Thanksgiving pies must be the highlight of your feast, so we’ve rounded up some of the most well-loved pie recipes of all flavors and ingredients that might tickle your fancy. Choose well!
Best Thanksgiving Pies to Serve at the Holiday Feast
1. Gingerbread Chess Pie
This gingerbread chess pie is holiday perfection on a plate. You’ll definitely love this pie if you enjoy real gingerbread and the taste of molasses. Some lightly sweetened whipped cream served with atop each slice will take it a notch higher the pie meter.
2. Mini Pumpkin Pies
Want to make it bite-sized? Here’s a great pumpkin pie recipe that will help you with portion control. Make several of these mini pumpkin pies and make sure everyone ends up trying one. I’m sure they’d be delighted to.
3. Paleo Pumpkin Pie
Want to stick to your Paleo diet even during the holidays? Then this is the recipe for you. Load your family up with a healthy, highly nutritious dish full of protein and beta-carotene.
4. Triple Berry Pie
Feel like a dessert diva this Thanksgiving by making this berry-filled pie. It has the perfect balance of sweet and tart—it tastes so divine!
5. Cranberry Pie Recipe
6. Easy Homemade Apple Pie
Keep it traditional with this all-time favorite recipe. Apple pie, yummm! Easy to make and a sure crowd-pleaser.
7. Pecan Pie
This pie is described as sweet, custardy, sugary, and almost caramelly goodness. It’s hearty and a must-make pie recipe this Thanksgiving. It’s one of the most loved traditional Thanksgiving pies since the pioneer days.
8. Pear Ginger Crumble Pie
Try not to crumble once you’ve tasted the juicy pear-ginger filling. This pear ginger crumble pie is definitely a delicious new way to celebrate the holidays. The fruit and nuts complement each other so well in the filling.
9. Pumpkin Meringue Pie
Soft and creamy, this pumpkin meringue pie is a sight that will have your mouth watering. This is just exactly what you need to cap off a Thanksgiving feast.
10. Nantucket Cranberry Pie
If you’ve been wanting to try a different version of cranberry pie, then this one will be delish! This is such a simple treat to make, but it’s also symbolic, with a rich tradition behind this dessert.
11. The Ultimate Pumpkin Pie Recipe
Everyone will crave this ultimate pumpkin pie because of one ingredient: caramel! This recipe is sure to be a new permanent addition to your Thanksgiving menu!
12. Chocolate Pie
13. Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie
Craving for more than just chocolate? Make it a chocolate peanut butter pie! You know how most people swoon over this choco and peanut butter combo!
14. Sweet Potato Pie with Maple Whipped Cream
If you have a major sweet potato haul, I highly recommend making this sweet potato pie with maple whipped cream.
15. Pumpkin Cream Pie
Not in the mood to turn on your oven today? This pumpkin cream pie will be perfect! It is an easy-whip pie with the freezer as your ally.
16. Chicken Pot Pie
We cannot leave out a spot for savory pie recipes, which are also popular during Thanksgiving. This traditional chicken pot pie teamed up with bread and salad will warm you and your guests up at the dinner table.
In the mood for some other quick and easy Thanksgiving pies? Here are 5 more from Southern Living:
Most of us love a slice of pie any day, but we reserve the best ones for Thanksgiving or for special holidays. We sure hope you found the one that will reign supreme over the others in your Thanksgiving dinner table. You still have time to perfect your own version in time for the big day. Enjoy baking and Happy Thanksgiving!
Which of these Thanksgiving pies will you try? Let us know in the comments section below.
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published on November 9, 2016, and has been updated for quality and relevancy.