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Go Nuts for Dessert

Tired of the standard pecan pie? This Thanksgiving, indulge in some of the city’s best desserts—all with a nutty twist.

Make My Cake
121 St. Nicholas Ave. at 116th St.; 212-932-0833; 2380 Adam C. Powell Blvd. at 139th St.; 212-234-2344
Sweet-potato-bourbon-pecan bundt cake, $45; butter-pecan-pumpkin layer cake, $55.

Sarabeth’s Bakery
75 Ninth Ave., nr. 15th St.; 212-989-2424
Top row: pecan tarts with gingerbread crust; bottom row: pineapple-hibiscus tarts with almond cream; $4.50 each.

Dun-Well Doughnuts
222 Montrose Ave., nr. Bushwick Ave., East Williamsburg; 347-294-0871
Clockwise, from top left: hickory-maple and chocolate-frosted doughnut topped with walnuts and banana chips; pumpkin, pecan, and ginger pie doughnut; Macintosh apple and cashew-frosted doughnut filled with locally made organic raspberry preserves; almond-glazed doughnut with pistachio dust; cranberry-and hazelnut-frosted doughnut garnished with organic dark-chocolate lattice; Fuyu fruit and vanilla-glazed doughnut with pecan bits and sage. Prices ranging from $1.25 to $3.25 each; $14 and up for a half-dozen; $25 and up for a dozen.

Astor Bake Shop
12-23 Astoria Blvd., at 14th St., Astoria; 718-606-8439
Rustic apple pie with currants and pecans, $25.50.

Eileen’s Special Cheesecake
17 Cleveland Pl., nr. Kenmare St.; 212-966-5585
Clockwise, from top left: salted-caramel-pecan, amaretto, pumpkin-caramel-pecan, maple-walnut, rocky road cheesecakes. Mini cheesecakes, $3.50 each or $40 for a dozen; 6-inch cakes for $17; 10-inch cakes for $40.

Krumville Bake Shop
Available online, at wholesale retail locations, or at Smorgasburg.
Gluten-free chocolate-almond amaretti cookies, $2.65 each or $8 for a 5-ounce bag of 4.

The Good Batch
936 Fulton St., nr. St. James Pl., Clinton Hill; 718-622-4000
Butterscotch-pecan-cake jar layered with chocolate cake, butterscotch pudding, whipped cream, and toasted pecans, $6.

Peter Pan Donut & Pastry Shop
727 Manhattan Ave., nr. Norman Ave., Greenpoint; 718-389-3676
Maple-glazed pumpkin pound cake with walnuts or pecans, $2/slice.

Dominique Ansel Bakery
189 Spring St., nr. Thompson St.; 212-219-2773
Gingerbread croissants with almond-gingerbread caramel filling, caramelized pecans, and marshmallows, $4 each.

Breads Bakery
18 E. 16th St., nr. Union Square West; 212-633-2253
Clockwise, from top left: pecan pie with housemade toffee filling, $34; chocolate babka pie with chocolate and hazelnut spread, $35; mixed-nuts tart with pecans, walnuts, cashews, and almonds, $35; walnut-raisin bread, $7.

Sullivan St. Bakery
533 W. 47th St., nr. 11th Ave.; 212-265-5580; 236 Ninth Ave., nr. W. 25th St.; 212-929-5900
Rye-pecan pie, $32. Available for Thanksgiving preorder starting November 1.