Save room for pie: Our favorite recipes
According to the American Pie Council, 1 in 5 Americans admit to having eaten an entire pie by themselves, 27% say their mom makes the best pie, and 9% prefer to eat their pie crust-first.
Pies are so popular that if the 186 million pies sold in U.S. grocery stores every year were lined up, they would circle the globe with pies to spare. But why buy a pie when you can make one yourself? Give one of these tasty recipes a try!
Choco-honey crunch pecan pie
This decadent pie has everything: chocolate? Check. Honey? Check. Pecans? Check. Make it for a special occasion or surprise your family by serving this on a regular old week night.
- GET THE RECIPE: Choco-honey crunch pecan pie
Award-winning Dutch apple pie
Shelby McCreedy's grandmother told her the simple secret to pie baking. "Don't get fancy," she would say. "It doesn't have to be pretty to taste good. When you make something, you eat it whether it comes out the way it was supposed to or not!" That's great advice, but her grandma's Dutch apple pie is both delicious and beautiful.
- GET THE RECIPE: Award-winning Dutch apple pie
Ginger pumpkin meringue pie
This decadent pie is perfect for your holiday table, with a gingersnap-graham crust, maple-ginger-pumpkin filling, and brown sugar meringue.
- GET THE RECIPE: Ginger pumpkin meringue pie
Double cherry supreme pie
This scrumptious pie is made with both frozen and dried cherries, giving it a taste and texture unlike most cherry pies. This will quickly become your go-to recipe for family dinners and potlucks alike.
- GET THE RECIPE: Double cherry supreme pie
Frozen peanut butter pie
Even though this pie is frozen, you don't have to wait until summer to serve it! Try this no-bake, creamy dessert made with a time-saving store-bought chocolate crumb crust.
- GET THE RECIPE: Frozen peanut butter pie
Blue-ribbon gooseberry pie
When Kaye Postma of Rhodes, Iowa, asked her 89-year-old father what he wanted for his birthday, he said, "A rare steak, wilted lettuce, and gooseberry pie." Postma has a reputation as the family pie baker, so she got cracking. Her creation won a blue ribbon at the Iowa State Fair.
- GET THE RECIPE: Blue-ribbon gooseberry pie
APPLE, RHUBARB, AND RASPBERRY PIE WITH ALMOND STAR CRUST
This pretty, patriotic pie is perfect for your Fourth of July, Memorial Day, Labor Day, or Veterans Day gathering, but it's so delicious, you'll want to make it more often than that. This fruit combination with the almond crust is fantastic!
- GET THE RECIPE: Apple, rhubarb, and raspberry pie with almond star crust