The holidays wouldn’t be complete without a pie (or two … or three …)! To help you get ready for the season, we’ve rounded up our top picks for everything from apple pie recipes to pecan and pumpkin pie recipes, too. Looking for something different? You’ll find a gingerbread cream, eggnog and apple rhubarb pies that are sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Keep reading to find the best and brightest for this holiday season.
Feeling adventurous? If you're determined to make a splash this holiday with some pie magic, then you'll want to try out I Heart Naptime's triple berry Razzleberry Pie. Made using frozen berries (so you don't have to worry about what's in season), this sweet and tart pie is a nice break from the traditional cream desserts you might see this time of year.
If you're craving the European biscuit then you'll want to whip up this surprisingly easy pie this holiday. Gimme Some Oven's Biscoff Pie is made with a buttery crust, a la Biscoff's and is filled with a fluffy and creamy middle. Pop in the fridge for chilling and enjoy this no-bake pie you'll want to make again and again.
Chocolate Chip Cookie Pie
On pie duty for the holidays? Now you don't have to sacrifice your love of chocolate cookies with this delicious dessert from Sugar & Charm. A cookie shortbread crust on the bottom with a rich chocolate chip cookie filling on top makes for an ooey-gooey pie that's best enjoyed with vanilla ice cream.
Gingerbread Cream Pie
Nothing says the holidays like gingerbread! Lauren's Latest whips up a delightful Gingerbread Cream Pie that takes 10 minutes to put together and will change the way you think about gingerbread forever.
No Bake OREO Cream Pie
Goodbye hours spent slaving in the kitchen, hello No Bake OREO Cream Pie! Princess Pinky Girl is saving your holiday with this five-ingredient dessert that's all about your fave dunking cookie. OREO cookie crust and a creamy filling packed with even more of the crispy cookie come together in just 20 minutes––just in time for your holiday shindig.
Easy Reese's Peanut Butter Pie
If you're trying to avoid spending a ton of time in the kitchen, then Eating On a Dime's Easy Reese's Peanut Butter Pie is for you. The four-ingredient, no-bake dessert sets up in the fridge in just 30 minutes before it's ready to be devoured. Not a fan of peanut butter? You can easily swap for your fave candy bar!
Eggnog and the holidays are practically synonymous, and that's why Eggnog Pie owns a spot at your dinner table this year. Boulder Locavore whips up this eggnog and rum treat before laying in a buttery pie crust.
Apple & Rhubarb Pie
Step up your apple pie game this year with Wondermom Wannabe's Apple & Rhubarb Pie. The tart delicacy is mixed with store-bought crust and apple pie filling to make this new dessert easy as pie.
Frank’s Apple Pie
Lemon Meringue Pie
Your guests are sure to fall in love with this jaw-dropping lemon meringue pie from Food Nouveau. You can use a classic pie crust or try out her cookie-like hazelnut crust—either way, it’ll be absolutely delicious. Click here to get the recipe.
A southern staple, you can’t go wrong with a classic pecan pie. This recipe from Sugar & Soul Co. uses all brown sugar to give it a deeper flavor that goes great with the pecans. Get the recipe by clicking here.
Vegan Chocolate, Peanut Butter & Avocado Pie
Hear us out. This rich and fudgy dessert is made even better by some sneaky avocado. It’s also a no-bake masterpiece so you can whip it up in no time for any party, potluck, or mid-week treat. For the recipe, head to A Taste of Madness. Need more vegan recipe ideas? Click here.
Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie with Walnut Crust
Gluten-free guests don’t have to miss out on dessert thanks to this genius recipe from Valerie Cogswell. The crust is made with a simple walnut mixture, and mascarpone cheese gives the filling a creamy, indulgent taste. Check out this recipe and more simple pumpkin pie recipes by clicking here.
Bourbon Bacon Pecan Pie
There are bacon lovers. And there are pie lovers. And bourbon lovers, too. What if you combined all of these things into one luxurious dish? Nicole at Brown Sugar has done just that with her decadent Bourbon Bacon Pecan Pie, a dessert just as comfortable on the table of a southern farmhouse as it is on the counter at a chic coffee shop. It’s the pie that keeps on giving! Get her full how-to at Brown Sugar. Like your bacon combined with sweet? Check out these other bacon-baking recipes.
Pecan Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie
If you can’t decide what kind of pie to make, why not go for three in one? Inside Bru Crew Life’s genius recipe combines a pumpkin cheesecake base with a pecan pie topping to make a dessert that will disappear from your table in no time. Snag the recipe and more pumpkin pie recipes by clicking here.
Vanilla Cream Fruit Tart
We love how this fruit tart is equal parts sweet and creamy and think this is a nice "lighter" alternative to the more traditional pie recipes served this time of year. (Psst! The crust uses coconut oil, which adds an extra dose of delicious flavor.) Visit Homemade Food Junkie for the full recipe details.
French Silk Pie
Chocolate lovers, rejoice! This French silk (aka chocolate cream) pie from Amanda’s Cravings will be the star of your dessert table. Be sure to bake it the day before you want to serve it, so it has plenty of time to rest overnight. To get the recipe, click here.
Super Easy Key Lime Pie
Because not everybody likes pumpkin (yeah, we know, but it's true!) try your hand at the world's easiest key lime pie. We love this recipe our Managing Editor swears by (and she's terrible at making pies).
Crustless Pumpkin Pie
For an after-school snack that satisfies a sweet tooth without being unhealthy, you’ve got to try this pumpkin pie pudding from My Life Cookbook. It comes together in the blender in less than 10 minutes, and tastes great topped with coconut cream or whipped cream. Find out how it’s made by clicking here.
Skillet Apple Pie
We’ve all been there: as you try to piece together your broken pie crust with ice water, your frustration skyrockets and you swear that you’ll never make a pie crust ever again. For anyone who has ever cursed their pie crust, we’ve got a great solution for you—an apple pie made in a skillet! Click here to get the recipe.
Pie for Breakfast
If you’ve got any leftover canned pumpkin on your hands, this smoothie recipe from Dishing Delish is the perfect way to use it up. It’s the next best thing to having a slice of pumpkin pie for breakfast. To get the recipe, click here.
The Wonderland Tart
We love this Alice-inspired tart from The Piebrary—with a cookie crust, a rose-infused custard filling and fresh raspberries studded throughout, it’s sure to be a crowd pleaser. The red and white color scheme pays homage to the infamous Queen of Hearts. To grab the recipe, click here. Got an Alice fan in the house? We've got a ton more adorable and yummy ideas here.
—Susie Foresman & Karly Wood