10 Thanksgiving Cheesecake Ideas to Try This Year
Make room on your Thanksgiving dessert table for one of these cozy fall cheesecakes. From pie alternatives (this Double Layer Pumpkin Cheesecake is the only pumpkin treat you need this year, and this nutty Southern Pecan Cheesecake is a real crowdpleaser) to divine desserts that highlight the flavors of the season (this magazine-worthy Cheesecake with Cranberry Glaze and Sugared Cranberries is super impressive), you'll find a new holiday favorite in this collection of Thanksgiving cheesecake ideas.
Double Layer Pumpkin Cheesecake
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Southern Pecan Cheesecake
A nutty graham cracker crust makes this pecan pie alternative a total crowdpleaser. If you can't find pecan liqueur, almond liqueur will work just fine.
Vegan Pumpkin Cheesecake with Gingersnap Pecan Crust
"It takes a side-by-side comparison to prove that this cheesecake is vegan," says recipe creator SarahRosenkrantz. "It has a wonderful pumpkin flavor and a delightful texture. Your non-vegan guests will never suspect that it is dairy free!"
Marbled Pumpkin Cheesecake
How gorgeous is this elegant marbled design? The gingersnap crust makes this recipe perfect for the entire holiday season.
Perfect Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars
Simplify your Thanksgiving meal with bite-sized cheesecake bars. Refrigerate overnight before cutting for best results.
Chai Spice "Cheesecake"
Cashews, non-dairy milk, and silken tofu make this rich, creamy cheesecake a vegan dream.
Butter Pecan Cheesecake
Fans of butter pecan ice cream will absolutely flip for this nutty cheesecake. It freezes well, so feel free to make it ahead of time.
Cheesecake with Cranberry Glaze and Sugared Cranberries
"Cranberries and orange are a natural pairing, and I wanted to combine them in a cheesecake fit for the Thanksgiving table," says recipe creator Laura F. "The cranberry glaze is a really beautiful color, and the sugared cranberries are the perfect topping."
No-Fuss Cinnamon Cheesecake
What's the secret ingredient for this incredibly easy cheesecake? Refrigerated crescent rolls.
"Creamy, rich, nutty, butterscotch flavor," says recipe creator Carol. "To serve, put a dollop of sweetened whipped cream on each slice. Add at least 1 pecan, or better yet, add a few."