Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends, and food. But for those with gluten sensitivities or allergies, finding delicious and festive desserts can be a challenge. That's where gluten free pumpkin desserts come in!
Pumpkin is a naturally gluten-free ingredient that is perfect for Thanksgiving desserts. It has a rich, warm flavor that pairs well with fall spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves. And it's incredibly versatile, so you can use it to make a variety of different desserts, from pies and cakes to cookies and bars. Here are a few of our favorite recipes to share during the holidays.
1. Dairy Free Creamy Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream
Skip the pie this year and make ice cream instead. This recipe is dairy-free, gluten-free, and vegan. It is also completely delicious!
Get the recipe: Dairy free pumpkin pie ice cream.
2. Gluten Free Pumpkin Bars
Who could resist a moist and flavorful pumpkin bar on Thanksgiving day? This recipe has the best cream cheese frosting and is gluten free for an inclusive dessert option.
Get the recipe: Pumpkin bars.
3. Vegan Pumpkin Custard
This recipe couldn’t be easier! Serve small jars of pumpkin custard after dinner on Thanksgiving day to offer a gluten free option that delivers a creamy pumpkin flavor with each bite.
Get the recipe: Pumpkin custard.
4. Pumpkin Crisp
If you like apple crisp, you will adore this gluten free pumpkin option. It is seasonal, sweet and perfect for a Thanksgiving dessert to share.
Get the recipe: Pumpkin crisp.
5. Pumpkin Cheesecake Mousse
What could be better than individual pumpkin mousses on Thanksgiving? Only adding gluten free cheesecake to the mix! Your family will love these perfectly portioned after dinner sweets.
Get the recipe: Pumpkin cheesecake mousse.
6. Pumpkin Spice Twix Bark
This is a unique dessert idea for Thanksgiving. It makes a candy bark with Twix bars and adds plenty of pumpkin flavor to the mix for a really great after dinner sweet treat.
Get the recipe: Pumpkin spice twix bark.
7. Dark Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Truffles
These truffles are dark, decadent, and have the best pumpkin spice flavor. Make them to share as a bite sized sweet that has no sugar. Or package them up and send them home with guests after Thanksgiving dinner.
Get the recipe: Dark chocolate pumpkin truffles.
8. Pumpkin Bread
This paleo pumpkin bread is gluten free and so good. Slice this up and offer it as a pumpkin treat after the feast on Thanksgiving day.
Get the recipe: Pumpkin bread.
9. Pumpkin Muffins
Make some muffins to share on Thanksgiving. These start with almond flour and are so good! They deliver pumpkin flavor without the pie!
Get the recipe: Pumpkin muffins.
10. Pumpkin Cheesecake
This pumpkin cheesecake is so delicious and creamy! It is gluten free and perfect to share with your family after an indulgent meal.
Get the recipe: Pumpkin cheesecake.