Thanksgiving preparation can be extremely time-consuming, and nothing is worse than scrambling to fit everything into the oven at the last minute. Luckily, there’s a solution for you if you’re trying to cut down on cook time and enjoy the day with your family. Instead of making desserts that need to be heated up in the oven, you can make a variety of no-bake desserts that are just as delicious and impressive, but take much less time.
Here are some scrumptious recipes you can try this holiday season:
1. Pumpkin Pie
If you can’t go without this Thanksgiving staple, but don’t want the time and hassle that typically goes into making this dessert. You can make a modified version made with cheesecake mix that doesn’t need to be baked.
2. Apple Cinnamon No-Bake Cheesecake
No fall meal is quite complete without apples, and this twist on a classic cheesecake is loaded with with autumn spices.
Recipe: Created By Diane
3. Chocolate Pecan Pie
If you are eager to have a pecan pie at your Thanksgiving dinner but don’t want to spend the time making one, don’t fret! This chocolatey pecan pie doesn’t require an oven, but it’s just as decadent and gooey.
Recipe: A Treat’s Affair
4. Gingerbread Truffles
It might not be Christmas yet, but it’s never too early to enjoy some gingersnap-flavored truffles that are loaded with vanilla and cream cheese.
Recipe: Six Sisters’ Stuff
5. Pecan Pie Fudge
Everyone enjoys a little candy after a meal, and this pecan pie fudge is perfect for everyone, as it’s paleo, vegan and gluten-free. It’s easy to make, plus you don’t have to feel guilty after indulging in this dessert!
Recipe: Texanerin Baking
6. Pumpkin Cookies
If cookies are your go-to dessert, then you need to try these no-bake pumpkin cookies! After all, waiting for cookies to bake is without a doubt the worst part of making cookies…
Recipe: 40 aprons