The Best 29 Vegan Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes

The best Vegan Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes made with apples, pumpkin, sweet potato and spices. Whether your favorite treat is a simple apple pie or a tasty pumpkin parfait, all of these sweet meals will be the perfect addition to your festive menu!


Vegan Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes

The best Vegan Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes made with apples, pumpkin, sweet potato and spices. Whether your favorite treat is a simple apple pie or a tasty pumpkin parfait, all of these sweet meals will be the perfect addition to your festive menu! | The Green Loot #vegan #veganrecipes #Thanksgiving


Fall provides with a lot of fresh produce option to use as a base in any yummy dessert. The most popular options of course, are apples, pumpkins, pecans and cranberries.

We have collected for you the best of the best vegan Thanksgiving dessert recipes, so you don’t have to spend hours searching for them. Be it healthy, or indulgent, easy or a little more fancy, it’s your pick. Adults or kids, vegans or meat eaters alike will be delighted with any of these amazing dishes.

May your Thanksgiving dinner be filled with delicious pies and treats!


1. Whole Wheat Apple Pie

Vegan Whole Wheat Apple Pie
Photo: Vegan Family Recipes

Ditch the white flour and go for this super healthy Whole Wheat Apple Pie! Your family will never tell the difference and you will feel nice, that you treated them to something nourishing.


2. Moist Chai Applesauce Cake

Vegan Moist Chai Applesauce Cake
Photo: Full of Plants

Applesauce is a fantastic ingredient to use in desserts, as it is demonstrated in this moist cake.  Forget dried up cakes and the dissapointment that comes with them. This one’s the winner.


3. Caramel Apple Cobbler

Vegan Caramel Apple Cobbler
Photo: My Darling Vegan

Caramel and apple creates a super food combo. When you pair them with this crumbly cobbler, it’s a 10/10 culinary experience. It is also a good choice as breakfast for cold/dark fall mornings. Good mood is guaranteed!


4. Gluten-free Apple Pie

Vegan Gluten-free Apple Pie
Photo: Allergy-Free Alaska

This gluten-free apple pie is just as delicious and satisfying as any standard pie (if not better).


5. AIP Salted Caramel Apple Parfaits

Vegan AIP Salted Caramel Apple Parfaits
Photo: Grass-Fed Salsa

The beauty of this parfait is that it’s just as easy to make as it is fancy. Impressive taste and looks-wise too.


6. Easy Applesauce Spice Cake

Vegan Easy Applesauce Spice Cake
Photo: The Full Helping

A simple dessert, but yummy nonetheless. Definitely a contender in the best versatile dessert category.


8. Healthy and Creamy Pumpkin Pie

Vegan Creamy Pumpkin Pie (Healthy)
Photo: Chocolate Covered Katie

Pumpkin pie (next to apple pie) is probably THE Thanksgiving dessert. But did you know that it can be healthy and ‘ultra creamy’ too? This pumpkin pie recipe beats all other pumpkin pie recipes.


9. Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake

Vegan Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake
Photo: Lands and Flavors

Do you like pumpkin? Do you prefer cheesecakes to pies? Then this one might be your new favorite. It combines everything good that a fall dessert should be.


10. Pumpkin Cookies

Vegan Pumpkin Cookies
Photo: A Saucy Kitchen

Fall is the time of TEA. And when it’s tea time, you should have some yummy cookies to eat. The most suited for this job are definitely these frosted pumpkin cookies. Kids will love them at the Thanksgiving dinner table too.


11. Pumpkin Meringue Pie

Vegan Pumpkin Meringue Pie
Photo: Vegan Huggs

A meringue pie is on the “bit more complex” recipes side. It doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t bother with it though. The main reason of course, is that it’s so delicious, you will want to make it every week.


12. Pumpkin Roll (gluten-free)

Pumpkin Roll
Photo: The Spoon and Shovel

Such an easy recipe to make, and so addictive. You can slice off a piece and go. Delicious, soft, pumpkin heaven.


13. Pumpkin Pie Pudding

Vegan Pumpkin Pie Pudding
Photo: Blissful Basil

Yay for healthy pudding! Indulge in this creamy and creative pumpkin pie adaptation. (Tip: Put it on an apple pie for maximum enjoyment!)


14. Pumpkin Muffins (gluten-free)

Vegan Pumpkin Muffins (gluten-free)
Photo: Texanerin

Muffins are always a good idea. Even though they are not the most unique or festive treat ever, they have a place at the Thanksgiving dinner table. Especially, when they are coated in such lovely cinnamon sugar.


15. Pumpkin Spice Latte Cheesecake

Vegan Pumpkin Spice Latte Cheesecake
Photo: Plant Tribe

Did someone say creative and unique? This pumpkin spice latte cheesecake is a brilliant idea and a perfect choice for a festive dessert, and not just for latte lovers!


16. Cinnamon Sugar Pumpkin Bread

Vegan Cinnamon Sugar Pumpkin Bread
Photo: Averie Cooks

Dessert breads are really in this year, and seem to be everyone’s favorite. With a mouthwatering pumpkin recipe like this, it’s perfectly understandable.


17. Pumpkin Pie Parfait w/ Coconut Whip (gluten and soy-free)

Vegan Pumpkin Pie Parfait w/ Coconut Whip (gluten and soy-free)
Photo: I Love Vegan

Fancy and without hassle. You can be a hobby chef or a professional, young or elderly. You can totally rock this parfait recipe and win over everyone.


18. No Bake Pumpkin Pie Bites (gluten-free)

Vegan No Bake Pumpkin Pie Bites (gluten-free)
Photo: Evolving Table

These pumpkin bites are a great idea if you are throwing a casual Thanksgiving dinner or you crave some fall flavors on average days. Super easy and quick to make, but absolutely satisfying.


19. Pecan Pie

Vegan Pecan Pie
Photo: Namely Marly

Pecan pies are a popular choice when it comes to Thanksgiving desserts. Pecan nuts provide a lot of healthy fats and protein, so they are mostly guilt-free as well.


20. Pecan Pie Fudge (paleo, gluten-free)

Vegan Pecan Pie Fudge (paleo, gluten-free)
Photo: Texanerin

A fancy twist on the classic cupcake/muffin. Super chewy fudge, that will be the favorite treat of the night. Beware though, it’s not easy to stop eating these sweets!


21. Raw Maple Pecan Pie

Vegan Raw Maple Pecan Pie
Photo: Running On Real Food

Super healthy food lovers should not compromise with desserts. This amazingly healthy and sweet raw pecan pie is the perfect choice for your health-conscious family members or friends.


22. Salted Caramel Pecan Pie (gluten-free)

Vegan Salted Caramel Pecan Pie (gluten-free)
Photo: Rebel Recipes

Salted caramel makes everything better. This pecan pie is not an exception. You can use edible flowers as an extra to wow your guests.


23. Chocolate Ganache Pecan Pie

Vegan Chocolate Ganache Pecan Pie
Photo: Loving It Vegan

A super indulgent chocolate cake with crunchy pecans is something to dream about. Well, no need to to only dream about it. This recipe is incredibly easy to make, so don’t hesitate!


24. Cranberry Blueberry Crisp

Vegan Cranberry Blueberry Crisp
Photo: The Pretty Bee

What’s fall and Thanksgiving without super healthy cranberries? This cranberry crisp will warm up any soul and belly too.


25. Apple Cranberry Slab Pie

Vegan Apple Cranberry Slab Pie
Photo: The Veg Life

There is no need for a table centerpiece or other Thanksgiving decoration, when you have this breathtakingly beautiful and aromatic apple cranberry pie. Your taste buds will like it too!


26. Pear Custard Pie With Caramelized Almond Crust

Pear Custard Pie With Caramelized Almond Crust
Photo: My Vibrant Kitchen

Fresh pears and caramelized almonds are a guarantee for a fantastic and memorable dessert, you will want to go back to constantly.


27. Vanilla Bean Roasted Acorn Squash

Vegan Vanilla Bean Roasted Acorn Squash
Photo: Dessert For Two

If you are lover of simple flavors and recipes, you will love this one for sure.  Because sometimes less is more.


28. Butternut Squash & Orange Cake

Vegan Butternut Squash & Orange Cake
Photo: Wallflower Kitchen

Using butternut squash, but sneaking in a little Winter flavor with oranges, this cake is the perfect transitional dessert for the Thanksgiving period.


29. Purple Sweet Potato Pie (paleo)

Vegan Purple Sweet Potato Pie (paleo)
Photo: Pretty Pies

This purple sweet potato pie will be the center of the talks this fall. Its unique and beautiful look does not disappoint taste-wise. It is as creamy and delicious as any pumpkin pie will ever be.


More vegan dessert recipes for Thanksgiving:


Vegan Pumpkin Spice Recipes


vegan apple desserts recipes


Vegan Clean Eating Fall Desserts and Breakfasts


Vegan Fall Dessert Recipes



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