10 Healthy Thanksgiving Desserts

by in Thanksgiving, November 9, 2012

pumpkin cheesecake
Planning your turkey day menu? We’ve got something for every kind of sweet tooth, all filled with fall flavors.

A lower-fat cheesecake that’s not low on flavor. If you’ve never tried this combination before, now’s the time.
Recipe: Pumpkin Cheesecake

Cut the calories on apple pie with this lightened pastry.
Recipe: Apple Cranberry Phyllo Turnovers

A bite-sized treat, filled with pumpkin goodness.
Recipe: Pumpkin Caramels

Chocolate-Dipped Fruit
These are always a crowd pleaser – a balance of healthy and decadent.
Recipe: Chocolate Dipped Clementines

Oatmeal Crisps
Light, crunchy and perfectly portioned; serve these cookies with a platter of fresh fruit.
Recipe: Ginger Pecan Oatmeal Crisps

Serve this chutney with a cheese platter for a different spin on dessert.
Recipe: Cranberry Apple Ginger Chutney

Vegan Tart
Make pie crust without the butter! This vegan dessert will please everyone.
Recipe: Vegan Pear Tart

Cranberry Cookies
Those berries aren’t just for the cranberry sauce; they add natural sweet-tart flavor to cookies.
Recipes: Oatmeal Cranberry Cookies

Puff pastry might not be the lowest calorie choice but a little goes a long way in this recipe. Each twist has less than 250 calories per serving.
Recipe: Cinnamon Pecan Twists

Roasted Grapes
Another one for the cheese platter – serve these grapes with a sharp cheddar or a full-flavored blue cheese.
Recipe: Sweet Roasted Grapes

Tell Us: What’s your favorite Thanksgiving dessert?

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