Gluten Free Desserts for Thanksgiving

My family’s dietary restrictions are laughable right now. We are planning our Thanksgiving menu and need to accommodate for gluten free, dairy free, vegan, ketogenic, and Whole 30. Basically we will be eating… vegetables. 🙂

Our plan is to have a huge variety of sides so that everyone will have a few options to choose from in order to create a full Thanksgiving dinner plate. When it comes to desserts, though, we are a little stumped. Though my husband has been strictly gluten free for over a year now, I haven’t ventured too far into gluten free baked goods. I plan to make at least 4 gluten free desserts for Thanksgiving this year to make up for it!

Eating gluten free, or hosting a gluten free guest at your Thanksgiving dinner this year, does not mean you need to sacrifice flavor! Whether you are comfortable cooking gluten free or trying to accommodate someone else, these dessert recipes are all winners in my book.

If YOU are following a gluten free diet for one reason or another and are attending Thanksgiving dinner somewhere else, consider making one or two of these desserts to bring with you. That way you’ll know there are at least a few options that are ‘safe’ for you to eat – and you can also introduce other dinner guests to gluten free food options.

Gluten Free Desserts for Thanksgiving

pumpkin scones

Pumpkin Scones from Laura Fuentes

pumpkin cookies

Pumpkin Cookies from Amy in the Kitchen

pecan pie

Pecan Pie from Nature’s Knockout (also dairy free!)

pie crust

Pie Crust from Comfortably Domestic

apple crisp

Apple Crisp from Smashed Peas and Carrots

pumpkin cupcakes

Crustless Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes from Meaningful Eats

dutch apple pie

Dutch Apple Pie from Edible Frog

brownies

Fudgy Brownies from Petite Allergy Treats (also dairy free and vegan!)

pumpkin bars

Pumpkin Bars from Inspiration for Moms

mini caramel pecan tart

Mini Caramel Pecan Tarts from Texanerin

pumpkin pie

Pumpkin Pie from Officially Gluten Free

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Pumpkin Pie Cream Squares from Sweetly Raw (also dairy free and vegan!)

pumpkin cheesecake

No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake from Skinny Taste (the crust needs to be modified to be gluten free)

pumpkin roll

Pumpkin Roll from Meaningful Eats (dairy free option)

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Tom and Lauren Tate met each other in college and fell in love (there may or may not have been alcohol involved). Years later, they got married, had a baby and now live happily in Southeastern PA with their little boy. Lauren manages the home, while Tom manages projects at a software company. While their interests range from cooking and working out (her) and playing guitar and video games (him), together they manage to maintain a blog, Little Old Home (www.littleoldhome.com).

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