25 Thanksgiving Desserts That Aren't Pie

Pie is great, but let's not forget about the other dessert-table superstars.

Apple Crumble

A rustic dessert such as crumble should show off the fruit's tangy freshness—not…

Millionaire's Shortbread

Britain’s triple-decker combo of buttery cookie, sweet caramel, and dark chocola…

Olive Oil Cake

Repurpose one of your favorite savory ingredients for a cake that’s light yet pl…

Cider-Glazed Apple Bundt Cake

The unique properties of a Bundt pan can help produce an apple cake that’s wonde…

Chocolate Semifreddo

Italy's elegant alternative to gelato (and ice cream) is rich and decadently cre…

Belgian Spice Cookies (Speculoos)

Passengers can’t get enough of Delta Air Lines’ in-flight snack of Biscoff, the …

Browned Butter Blondies

Most blondies have a one-note sweetness and too many (and the wrong kind of) mix…

Individual Orange, Cranberry, and Mint Pavlovas wit...

Pavlova is a drop-dead gorgeous dessert of marshmallowy, crisp-shelled meringue …

Torta Caprese

Flourless chocolate cake often trades on cloying fudge-like density and one-note…

Coffee Cake with Pecan-Cinnamon Streusel

Could we streamline the process for this breakfast treat and still produce a sof…

Gingerbread Layer Cake

Leave gingerbread people to the kids. The best vehicle for seriously sophisticat…

Gâteau Breton with Apricot Filling

Hailing from France’s Brittany coast, gâteau Breton boasts a bright jam filling …

Chocolate Raspberry Torte

To make this dessert more than a mere elegant centerpiece, we ditched the dull, …

Chocolate-Toffee Bark

For a sweet treat that’s great for gifts, we make a buttery, nutty layer of toff…

Lemon Posset with Berries

This classic English specialty transforms cream, sugar, and lemon into a lush pu…

Ultranutty Pecan Bars

By banishing the custard filling in favor of a topping that emphasizes the pecan…

French Apple Tart

Classic form and good looks are compulsory for a holiday centerpiece, but they d…

Ginger-Cardamom Applesauce Snack Cake

Applesauce cakes run the gamut from dense, chunky fruitcakes to gummy 'health' c…

Chocolate Chai Masala

Turning out dense, creamy, professional-quality chocolate truffles at home was e…

Perfect Latin Flan

This cousin to Spanish-style flan and crème caramel boasts a dense, sweet profil…

Rich Chocolate Tart

Most chocolate tart recipes have similar ingredients, but why do some turn out d…

Chocolate-Espresso Dacquoise

This multilayered showpiece of meringue and buttercream coated in ganache might …

Carrot Layer Cake

This American classic has a lot going for it: moist cake, delicate spice, tangy …

Individual Sticky Toffee Pudding Cakes

Studded with dates and coated in a sweet toffee sauce, this moist, rich cake is …

Tiramisu

This new Italian classic has become a sad, soggy, tired excuse for a dessert. Co…