15 Best Thanksgiving Pie Recipes
Thanksgiving isn’t complete without a Thanksgiving Pie. Whether that be the classic favorites of pumpkin pie, to the interesting twists of apple pie, pear, cranberry, and even lemon pies.
Someone once asked, “If you didn’t have pie, did you even have Thanksgiving?”
When it comes to planning Thanksgiving, there is only one way to put an exclamation on the feast. And that would be with a delicious slice of Thanksgiving pie.
Because, yes, while the turkey is important, and the side dishes make the event, there isn’t anything more satisfying than a nice slice of pie!
Have I convinced you? Here are some incredible pie recipes delicious enough to end your feast.
Martha Stewart has always been known for her pies. I came across this article recently on her Thanksgiving baking traditions. If you’re a pie baker — this might be a new tradition for you too!
Have You Ever Wondered Which Pie is Most Popular at Thanksgiving?
Me too. So I did some digging and found a recent Yahoo article, with a poll, and a bit of history too. It turns out this list is the most popular pies for Thanksgiving… so far.
- Pumpkin Pie — of course!
- Pecan Pie
- Apple Pie
I would absolutely have to add Sweet Potato Pie to that mix as well! What about you? Which pie can you not live without at Thanksgiving?
More Thanksgiving Recipes
- Simple and Classic Thanksgiving Dressing
- Thanksgiving Desserts that Aren’t Pumpkin Pie
- Classic and Easy Thanksgiving Side Recipes
- How to Carve a Thanksgiving Turkey
- Turkey Roasting Time Chart
15 Best Thanksgiving Pie Recipes
Thanksgiving isn't complete without a Thanksgiving Pie. Whether that be the classic favorites of pumpkin pie, to the interesting twists of apple pie, pear, cranberry, and even lemon pies.
Thanksgiving Tradition: Pumpkin Pie
A classic option everyone loves.
"A mixture of pears and bright red cranberries make a colorful filling for this winter pie, a perfect choice for holiday celebrations. Making a lattice crust with strips of different widths gives it a fun modern look."
Easy Sweet Potato Pie Recipe
This easy Sweet Potato Pie recipe has become a favorite sweet staple for fall and the holidays. Simple ingredients, amazingly delicious flavor, and evocative history of bringing family and community together.
Best Double Crust Apple Cheddar Pie
"Is there anything more "farmhouse" than pie cooling on the ledge on a crisp November day? Enjoy this Double-Crust Apple-Cheddar Pie on Thanksgiving, or throughout the entire fall season. "
Maple Granola Pecan Pie Recipe
Looking for a classic dessert with a twist? Try out this decadent pecan pie recipe.
"This lemon tart is an excellent alternative to typical Thanksgiving desserts."
Best Maple-Nut Pie
A chocolate-drizzled riff on classic pecan pie.
"This is the ultimate holiday pie for those who love apple, pumpkin and pecan pie equally. There's no need to choose-our creation boasts a gooey pecan bottom, a sweet-and-tart apple edge and a creamy pumpkin center. Make it the day before and refrigerate overnight; serve at room temperature or chilled."
"If the butterscotch filling wasn't enough, this pie is topped with fresh whipped meringue and baked until it's lightly browned."
Easy Pumpkin Pie Bars
"Made with a graham cracker and toasty pecan crust, these creamy pumpkin pie bars are irresistible. Like pumpkin pie, but so much easier!"
Gingersnap Crumb Pear Pie
"This basic recipe was one my grandmother used for making crumble pies from fresh fruit. She simply substituted oats, gingersnaps or vanilla wafers depending on the fruit. Pear was always my favorite, and I added the ginger and caramel to give it a new twist. —Fay Moreland, Wichita Falls, Texas"
Citrus Cranberry Pie
"To showcase abundant fall cranberries, make this beautiful lattice-topped pie. A dollop of orange cream complements the slightly tart flavor."
Dutch Apple Pie Tartlets
"These adorable mini apple pie pastries make a delightful addition to a dessert buffet or snack tray. The recipe calls for convenient frozen phyllo shells, so they're surprisingly easy to prepare."
"It has an easy press-in crust made with a buttery mixture of crushed saltines which balances out the pucker-perfect curd filling. The finishing touch is a creamy meringue "wreath" piped on top."
"This simple cranberry pie recipe will make an excellent addition to your Thanksgiving table! This recipe calls for fresh cranberries but frozen can also be used."