Here we are already in mid-November, and that means everyone's favorite foodie holiday,
Thanksgiving, will be here before we know it! Tell me something more exciting then getting together with friends and family, gathering around a table laden with delicious food... I'll wait.
And yes, that also means that we have to start planning our
Thanksgiving feast early on. While the side dishes, main courses and classics like turkey, stuffing, green bean casserole, sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes, and cornbread are definitely highlights of the show, you can't forget Thanksgiving desserts, because we need to end the night on a sweet note, don't we? Related: 27 Epic Thanksgiving Charcuterie Boards To Enjoy on Turkey Day
But, as we all know,
Thanksgiving dinners usually means A LOT of food. Which means that by the time we actually get to dessert, we're probably as stuffed as the turkey we just ate. So while we may be eyeing dessert, our stomachs may be begging for a break.
Here's where these
mini Thanksgiving dessert recipes come in. Anything in mini form always looks cuter, and these are just the perfect individual size—not too little, but not too big! The Best Mini Thanksgiving Desserts
From Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes, Mini Pecan Pie tarts, to Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes with Oreo Crust, or fruit options such as Mini Blueberry Crumb Pies and Mini Cranberry Apple Pies, there's definitely an option you and your guests will love.
Here are 58 mini Thanksgiving desserts for just the right amount of sweet. Browse through them, and get ready to curate your the perfect spread of mini Thanksgiving treats!
These individual lemon meringue pies are a classic British dish made on a smaller scale, so you can eat it for tea or as a dessert.
Get the recipe: Individual Lemon Meringue Pies
These mini apple pies have a lattice crust and colorful filling, but no one will know how easy they were to make when they see and taste them!
Get the recipe: Mini Apple Pies
These easy 5-minute mini trifles are a real treat! They’re so easy to make; by using a few prepared ingredients you probably already have on hand, they come together in just minutes.
Get the recipe: Easy 5-Minute Mini Trifles
Dish by Dish
These 4-ingredient homemade peanut butter cups come together so easily, and make the perfect sweet treat. Gluten-free and vegan.
Get the recipe: Homemade Peanut Butter Cups
Cookie Dough and Oven Mitt
These mini maple pumpkin pies are perfect to serve at your Thanksgiving dessert table or to just kick Fall off with. Top them with a dollop of fresh whipped cream and they are ready!
Get the recipe: Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes
Mile High Mitts
Skinny mini pumpkin cheesecakes filled with pumpkin puree and pumpkin spice, complete with a crust made of chopped pecans and maple syrup.
Get the recipe: Skinny Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes
These mini apple pies have a delicious oatmeal cookie crust and are covered in caramel sauce. The perfect individual dessert for Thanksgiving! Gluten-free, vegan and dairy-free.
Get the recipe: Mini Apple Pies with Caramel (Gluten-Free)
Live Well Bake Often
These mini pecan pies are easy to make and can also be made ahead of time. These are the perfect mini treat for Thanksgiving too!
Get the recipe: Mini Pecan Pies
Brite and Bubbly
These mini caramel apple bites will give you your candy apple fix without having to eat a whole candy apple!
Get the recipe: Mini Caramel Apple Bites
Cooking in My Genes
Not only are these mini cheesecakes the perfect individual dessert but they are packed with a lot of gingerbread flavor!
Get the recipe: No-Bake Gingerbread Mini Cheesecakes
Dish by Dish
These peanut butter buckeye balls are the perfect bite-sized treat: creamy peanut butter fudge coated with chocolate. Gluten-free and vegan.
Get the recipe: Peanut Butter Buckeye Balls
The First Year
This easy Thanksgiving cheesecake can be made with a oreo crust or a graham cracker crust. Top these pumpkin cheesecake cupcakes with our homemade pumpkin whipped cream.
Get the recipe: Mini Pumpkin Cheesecakes with Oreo Crust
Feasting on Fruit
These easy healthy vegan and grain-free pumpkin pie cups are just like your favorite fall or Thanksgiving dessert but in a smaller, 6 ingredient form!
Get the recipe: Vegan Pumpkin Pie Cups
The Crumby Kitchen
These adorable little two-bite mini pecan pies are made with no corn syrup and are baked up in crispy phyllo shells in about 30 minutes, making them a fabulous last-minute low-sugar holiday treat!
Get the recipe: Mini Pecan Pie Tarts
Cook Fast Eat Well
3-Ingredient cranberry cream cheese pies make a perfect last-minute Thanksgiving dessert! Made with puff pastry, cream cheese, and cranberry sauce. These are great for dessert and they fit right in at breakfast, too!
Get the recipe: Mini Cranberry Cream Cheese Pies
Mini walnut apple pies, an easy recipe for mini apple pies loaded with crunchy walnuts that is perfect for Thanksgiving dessert and holiday parties.
Get the recipe: Mini Walnut Apple Pies
OMG Chocolate Desserts
Mini pecan pie cheesecakes are decadent bite-sized dessert perfect for the holiday season! Nutty, caramel, pecan pie filling on top of the rich and creamy cheesecake is so addictive and simply irresistible.
Get the recipe: Mini Pecan Pie Cheesecakes
Small Town Woman
These mini peanut butter cheesecakes are topped with a drop of delicious Ghirardelli chocolate and Reese’s mini peanut butter cups.
Get the recipe: Mini Peanut Butter Cheesecakes
These no-bake pecan pie mini tarts make a healthy Thanksgiving dessert or holiday dessert recipe. They are vegan, gluten-free, and refined sugar-free, too!
Get the recipe: No Bake Pecan Pie Mini Tarts
Lovely Little Kitchen
These mini pumpkin spice cheesecakes are definitely a lovely cross between a cheesecake and a pumpkin pie, and perfect for when you only have tiny room for dessert!
Get the recipe: Mini Pumpkin Spice Cheesecakes
The Diary of a Real Housewife
Filled with sweet apple pie filling and topped with a brown sugar crumble, this is the best mini dutch apple pie!
Get the recipe: Mini Dutch Apple Pie
Rich and creamy cheesecake topped with apple pie filling! These mini apple pie cheesecakes make the perfect fall dessert. A great make ahead dessert for Thanksgiving or small dinner parties.
Get the recipe: Mini Apple Pie Cheesecakes
If You Give a Blonde a Cookie
Sweet potato cupcakes are tender, soft treats topped with fluffy marshmallow frosting. They’re a perfect addition to the Thanksgiving dessert table!
Get the recipe: Sweet Potato Cupcakes
Inside Brucrew Life
These mini chocolate pumpkin cheesecakes are a fun and delicious dessert for Thanksgiving dinner parties. A chocolate cookie crust and two layers of cheesecake taste so good together.
Get the recipe: Mini Chocolate Pumpkin Cheesecakes
These sweet little old-fashioned cake donut mini muffins will become a lunch box and snack time favourite. These treats come together in less than 30-minutes!
Get the recipe: Old-Fashioned Cake Donut Mini Muffins
These S'mores cookie bars have a graham cracker cookie base. They have layers of quality chocolate bars and mini marshmallows.
Get the recipe: S'mores Cookie Bars
Super easy mini cheesecake cupcakes. Layered with a graham cracker crust and creamy tangy cheesecake. Top with salted caramel sauce, chocolate or strawberry sauce!
Get the recipe: Mini Cheesecake Cupcakes
Spices in My DNA
These mini cheesecakes are simple to make and no-bake! They combine the flavors of fall with s'mores, and they're made complete with toasty marshmallows!
Get the recipe: Mini No-Bake S'mores Sweet Potato Cheesecakes
Mom on Time Out
This creamy maple nut fudge is a breeze to make! Crunchy toasted walnuts add amazing texture and flavor to this decadent fudge!
Get the recipe: Creamy Maple Nut Fudge
Spoonful of Flavor
Mini pumpkin chocolate chip cookie cups are filled with a delicious pumpkin cream cheese frosting! They are the perfect little treat to make this fall!
Get the recipe: Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookie Cups
Bigger Bolder Baking
These blueberry crumb pies have a juicy blueberry filling, delicious pie crust bottom, and an irresistible cinnamon crumb topping.
Get the recipe: Mini Blueberry Crumb Pies
An Italian in My Kitchen
These old fashioned mini butter tarts are made with a flaky pie crust and a sweet raisin filling.
Get the recipe: Old Fashioned Mini Butter Tarts
The Banana Diaries
These super adorable mini apple pies are so easy to make and fun for a deliciously sweet fall dessert!
Get the recipe: Easy Vegan Mini Apple Pies
These mini apple cheesecakes have a cinnamon graham cracker base, a creamy cheesecake layer, topped with cinnamon apples, and a crumbly streusel topping.
Get the recipe: Domestically Blissful
They are simple, sweet, tart and the perfect little bite for your Thanksgiving dessert table.
Get the recipe: Mini Cranberry Apple Tarts
If you love cheesecake, and love Kahlua, then this rich and delicious kahlua cheesecake needs to be added to your Thanksgiving dessert list!
Get the recipe: Mini Kahlua Cheesecakes
Flavor the Moments
Mini salted caramel pumpkin cheesecakes are creamy, mini pumpkin cheesecakes topped with salted caramel sauce and whipped cream!
Get the recipe: Mini Salted Caramel Pumpkin Cheesecakes
Life, Love and Sugar
These no-bake mini Oreo cheesecakes are made with an Oreo crust and the best Oreo cheesecake filling! They’re quick & easy to make and are a delicious treat for Oreo lovers!
Get the recipe: No-Bake Mini Oreo Cheesecakes
Olga in the Kitchen
Mini pavlova is a beautiful, delicious, bite-size dessert for any occasion, especially holidays. Crispy on the outside and slightly chewy on the inside, topped with fluffy cream, your favorite fresh berries and nuts.
Get the recipe: Mini Pavlovas
These mini Reese’s peanut butter cheesecakes have a creamy peanut butter cheesecake filled with chopped Reese’s and topped with a peanut butter chocolate ganache and more!
Get the recipe: Mini Reese's Peanut Butter Cheesecakes
This mini chocolate cake recipe is made in one bowl & is absolutely delicious! It's by far the cutest, most adorable way to make a cake!
Get the recipe: Mini Chocolate Cake
Chew Out Loud
These cute little white chocolate raspberry cheesecake bites are just the right size for popping into your mouth. Creamy, smooth, rich, and decadent morsels worthy of any occasion.
Get the recipe: White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake Bit es
The Toasty Kitchen
Mini peanut butter cup cheesecakes are cupcake-sized cheesecakes made with a chocolate graham cracker crust, peanut butter filling, and chocolate topping.
Get the recipe: Mini Peanut Butter Cup Cheesecakes
The First Year
This is a crowd favorite mini coffee cheesecake recipe that you’ll use over and over! The whole recipe is only 7 ingredients and you make it in a regular size muffin pan!
Get the recipe: Mini Coffee Cheesecakes
Sweet Spicy Kitchen
This creamy, rich cheesecake with full chocolate taste and Oreo layer, topped with chocolate ganache and formed as mini cheesecakes, will be loved by all the chocolate fans.
Get the recipe: Chocolate Mini Cheesecake with Oreo Crust
Let’s face it, after the Thanksgiving feast, many of us just want a little something sweet. These petite parfaits are easy to assemble and look spectacular.
Get the recipe: Mini Cranberry Cheesecake Parfaits
Mini frozen cannoli cheesecake bites, these little Italian cheesecakes are full of ricotta, mascarpone, orange, and chocolate. Perfect bite-size treat for potlucks and parties!
Get the recipe: Mini Cannoli Cheesecake Bites
Life, Love and Sugar
These mini banana pudding cheesecakes are made with vanilla wafer crusts, banana cheesecake filling and topped with whipped cream!
Get the recipe: Mini Banana Pudding Cheesecakes
Handle the Heat
These chocolate strawberry mini cheesecakes are perfectly easy, adorable, and transportable for the perfect Thanksgiving dessert.
Get the recipe: Chocolate Strawberry Mini Cheesecakes
A Gouda Life
Mini phyllo cups filled with 3 kinds of nuts blanketed in an irresistible, buttery honey-cinnamon blend. All the delicious flavor as the full size classic dessert but way less work!
Get the recipe: Mini Baklava Cups
Creations by Kara
These bite sized lemon treats are covered with a delicious lemon glaze, and they practically melt in your mouth!
Get the recipe: Mini Lemon Drop Cakes
Baker by Nature
These rich and creamy mini chocolate cheesecakes are made in a muffin pan! So easy and perfect for serving a crowd. Make up to two months in advance and store in the freezer!
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