11 Best-Ever Thanksgiving Pies


From classic pumpkin pie to a chocolate pecan tart, and so many more in between, here are 34 delicious pies and tarts to serve at Thanksgiving dinner.

Thanksgiving desserts don’t have to be a hassle, and most of these pies can be prepared ahead of time.

And if you’re wondering which pie pan is best, check out our picks from all of the ones we tested.

1/ Bourbon Pecan Pie

A homemade classic pecan pie spiked with a little bourbon. This pie is decadent, rich and delicious, the perfect dessert for your Thanksgiving dinner.

Source: jocooks

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2/ The Great Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Bursting with flavor, this pumpkin pie recipe is my very favorite. It’s rich, smooth, and tastes incredible on my homemade pie crust and served with whipped cream.

Source: foodandwine

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3/ Apricot and Apple Pie Recipe

When I think of Hawke’s Bay in the summer, I think of fresh juicy apricots — hence today’s pie. As it is a little too early, I’ve mixed dried apricots with Hawke’s Bay apples, chopped and flavoured with a hint of cardamom.

To avoid soggy pastry, make the filling ahead of time and allow it to completely cool before spooning in the fruit.

Source: viva.co.nz

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4/ Bourbon Pumpkin Pie with Salted Brown-Butter Pecan Streusel

This crowd favorite bourbon pumpkin pie has a salted brown butter pecan streusel. A creative and delicious way to level up your pumpkin pie game this Thanksgiving!

Source: sweetpeasandsaffron

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5/ Sweet Potato Meringue Pie

This is a butter and shortening pie crust blind baked and filled with a sweet potato, pumpkin tasting filling, cinnamon, and warm spices.

The topping is a brown sugar and cinnamon marshmallow meringue that is cooked on the stove and whipped to stiff peaks.

The whole thing is torched for a toasty golden finish. Read more about this fall autumn favorite pie for holidays (especially thanksgiving!).

Source: thewoodandspoon

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6/ Pear Hand Pies

Pear Hand Pies are a favorite winter treat! Similar in taste to an apple pie and oh so easy to make! Perfect for anyone who want a quick single serving treat without the guilt of eating an entire pie!

Source: numstheword

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7/ Coconut Custard Pie

This Old-Fashioned Coconut Custard Pie is one of my family’s longtime favorites. The creamy egg custard filling with plentiful toasted coconut is just rich enough to satisfy without being too decadent. Great for a holiday dessert!

Source: stripedspatula

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8/ Butternut Squash Glazed Tart

Look for a squash with a long neck when you shop for this vegetable, and prepare yourself for a surprise — this Butternut Squash Glazed Tart truly is a dessert!

Cinnamon, sugar, and apricot preserves boost the flavor of the squash, which is naturally slightly sweet.

Need more decadence? Top it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

Source: waypointsmagazine

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9/ Prune and custard tart

This is a really versatile recipe that I’m sure you’ll wind up using for many different kinds of fruit.

Source: foodtolove

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10/ Black Bottom-Banana Cream Pie

Classic diner cream pie meets state fair midway treat, and a star is born. It’s like a chocolate-dipped banana, only with a crust instead of a stick.

Source: myfoodandfamily

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11/ Best Pumpkin Pie With Cranberry Caramel Topper

For this classic Thanksgiving dessert, use the lower amount of spice for a mildly spiced pie. The larger amount yields a bigger flavor.

Source: bhg

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