10 Over-the-Top Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes

Photo by: Julie Van Rosendaal
Maple Walnut Pecan Pie
This is a classic pecan pie that features maple syrup and walnuts.
Make maple walnut pecan pie
Ingredients:
1 cup packed brown sugar
3/4 cup pure ... more 
Photo by: Julie Van Rosendaal
Maple Walnut Pecan Pie
This is a classic pecan pie that features maple syrup and walnuts.
Make maple walnut pecan pie
Ingredients:
1 cup packed brown sugar
3/4 cup pure maple syrup
1/2 cup golden syrup (such as Roger's or Lyle's)
3 large eggs
1/4 cup butter, softened
1/4 tsp. salt
1 cups pecan halves, toasted
1 cups walnut halves, toasted
Directions:
Line a pie plate with pastry and crimp the edges. In a medium bowl, stir together the brown sugar, maple syrup, golden syrup, eggs, butter and salt. (Don't worry about getting all the lumps of butter out.) Scatter the pecans and walnuts over the bottom of the shell and pour the mixture overtop. Set on a rimmed baking sheet and bake at 350F for 50-60 minutes, until set. Cool completely before cutting. less 
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Thu, Nov 15, 2012 3:40 PM EST
Pumpkin pie is a staple of the Thanksgiving feast, but there are a lot of other scrumptious dessert recipes that are perfect for giving thanks. Whether you are aiming to please a picky eater or you just want to mix things up this Thanksgiving, there are plenty of recipes besides pumpkin pie that celebrate fall flavors! We've put together 10 of our very favorite dessert ideas, with classics like pecan pie, and unexpected ones like Meyer lemon cake. It's almost impossible to make just one! - By Elizabeth Stark & Brian Campbell



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