4 Easy Thanksgiving Desserts You Can Make With a Baby on Your Hip

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Thanksgiving is one of the greatest holidays ever, isn't it? I mean, it's a day all about food.

Food = my love language, but unfortunately for me, my baby's love language = me holding her constantly, which isn't exactly conducive to cooking food. You feel me?

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So I whipped up (haha, pun intended) a few super-easy recipes that I (and now you!) can throw together for Thanksgiving dinner, with or without a small person on our person.

You're welcome.

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Individual No-Bake Pumpkin Cheesecakes

This dessert incorporates a few of my favorite things: cheesecake, caramel and, well, salt.

Get the whole recipe — for a no-bake dessert ready in fewer than 15 minutes — over at Lil' Luna.

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5-Ingredient Apple Dump Cake

Give me five ingredients and a fussy baby, and I can guarantee that we can make magic happen with this recipe for an apple dump cake.

Full recipe at Down Home Inspiration.

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Oreo Acorn Balls

I thought for sure this would be a super complicated recipe because these things are so darn cute, but it's actually surprisingly simple. A few Oreos, some cream cheese, and a sprinkling of Crisco, and you've got yourself some acorn-ball magic, folks. You can get the full recipe and the instructions at The First Year.

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Slow Cooker Pumpkin Pecan Bread Pudding

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Shut the front door! This is a delicious dessert that you can dump in a crockpot and walk away from, leaving it to cook into something moist and yummy and perfect, piled high with vanilla ice cream.

Three words: sign.me.up. 

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Get the full recipe over at The Gunny Sack.

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4 Easy Thanksgiving Desserts You Can Make With a Baby on Your Hip

Chaunie Brusie is a writer, mom of four, and founder of The Stay Strong Mom, a community + gift box service for moms after loss. ... More

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