9 vegan desserts to bring this Thanksgiving

Sprinkles/iStockThere are plenty of vegan options for Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means dessert is at the forefront of everyone’s mind. But, what vegan dessert can you bring that nearly everyone will love? From cupcakes to pumpkin pie, there’s no shortage of vegan treats that can sub in for your standard gelatin-filled pie. The best part? Non-vegans probably won’t know the difference between these desserts and desserts made with animal products.

You can’t go wrong with Peanut Butter Fudge Sorbetto.

TalentiThis is a great vegan ice cream.

Sure, you could bring an ordinary vegan ice cream to Thanksgiving, or you could wow your friends and family with some of Talenti’s Peanut Butter Fudge Sorbetto. Of course, if peanut allergies are a concern, consider bringing the Alphonso Mango Sorbetto instead.

Who says bread isn’t a dessert?

Marina Meshkova/ShutterstockBake some vegan banana bread.

Take a risk this Thanksgiving and bake your friends and family some delicious vegan banana bread. This bread takes less than an hour to make and pairs nicely with vegan cinnamon butter.

Vegan pie is possible and delicious.

If pumpkin pie isn’t really your thing, consider baking a fresh, mouthwatering, vegan apple pie for you and your loved ones to enjoy. This recipe from Food Network is a great choice for those who want to DIY an apple pie, but you can always buy this vegan pumpkin pie from Whole Foods.

Vegan cupcakes are up for grabs.

Flickr/FoodistaBuy or bake some vegan cupcakes.

Sure, you could wow your friends with some homemade vegan cupcakes for Thanksgiving, or you could just buy some delicious vegan red velvet cupcakes from Sprinkles. The choice is yours.

Save time with some soft-baked snickerdoodles

Shutterstock/Oksana MizinaNot the cookies pictured.

Save yourself both time and energy by bringing Trader Joe’s Soft-Baked Snickerdoodlesto your Thanksgiving celebration. Not only are these a tried and true dessert, they’re also vegan.

Tis the season for carrot cake.

roro_fitgirl_/InstagramBake a fresh carrot cake.

Homemade carrot cake is a fan favourite, so why not bring a freshly baked one to Thanksgiving this year? Try this vegan carrot cake with lemon buttercream frosting or this simple vegan, gluten-free creation.

Not into baking? Try this no-bake treat.

Flickr/Thad ZajdowiczNot the tarts pictured.

Thanksgiving dessert just got a whole lot better thanks to these mouthwatering no-bake lemon fruit tarts. Topped with lots of fresh fruit, this dessert will have guests singing your praises – plus, they’re totally Instagram worthy.

Make Thanksgiving fancy with truffles.

losinstantes/ iStockSpecific truffles not pictured.

Vegan white chocolate truffles are about to elevate your dessert game. They might take a lot of tender love and care to create, but the final product is SO worth the wait.

Daiya Pumpkin Spice Cheezecake is a no-fuss dessert.

DaiyaThis vegan, gluten free, soy free cheezecake will be a hit with everyone.

Pumpkin cheesecake is a Thanksgiving essential; this year, bring a cheesecake everyone can enjoy. Vegans and non-vegans alike will be drooling for more of Daiya Pumpkin Spice Cheezecake, which is dairy free, gluten free, and soy free.


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