16 Kid-Approved Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes

Impressing your toughest critics and pickiest eaters during the holidays has never been easier than with these kid-friendly Thanksgiving dessert recipes. Cute, fun and (most importantly) delicious, kids of all ages will be finding room in their stomachs for sweets with these festive holiday desserts.

Pumpkin Pie Rice Krispies Treats

“Ditch the pie dough in favor of cereal with this quick and easy recipe for Pumpkin Pie Rice Krispies Treats!” – Kelly

Chocolate Acorns

“Chocolate Acorns are the cutest Fall or Thanksgiving treat, and with just a couple pantry ingredients they could not be easier to make!” – Amy

Harvest M&M’s Cookie Bar

“These Harvest M&M’S Cookie Bars are perfect for fall. Loaded with chocolate chips and Harvest Mix M&M’S, these cookie bars are great for feeding a crowd.” – Melissa

Thanksgiving Bless Mix

“Thanksgiving blessing mix + free printable -a sweet and salty snack mix that is perfect for gift giving or holiday snacking.” – Jamielyn

Rice Krispies Turkey Legs

“This is a treat that everyone will love and kids (with adult supervision) could help make. We headed to the market to pick up the 5 ingredients and got to work.” – Kitchen Crew

Turkey Sugar Cookies for Kids

“Gobble Gobble! Serve up a batch of these homemade turkey sugar cookies and watch the kids go crazy over them! Light and flakey sugar cookies decorated with candies to make them look like Thanksgiving turkeys.” – Heather

Mini Caramel Apples

“Yesterday with the kids we made this Mini Caramel Apples Recipe and had so much fun doing it! The best part is checking out my total Pinterest Fail with the first batch we made. Didn’t change the taste at all and they were eaten super fast no matter what they looked like.” – Tiffany

Harvest Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake

“Perfect for Halloween or Thanksgiving, this Harvest Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake is so easy to make!” – Dorothy

No Bake Smores Bars

“These No Bake Smores Bars are one of the best easy recipes to throw together for a last minute party or get together. Made with Golden Grahams, marshmallows and chocolate chips, these are a great no bake dessert option that both kids and adults will love!” – Jolene

Apple Hand Pies

“Homemade apple hand pies are a great apple dessert to make any time of the year. Watch the quick step by step video to learn how to make these mini apple pies.” – Beth

Cinnamon Sugar Pumpkin Donut Holes

“These homemade Cinnamon Sugar Pumpkin Donut Holes are sugar, spice, and absolutely nice! Baked Pumpkin Donut Holes are such a quick and easy fall dessert, and would make a perfect fall breakfast recipe!” – Michelle

Pilgram Hat Cookies

“I made these pilgrim hats on Saturday. They are so easy and i love that if you have slightly older kids than mine- lets say 4 and up it would be a great way to include them in the prepping and cooking on Thanksgiving day, its the perfect little project to keep them busy and have fun.” – Angela

Chocolate Turkey Apples

“If you’re looking for fun and cute Thanksgiving snacks for kids, then look no further! These apple “donut” turkeys are the perfect way to celebrate Thanksgiving with your little ones. And they couldn’t be easier to make! Your kids will love making these yummy turkey snacks with you. Or make a big batch to take to your child’s school for their Thanksgiving party. Just cut some apples, melt some chocolate, and decorate!” – Amy

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

“The classic New England dessert gets an update with pumpkin, spices, and maple! This Pumpkin Whoopie Pies with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting recipe is the perfect fall dessert!” – Jillian

Apple Pie Tacos

“The shells of these tacos are made from tortillas cut with a round cookie cutter and fried crisp and dusted with cinnamon sugar. They only take about 20 seconds each to make and can be made days ahead of time.” – Holly

Turkey Oreo Truffles

“Turkey Oreo Truffles are easy and fun to make. With Oreos and cream cheese covered in milk chocolate everyone can get in on the Thanksgiving fun, gobble, gobble. Kids and adults alike will love making them.” – Barbara