It’s Thanksgiving go-time and you’re focused on the main course this year, or maybe you’re bringing dessert to a friend or family’s house for Thanksgiving dinner and want to show up with something that’s sure to impress a crowd. Whatever the reason, with so many incredible desserts available to order either by mail or for pick-up, why slave over the oven?
From classic holiday pies like apple, pumpkin, and pecan, to some new desserts your family will want to start making part of your new holiday tradition, check out some of the very best places to order Thanksgiving desserts this holiday season.
Caution: Reading this may cause drooling!
This Gingerbread Layer Cake with Buttermilk Frosting (as featured in the December issue of Southern Living) offers a rich taste of gingerbread combined with a buttermilk icing perfect for impressing holiday guests this Thanksgiving! Price is $54.95.
And don’t forget the Texas Pecan Fudge Cake. This extraordinary dessert starts out innocently enough – but look out! This cake packs in a generous amount of rich chocolate chips, chopped Texas Pecans, cherries, and pineapple. Price for this Thanksgiving dessert is $33.99.
Place an order with the famous Sherie’s Berries company, offering hand-dipped caramel apples from their nut lovers collection this season. Their hand-dipped Granny Smith apples are smothered in golden, sweet caramel then rolled in the same delicious toppings that decorate those best-selling fancy strawberries, including chocolate chips, crunchy almonds and swizzles. For $39.99 you get: one caramel apple covered in chocolate chips, one caramel apple covered in almonds, and two caramel apples covered in milk and white swizzles. 1 Caramel Apple Covered in Chocolate Chips
Need more options? Put a twist on your traditional Thanksgiving desserts by serving up cake pops instead of a slice of cake or pie. Sherie’s Berries offers a dozen handmade praline cheesecake cake pops for $34.99, featuring crème cake mixed with praline pecans, then dipped in chocolate and hand-decorated with more crunchy, sweet pecans.
Lastly, a treat that the kids are sure to love is their new pumpkin pretzel twists! The pumpkin spice-dipped pretzels are hand-decorated with a leaf while their smaller twists are coated in milk and topped with orange swizzles. This festive collection is the perfect salty-sweet treat for any autumn celebration.
Home of Oprah’s favorite red velvet cake, is offering all of your favorite pies this Thanksgiving, including apple pie, pumpkin cheese pie, cherry crumble pie, and of course: classic pecan and pumpkin pie. Thanksgiving pies cost $26.95 plus shipping.
Bonus: Coupons are available for orders in-store and online!
Brownies, anyone? Fairytale brownies has put an autumn twist on the ho-hum brownie, offering their same delicious recipes in a look perfect for fall. Their Thanksgiving Medley includes every flavor and every size brownie that the company offers, delivered in a classic gift box and wrapped with a festive Happy Thanksgiving gift band. Cost is $37.95. You can also select their Fall Bar & Brownie Combo, which features six flavors of Fairytale Bars and their six most popular Fairytale Brownie flavors for $39.95.
Order up one of Village Inn’s traditional award-winning pies like their classic southern pecan, country apple, or pumpkin with whipped cream, or opt for something more er… “outside the box” this year like strawberry rhubarb, cheesecake, chocolate peanut butter cup, or coconut creme.
We recommend their Pumpkin Supreme Pie, available this holiday season only, which features a flaky crust filled with a layer of their traditional baked pumpkin pie and a layer of pumpkin supreme. On top of that is a border of whipped cream, sprinkled with pecan pieces and drizzled with caramel. These Thanksgiving pies start at $9 each.
Former schoolteacher and My Sugar Pie owner Kelly Maucere is offering up an extensive list of fruit pies available to order by mail this Thanksgiving, including “Mom’s Original” Dutch Apple Pie, traditional apple pie with a lattice crust, blackberry pie, cherry pie with a lattice crust, peach blueberry pie, and more. You can also choose from some of her best sellers, including the Sugar Cream “Hoosier Sugar Pie”, pumpkin pie, pecan pie, and chocolate chip “I Love You” pie. Prices for these desserts vary.
Called the “Best mail-order pie in America” by Everyday with Rachael Ray, the Southern Pecan Pie from the Little Pie Company in New York City offers a rich and tender crust, generously balanced pecans and filling, and a scoop of freshly whipped cream. Price is $8 for a 5-inch pie, or $30 for a 10-inch pie. If you’re local, a few options are also available for pick-up or delivery including their sour cream apple walnut pie, topped with a brown sugar, cinnamon and walnut streusel. Price is $8 for a 5-inch pie, or $30 for a 10-inch pie. Or, opt for something less traditional this Thanksgiving such as their fall sampler for $32, which includes four five-inch pies including their Sour Cream Apple Walnut Pie, Southern Pecan Pie, Mississippi Mud Pie and Pumpkin Pie.
Just in time for Thanksgiving, Marie Calendars is serving up a special caramel pecan pumpkin mousse pie that features a flaky crust filled with layers of chewy caramel with pecans, whipped cream cheese, and topped with a pumpkin mousse and whipped cream for $15.99. Another winning options is their New York-style cheesecake topped with cinnamon apples, drizzled with caramel, or their razzleberry pie that combines raspberries and blackberries with a hint of apples.
Bring a taste of the old-fashioned, southern made-from-scratch pound cake to your Thanksgiving with the traditional the Plain Jane Pound Cake, or other favorites such as the Carrot Jane pound cake, The La Dolce Vita Jane Swirled pound cake, the More Amour Jane Chocolate Specialty pound cake, the Java Jane Coffee pound cake, or the Velvet Jane pound cake. Prices range from $28 to $40.
Made with farm-fresh eggs and Texas pecans, the award-winning nine-inch Brazos Bottom Pecan Pie ships nationwide for $37.