True fans know that pastry love extends way beyond grandma’s apple pie. From shepherd’s to Boston cream, there’s more to pie than meets the eye. Click through the slideshow below to see some unexpected sweet and savory takes on your favorite slice.

Mexican Shepherd’s Pie

For comfort food that won't disappoint, turn to this recipe that takes the traditional Shepherd's Pie and adds a flavorful twist. Get the recipe.

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