This piece originally appeared on MyRecipes.com.
Okay, hear me out: Pie is wonderful. While pumpkin, pecan, and apple pie can certainly have a place on the Thanksgiving menu (there’s plenty of room), there are so many other seasonal, grade-A desserts out there that are worthy to adorn your turkey day table. Consider this your official challenge to expand your holiday dessert perspective this year and venture into the land of insanely-delicious, alternative uptakes on classic Thanksgiving sweets. These impressive, top-rated treats might just be gone long before the pies are even sliced.
Here are the top 5 dessert recipes, beyond the pie, that our staff suggests serving this year: