10 One-Crust Pies to Enjoy All Year Round

Fresh Strawberry Cheesecake Pie

Diana Rattray


In our humble opinion, pie is one of life's great pleasures. With all different types of pies, what's not to love?

Here, we've collected a delicious assortment of one-crust pie recipes that we are sure will delight your guests and satisfy your sweet tooth on any occasion. From classic apple pie and lemon meringue to divinely decadent creations such as chocolate pie with whipped cream topping, you'll want to bake these easy homemade pie recipes again and again.

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    World's Best Chocolate Pie
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    We're not joking, this magnificent, mouthwatering chocolate pie deserves every bit of its name. To-die-for chocolate filling is made extra decadent with high quality baker's chocolate and vanilla.

    Just bake this in a prepared graham cracker pie shell and finish your new favorite pie with lush, homemade whipped cream topping. Divine!

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    Banana Cream Pie
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    What could be more decadent and delicious than this tropical-inspired banana cream pie with fluffy banana filling and a indulgent whipped cream and coconut topping? Use a ready-made pie shell to make this scrumptious one-crust pie even easier to prepare.

    Bonus: It's ready in 30 minutes, start to finish!

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    Fresh Strawberry Cheesecake Pie
    Diana Rattray  

    Your family and friends will swoon over this extraordinary strawberry pie. Start with a graham cracker crust (either store-bought or homemade), then fill it with a wonderful, sweetened cream cheese mixture.

    Bake and finish with a layer of strawberry halves and fresh strawberry glaze. Makes a wonderful, pretty dessert to serve at a bridal shower or baby shower.

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    Easy Vegan Apple Pie
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    There's nothing like fresh homemade apple pie! This easy, delicious, top-rated vegan apple pie recipe uses a prepared pie crust and just a handful of other ingredients, so it's very simple to prepare.

    You may not think of apple pie when you think about one-crust pies, but this pie recipe uses a brown sugar and spice mixture instead of pastry to top off the apples, so it's lower in carbs than the usual version, as well as being vegan-friendly. What could be better?

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    Bourbon Pumpkin Pie
    Diana Rattray  

    How indulgent does this pie sound? This extra-special "spirited" pumpkin pie is a fantastic choice for special occasion dinners in fall, winter, or anytime you're craving a comforting, boozy dessert. A splash of bourbon livens up pumpkin pie filling in this wonderful smelling one-crust pie. 

    Want to save time in the kitchen? You can use refrigerated pie dough or a frozen pie crust for the pastry.

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    Easy Key Lime Pie Recipe
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    Heavenly key lime pie couldn't be any easier to make with this wonderful one-crust pie recipe. It starts with a store-bought or homemade graham cracker crust that is filled with a key lime curd made with sweetened condensed milk and egg yolks. Ready to make and eat in just 30 minutes, we think you'll agree this is one of the quickest shortcuts to happiness around!

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    Maple and Brown Sugar Pecan Pie Recipe
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    Pecan pie is one of the South's favorite pies. This recipe proves why!

    Sure to become a family favorite, this marvelous maple pecan pie filling is made with maple syrup, brown sugar, butter, and pecans. Bake it in a prepared, unbaked pastry shell, or use the recipe included here for homemade pie pastry. Serve with a big old scoop of vanilla ice cream, a dollop of sweetened whipped cream, or whipped topping.

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    Glazed Fresh Peach Pie
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    Here's a fabulous, single crust peach pie recipe that makes the most of summer peaches. Luscious fresh peaches combine with peach nectar and just a few other simple ingredients to make your peach pie dreams come true. It's ideal for wowing a crowd at potlucks and cookouts, or even as a special treat at family dinner.


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  • 09 of 10
    Caramel Pie Recipe
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    Beautiful, fluffy, sweetened meringue topping is the perfect finishing touch for this ambrosial caramel pie. Your guests will demand seconds (and maybe thirds) of this wonderful dessert treat, with its exquisitely sweet, gooey, warm caramel filling.

    This pie is baked in a pre-baked crust, so you can use the homemade pastry recipe included or pick up a frozen or refrigerated pastry crust to save time.

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    Classic Lemon Meringue Pie
    Diana Rattray  

    When you're not sure what to serve for dessert at special occasion dinners, you can never go wrong with this classic lemon meringue pie recipe. It's a classic for a reason — tangy lemon filling and fluffy meringue topping are a match made in heaven and will never go out of style.

    We walk you through making this fabulous, pretty one-crust pie that will make a statement on your table. You can use a homemade or purchased pie shell.