Maybe your nephew is allergic to peanuts, or grandma wants to avoid dairy. Or possibly the new in-laws don’t eat gluten. In a meal focused on togetherness, it’s only fair that everyone gets to enjoy the meal on Thanksgiving. And yes, that includes dessert. While apple or pecan or pumpkin pie are classics, they can be heavy on the gluten, nuts, and dairy. The good news? They're hardly the only autumnal desserts out there. Experiment with new, gluten-free pumpkin treats, like creme brûlée, chiffon cake, or crustless pie (aka pumpkin pudding!). Bake apples into a vegan crisp, or poach pears in ruby red wine. Try a citrusy twist on sweet potatoes or opt for soft, chewy spice cookies. Here, we've gathered 19 naturally gluten-, dairy-, or nut-free desserts we’re grateful for this Thanksgiving.
Tell us how you accommodate everyone's dietary needs from appetizers to dessert, below!