Thanksgiving desserts:

The one thing I look forward to at Thanksgiving, is all the delicious desserts. And so I wanted to compile a list of some of my favorite grain-free, gluten-free, refined sugar-free options to make your Thanksgiving day extra SWEET!


I typically like to create a variety of desserts for my guest. Because I know we all have different likes and taste when it comes to Thanksgiving Desserts. And so I will usually choose a bar option, cookie option, and either a muffin, pie, or cake option.


I love anything in bar form and these are the perfect make ahead options for Thanksgiving desserts. And the nice thing is there are a variety of options to choose from and all guest will be satisfied. And they also are the perfect prep ahead dessert option.

  1. Grain-Free Pumpkin Pie Bars
  2. Gluten-Free Date Bars
  3. Grain-Free Pecan Bars
  4. Grain-Free Pumpkin Pie Coffee Cake


Who doesn’t love a good cookie option? Here are a few of my favorites for Thanksgiving. But these are just a few of my favorites, there are many more options on the blog.

  1. Vegan Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies
  2. White Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Cookies
  3. Grain-Free Pumpkin Pie Thumbprint Cookies

Fruit Desserts:

These fruit dessert options are perfect to make ahead of time and feel free to mix and match the type of fruit based off what is available to you. But my ultimate favorite fruit dessert is anything with baked apples. And if I had to choose I would go with the grain-free apple crisp with dairy-free vanilla gelato.

  1. Grain-Free Apple Crisp
  2. Stuffed apples
  3. Stone Fruit Crisp

No Bake Desserts:

And if you don’t like to bake, check out these easy no bake desserts. And what is great about these no bake dessert is that they can be meal prepped ahead of time. Making one less thing to worry about the day of. And all three of these are freezer friendly so feel free to prep them way in advance.

  1. No Bake Cinnamon Roll Cookies
  2. Pumpkin Truffles
  3. Pumpkin Pecan Pie Bliss Balls

Pies and Cakes:

I have never been a huge fan of pies or cakes. But these three options here are my favorite and I like to prep every holiday. And if you are asking me to choose just one, my go to would be the grain-free squash pie. Because it is so tasty, easy to prep, and if you love pumpkin pie you will for sure love this squash pie.

  1. Grain-Free Squash Pie
  2. Pumpkin Butter Cake
  3. Grain Free Lemon Poppyseed Cake

How to store:

I typically store all of mine in an airtight container in the refrigerator or in the freezer (bliss balls and bars). And I will either enjoy at room temperature or reheat depending on the item. But feel free to make day of too and enjoy fresh!

I hope this list helps give you some ideas for delicious dessert options this holiday season. And of course I love seeing your creations so be sure to tag me over on Instagram.