These Are the Thanksgiving Pie Recipes Everyone Actually Wants (2024)

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It's not over until you've had a slice (or three) of pie.

By Christopher Michel and Beth Branch

There's so much to enjoy about Thanksgiving, from visiting with family to enjoying the season.

Then there's the Thanksgiving menu: the turkey and your favorite side dishes, like mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce. But we know what everyone is actually thinking about come dinner time. It's all those pies cooling in the kitchen!

There are many other delicious Thanksgiving dessert options available, like Thanksgiving cakes and Thanksgiving cookies. But when it comes to capping off the annual feast, nothing quite compares to a gorgeous array of Thanksgiving pies.

1

Easy-Peasy Pie Dough

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The perfect pie often starts with a good homemade pie dough. This recipe is practically foolproof.

Get the recipe for Easy-Peasy Pie Dough.

2

Apple Butter Pie with Quilt Top Crust

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Inspired by the great state of Pennsylvania, this apple butter pie is a sweet alternative to both apple and pumpkin pies. The striking “Ribbon Star” quilt block top crust makes it a Thanksgiving sideboard showstopper.

Get the recipe for Apple-Butter Pie.

3

Bruléed Pumpkin Pie

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It's just not Thanksgiving without a pumpkin pie on the sideboard. We took the best-tasting classic recipe and added one incredibly smart upgrade: a thin, crunchy crust of burnt sugar on top that makes the whole pie absolutely sing.

Get the recipe for Bruléed Pumpkin Pie.

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4

Salted Maple Syrup Pie

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This creamy pie is an absolute-must for maple fans! With a custard-like filling and flourish of flaky sea salt, it’s a supreme salute to sweet and savory.

Get the recipe for Salted Maple Syrup Pie.

5

Pecan-Brownie Pie

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Brownie fans take note: There is a place for you at the pie table too! Combine brownies and pecan pie and watch the slices disappear!

Get the recipe for Pecan-Brownie Pie.

6

Salted Caramel Peanut Butter Fudge Pie

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There's a lot of good stuff going on in this pie. The salted caramel and peanut butter topping on this pie makes this a chocolate dessert no one will forget!

Get the recipe for Salted Caramel Peanut Butter Fudge Pie.

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7

German Chocolate Pie

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Although Deutschland gets all the credit, German chocolate cake was named after American Sam German, who created the baking bar—“German’s Sweet Chocolate”—used in the batter. This pie version—deconstructed with a chocolate crust—takes the cake.

Get the recipe for German Chocolate Pie.

8

Brown Butter Apple Pie

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Another classic fall flavor, apple pie gets a boost from brown butter. Be ready to field request for the recipe!

Get the recipe for Brown Butter Apple Pie.

9

Mocha Chocolate Cream Pie

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After dinner coffee just got a lot sweeter. Chocoholics who are always looking for something fudgy on the dessert table after Thanksgiving dinner will adore this pie!

Get the recipe for Mocha Chocolate Cream Pie.

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10

Peanut-Salted Caramel Slab Pie

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If this year's Thanksgiving guest list is big—and your family loves that beguiling combo of sweet and salty flavors—bake up this massive slab pie.

Get the recipe for Peanut-Salted Caramel Slab Pie.

11

Braided Cranberry-Orange Pie

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Cranberry sauce always sits in that strange place between dinner and dessert. Here, we've dressed it in a cable-knit-sweater-style crust and placed it firmly on the dessert plate.

Get the recipe for Braided Cranberry-Orange Pie.

12

Ginger Pumpkin Pie

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If you find that traditional pumpkin pies just don't have enough bite, then this peppery-sweet recipe is your solution. With three different kinds of ginger, plus a gingersnap crust, it's incredibly satisfying.

Get the recipe for Ginger Pumpkin Pie.

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13

Salted Caramel-Apple Slab Pie

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Feeding a crowd? This impressive-looking centerpiece dessert guarantees everyone gets a slice.

Get the recipe for Salted Caramel-Apple Slab Pie.

14

Pecan, Hazelnut, and Coconut Tart

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Get a little nutty this Thanksgiving with this gooey, rich tart.

Get the recipe for Pecan, Hazelnut, and Coconut Tart.

15

Nancy Fuller's Double-Crust Apple-Cheddar Pie

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The apple and Cheddar combination of this crowd-pleasing pie is perfect for both guests who are sugar lovers and guests who prefer savory tastes.

Get the recipe for Double-Crust Apple-Cheddar Pie.

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16

Nancy Fuller's Pecan Slab Pie

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Bring the comforts of a classic pecan pie together with the ease of a slab pie, and you have a divine creation. Serve warm with homemade whipped cream.

Get the recipe for Pecan Slab Pie.

17

Gingery Sweet Potato Pie

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Upgrade your grandma's sweet potato pie with a ginger-infused cream topping.

Get the recipe for Gingery Sweet Potato Pie.

18

Maple-Nut Pie

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Dig into a chocolate-drizzled riff on classic pecan pie.

Get the recipe for Maple-Nut Pie.

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19

Rocky Road Pie

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You'll scream for this ice cream-inspired pie filled with chocolate, peanuts, and marshmallows.

Get the recipe for Rocky Road Pie.

20

Pretzel-Chocolate-Pecan Slab Pie

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Expecting a crowd on Thanksgiving? This sweet-and-salty pie feeds 16 people!

Get the recipe for Pretzel-Chocolate-Pecan Slab Pie.

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