Make your Thanksgiving no bake treats easy this year by making some easy no-bake desserts that will please everyone at your holiday celebration.
The holiday season is right around the corner, and it’s time to start thinking about what you plan to make for your Thanksgiving feast!
A hearty Thanksgiving feast featuring friends or family, all the trimmings, and of course, desserts galore may be in the works. But to pull it off, you need a plan, so it’s time to start now.
If you’re like me and sometimes dread all the prep work it takes to make the sides and desserts, consider making one (or more!) of these Thanksgiving no-bake desserts that are so easy anyone can make them.
Also, check these easy holiday desserts which you can prepare in no time!
We collected quite a list and are sharing with you a terrific selection of adorable, fun, and (best of all) tasty treats! No one will ever have to know it was so easy to make.
15 Festive & Delicious No bake Thanksgiving Desserts
These Thanksgiving no-bake desserts are great for holiday gatherings, your school celebrations, and of course your family festivities.
From bite-size treats to pies and everything in between, these recipes are easy to throw together and make a sweet confection for you and your guests.
Got kids? They’ll love joining in to help make these quick and easy desserts with you.
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Turkey Leg Treats (One of the easy Thanksgiving desserts)| Bitz & Giggles
Gobble gobble! This isn’t your mama’s turkey leg recipe!
Whip up these turkey leg treats for a fun surprise. They’re just Rice Krispies treats wrapped around a Scooby Snack cookie that mimics the look of a turkey leg. Kids will go wild for this![wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://bitzngiggles.com/turkey-leg-treats/” name=”Turkey Leg Treats” summary=”Surprise the kids with this fun, easy-to-make treat that resembles turkey legs!” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://bitzngiggles.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/10/Turkey-Leg-Treats-Final.jpg”]
No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake (one of the delicious Thanksgiving no bake treats)| Bake Me Some Sugar
This is a spectacularly sweet no-bake pumpkin spice cheesecake with a caramel drizzle and nuts sprinkled on top. It’s great for taking to potlucks, holiday gatherings, or simply enjoy as a treat.
The best part is how easy peasy it is to make.[wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://bakemesomesugar.com/no-bake-pumpkin-cheesecake/” name=”No Bake Pumpkin Cheesecake With Caramel Drizzle” summary=”Silky smooth pumpkin spice cheesecake filling with a drizzle of caramel sauce over the top. This is a no-bake pumpkin dessert that is great to serve for the holidays!” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://bakemesomesugar.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/how-to-make-no-bake-pumpkin-cheesecake.jpg”]
No-Bake Twix Caramel Apple Salad | I Save A to Z
This is a great quick-and-easy dessert to whip up. Crisp green apples, creamy dressing with little bites of TWIX candy bars all throughout. Talk about a tongue-tingling experience![wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://www.isavea2z.com/bake-twix-caramel-apple-salad-recipe/” name=”No Bake TWIX Caramel Apple Salad Recipe” summary=”You have got to try this amazing No Bake Twix Caramel Apple Salad Recipe!! It’s perfect for summer parties and very easy to make! It’s a popular recipe!” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://www.isavea2z.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/No-Bake-Twix-Caramel-Apple-Salad-Recipe.jpg”]
Mini Pumpkin Spice No-Bake Cheesecakes | Salt & Baker
If you are looking for a pumpkin dessert check out these mini pumpkin spice no-bake cheesecakes. They are so creamy and smooth, and rich in pumpkin spice flavor.
Essentially, they’re pretty much the perfect substitute for pumpkin pie (and way faster to make)![wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://saltandbaker.com/mini-pumpkin-spice-no-bake-cheesecakes/” name=”Mini Pumpkin No-Bake Cheesecakes” summary=”These mini pumpkin spice no-bake cheesecakes have a delicious sugary graham cracker base with a creamy, delicate pumpkin whipped topping.” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://saltandbaker.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/pumpkin-cheesecake9.jpg”]
No-Bake Caramel Apple Truffles | Craft Create Cook
Here’s an idea for a different dessert to make. You get that mix of apple and caramel which is so popular in the fall season. It’s basically everything you love about caramel apples in bite-size form![wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://www.craftcreatecook.com/no-bake-caramel-apple-truffles/” name=”No Bake Caramel Apple Truffles” summary=”These no bake caramel apple truffles are perfect for your fall dessert table!” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://www.craftcreatecook.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/CaramelApplesFeatured.jpg”]
Easy Fluffy Pumpkin Dip | Half-Scratched
This dessert is always a tasty one to have for guests. They can dip graham crackers, wafer cookies, and even fruit in for that satisfying pumpkin flavor.[wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://www.halfscratched.com/easy-fluffy-pumpkin-dip/” name=”Easy Fluffy Pumpkin Dip” summary=”This pumpkin dip is full of pumpkin spice flavor and super easy to make. It’s so creamy, fluffy and yummy you’ll want to serve it at every holiday party!” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://www.halfscratched.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Easy-Pumpkin-Dip-2.jpg”]
Thanksgiving Turkey Treats | Crayons and Cravings
Another kid-friendly dessert is this Rice Krispie turkey treats. They are so fun and of course adorable. Use them as a table setting so each child gets their own turkey.[wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://crayonsandcravings.com/rice-krispie-turkey-treats/” name=”Rice Krispie Turkey Treats for Thanksgiving” summary=”These easy-to-make, no bake, Rice Krispie Turkey Treats are sure to be the hit of the dessert table this Thanksgiving – especially with the kids!” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://crayonsandcravings.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/Rice-Krispie-Treat-Turkey-for-Thanksgiving-FB.png”]
Chocolate Coconut Balls | The Bewitchin’ Kitchen
This simple 4-ingredient dessert will give you a nice bite-size treat to serve up for any occasion. They are rich in coconut and have the perfect ratio of chocolate and coconut in each bite.[wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://www.thebewitchinkitchen.com/chocolate-coconut-balls/” name=”Chocolate Coconut Balls No Bake Recipe” summary=”No Bake Chocolate Coconut Balls – a no bake dessert recipe that only uses 4 ingredients. I make these every year for the holidays.” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://www.thebewitchinkitchen.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/COCONUT-BALLS-CHOCOLATE-RECIPE.jpg”]
Thanksgiving Turkey Oreo Cookie Balls | Mommy Musings
Oh my, these are some of my favorites. If you love chocolate, you’ll love these no-bake truffle bites that are so festive for Thanksgiving!
Bite into these turkey balls for a great creamy and crunchy Oreo center![wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://www.mommymusings.com/oreo-cookie-balls-thanksgiving-recipe/” name=”Thanksgiving Turkey OREO Cookie Balls Recipe” summary=”Adorable Turkey Oreo Cookie Balls for Thanksgiving. This no-bake chocolate truffle recipe is easy to make and customize for any holiday or occasion.” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://www.mommymusings.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/oreocookieballthanksgiving.jpg”]
Pumpkin Fluff Icebox Cake | Tidy Mom
Here is a great icebox cake you might want to make. It is a pumpkin fluff icebox cake. Layers of wafer cookies and pumpkin fluff filling, that is absolutely divine.[wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://tidymom.net/pumpkin-fluff-icebox-cake/” name=”Pumpkin Icebox Cake” summary=”Pumpkin Icebox Cake is a delicious no-bake dessert that comes together in no time. The hardest part is leaving it in the refrigerator over night.” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://tidymom.net/blog/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/pumpkin-fluff-icebox-cake-feature.jpg”]
Creamy Frosted Cranberry Dessert | Tastes of Lizzy T
If you want to either take a break from pumpkin or have another dessert bursting with fall flavor to complement your pumpkin dish, this is a must-try.
You get that sweet and tart from the cranberry in a smooth and creamy filling. It’s really the perfect holiday flavor (and it’s so pretty!).[wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://www.tastesoflizzyt.com/creamy-frosted-cranberry-dessert/” name=”Creamy Frosted Cranberry Dessert” summary=”Serve this creamy frosted cranberry dessert for a light, refreshing dessert to family and friends this season. Topped with cool whip and chopped walnuts.” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://www.tastesoflizzyt.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/DSC_5036_edited-1.jpg”]
Scotcheroos | The Typical Mom/Temecula Blogs
These were a staple in our home and are something we have every holiday season. You can make these with either peanut butter chips or butterscotch.
The butterscotch version is amazing – and less common than peanut butter chips![wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://temeculablogs.com/no-bake-recipe-scotcheroos/” name=”No Bake Recipe for Scotcheroos” summary=”Easy no bake recipe for Scotcheroos are the best peanut butter and butterscotch recipe ever that has chocolate in it too. Super easy to make with cereal.” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://temeculablogs.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/no-bake-recipe-for-scotcheroos.jpg”]
Pilgrim Hat Cookies | Long Wait for Isabella
Thanksgiving pilgrim hat cookies are a classic, fun no-bake dessert. You use basic items like striped cookies, icing, peanut butter cups to transform them into a pilgrim inspired hat. So cute (and delicious)![wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://www.longwaitforisabella.com/2016/11/candy-pilgrim-hats-thanksgiving.html” name=”Candy Pilgrim Hats: A Fun Thanksgiving Recipe” summary=”A very simple and fun recipe for the kids to make: candy Pilgrim hats. A post from Seattle area family lifestyle blog Long Wait For Isabella.” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://www.longwaitforisabella.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Thanksgiving-Pilgrim-Hats-Recipe.jpg”]
No-Bake Nutella Tart | Girl and the Kitchen
Serve up this no-bake Nutella tart. Made with only 5 simple ingredients, your guest will eat up every little morsel until there’s nothing left.[wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://girlandthekitchen.com/no-bake-nutella-tart-5-ingredients/” name=”No-Bake Nutella Tart” summary=”Dessert has never been this easy! My No Bake Nutella Tart features 5 ingredients and NO oven. This luscious make ahead Nutella dessert is perfect for those times when you need a dessert but cannot be bothered to turn on the oven.” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://girlandthekitchen.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/No-Bake-Nutella-Tart-6-of-8.jpg”]
No-Bake Pumpkin Silk Pie | The Gracious Wife
Move over pumpkin pie! Whip up this Easy No-Bake Pumpkin Silk Pie no-bake dessert recipe instead – your family will thank you.
Smooth, slightly tangy, and decadent, that gives you a mix of pumpkin in cheesecake form. I call that a win-win.[wprm-recipe-roundup-item link=”https://www.thegraciouswife.com/pumpkin-silk-pie-recipe/” name=”Easy No Bake Pumpkin Silk Pie Recipe” summary=”Easy, no bake Pumpkin Silk Pie recipe has the silken creaminess of French silk pie, the tang of cheesecake, and the rich deliciousness of pumpkin.” image=”-1″ image_url=”https://cdn1.thegraciouswife.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/10/Pumpkin-Silk-Pie-Recipe-fb.jpg”]
There you go! Try any one of these 15 delicious and ultra-easy no-bake desserts to shake things up (in a good way) this Thanksgiving. Whether you love pie or bite-sized morsels, I just know you’ll find a new favorite here.
Tip: Pair these tasty Thanksgiving desserts with one of these 19 sparkling mocktails!