Our 15 Most Popular Dessert Recipes in November

Tiramisu Layer Cake

Whether it was for early holiday baking or just making an after-dinner treat, dessert recipes were wildly popular in November. Our home cooks were heating up their ovens for pound cakes, pies, and cookies — but they also didn't forget the easy no-bake classics like Texas pralines and coconut cream pie. Our top dessert recipes in November will put you in the holiday spirit and make your crisp fall evenings a little bit tastier. Scroll through to find dessert inspiration.

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Snowballs II

close up of homemade Snowballs II recipes dusted with confectioners' sugar

Also called Mexican wedding cookies or Italian tea cakes, these buttery, pecan cookies are coated in powdered sugar and will melt in your mouth. They're very popular during the holiday season since they look like little snowballs, and you can also coat them in candy canes for a fun, festive flavor.

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Coconut Cream Pie I

Coconut Cream Pie I
Sharon Whitley

This no-fuss dessert needs just five ingredients and there's no baking required. It takes 15 minutes of prep, and you'll only have to wait until the pudding sets up in the fridge to serve it — so usually about an hour.

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Texas Pralines

Texas Pralines
Texas Pralines. BW7491

Chewy, nutty pralines are a Southern staple with their rich, buttery caramel and pecan flavor. Reviewers suggest making the pralines on silicone mats so the candy doesn't stick.

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Peanut Butter Heaven

Peanut Butter Heaven

Reviewers say this peanut butter bar tastes like a mix between Reese's and Butterfingers. The chewy bars are made with peanut butter and rolled oats and topped with a chocolate and peanut butter mixture. If you want a little crunch, try using crunchy peanut butter instead of creamy.

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Saltine Toffee Cookies

Saltine Toffee Cookies on a white plate
Lena's Nova Scotia

Saltine Toffee Cookies are ridiculously easy to make with just five ingredients, and they make great gifts for the holidays too! Top the cookies with your favorite nuts or make different batches with different types of nuts for a variety of delicious cookies.

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Apple Cobbler Crumble

slice of apple crumble on a white plate with a fork

With just five ingredients, this cobbler is one you'll want to make again and again. Use Granny Smith apples for a perfect balance of sweetness and tartness — and, of course, any cobbler is tasty served with vanilla ice cream.

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Pecan Sour Cream Pound Cake

Pecan Sour Cream Pound Cake
Deb C

Grab your Bundt pan for this gorgeous pecan-crusted pound cake. This cake is quite dense, but stays very moist thanks to the sour cream. If you like a nuttier cake, add pecans to the batter in addition to the bottom of the pan.

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Raspberry and Almond Shortbread Thumbprints

thumbprints with raspberry filling and icing drizzle

These adorable thumbprint cookies are made with a melt-in-your-mouth almond shortbread cookie. While this recipe uses raspberry jam, you can certainly use your favorite type of jams for a variety of flavors — like strawberry or blueberry.

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World's Best Sweet Potato Pie

World's Best Sweet Potato Pie

This Southern pie is a must-have during the holiday season. For a more spiced pie, or if you want it to be more like a pumpkin pie, add some cinnamon to the filling. And your pressure cooker can save some prep time: Just cook your sweet potatoes in the pressure cooker until tender.

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Best Big, Fat, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie

chocolate chip cookies on a white plate

The name says it all. This chocolate chip cookie recipe will give you big, fat, chewy, delicious cookies. Reviewers say these drop cookies are very forgiving, so even a novice baker will have great results.

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Best Apple Crisp Ever

Best Apple Crisp Ever

Use up those leftover fall apples to make this easy, 50-minute apple crisp. This recipe is great to try if you don't like oats on your apple crisp since the topping is just flour, sugar, cinnamon, salt, butter, and eggs. You can use whatever apples you have on hand — reviewers like MacIntosh or Gala.

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Tiramisu Layer Cake

Tiramisu Layer Cake

Take your tiramisu to the next level with this triple-layered cake. The cake is loaded with coffee flavors in every layer thanks to the coffee-flavored liqueur that's in the cake, filling, and frosting. But, some reviewers like to add even more coffee and instant coffee powder to the cake for a powerful flavor.

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Banana Cake VI

Banana Cake VI
Photo by Linda(LMT).

No the baking temperature of this recipe isn't a mistake — and neither is the freezer step. In fact, baking the cake low and slow keeps it nice and moist. Top this banana cake with cream cheese frosting for the perfect banana-flavored dessert.

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Salted Caramel Chocolate Pecan Cookies

Salted Caramel Chocolate Pecan Cookies

These shortbread thumbprint cookies are loaded with flavors from pecans, caramel, chocolate, and sea salt. The gorgeous cookies are easy to make and everyone will love their rich salted caramel chocolate flavor.

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Easy Apple Strudel

Easy Apple Strudel

This apple strudel is made extra easy by using frozen puff pastry dough. Simply roll out the dough and fill it with the apple, brown sugar, and golden raisin mixture — seriously, it's that easy.

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