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Gluten Free Thanksgiving Desserts Everyone Will Love

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As the air turns crisp and the aroma of holiday feasts fills our homes, there’s one thing that’s on everyone’s mind: Thanksgiving desserts! But if you or your loved ones follow a gluten-free lifestyle, you may have wondered if the dessert table will be as tempting and satisfying. Fear not, dessert enthusiasts! We’re here to prove that gluten free Thanksgiving desserts can be just as heavenly, decadent, and mouthwatering as their traditional counterparts.

So, let’s loosen our belts, sharpen our sweet tooth, and discover the best gluten-free Thanksgiving recipes that will make your Thanksgiving feast an unforgettable experience. 

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Here are 10 gluten free pies that you and your family can enjoy this holiday season. From traditional pumpkin pies to more unique options like chocolate pecan, these delicious desserts will make this Thanksgiving one to remember. There are low carb, dairy-free, and vegan options included.

Crustless Pumpkin Pie
This incredibly delicious gluten free impossible pumpkin pie is a crustless pie that’s made with only 5 ingredients. It could be the easiest pumpkin pie you’ll ever make. All the ingredients get tossed in a bowl, then poured into a pie pan and baked. Top it with whipped cream and it’s the perfect fall dessert! It’s a family favorite that’s requested every year at Thanksgiving.
Get the recipe for crustless pumpkin pie here
gluten free impossible pumpkin pie topped with whipped cream
Vegan Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie
Hands down, the BEST Gluten-Free Vegan Pumpkin Pie recipe! This easy, from-scratch recipe is allergy-free, healthy, and delicious! Smooth and creamy pumpkin filling and a flaky buttery crust, topped with dairy-free whipped cream! A slice of this classic homemade pie is just what you need for a Thanksgiving or holiday dessert that will wow everyone!
Get the recipe for vegan gluten free pumpkin pie here.
gluten free pumpkin pie in pie pan with slice cut out and on a plate.
Healthy Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie
Looking for a healthy Thanksgiving dessert? This easy, healthy pumpkin pie is the slimmed-down version of the classic recipe that you've been searching for. We've reduced the sugar and swapped in evaporated skim milk to create a lighter, healthier version of your favorite holiday dessert.
Get the recipe for healthy gluten-free pumpkin pie here.
healthy pumpkin pie with slice cut out and topped with whipped cream and pumpkins and leaves in background
German Chocolate Pecan Pie
This German chocolate pecan pie is a wonderful twist on a holiday classic.
Plus it’s both gluten free & dairy free.
Get the recipe for German Chocolate Pecan Pie here.
slice of gluten free german chocolate pecan pie on white plate
Gluten Free Pecan Pie
A classic for Thanksgiving or a fall get-together, this gluten free pecan pie is rich and nutty with just the right amount of sweetness.
Toasted pecans take this pie to the next level, so don’t skip that step!
Get the recipe for gluten free pecan pie here.
gluten free pecan pie in glass pie plate with slice cut out
Gluten Free Chocolate Pecan Tart
This Gluten-Free Chocolate Pecan Tart is made with an almond flour crust, chocolate filling, and a naturally-sweetened pecan topping.
It's perfectly gluten-free and dairy-free.
Get the recipe for gluten free chocolate pecan tart here.
gluten free chocolate pecan tart in tart pan on linen
Apple Butter Pie
Move over pumpkin pie, this apple butter pie will be your new favorite holiday dessert!
Full of sweet apple flavor and cinnamon, this dessert is decadent and bursting with the aroma of fall.
Get the recipe for apple butter pie here.
apple butter pie topped with whipped cream on white plate with bite on fork
Gluten Free Apple Pie
Looking for the best Gluten-Free Apple Pie recipe? It’s hard to say which is the star of the show: the gluten-free apple pie filling perfectly smothered in a sweet layer of cinnamon and nutmeg or the buttery-like gluten-free pie crust.
Get the recipe for gluten free apple pie here.
gluten free apple pie slice on plate with scoop of vanilla ice cream
Apple Cider Pie
By using apple cider in the filling for this apple cider pie, we not only add an extra layer of flavor but also enhance the sweetness of the apples. The cider gives the filling a subtle tanginess and makes the apples juicier, creating a perfect balance of flavors in every bite.
Get the recipe for apple cider pie here.
gluten free apple cider pie in a pie plate with granny smith apples in background
Crustless Sweet Potato Pie
All the flavors you love in Grandma's old-fashioned Southern sweet potato pie, but easier, healthier, and without the crust! A Gluten-Free Crustless Sweet Potato Pie that’s vegan, top-8 allergy-free, paleo, creamy & sweet! This quick, healthy, lower carb & sugar-free twist the classic dessert will be a winning recipe for the holiday season!
Get the recipe for crustless sweet potato pie here.
slice of crustless sweet potato pie topped with whipped cream on white plate with fork


These are four easy-to-follow, delicious gluten-free cookie recipes that are perfect for Thanksgiving. From pumpkin to peanut butter, each cookie is packed with classic Thanksgiving flavors that will have you and your family craving for more. With simple and minimal ingredients, you can easily whip up these treats right in the comfort of your own home.

Fruity Oatmeal Cookies
When it comes to satisfying your sweet tooth cravings, you don’t have to compromise your health. These cookies are a delicious and healthy treat that will satisfy your cravings and provide you with the necessary nutrients your body needs.
Get the recipe for fruity oatmeal cookies here.
stack of fruity oatmeal cookies wrapped in parchment and tied with twine
Gluten Free Pumpkin Cookies
These soft and pillowy gluten free pumpkin cookies are a delicious Thanksgiving treat.
With a simple vanilla glaze on top, they have the best cinnamon, pumpkin and vanilla flavors.
Get the recipe for gluten free pumpkin cookies here.
pumpkin cookies with icing on parchment
Peanut Butter Cookies
Looking for a quick and easy Thanksgiving dessert?
These 3 ingredient peanut butter cookies are naturally gluten free and vegan, but they taste amazing!
Get the recipe for almond flour peanut butter cookies here.
almond flour peanut butter cookies on parchment
Gluten Free Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies
These Gluten Free Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies are sweet with a mild pumpkin flavor and loaded with chocolate chips. They're the perfect, cozy cookie for autumn. Best yet, they're gluten free, nut free, eggless and can easily be made vegan!
Get the recipe for gluten free pumpkin chocolate chip cookies here.
gluten free pumpkin chocolate chip cookies on a plate

Cakes & Cheesecakes

You’ll love these five delicious gluten-free recipes for Thanksgiving cakes and cheesecakes– perfect for those looking for a gluten-free, yet indulgent, dessert. From classic pumpkin cheesecake to a spiced apple cake with both low carb and vegan options, these recipes will give you a range of options to choose from and you won’t even miss that traditional gluten-filled dessert.

Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake
This Pumpkin Cheesecake is gluten-free and full of flavor.
Made with a creamy blend of cashews, silken tofu, pumpkin puree, and warming spices, you'll be surprised at how well it satisfies your sweet tooth.
Get the recipe for vegan pumpkin cheesecake here.
vegan pumpkin cheesecake on stone plate with slice cut out
Keto Pumpkin Cheesecake
This low carb pumpkin cheesecake is rich, creamy, and indulgent with a pecan crust and plenty of whipped cream.
It is the dessert you have been waiting for.
Get the recipe for keto pumpkin cheesecake here.
keto pumpkin cheesecake with small cup of coffee
Gluten Free Apple Cake
Introducing The Gluten Free Apple Cake! Layers of soft cinnamon apple cider cake, surrounded by luscious apple cider cinnamon buttercream, topped with an apple cider caramel drip. Yup. It’s autumn on a fork. Apple cider isn’t in season where you live? You can use a natural style apple juice instead! It’s also gluten free, nut free, egg free and easily vegan!
Get the recipe for apple cider layer cake here.
apple cider layer cake with caramel drizzle on white cake stand
Pumpkin Cheesecake With Gingersnap Crust
This easy pumpkin cheesecake has a gluten-free gingersnap crust, a cream cheese pumpkin filling and a sour cream glaze.
Who needs pie when you can have cheesecake this good?
Get the recipe for creamy gluten free pumpkin cheesecake here.
slice of pumpkin cheese cake with gingersnap crust on plate with fork on top of blue placemat
Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes
With a gluten free graham cracker crust and a pumpkin swirl topping, these Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes are perfect for Thanksgiving.
The perfect combination of flavors in a delicious bite!
Get the recipe for mini pumpkin cheesecake here.
mini pumpkin cheesecakes arranged on white plate with pie server

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More Amazing Gluten Free Thanksgiving Desserts

While these recipes don’t fit neatly into the categories above, these desserts are no less delicious! From single-serving treats to thanksgiving-themed ice cream and popsicles for warmer climates, you’ll be able to enjoy the sweet side of the holidays with these recipes!

Gluten Free Cake Mix Peach Cobbler
Grab a spoon and dive into this scrumptious Gluten Free Cake Mix Peach Cobbler.
The luscious flavors will whisk you away on a journey of pure peach perfection.
Get the recipe for gluten free cake mix peach cobbler here.
final shot cake mix peach cobbler plated on three plates with plant in background
Gluten Free Apple Cobbler in a Mug
Maybe your Thanksgiving celebration is for a smaller crowd, or perhaps you’re looking for a single-serving gluten free dessert option to satisfy some individual guests so they don’t feel left out. Either way, this gluten free apple cobbler in a mug is sure to please. You’ll love the sweet fall flavors and you can make it in the microwave for a no-bake dessert!
Get the recipe for gluten free apple cobbler in a mug here.
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Pumpkin Gingerbread Trifle
Indulge yourself in the flavors of Fall with this delightful Pumpkin Gingerbread Trifle. Layers of gluten-free gingerbread cookies, luscious pumpkin cream, and velvety coconut whipped cream create an irresistible dessert for any occasion.
Get the recipe for pumpkin gingerbread trifle here.
two servings of pumpkin gingerbread trifle
Chickpea Fudge
If you’re looking for a delicious vegan treat that is quick and easy to make, then chickpea fudge is the way to go! Not only does it taste decadent and indulgent, but the best part is this dairy-free dessert also has health benefits.
Get the recipe for chickpea fudge here.
stack of cubes of chickpea fudge on wooden board
Cherry Pie Filling
Cherry pie filling is a sweet, tangy filling made from cherries, sugar, cornstarch or flour, and other ingredients. It's perfect for topping pies, cheesecakes, and other desserts, and can be used as a delicious filling for turnovers, tarts, and pastries.
Get the recipe for cherry pie filling here.
bowl of homemade cherry pie filling with gold spoon
Keto Pumpkin Bars
With a tender crust, pumpkin pie filling, and crumb topping these gluten-free pumpkin bars are the best handheld pumpkin dessert ever.
Get the recipe for keto pumpkin bars here.
keto pumpkin bar square with fork on white plate
Pumpkin Spice Ice Cream
This pumpkin spice ice cream takes the flavors of pumpkin spice latte and elevates it to a whole new level.
Who knew pumpkin could taste this good?
Get the recipe for pumpkin spice ice cream here.
close up of scoop of pumpkin spice ice cream in pan
Mulled Apple Cider Popsicles
These mulled apple cider popsicles take the wonderful fall flavors of apple and mulled spices and turn them into delicious and refreshing popsicles. Made with nonalcoholic cider, they are the best way to treat the whole family!
Get the recipe for mulled apple cider popsicles here.
mulled apple cider popsicles on top of apples and cinnamon sticks
Poached Pears
With delicious spices and fruity apple juice, these poached pears are easy to make as a fun, gluten free family dessert for Thanksgiving! They're great on their own or serve them with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
Get the recipe for spiced poached pears here.
spiced poached pears in stoneware bowl
Maple Creme Brulee
Topped with sweet and salty pecans, this gluten-free dessert is sure to impress even the pickiest of palates.
Loaded with sweet maple syrup flavor, this is the perfect dessert to finish your holiday meal with.
Get the recipe for maple creme brulee here.
single serving maple creme brulee on top of burlap
Paleo Apple Pie Bars
These paleo apple pie bars are so good! They have a flaky shortbread crust, a cinnamon spiced apple pie filling and are topped with a rich and creamy caramel sauce.
They are the perfect fall treat, full of warm spices and are gluten free, dairy free and vegan!
Get the recipe for paleo apple pie bars here.
one square of paleo apple pie bars on white parchment

Which gluten free Thanksgiving dessert recipe will you try first?

By curating a delightful gluten-free Thanksgiving menu and catering to gluten-free guests, we not only accommodate those with celiac disease but also create a welcoming and inclusive environment for all. All your guests will experience the flavors of the season without worry or compromise with these amazing recipes. Happy Thanksgiving!

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