This is no pumpkin waffle—it's a nicely spiced, lightly sweet custard that cooks in the waffle iron in minutes.
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Some folks take their apple pie with ice cream. Others demand a sharp cheese, like cheddar. How do you make everyone happy? With this ultra-sharp, ultra-cheesy cheddar ice cream.
Don't be fooled by the name! A cherry grunt is really a stovetop cobbler, made with juicy fruit and the moistest biscuit topping you'll ever taste, all without ever having to fire up the oven. A grunt by any other name would taste as sweet.
Free up your oven this Thanksgiving with this stovetop fruit crisp. The trick is in toasting the streusel in a skillet, which keeps it nice and crunchy.
This classic Austrian dessert of tender apples and raisins stuffed inside a flaky dough is simpler to make than meets the eye. All it takes is a paper thin unleavened dough and a clean cloth to roll it with. This step-by-step recipe shows you how it's done.
Easier than pie and just as—if not more—delicious, crisp is the shortest route to fruit dessert happiness.
Creamy, chocolaty, and best of all...no bake!
Some boozy sweets don't really taste like booze. That's not the case with these cookies, which marry the flavors of brown butter, pecans, and bourbon.
Creamy white chocolate lemon cream cheese fills a moist spiced pumpkin cake. The pretty presentation makes it perfect for the holidays.
Invert your pumpkin pie this year by topping pumpkin pie filling with a ginger cookie crumble.
Serving tiny wedges of this cheesecake is an elegant and very grown up way to end a dinner party or holiday meal.
Use ALL of your leftovers this Thanksgiving weekend. Here's one for finishing up cranberry sauce.
We all know that the king of the Thanksgiving dessert table is pie. But sometimes all the good pies are already taken, or to hell with tradition, you prefer cake, cookies, and crisps. That doesn't mean you can't whip up...
It's Thanksgiving! It's Hanukkah! All at once! With this momentous overlap of food holidays, why decide on one type of cuisine? These jelly doughnuts, inspired by the Hanukkah specialty sufganiyot, have a Thanksgiving flair thanks to a cranberry sauce "jelly" inside.
There's a reason that brickle is also called 'crack'—this stuff is crazy addictive. Graham crackers are baked with a quick homemade caramel then given a layer of melted dark chocolate scattered with cranberries and walnuts. A sprinkle of fleur de sel takes it over the top.
The nuttiness of whole wheat flour works beautifully with sweet-tart cranberry sauce, which make an appearance in the dough, filling, and glaze. Yes, these cinnamon rolls just might become a holiday weekend tradition.
With no butter or oil, these little cakes rely on pumpkin butter and yogurt for their light, springy crumb. Push them into dessert territory with a sweet orange glaze or eat them plain for a satisfying yet light breakfast sweet.
Half the fun of Thanksgiving is dreaming up the menu. Sure, there are some staples that you can't take off the menu without risking a family fight, but nothing prompts people to eat through a food coma like an enticing new dessert. That's why we're holding a Thanksgiving Pie Countdown—every day until Thanksgiving we'll share a new take on the Big Three of pies (apple, pumpkin, and pecan). First up: a chocoholic's take on pumpkin pie.
This pudding, inspired by the highly delicious White Chocolate Bread Pudding at the Palace Cafe, has the soul of a New Orleans bread pudding. But it's gussied up for the season with cranberries, which add a wonderful tart contrast to the white chocolate in the butter and cream-rich custard, and a nice glug of bourbon, which certainly doesn't hurt anything. It's a perfectly decadent entrée into the Thanksgiving season.
In these decadently delicious bars, a shortbread crust is layered with spiced apples and homemade caramel then finished with a crumb topping.