By Wendy Stoltz / Last Modified On January 29, 2023
I'm sharing my top 25 of the best gluten-free Thanksgiving desserts, including the humble gluten-free pumpkin pie! If you are gluten-free or preparing Thanksgiving desserts for gluten-free guests, let me share my favorites.
And guess what, you don't need to make a separate dessert too. Simply make it gluten-free for everyone. No one will notice these are gluten-free Thanksgiving desserts! And don't take that just from me, that's feedback we receive from our followers daily!
So, let's plan your gluten-free Thanksgiving desserts with my favorites! If you're stuck for the rest of the Thanksgiving menu planning, view my gluten-free Thanksgiving recipe recommendations. If you're looking for even more inspiration, check out our roundup of the best gluten-free recipes.
1. GLUTEN-FREE PUMPKIN PIE
Smooth pumpkin filling, the aroma of spices, and a flaky crust make this scrumptious homemade gluten-free pumpkin pie a gluten-free Thanksgiving dessert favorite.
If you want to learn how to make a gluten-free pumpkin pie from scratch the effortless way? You're going to love how simple this recipe is, and you won't know it's gluten-free.
2. GLUTEN-FREE APPLE PIE
A golden, flaky pie crust filled with tangy apples and spices makes this gluten-free apple pie perfect.
I've also included step by step photos and an option for making a gluten-free Dutch apple pie in case you want to switch things up a little this Thanksgiving.
3. GLUTEN-FREE CHERRY PIE
With a light flaky crust and tart cherry filling, this bright and flavorful gluten-free cherry pie will be a new favorite at your Thanksgiving table this holiday season. Or any time of the year, for that matter. This gluten-free cherry pie recipe is popular all year round.
4. GLUTEN-FREE PUMPKIN BARS
These easy gluten-free pumpkin bars with cream cheese frosting are so soft, sturdy, and loaded with your favorite pumpkin spice flavors. They're the perfect gluten-free Thanksgiving dessert, especially for group gatherings.
5. GLUTEN-FREE PECAN PIE
A buttery flaky pie crust with the perfect pecan pie filling, this classic gluten-free pecan pie comes together quickly with only a few simple ingredients.
The flavors of maple and vanilla combined with pecans will have you running for a second helping of this gluten-free pecan pie.
6. GLUTEN-FREE PUMPKIN CHEESECAKE
A smooth and creamy gluten-free pumpkin cheesecake with a gingersnap crust! This easy-to-make pumpkin cheesecake recipe is a reader favorite. So, this will definitely be a gluten-free Thanksgiving dessert must-have!
7. GLUTEN-FREE PUMPKIN CAKE
This gluten-free pumpkin cake recipe is simple to make and has the perfect balance of pumpkin and spice. This gluten-free pumpkin cake recipe only uses one bowl, a few measuring cups and spoons, a whisk, and a 9x13 baking pan.
8. PALEO PUMPKIN BARS
If you have someone coming who prefers a gluten-free Thanksgiving dessert that is more on the healthier side, make these paleo pumpkin bars. They use minimal ingredients. Enjoy them plain, mix in chocolate chips, or topped with your favorite frosting.
9. PALEO APPLE CAKE
One bowl paleo apple cake that's tender, rich with apples and cinnamon, and simple to make. This paleo apple cake recipe is also gluten-free, dairy-free, and refined sugar free.
10. PALEO PECAN PIE
This paleo pecan pie comes together quickly with only a few simple ingredients. It's sweet, loaded with pecans, and perfect for anyone who loves pecan pie but without the grains.
11. GLUTEN-FREE PUMPKIN COOKIES
These gluten-free pumpkin cookies are little bites of Fall with a generous drizzling of glaze. They are going to melt in your mouth with their soft and chewy texture.
12. GLUTEN-FREE PEACH COBBLER
A sweet peach filling topped with a crunchy, flaky cobbler biscuit makes this gluten-free peach cobbler a simple yet delectable dessert.
Serve this gluten free cobbler with ice cream for the perfect treat.
13.GLUTEN-FREE PEACH CRISP
A simple gluten-free peach crisp with tender, sweet peaches, and crunchy crisp topping. This gluten-free peach crisp recipe can be made with fresh or frozen peaches.
14. GLUTEN-FREE BANANA BREAD
Tender gluten-free banana bread that's easy to mix up and only takes one bowl to make.
15. GLUTEN-FREE BANANA CAKE
A cross between a delicious, lightly spiced banana bread and a fluffy, tender vanilla cake, this gluten-free banana cake is easy to make and does not require any special decorating skills.
16. GLUTEN-FREE VEGAN BANANA CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES
These vegan gluten-free vegan banana chocolate chip cookies are chewy, flavorful and super easy! It is rare to find a cookie that can be whipped up in only 15 minutes – but these are as good as they look!
17. GLUTEN-FREE TRIFLE
Layers of gluten-free cake, fresh berries, and whipped cream are delicious in this gluten-free trifle. Trifles are simple to make, and they are the perfect gluten-free dessert when feeding a crowd.
18. GLUTEN-FREE SNICKERDOODLES
These are the best gluten-free snickerdoodles recipe for your holiday or everyday baking adventures.
These are soft, chewy, tender cookies, flavored with warm cinnamon and the creamy tang you expect from a gluten free snickerdoodle.
19. GLUTEN-FREE COFFEE CAKE
Perfect with coffee or tea, this tender gluten-free coffee cake is simple to make and uses minimal ingredients.
It's the perfect sweet, cinnamon flavored treat, with an irresistible crumb topping.
20. GLUTEN-FREE SWEET POTATO PIE
This classic and easy-to-make gluten-free sweet potato pie recipe is delicious and quick. It makes a great dish to bake with the kids on a cozy Fall Sunday morning, ready for Thanksgiving lunch or dinner.
21. GLUTEN-FREE PUMPKIN DONUTS
With their pleasing texture and scrumptious pumpkin flavor, this gluten-free pumpkin donut recipe will be a new favorite in your house year-round.
Pumpkin donuts are one of my favorite types of donuts and they're the donut of choice (well, in our house) during the fall months.
22. GLUTEN-FREE PUMPKIN CHOCOLATE CHIP SKILLET COOKIE
Break out the cast iron skillet because I've got a gluten-free pumpkin chocolate chip skillet cookie recipe that you're going to love. This recipe has all the delicious qualities of a chocolate chip cookie mixed with smooth pumpkin, and fragrant spices.
23. GLUTEN-FREE BANANA PUDDING
Gluten-free banana pudding is one of our all-time favorite desserts. Delicious layers of creamy pudding, whipped cream, ripe bananas, and gluten free wafer cookies are completely impossible to resist.
24. PALEO APPLE CRISP
Learn how to make the perfect paleo apple crisp! With a crunchy sweet topping and tender, tart apples, this paleo apple crisp recipe is quick to make and its grain-free, gluten-free, and vegan.
25. GLUTEN-FREE APPLE TURNOVERS
You're going to love these delicious gluten-free apple turnovers, they are like gluten-free pop tarts, but better.
WHAT IS THE MOST EATEN DESSERT ON THANKSGIVING?
So, you guessed it! It's pumpkin pie, but you don't need to miss out, here's my gluten-free pumpkin pie!
Do you have a specific recipe you're looking to make for your gluten-free Thanksgiving desserts? Please leave me a comment below and I will do my best to add your gluten-free Thanksgiving desserts recipe suggestions to my to-make list.
Let me know what you make to fill your gluten-free Thanksgiving desserts table.
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