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5 Ridiculously Easy Chocolate Desserts For Thanksgiving 2015

If there's one thing Thanksgiving is good for, it's the food! Spending time with friends and family too, of course, but let's be honest, eating is really the main attraction. The Thanksgiving meal is a pretty big deal and generally requires a lot of work to prep all those delicious sides and cook the perfect bird, but one thing that doesn't need to stress you out this year is dessert. Try any of these 5 ridiculously easy chocolate desserts so that you can actually have your cake and eat it too!

1. Turtle-Topped Brownie

Unwrap a brownie and add caramel, pecans and chocolate. Boom.

2. Brownie Batter Cheesecake

  • 1 box brownie mix (dry), divided
  • 3/4 cup flour
  • 1/3 cup butter, melted
  • 2 (8 oz) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • whipped cream and miniature chocolate chips for garnish

Mix together 3/4 cup dry brownie mix, flour, and melted butter in bowl. Pour into a springform pan. In separate bowl, beat cream cheese until smooth, then add remaining brownie mix and whipping cream. Spread over crust in springform pan and bake at 350F for 45-55 minutes, or until set in the center. Allow to cool completely in refrigerator and serve!

3. Banana Split Brownie Parfait (serves 12)

  • Fibre 1 Brownies
  • 1 package cheesecake pudding mix
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1 cup whipped cream
  • 2 cups frozen raspberries
  • 2 bananas, sliced
  • 1 cup chopped strawberries
  • 1 cup chocolate fudge sauce

Cut brownies into small squares and set aside. In medium bowl, beat together pudding mix with milk and let stand until thickened. Fold in 1/2 of whipped cream. In each parfait glass, layer brownies, pudding mixture, raspberries, bananas, strawberries, and fudge sauce; repeat until full. Top each glass with whipped cream and raspberry. Freeze until firm and then let stand at room temperature before serving.

Photo cred - Brown Sugar Mama

4. Brownie S'more Pops

  • 6 brownie bites
  • 2 graham crackers
  • 6 cake pop sticks
  • 1/2 cup marshmallow cream

Freeze brownie pieces for 1 hour. Meanwhile, crush graham crackers and place in bowl. Then poke brownie bites with pop sticks. In separate bowl, melt marshmallow mix in microwave for 10 secs. Dip frozen brownie bites in marshmallow cream and roll in graham crumbs. Bet you can't eat just one.

5. Strawberry Fudge Brownie Sundae

  • 1 Fibre 1 Chocolate Fudge Brownie
  • 1 tbsp vanilla frozen yogurt, slightly softened
  • 3 slices fresh strawberry
  • 1/2 tsp light chocolate syrup

Rip open a brownie pouch and place in a serving bowl. Then spoon frozen yogurt on top, top with strawberry slices and drizzle with chocolate syrup. Bam!