59 Thanksgiving Pie Recipes to Impress a Crowd

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If Thanksgiving is the Super Bowl of food holidays, we like to think of pie as the starting quarterback. It’s just not Thanksgiving if it doesn’t end with something sweet in a crust, like pumpkin pie in cinnamon roll pie crust, a puff pastry apple galette or a blood orange tart with toasted meringue. Here are 59 of our favorite Thanksgiving pie recipes—from tried-and-true classics to new ideas that just might become your next family tradition.

1. Pumpkin Pie with Cinnamon Roll Pie Crust

Fun combination, surprisingly easy to pull together.

2. Puff Pastry Apple Galette

It’s almost too pretty to eat. (We said almost, didn’t we?)

3. Vegan Dark Chocolate Ginger Tart

Presenting a vegan and gluten-free dessert, a Thanksgiving miracle.

4. Peanut-Butter Freezer Pie

A godsend when your oven is in holiday overdrive.

5. Maple Pecan Pie

Using maple syrup instead of corn syrup makes the filling flavorful, pleasantly gooey and less cloying.

6. Salted Chocolate Tart with Kettle Chip Crust

The crust is made of crushed kettle chips for a treat that’s as easy to make as it is to eat.

7. Apple-Cranberry Pie

Because fresh cranberries are so much better than the canned stuff.

8. Neapolitan Pie

Ice cream? Yawn. We’re making this gorgeous Neapolitan pie for holidaysbirthday parties and special occasions from now on.

9. Caramel Apple Slab Pie

No one ever said pie had to be round. (Plus, you won't have to fuss with crimping the crust.)

10. Lemon Pie with Blueberry Meringue

The light-as-air topping gets its lilac hue from—surprise—freeze-dried blueberries.

11. Apple Tart with Soft-Pretzel Crust

Save this one for a rainy day. It’s definitely a project, but the results are delish.

12. Sweet Potato Pie

Some people are Team Pumpkin, some are Team Sweet Potato. But there's plenty of room on our table for both.

14. Mini Vegan Pumpkin Pies

Perfect for guests with dietary restrictions.

15. Cinnamon Meringue Pie

Nothing is stopping us from making this warming seasonal dessert.

16. Cranberry Orange Custard Pie

Autumnal to the max. It'll also fit in great at Christmas dinner.

17. Ginger Cherry Pie

Be patient and take your time. The attention to detail will blow everyone away.

18. Banoffee Pie with Honeycomb

Meet this magical British dessert made from bananas, cream and toffee on a crumbled cookie crust.

19. Baklava Pie

Your favorite honey-drenched Greek dessert, minus the sticky fingers.

20. Pumpkin Ice Cream Pie

You can make this way ahead of time (like, weeks) and keep it the freezer until your guests show up.

21. Maple Sweet Potato Pie

Move over pumpkin pie, and say hello to this sweet potato and maple masterpiece.

23. Spiced Mexican Chocolate Coconut Pie

A little pinch of cayenne gives this pie an unexpected—and totally delicious—flavor.

24. Skillet Peach Cobbler

The perfect use for all those frozen summer peaches you saved.

25. Peppermint Chocolate Pie

In case you're craving something holly-jolly before December.

26. Mini Apple Tarts

The key to their uniform size is baking the tarts in mason jar lids.

27. Blueberry Crumble Pie

Instead of a traditional crust, we use a streusel-like topping to change things up.

28. No-Bake Candy Bar Pie

This recipe combines our two favorite candy bars to create one seriously decadent dessert.

29. Cherry Slab Pie

To feed a crowd—and stay sane while doing it—try this no-frills dessert recipe.

30. Mini Apricot Meringue Pies

If you don’t have mini tart pans or pie plates, you can use mason jar lids to make the crust.

31. Key Lime Pie with White Chocolate

This recipe expertly combines sweet white chocolate and coconut with tart lime juice.

33. Breakfast Hand Pies

Why not take this classic breakfast treat into dessert territory?

34. Mini Mason Jar Apple Pies

How cute are the tiny crimped crusts? Use Honeycrisp, Pink Lady or Granny Smith apples.

35. Grandma’s Creamy Lemon Pie

It comes together in a flash with ingredients you probably already have on hand.

36. Blueberry Ice Cream Pie

Come on, look how pretty it is. You know you want to make it.

37. Fig Tarte Tatin

It all comes together in a single skillet, and the most work you’ll have to do is slice some figs to reach sticky-sweet heaven.

38. Sea Salt Butterscotch Tart

Whoa, this pie is plant-based and gluten-free? You'd better believe it.

39. Caramel-Chocolate Macadamia Tart

You can go ahead and file this caramel-chocolate macadamia tart under “gorgeous and secretly easy.”

40. Brownie Pie

The only way to improve upon a brownie? Put it in a flaky pastry shell.

41. Pear Thyme Tarts

Super classy and almost too beautiful to eat. Bonus: They’re dairyand gluten-free.

42. No-Bake Coconut Cream Pie

Perfect for a destination holiday (or pretending, anyway).

43. Muffin-Tin Lemon Meringue Pie

We promise they’re easy enough to whip up at home.

44. Banana Tarte Tatin

Tarte tatins are traditionally made with apples. But we love breaking tradition (and caramelized bananas).

45. Mini Strawberry Ice Cream Pies

All you have to do is roast strawberries, crush graham crackers and add a scoop of ice cream.

46. Butterscotch Pie

Brace yourself: Your house will never smell this good again.

47. Blueberry Cheesecake Pie

There’s always room for tangy cream cheese filling on our menu.

48. Easy Apple Galette

The best part about galettes? They’re rustic, leaving plenty of wiggle room when rolling out the dough.

50. Vanilla Buttermilk Pie

This Southern classic proves that vanilla desserts can be far from boring.

51. Cranberry-Orange Pie

Cranberries are high in pectin, so they make for a naturally thick, luscious filling.

52. Molten Chocolate Crackle Pie

Hazelnut liquor, cocoa powder and instant coffee make each bite taste like a mocha latte.

53. Strawberry Pie with Strawberry Crust

Strawberries may be more of a summertime treat, but this pie is worth making year-round.

54. Mini Cranberry Potpies

The only thing better than a slice of pie? Having a mini pie all to yourself—no sharing required.

55. Bourbon Sweet Potato Pie

Complete with toasted marshmallow meringue. Bonus points for using vanilla bourbon in the filling.

56. Chocolate Pumpkin Pecan Pie

Can't decide between these three crowd-pleasing flavors? Go ahead and use all three.

57. Caramel Pie

BRB, diving face first into the buttery, sweet filling. Use store-bought pie crust to save time.

58. Chai Pumpkin Pie with Maple Whipped Cream

Our two favorite fall lattes collide for one decidedly autumnal dessert.

59. Pretzel Peanut Butter Chocolate Pie

Believe it or not, this creamy number is totally vegan, thanks to canned coconut cream.

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