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7 Thanksgiving desserts that aren't pumpkin pie

Pumpkin Pecan Cobbler oozes with caramel made with spiced rum. Alexandra Floersch / The Forum

This cobbler is a great fall dessert and one that might just bump pumpkin pie off my Thanksgiving table.

Apple Pecan Bread Pudding loaves served with ice cream.David Samson / The Forum

Sweet Apple Pecan Bread Pudding

Bread pudding is a perennial favorite for fall and winter desserts, with myriad flavor combinations.

 Pumpkin Ice Cream Pie is made with vanilla ice cream, nutmeg, ginger, cinnamon, pumpkin and whipped cream. David Samson / The F

Pumpkin Ice Cream Pie

OK, so this is technically pumpkin pie, but it's nothing like the version you're used to.

Baked cranberry-pecan hassleback apples are simple and delicious. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

Cranberry Pecan Hasselback Baked Apples

Combine great fall flavors and wow your guests.

Pumpkin Pecan Cake

Can't decide whether to do pumpkin pie or a pecan cake? Combine the two.

Pumpkin cookies topped with a maple glaze combine all the best fall flavors. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

Maple-Glazed Pumpkin Cookies

These cookies are easy to make and filled with autumn flavors, including pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves.

Cinnamon Scotcheroos are a delicious twist on the Midwest favorite using cinnamon cereal, white chocolate and butterscotch. Alex

Cinnamon Scotcheroos

Tinker with this Midwest favorite by adding a holiday spice.

Heidi Shaffer

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