Sifted: Thanksgiving Desserts Edition

Smitten Kitchen's apple mosaic tart with salted caramel

5 Hot Links We’re Loving:

  1. If Smitten Kitchen‘s Apple Mosaic Tart with Salted Caramel (pictured above) tastes a quarter as good as it looks, we’ll add it to our Thanksgiving wish list.
  2. Bon Appetit‘s Cranberry Hand Pies look like they’ve been shot with cupid’s arrow. We are in love.
  3. Sweet potatoes in dessert form? Yes, please. Eat Your Heart Out posted her Sweet Potato Cookie recipe around Mother’s Day but it seems pretty fitting for this week, too.
  4. After eating an enormous feast, fitting in dessert may seem a daunting — but necessary — task. Bakerella‘s Pumpkin Pie Bites are the perfect solution.
  5. Have a gluten-free guest at your table? A Sweet Simple Life‘s gluten-less Pumpkin Pie looks like it will satisfy everyone with or without food allergies.

Craving More?

  • If those Sweet Potato Cookies inspired you to want more Thanksgiving food turned dessert, get a load of these Stuffing Cookies.
  • If you’re not looking to bake, but want a cheap and easy dessert for the crowd, Pepperidge Farm has released a bag of cookies flavored like pumpkin cheesecake.
  • Get our ultimate Thanksgiving dessert guide for our best Thanksgiving pie and tart recipes, plus essential tips to churn out irresistible sweets that are sure to hit the spot.