35 Best Thanksgiving Cupcakes – Easy Thanksgiving Cupcake Ideas – Good Housekeeping

You’ve got your classic Thanksgiving desserts ready to go — why not complete your Thanksgiving menu of turkey stuffing and mashed potatoes by adding some easy and delicious Thanksgiving cupcakes to truly wow your guests? These festive fall cupcake recipes celebrate our favorite autumn flavors (think: maple, cinnamon, pumpkin) in the most delicious, shareable ways. Whether you’re looking to let the flavors of your usual pie recipes shine in a bite-sized way or need a dessert that doubles as decoration, these cupcakes will be the star of your dessert table this holiday.

Put those plates and cutlery away: cupcakes are the ultimate no-fuss dessert for a crowd. Oh so shareable, these delicious desserts are grab and go — no serving required! Although pumpkin pie recipes or Thanksgiving cookies might be your own go-to seasonal dessert, adding some handheld treats to your celebration can give some variety to your usual spread. Regardless of whether baking is your jam or not (yet! ) your favorite, these recipes are easy enough that anyone can create these types of holiday cakes, no stress required.

Best of all? These simple recipes are the perfect fun activity to do on Thanksgiving to bring the whole fam together! Pull out those piping bags to turn your sweet creations into adorable, Turkey Day-inspired decorations even the kids can help with. Be prepared: We suggest doubling your batch (or making a few different kinds) if you’re feeding a crowd — these will be gobbled up in no time!