The Ultimate List of All the Best Pies, Ever Slideshow
The Ultimate List of All the Best Pies, Ever
To honor the beautiful pie, we’ve gathered together 30 of our favorite pie recipes. From creamy chocolate and coconut pies to classics like blueberry and apple pies, there’s something here to satisfy every sweet tooth. But, pies aren’t limited to dessert. We’ve included a few savory pies like a perfect chicken pot pie and a quiche in our roundup so you can have pie for every meal this Pi Day.
Chocolate Hazelnut Pie
Give your average chocolate cream pie a makeover with the addition of hazelnuts. Though this silken pie maintains its richness, the sweet hazelnut liqueur and fresh nuts give it a certain brightness.
For the Chocolate Hazelnut Pie recipe, click here.
Coconut Cream Pie With Coconut Meringue
Coconut milk and toasted coconut flakes are used together in this dish to maximize the milky, sweet flavor of this tropical fruit.
For the Coconut Cream Pie with Coconut Meringue recipe, click here.
Cookie Fluff Pie
sugary goodness to the forefront, complimented by just the right amount of chocolate cookie. And with plenty of pre-made ingredients, this pie is simple enough for any home cook.
For the Cookie Fluff Pie recipe, click here.
Cream Cheese Pie With Nutella and Strawberries
Strawberries are a natural friend to cream cheese and Nutella, and this delightful, easy-to-make pie brings all three of these buddies together. A few lightly toasted almonds bring just the right amount of crunch on top.
For the Cream Cheese Pie With Nutella and Strawberries recipe, click here.
Custard Cream Pie
A classic vanilla custard makes for a perfect end to any meal. That simple dessert is made one better by being spooned lovingly into a flaky homemade pie dough. This recipe is easily adaptable for the addition of any fruit.
For the Custard Cream Pie recipe, click here.
Double Banana Cream Pie
A banana cream pie is made simple with a banana-flavored pudding and some perfectly ripened fruit. Light, refreshing, and full of banana flavor, this pie is as easy to make as it is tasty.
For the Double Banana Cream Pie recipe, click here.
Key Lime Pie
Creamy, zesty, and just the right amount of sweet, the key lime pie is pretty much a perfect dessert. This particular incarnation has a ginger cookie crust for a little extra zip.
For the Key Lime Pie recipe, click here.
Maple Pumpkin Pie
Forget your mama’s pumpkin pie recipe — this dairy-free alternative is perfectly creamy thanks to the addition of coconut milk. Maple syrup adds additional autumnal warmth to the classic spice combination of ginger, nutmeg, cloves, and cardamom.
For the Maple Pumpkin Pie recipe, click here.
Mile-High Lemon Meringue Pie
Pucker up! A tart, silken lemon pie gets the balance it so desperately needs with piles and piles of a fluffy, light-as-air meringue topping. The end product looks (and tastes) like a dream.
For the Mile-High Lemon Meringue Pie recipe, click here.
Mint Julep Pie With Caramel-Bourbon Sauce
The mint julep cocktail gets the dessert treatment in this frozen pie. Mint ice cream and fresh mint make this dessert perfectly refreshing, but a rich, gooey caramel sauce adds in a much-needed indulgence factor.
For the Mint Julep Pie With Caramel-Bourbon Sauce recipe, click here.
RumChata Pecan Pie
Getting the exact blend of nutty spices for your pecan pie can be a struggle, but RumChata cream liqueur is an incredible shortcut for tons of flavor with very little work.
For the RumChata Pecan Pie recipe, click here.
Salted Caramel-Chocolate-Peanut Butter Pie
Caramel, peanuts, peanut butter, and chocolate sound like an incredible candy bar, right? Nope. They’re here together in a pie that just screams indulgence. Full of different textures and sweet flavors, there’s something new here in every single bite.
For the Salted Caramel-Chocolate-Peanut Butter Pie recipe, click here.
Deeply flavored, sticky molasses is best known for being slow pouring instead of the bold, versatile pantry staple that it is. The shoofly pie allows this ingredient to shine through, with the help of a crumbly cinnamon-and-sugar topping.
For the Shoofly Pie recipe, click here.
Cheddar Apple Pie
Apples are a welcome addition to any cheese platter, so why shouldn’t fruit and cheese be together for dessert too? Though this combination may sound off-putting, the creamy, mildly salty Cheddar cheese perfectly complements baked apples, giving this everyday pie a new life.
For the Cheddar Apple Pie recipe, click here.
Fresh tart cranberries never get the love that other fall produce does, but this pie finally does this fruit justice. Orange zest and orange liqueur add just the right counterbalance of citrus flavor, allowing cranberries to shine.
For the Cranberry Pie recipe, click here.
Fresh Cherry Pie
Forget that syrupy-sweet cherry pie filling, this 100-percent-homemade pie embraces the tartness of a freshly-picked cherry. Plenty of sugar and just a touch of vanilla create a filling that’s sweet and luxurious without any questionable ingredients.
For the Fresh Cherry Pie recipe, click here.
Pears and juniper berries join together for this one-of-a-kind fruit pie. The floral notes of the juniper berries are perfectly tempered by the tender, sweet pear.
For the Junipear Pie recipe, click here.
Lattice-Top Blueberry Pie
A touch of cinnamon and sugar add a certain down-home warmth to a this classic blueberry pie. And with a lattice pie crust on top, this dessert is as pretty as a picture.
For the Lattice-Top Blueberry Pie recipe, click here.
Mixed Berry Pie
Though this pie was conceived for summer, its refreshing blend of raspberries, blueberries, and cinnamon is perfect for any time of year. With a wonderfully flaky crust, this classic pie is an absolute must at any potluck.
For the Mixed Berry Pie recipe, click here.
Raspberry Pie With Shortening Crust
Delicate raspberries finally get the pie love they deserve in this recipe. A crust made of vegetable shortening allows for the fruit’s flavor to be the star of the dish, instead of being overwhelmed by butter.
For the Raspberry Pie With Shortening Crust recipe, click here.
Summertime Gooseberry Pie
Tart gooseberries aren’t in every garden, but if you find yourself with fruit to spare, this pie is a winner. A sugary, sweet pie crust helps to balance out this sour fruit.
For the Summertime Gooseberry Pie recipe, click here.
Spiced Peach Pie
The classic summer staple peach pie gets remade for any season thanks to a few extra ingredients. Cinnamon and ginger add just the right amount of spiciness while cranberries help add tart notes to this juicy, sweet fruit.
For the Spiced Peach Pie recipe, click here.
Beef Curry Pie
Caramelized Shallot and Mushroom Quiche
Quiche is frequently relegated to the brunch table, but this recipe is really any anytime dish. Deeply flavored with “baby bella” mushrooms and golden caramelized shallots, this quiche is packed with earthy flavors.
For the Caramelized Shallot and Mushroom Quiche recipe, click here.
Chicken Pot Pie
There are few dishes more classically comforting than the chicken pot pie. Filled with juicy chicken, a homemade gravy, and a few hearty vegetables (for your health), this dish is pure happiness.
For the Chicken Pot Pie recipe, click here.
Mini Shepherd's Pies
This robust dinner dish can take all day to prepare, but this bite-sized adaptation uses a few shortcuts, including powdered potato flakes and refrigerated biscuit dough. But don’t balk: these mini pies still pack plenty of savory flavor.
For the Mini Shepherd's Pies recipe, click here.
Summer Tomato Pie
If you find yourself with more tomatoes than you know what to do with this summer, consider baking them into a pie. This savory dish is filled with fresh flavor and tons of cheese, a combination that could never hurt a soul.
For the Summer Tomato Pie recipe, click here.
Tacos will always be a crowd pleaser, as will this savory ground beef pie. Classic Tex-Mex flavors merge with a pie crust made of crescent rolls, creating a dish that’s perfect as a weeknight dinner or as a party appetizer.