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With the holiday season, there are many things that put us in a warm, cozy spirit. Whether it’s curling up with a pumpkin spice latte and novel or sipping some eggnog with family, nothing beats having a freshly baked pie in the house. Warm up the home with the heat of the oven and enjoy the scent and flavors of these great pie recipes.
Refrigerated pie crust comes in handy when you don’t have time to make it from scratch, but for this tart cherry amaretto pie, you’ll have to prep a couple of days in advance and make your own crust. Have fun designing your own lattice top crust for this one.
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This spelt sour cherry pie recipe is divided into three steps for the crust, the filling and the topping, making it easy to follow. If you like cherries but you’d rather them in cookies, cakes and breads instead, here are our best cherry dessert recipes.
If you usually don’t like the flaky dough crust of pies and prefer graham cracker or chocolate crusts instead, then this pumpkin chocolate tart is going to be your new favorite. Get your canned pumpkin puree out and your taste buds ready — this one is irresistible.
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Calling all cookie fans, this apple treat is a cookie turned into a pie, made with Granny Smith apples and a creamy vanilla glaze. Cut into slices and serve it the same way you’d serve a pie.
There won’t be any need to burn the cranberry apple candle you bought to bring the scent of autumn to your home. Instead, bake this cranberry-apple cobbler pie filled with autumnal spices and serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
So it might be easier to make s’mores during your backyard camping adventure, but this Butterfinger campfire pie made with Butterfinger candy bars will make you feel like you’re sitting by the fire.
If you want to make dinner at home feel like a restaurant, then adding a fancy dessert to the end of the meal is a must. This red wine poached pear tart is sweet and buttery, complete with an almond filling.
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The nice part about baking is that recipes often call for pantry staples that last a long time. The next time you’re craving something a little bit tart and a little bit sweet, all you’ll need are some thawed frozen cherries and a whole lot of pantry staples.
Cinnamon and berries are two foods you should eat every day, so why not have them in your desserts? This pear and cranberry crumble pie sounds irresistibly sweet.
One of the main Thanksgiving grocery shopping tips is to plan ahead. This year, make sure pepitas are on your shopping list — you can use them to spruce up the classic pumpkin pie with pepita crust.
If it’s usually hard for you to make up your mind about which desserts to have, then why not enjoy three in one? This chocolate mint crownie pie will be a joy to bake whether you’re an amateur baker or an expert — its name comes from the fun combination of brownie, chocolate chip cookie and pie.
This eggnog cream cheese pie is a no-bake recipe, so you’ll be able to use the oven for all your main dishes while dessert sets in the fridge.
Once the Halloween candy is off the store shelves, out come the bags and boxes of peppermint-flavored chocolate and candies. This chocolate peppermint truffle tart is for the peppermint pattie lovers out there.
One healthy habit that will keep you feeling young is to work on reducing the amount of sugar you consume. If you’re trying to cut down on sugar, this cranberry apple streusel pie is a great option that’s still plenty sweet thanks to the use of stevia.
You might think of cherry pies as a staple summertime treat, but this cherry lattice pie is perfect for any time of year and is one of the best desserts you can make from frozen or canned fruit.
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There are lots of ingredients that make pancakes better, and maple syrup is a must-have. So why not use the sticky sweet condiment in your pies too? Oh, and did we mention this maple syrup ‘n mix nut pie is finished off with maple whipped topping?
If one of your favorite childhood treats was a Moon Pie, then this recipe will be your next go-to when you bake. The chocolate cream pie is topped with a caramel praline sauce and marshmallow meringue.
This one might sound like something you’d get at a pastry shop, but with this easy-to-follow turtle pie recipe, you’ll be able to make it in your own kitchen. With the mix of caramel pecan filling and chocolate ganache to coat the top, this might be the first to go at your family gatherings.
Of course, we couldn’t leave out pumpkin pie — one of the most classic holiday pies there are. This recipe is all from scratch so you’ll need a real pumpkin instead of the puree from a can. For more pie recipes, here are the most iconic pies in every state.
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