Vegan Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes for the Sweetest Holiday Feast

Always save room for dessert. | Minimalist Vegan

1. Vegan Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie

What’s a Thanksgiving feast without rounding it out with a seasonal staple: pumpkin pie. This gluten-free pumpkin pie dish hits all of the right notes. Generously and unmistakably pumpkin-y, it features a great balance of sweet and underlying spicy tones. Perfect for the holidays, this vegan pumpkin pie tastes great with a dollop of vegan coconut cream.

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11 Vegan Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes for the Sweetest Holiday Feast

A lattice crust makes it fancy. | Sweet Simple Vegan

2. Vegan Apple Pie

If your mouth isn’t salivating yet, it’s about to be! This apple pie recipe is just like the apple pie out of a vintage issue of Better Homes & Gardens Magazine but veganized. This vegan apple pie stands to prove that coconut oil is the new butter. The recipe features a coconut oil crust. A classic holiday dessert, this vegan apple pie can be whipped up using ingredients you likely already have in your cupboard! These include all-purpose flour, salt, raw cane sugar, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and apples, of course!

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11 Vegan Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes for the Sweetest Holiday Feast

Remember to bring pecan pie. | Namely Marley

3. Perfectly Sticky Vegan Pecan Pie

Pecans are the ultimate fall tree nut. And here is a vegan pecan pie recipe to rule them all. This decadently rich and devour-ably sweet dessert is the perfect fix for anyone craving a sticky toffee treat, only dairy-free. This sweet treat gets a flavorful Southern-inspired twist with rum. Best of all, the ingredients list is relatively short! All you need is vegan pie crust, pecans, corn syrup, cornstarch, sugar, vegan butter, rum (optional), and silken tofu to whip this pie to perfection. Sharing is optional.

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11 Vegan Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes for the Sweetest Holiday Feast

No dairy here. | Half Baked Harvest

4. Vegan Banana Coconut Cream Pie, Deconstructed

This dish embodies a dose of nostalgia, with a twist. This dairy-free and deconstructed banana coconut cream pie features booze grilled bananas, oatmeal cookie crumble, mocha sauce, and coconut cream. It looks so good you just may want to skip dinner altogether and go straight to dessert!

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11 Vegan Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes for the Sweetest Holiday Feast

Take a bite out of this crumble cake. | Hazel and Cacao

5. Vegan Apple Walnut Crumble Cake

You simply can’t go wrong with crumble cake. And this apple walnut variety almost looks too good to eat! The dairy-free cake is moist on the inside and features a crumbly crunch on the top. It’s a quintessential dessert for any holiday gathering.

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Topped with homemade vegan cream cheese. | 40 Aprons

6. Vegan Cranberry Bliss Bars

Fall and winter are all about cranberry—and the iconic Starbucks treat. Featuring an almond flour crust, this vegan version is also gluten-free. The blondies feature a generous layer of vegan “cream cheese” frosting topped made with cashews and coconut cream all topped with dried cranberries. The perfect holiday dessert you never knew you needed, these bliss bars are sure to be a hit at your holiday feast.

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11 Vegan Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes for the Sweetest Holiday Feast

Rich dark chocolate meets boozy eggnog. | Fragrant Vanilla

7. Vegan Eggnog Truffles

These vegan eggnog truffles are sure to steal the show come your Thanksgiving meal time. With a creamy vegan eggnog filling and a notable hint of bourbon, these vegan truffles are brilliant but are elevated when dipped in the rich dark chocolate. A harmonious contrast, indeed. And if they look too daunting to make, worry not! You only need a handful of ingredients to make them. The white chocolate center is made with raw cashew butter, raw coconut butter, vanilla extract, maple syrup, bourbon or rum, cinnamon, and nutmeg all wrapped in a delicious dark chocolate coating. Try eating just one!

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11 Vegan Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes for the Sweetest Holiday Feast

Enjoy the leftovers for breakfast. | Simple Veganista

8. Vegan Cranberry Orange Bread

Had your filling of pies? Try making this vegan cranberry orange bread instead. The unsweetened tartness of the generous cranberry serving acts as an apt complement to the sweet citrusy orange. Bonus, this tasty bread also makes for great leftovers come breakfast time. Made with fresh orange juice, cranberries, and apple sauce instead of oil, you can easily bake this recipe up.

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11 Vegan Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes for the Sweetest Holiday Feast

Serve with vegan milk. | Vegan 8

9. Vegan Gingersnaps

Your entire Thanksgiving gathering will enjoy these delicious vegan gingersnap cookies. And there’s nothing quite like the comfort and sweet tooth satiation that comes with devouring a soft-on-the-inside, firm-on-the-outside cookie. This Thanksgiving is the time to enjoy that comfort like no one’s watching. Featuring coconut butter for added sweetness, you can serve these cookies with a glass of your favorite plant-based milk or a piping hot cup of tea.

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11 Vegan Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes for the Sweetest Holiday Feast

A must-make for Christmas. | Lauren Melissa

10. Vegan Panettone

Panettone is a sweet, citrusy, fluffy, and crusty Italian cake-like bread commonly served at Christmas time. It’s made with fresh orange juice, zest, and dried fruit. Make this tasty fruit bread for yourself or gift to your friends and family.

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11 Vegan Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes for the Sweetest Holiday Feast

Vegan anginette like right out of an Italian bakery. | Hot for Food

11. Vegan Italian Christmas Cookies

Anginette is a kind of Italian cookie typically served around Christmas. They’re soft, crumbly, and topped with a simple icing topped with crunchy sprinkles.

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