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Make Thanksgiving memorable for the whole family by following these easy Thanksgiving desserts for kids. These easy-to-follow recipes will make the cooking part of Thanksgiving exciting and fun.
Easy Thanksgiving Desserts Kid Friendly
From turkey Oreo cookies to the classic pie, we’ve prepared easy Thanksgiving desserts for kids.
Share gratitude and celebrate Thanksgiving with these easy dessert recipes for kids and our Thanksgiving Punch. We compiled 55 simple recipes to follow, so have fun and enjoy! You might also like our Thanksgiving Cookie Recipes.
1. Oreo Turkey Cookies
Nothing says kid-friendly like these Oreo cookie turkeys because it’s so easy to make. Grab their favorite candy corn and peanut butter chips for this! These fun-to-make Thanksgiving cookies will be a sure hit for the kids.
2. Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Balls
Speaking of peanut butter, remake these peanut butter balls with the kids for Thanksgiving. They’re like mini Reese’s Cups, so they’re perfect for a Thanksgiving dessert. You’ll just have to dunk the peanut balls into the chocolate, and then you’re done!
This recipe taste just like a peanut butter cup.
3. Pilgrim Hat Cookies
These easy no-bake treats are enjoyable to make and are perfect for Thanksgiving. Try out this pilgrim hat cookies recipe with the kids, and they’ll surely enjoy it! The best part is it’s pretty tasty, too, so everyone will like them.
4. Turkey Cupcakes Recipe
We’re just getting started with the turkey designs for Thanksgiving desserts. Use your favorite chocolate cupcake recipe and let the kids decorate these turkey cupcakes! Tip, chill the chocolates first so the kitchen will stay neat.
5. Easy Pumpkin Cake Recipe
This easy pumpkin cake recipe only uses three ingredients and is perfect for Thanksgiving dessert. Teach the kids the basics of cake baking with this easy cake recipe! For this, you’ll only need your favorite cake mix, canned pumpkin, and pumpkin pie spice.
6. Pumpkin Sugar Cookies
Add festivity to your Thanksgiving celebration by adding more pumpkins to your feast. This pumpkin sugar cookies recipe will be easy and fun to make with the kids. Let them show their creativity with this holiday pumpkin-shaped cookie dessert.
7. Thanksgiving Cake Pops Recipe
Make your dessert table look more fun with these Thanksgiving cake pops. These sweet cake pops have a rich spice cake and cream cheese frosting. Decorating them is fun, and the kids will surely enjoy making and eating them.
These fun Thanksgiving treats are perfect for your Thanksgiving Dessert table.
8. Easy Caramel Apple Nachos Recipe
These caramel apple nachos use apple slices and a caramelized sauce for a healthy dessert. It’s easy to make, and the kids would love this for Thanksgiving! Top it with mini chocolate chips and chopped peanuts for everyone to enjoy.
These caramel apple slices make the perfect holiday treat. We add sprinkles, nuts and chocolate chips.
9. Easy Pumpkin Rice Krispie Treats
Add a Thanksgiving twist to the classic rice krispies with this pumpkin rice krispie recipe! It is a fun recipe to do with the kids for Thanksgiving dinner preparations. Use their favorite rice krispie cereal, and you’ll be surprised by how fast they eat.
We these are the perfect Thanksgiving turkey treats. We have also made turkey rice krispie treats for a fun treat.
10. Mini Apple Bites Recipe
Are you looking for a bite sized treat to make with the kids for Thanksgiving? Add this mini apple pie bites recipe to your holiday dessert menu! They’re really easy to make, and they will help the kids improve their baking skills.
11. Pecan Pie Ice Cream Recipe
This delicious Pecan Pie Ice Cream recipe lets you enjoy rich pecan flavor. The recipe is easy to follow, and the kids will enjoy the no churn part! So grab their favorite whipped cream for this ice cream recipe.
12. Pumpkin Bread Recipe
Why not serve moist and tasty bread for Thanksgiving dinner this coming holiday? Go back to the classic desserts with this pumpkin bread recipe. Plus, it can also be an incredible first time experience for the kids!
13. Best Dirt Cups Recipe
Children adore this dirt cup recipe because it is to make. We enjoy serving this because the layers look stunning in a clear cup. The kids are obsessed with them, and you can even add Thanksgiving candies to decorate!
14. Best Popcorn Balls Recipe
Popcorns are a staple when it comes to family gatherings like Thanksgiving. Switch it up for this upcoming holiday with this popcorn balls recipe. Kids love this sticky and chewy treat because they’re fun to make!
15. Easy Chocolate Pecan Pie Recipe
This unique take on a traditional Southern dessert is perfect for making this Thanksgiving. This chocolate pecan pie recipe is easy to follow, even for kids! It is ideal for ending Thanksgiving because it is full of chocolate and pecans.
16. Easy Homemade Pecan Pie Brownies
Still using pecans, try following this easy pecan pie brownies recipe for a Thanksgiving dessert. Add a brownie crust to the classic pecan pie with this recipe! The kids will love this, especially when adding the ice cream scoop.
17. Easy Pecan Pie Bars Recipe
If you need more pecan recipes for Thanksgiving, then let’s make more with pecans. These pecan pie bars are fun, and the recipe is easy to follow. Make sure to guide the kids with baking so that you’ll enjoy the process, too!
18. Crescent Roll Apple Dumplings Recipe
These crispy apple dumplings are perfect with your favorite ice cream scoop. The apples and sweet dumplings blend well, making a delicious Thanksgiving dessert. Try it with your kids, and they’ll love how easy it is to make, too!
20. Homemade Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies Recipe
Cookies are a classic that everyone loves to eat and make for dessert. You and the kids will enjoy following this peanut butter kiss cookies recipe! Let the kids put the Hershey Kiss on this cookie for Thanksgiving dinner.
21. Caramel Apple Dump Cake Recipe
The kids would love this cake recipe because it is simple to follow! Caramel apple dump cakes are our best friend when we want to get creative. Be sure to serve this on Thanksgiving with a scoop of ice cream on top.
22. Easy Mini Pumpkin Pies Recipe
If your family has been loving mini pies, try this mini pumpkin pie recipe, too. Because it’s the perfect size, the kids would love making them because it’s so simple! Use a cookie scooper to make the preparation process easier and more fun.
This is the perfect turkey treat.
23. Best Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe
Each bite is delicious with this pumpkin cheesecake recipe for Thanksgiving dinner. The ingredients are fun to mix to create the perfect rich and creamy layer. Kids would enjoy making the pie crust for this recipe, too!
24. Best Ever Pumpkin Cookie Recipe
If you have a pumpkin flavor obsession like us, try this cookie recipe! Baking for Thanksgiving is so much joy, especially with the kids helping in the kitchen. These cookies are incredibly easy to make, soft, tasty, and flavorful.
25. Easy Pumpkin Dump Cake Recipe
Make this wonderful pumpkin pie dump cake to serve as dessert for Thanksgiving dinner. If your kids love everything that involves pumpkins, then let them try this recipe! It only requires a few simple ingredients to make, yet the end product is delicious.
26. Pumpkin Pie Cake Recipe
Grab your favorite cake mix and spend time with the kids this Thanksgiving. This pumpkin pie cake recipe is perfect for baking with family this Fall season. This cake has everything Thanksgiving from chopped pecans to pumpkins!
27. Easy Homemade Apple Crostata Recipe
Crostatas are the perfect dessert to serve if you want something new. This copycat apple crostata recipe is easy to follow, even though it sounds fancy! Let the kids scoop the vanilla ice cream and add the caramel when serving.
28. Easy Pumpkin Banana Bread Recipe
Try this pumpkin banana bread if the kids want to make a classic this Thanksgiving. The recipe is super simple and perfectly blends the taste of pumpkin and banana. Enjoy it with a hot beverage after a hearty meal for Thanksgiving dinner.
29. Easiest Pumpkin Pie Recipe
Make Thanksgiving dinner intimate and personal with this pumpkin pie recipe! The kids would enjoy baking this because it’s easy and only requires a few ingredients. You can even ask if they want to add a topping like whipped cream.
30. Crock Pot Apple Pie Dump Cake
Making a dessert’s easy if you follow this Crockpot Apple Dump Cake Recipe for Thanksgiving. The recipe’s easy, and the kids won’t sweat while making it. Be sure to serve it warm with vanilla ice cream on top!
31. Pumpkin Bars Recipe
Pumpkin recipes are famous whenever Fall comes around, especially on Thanksgiving! This pumpkin bars recipe is perfect if you and the kids want an easy recipe. They’re easy to make, and you won’t even notice you’ve already eaten a whole bunch!
32. Easy Pumpkin Roll Recipe
What are Thanksgiving dessert tables if it doesn’t have a pumpkin roll. This cake roll is easy to make, and the kids would have fun baking it! Use your favorite cream cheese and enjoy it right after a hearty dinner.
33. Caramel Apple Dip Recipe
You have all these bread for Thanksgiving but need to figure out how to enjoy it. Try this creamy caramel apple dip for when you want to have a light dessert! The recipe’s so easy that the kids can do it even with a blindfold.
34. Pumpkin Pie Rice Krispie Treats
Transform the classic Rice Krispie treats into pumpkin pie Rice Krispie with this simple recipe. This delightful dessert is a slice of pumpkin pie but with a twist! The kids will love making this for Thanksgiving dinner.
35. Pumpkin Muffins
It only gets a little simpler than this recipe for pumpkin muffins with only two ingredients! This recipe is easy to follow, and the kids will love the mixing part. It will fulfill your pumpkin cravings and is served best with hot coffee.
36. Candy Corn Cookies Recipe
Candy corns have a place in Thanksgiving celebrations, too! Kids and candy corn lovers would love this easy and simple candy corn cookies recipe. Use your favorite candy corn and bake your favorite sugar cookies.
37. Crock Pot Pumpkin Butter Recipe
This pumpkin butter is perfect for any day, especially on Thanksgiving. Kids won’t have trouble following this recipe because of the crock pot’s help. We personally love to eat it with homemade biscuits, but you do you!
38. Pumpkin Cupcakes Recipe
We noticed that cupcakes are always a crowd favorite during parties. Try this pumpkin cupcakes recipe with the kids to serve on Thanksgiving dinner! It’s easy, and adding the cream cheese frosting on top is super fun.
39. Thanksgiving Sugar Cookies Recipe
Use this simple Thanksgiving sugar cookie recipe to turn sugar cookies into turkeys. These sweet sugar cookies with turkey decorations will be a fun Thanksgiving dessert. Get the kids involved in baking, and it might become a family tradition!
40. Pumpkin Cake Pops Recipe
Pumpkin cake pops are a festive delicacy made of pumpkin spiced cake. It has candy melts on top, and the recipe is very simple to follow. Make this for Thanksgiving with the kids, and they’ll have fun dunking it in the coating!
41. Pumpkin Pie Cookies Recipe
These pumpkin pie cookies are perfect for this holiday season if you’re looking for one. They are pumpkin pies made into cookies, so all of the pie flavors are there! Kids will absolutely love the delicate pumpkin filling process of this recipe.
42. Pumpkin Ice Cream Recipe
This pumpkin ice cream recipe turns your favorite season’s harvest into ice cream. The kids would love that this is a no churn recipe since they’ll be mixing! Serve it on Thanksgiving with your favorite waffle cones for a sweet dessert.
43. No Bake Oreo Pie Recipe
The kids love Oreo cookies, so this no bake Oreo pie recipe is perfect! Sweeten your Thanksgiving dinner with this rich and creamy Oreo pie. The kids won’t have trouble baking this, too, since they’ll only have to chill it.
44. Pumpkin Rice Krispie Treats
We can’t forget to add the pumpkin twist to our favorite Rice Krispies! Try this pumpkin Rice Krispie treats recipe with your kids for Thanksgiving. Adding the white chocolate glaze on top adds more fun to the recipe.
45. Pineapple Angel Food Cake Recipe
Looking for a recipe that’s new for Thanksgiving dinner parties? Try this pineapple angel food cake recipe with the kids this coming Thanksgiving! The recipe is simple, and it only needs two ingredients to enjoy.
46. Chocolate Chip Cookie Cheesecake Bars
The kids will love this delightful blend of cheesecake and chocolate chip cookies for Thanksgiving. Aside from it’s delicious and creamy, it’s super easy to make, too! Try it on Thanksgiving dinner and share it with your family and friends.
47. Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe
We must remember to add the pumpkin twist to our favorite Rice Krispies! Try this pumpkin chocolate chip cookie recipe for your Thanksgiving dinner celebration. The kids will surely enjoy making and eating it after a hearty dinner.
48. Easy No Bake Cookies Recipe
Peanut butter and chocolate is one of our favorite food combos during Thanksgiving. Try this easy no bake cookies recipe with your kids this upcoming holiday! They’ll for sure enjoy mixing the ingredients together and shaping them into cookies.
49. No Bake Pumpkin Pie Recipe
The kids will have fun following this no bake pumpkin pie recipe for Thanksgiving. It doesn’t require too much effort, and the steps are easy to follow! Top it with your favorite whipped cream to complete the experience.
50. Apple Pie Cookies Recipe
We added a twist to the classic cookie by making it look like apple pie. This apple pie cookie recipe is creative and super fun to follow! The kids will enjoy baking them, especially for Thanksgiving dinner.
51. No Bake Hershey Pie Recipe
Make this no bake Hershey pie for Thanksgiving with the kids! It only requires three ingredients, and the recipe is really easy. The chocolate flavor is light, and the whipped cream on top adds to the fluffiness.
52. No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Bars
We are absolutely in love with no bake recipes because they’re easy to make. These no bake chocolate peanut butter bars taste just like Reese’s cups! Make this with the kids for Thanksgiving dinner and share it with your loved ones.
53. Pumpkin Cake Mix Cookies Recipe
Make these pumpkin cake mix cookies with your kids for Thanksgiving this year. Use your favorite pumpkin cake mix for this, and let the kids take the lead! They’re super soft and fluffy, and the powdered sugar on top completes the treat.
54. Easy Chocolate Dump Cake Recipe
Chocolate cakes are a hit during Thanksgiving dinner parties, too! This chocolate dump cake is perfect if you’re looking for a sweet treat. Kids will find it easy to follow this recipe, especially when they add the toppings!
This dessert is perfect served with Thanksgiving Turkey.
55. Instant Pot Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe
This pumpkin cheesecake recipe is incredibly easy to follow and simple! Try making it with the kids for Thanksgiving dinner. You’ll end up with a creamy cheesecake dessert.
Easy Kids Thanksgiving Desserts:
Skip the store bought desserts and make one of these cute Thanksgiving Desserts. These kid friendly Thanksgiving desserts are easy to make and kid approved.
These dessert ideas will make your family and friends so impressed. Make one of these delicious Thanksgiving desserts for kids and have them help.
We make one of these Thanksgiving treats for kids every year.