Entrees and sides get a lot of praise at the Thanksgiving dinner table, but, to many, dessert is the best part. These two mouthwatering (and easy) desserts are guaranteed to be the stars of the show this Thanksgiving.
Festive Cranberry Cobbler
What you’ll need:
- 1 large egg
- 1/2 teaspoon fine salt
- 1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 cup whole milk
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 3/4 cups plus 2 tablespoons sugar (divided)
- 1 1/4 cups cranberries (partially thawed)
- 6 tablespoons unsalted butter (melted)
- Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
- Butter a 10-inch cast-iron skillet.
- Stir the cranberries and 2 tablespoons of sugar together.
- Whisk the flour, baking powder, 3/4 cup sugar and salt together in a large bowl.
- In a separate small bowl, whisk the milk and egg together, then whisk in the butter.
- Whisk the milk mixture into the flour mixture.
- Pour the batter into the skillet and sprinkle the cranberries on top.
- Bake for 25 to 30 minutes, then let cool for 15 minutes before serving.
Chocolate Pecan Pie
What you’ll need:
- 4 eggs (lightly beaten)
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1 1/2 cups light corn syrup
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
- 1 9-inch basic pie crust (in a pie plate)
- 1 cup pecans
- Preheat your oven to 350 degrees and place rack in the lowest position.
- Set a heatproof bowl over a saucepan of simmering water to melt the chocolate. Stir occasionally until smooth. Set aside.
- Stir the eggs, sugar, corn syrup, vanilla and salt together in a medium bowl. Slowly stir in the melted chocolate.
- Pour the filling into the prepared pie crust. Place the pie on a rimmed baking sheet.
- Lay the pecans evenly on top of the filling.
- Bake for 50 to 60 minutes or until the pie has set. Let cool on a wire rack for 4 hours before serving.
Happy Thanksgiving from RV Connections