No Thanksgiving plate would be complete without dessert, and the dessert du jour is the pie. Apple pie, pumpkin pie, sweet potato pie, even the unseasonal strawberry pie: They’re all great. And they all help to make the wonderful holiday of Thanksgiving what it really is: a day to indulge among family and friends.
Though all pies shares the basic elements of crust and a filling, they could not be more different… and neither could the people who eat them. Your preference of Thanksgiving pie says a lot about you, whether you know it or not. Find your favorite pastry below and find out who you truly are.
There’s nothing more American than apple pie, except for you, of course. You love Thanksgiving because it’s the holiday about the brave Pilgrims who landed and colonized this great country. So you celebrate with an extra-large slice of this signature dessert, because it’s your right to indulge.
Chocolate Pudding Pie
Pie isn’t really your thing, but you would never turn down a cookie, a slice of cake, or — most importantly — chocolate. Perhaps you’re a bit of a child at heart (or actually still a child), and you embrace that fun side of your personality to sweeten up any holiday.
If you’re not among the elder members of your family, you are an old soul deep down. You pine for the good ol’ days when pies cooled on the windowsill and you had to adjust a rusting antenna to catch the Thanksgiving Day parade, but at least you still have family traditions like gathering on Thanksgiving to keep you going.
Though some may scoff every autumn when the season of pumpkin spice comes upon us, you relish in the warm, comforting flavors of cinnamon, clove, nutmeg, and ginger. You’re not afraid to rock some brown boots, flannel, and a puffy vest because you know fall and Thanksgiving is the best time of year.
Even if the temperatures are cooling down and the leaves are gold and red, it’s perpetually summer in your mind (and heart). Though you don’t mind the holidays, you can’t wait for them to be over — you have a trip to the Bahamas already booked for New Year’s.
Sweet Potato Pie
You’re a Southerner through and through, even if you’re not actually from the South. You want collard greens on your Thanksgiving table and bacon in your green beans. Your Yankee family may wonder where that new Texan accent came from, and the answer is your heart.