Our Thanksgiving sweets bend tradition while staying true to the best dessert flavors of the season. A shortbread tart is filled with tangy cranberry jam; steaming gives pumpkin pudding its moist texture; a velvety, orange-hued pound cake is even more spectacular with butterscotch ice cream; and ground espresso beans imbue creamy cheesecake with rich coffee flavor. Whichever ones you try, don't be surprised if next year it just doesn't feel like Thanksgiving without them.
Bend tradition with unusual desserts this holiday season
Even for die-hard traditionalists who want to sit down to the same dishes every Thanksgiving, there's always room to try something a little different at the end of the meal.