November. The month of Thanksgiving and gratitude. During November, most people spend time thinking about what you’re grateful for, spend time with family and friends, and eat thanksgiving dinner, which means a lot of good food and a ton of dessert.

Desserts can come in all shapes and sizes, and certain desserts are made depending on the season. Here is a list of treats that are amazing to have in November:

Pumpkin: Pumpkin Pie Brownies, Edible Pumpkin Cookie Dough, Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes, Chocolate Pumpkin Cheesecake, Pumpkin Cheesecake Lasagna, Pumpkin Cheesecake-Stuffed Monkey Bread, Pumpkin Chocolate Bread Pudding, Pumpkin Pie Dip, Caramel Pumpkin Pie, Pumpkin Cookies, Pumpkin Cheesecake Creme Caramel, Pumpkin Bread, Pumpkin Pie Bread Pudding With Bourbon-Pecan Hard Sauce, Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate Truffles, Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread

Apple: Apple Crisp, Apple Turnovers, Apple Cinnamon Bread Pudding, Caramel Apple Cheesecake Bars, Turtle Apple Pops,Apple Cider Floats, Skillet Apple Pie, Caramel Apple Cake Bars, Caramel-Apple Ice Cream, Apple Dumplings, Soft Apple-Spice Cookies, Apple Cupcakes

Holiday Yams

Sweet Potato Mixture:

  • 2 cups mashed sweet potatoes

  • ¾ cup sugar

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla

  • 1 egg, well beaten

  • ¼ cup butter

  • ¼ cup flour

 

Topping/Crust Mixture:  

  • ½ cup brown sugar

  • ¼ cup flour

  • ¾ cup chopped nuts (pecans or walnuts)

  • ¼ cup butter

 

Process:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F

  2. Combine Crust Mixture in mixing bowl and put to one side

  3. Combine Sweet Potato Mixture ingredients in a mixing bowl (Add sweet potatoes last)

  4. Pour Sweet Potato Mixture into a buttered baking dish

  5. Sprinkle Crust Mixture evenly over the top

  6. Bake for 30 minutes at 350 degrees

  7. Allow to set for 30 minutes before serving


The holidays at the end of the year are a wonderful time to spend with family. It allows you to bond more with the people you love, and also eat amazing food too!