After a heavy meal like a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, often all the dessert we want is a tiny sliver of pumpkin pie. Decadent is not a word that comes to mind, right after that epic meal. But we are also totally inspired by this spread of extra-rich Thanksgiving desserts. We wonder if a Thanksgiving dessert buffet, later in the holiday weekend, is perhaps in order?
We actually love the look of these four desserts, each a twist on traditional Thanksgiving sweets. The Mile-High Pumpkin Pie, with a billowy layer of meringue, makes us interested in pumpkin pie all over again. We also really like the looks of cranberry chocolate cake.
Maybe we should forget Thanksgiving dinner and just throw a dessert buffet...
• Get the recipes: 4 Decadent Thanksgiving Desserts at Woman's Day
Related: Ready for Pie: Pumpkin Pie Five Ways
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