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25 Delicious Thanksgiving Desserts That Go Easy On The Sugar

These babies look and taste WAY more decadent than they are.

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1. 5-ingredient, No Bake French Silk Pie

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Can you believe this is vegan?? Recipe here.

2. Lighter Little Debbie Creme Pies

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A gluten-free copycat that'll make you forget about that boxed nonsense.

Recipe here.

3. "Snickers" Tart

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A little maple syrup and cocoa goes a looong way. Recipe here.

4. Two-Bite Blackberry Jam Pies

Most of the sugar will come from the fruit jam, so choose wisely! Recipe here.

5. Apple Ring Cake

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Who knew applesauce was this sweet? Recipe here.

6. Chocolate Peanut Butter Squares

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These look and taste SO much more decadent than they actually are. Recipe here.

7. Spiced Plum Cake

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And you thought buckwheat was boring. Recipe here.

8. Toasted Coconut, Peacan & Chocolate Banana Bread with Molasses Crumble

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Date sweetened to perfection. Recipe here.

9. Tahini Cookies

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Maple syrup, tahini and walnuts make these nutty, chewy morsels the perfect companion to your hot beverage of choice. Recipe here.

10. Glazed Pumpkin Spice Cinnamon Buns

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These buns replace added sugar with coconut oil, maple syrup, and pumpkin. Get the recipe.

11. Healthy Chocolate Brownie Cake

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Medjool dates, cashew nuts, Goji berries, raw cocoa, pistachios. THAT'S IT. Oh, and melted dark chocolate topping ~optional~ (but c'mon, you deserve it).

Recipe here.

12. Almond Baked Donuts

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It's amazing what a little honey can do. And no grains! Recipe here.

13. Pecan Pie Cookies

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These crumbles replace butter and molasses with dates, maple syrup, coconut oil, and vanilla. Recipe here.

14. Strawberry Paleo Galette

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Leave the sweetness to the strawberries. Get the recipe here.

15. Plum Pull-Apart Bread

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A few tablespoons of sugar and plums and you're in bread heaven. Recipe here.

16. Blueberry Almond Crumble

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Just some oats, berries and maple syrup; hanging out, having a good time. Here's the recipe.

17. Fudgy Pumpkin Blondies

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Gooey, chewy, ~chickpea~ goodness. Here's the recipe.

18. Raw Raspberry Fudge Pops with Homemade Magic Shell

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Cashews, cacao and dates, at it again. Recipe here.

19. Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

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Free from the chains of refined sugar and flour. Recipe here.

(PS Instructions are in Polish so Google translate will come in handy.)

20. Star Bread with Raisins

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Tart raisins and hazelnuts are the stars of this bread. Recipe here.

21. Healthier Classic Carrot Cake

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Check out what nut flours and natural sugars can do! Here's the recipe.

22. No-Bake Blackberry Tarts with Blueberry-Cashew Cream

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Nothing but fruits and nuts held together with the liquid treasure that is maple syrup. Here's the recipe.

23. Paleo Pumpkin Pie

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And grain- and dairy-free twist on a classic. Here's the recipe.

24. Cinnamon Rugelach

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Cinnamon shines alongside applesauce, dates and but a teaspoon of sugar. Recipe here.

25. No-Bake Bailey's Chocolate Cheesecake

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Chocolate and Bailey's are all the sweet this piece needs. Recipe here.

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