18 Best Summer Pies

These Easy and Delicious Dessert Recipes Are Made for Warm Weather

No bake key lime pie

The Spruce

Pie is one of America's favorite desserts. This summer, get inspired to wow your friends and family with these seasonal pie recipes that make the most of the summer's most delicious flavors. Your dessert recipe collection just isn't complete without our fabulous selection of crowd-pleasing summer pies, including fruit pies, icebox pies, chocolate pies, layered pies and easy no bake pies. From the classics (cherry pie) to the unexpected (Oreo ice cream), you'll be sure to win raves for these yummy summer desserts.

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    No Bake Key Lime Pie

    No bake key lime pie

    The Spruce

    On sweltering summer days, treat your family (or lucky friends) to the fresh, sweet-meets-tart goodness of a home style Key Lime Pie. You'll take only 5 minutes to make this super-easy summer pie, which sets overnight in the fridge. No baking required!

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    Fresh Strawberry Pie

    Fresh strawberry pie

    The Spruce Eats / Bahareh Niati

    This fresh strawberry pie is a snap to put together, especially if you're using a store-bought crust. The filling is made from sliced strawberries suspended in a glossy, cornstarch-thickened compote that is crowned with perfect whole berries. Serve it with big dollops of softly-whipped cream.

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    Amazing Pineapple Meringue Pie

    Pineapple Meringue Pie
    Pineapple Meringue Pie. Keller & Keller Photography/StockFood Creative/Getty Images

    This crowd-pleasing pineapple meringue pie deserves to be called amazing. Summer's tropical take on the classic lemon meringue pie blends crushed pineapple with egg yolks and lemon juice, to create a creamy custard, topped with heavenly meringue. Make your own pastry, or use a ready-made frozen crust for this flavorful summer dessert.

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    Sour Cream Blueberry Pie

    Sour Cream Blueberry Pie
    Photo: Diana Rattray

    Blueberries bursting with flavor mix with sour cream in this mouth-watering summer pie recipe. Topped with a decadent crumble made of pecans, brown sugar and butter, you'll look for excuses to eat this delicious dessert at breakfast, lunch and dinner this summer.

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    Frozen Peanut Butter Cup Pie

    Frozen Peanut Butter Cup Pie

    The Spruce / Kristina Vanni

    What could be more divinely decadent - and welcome on a hot summer day - than this frozen cheesecake pie, that combines creamy peanut butter with chopped peanut butter cup candy, frozen whipped topping and cream cheese? This is the perfect dessert or weekend treat when the temperature is soaring and you're craving indulgence.

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    Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

    Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

    The Spruce Eats / Bahareh Niati

    Strawberry rhubarb pie is one of the most classic American pie fillings for good reason. Something like magic happens when sweet strawberries mingle with ultra tart rhubarb in a flaky pastry crust. The lattice isn't just for looks (though she is awful purty)! It allows liquid to evaporate, making for a concentrated filling.

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    Slab Pie

    Slab Pie

    The Spruce Eats / Kristina Vanni

    Slab pie is the recipe you need for a crowd-sized pie. It's a sheet pan version of a mixed berry pie with the same great crust and filling you're used to. This particular recipe uses frozen mixed berries, but you can also use fresh fruit, or make apple, peach, or even pumpkin pie with the same method.

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    Nutella Pie

    Nutella Pie

    The Spruce Eats / Jessie Sheehan

    Even though summer fruit is plentiful and delicious baked into pies, it can be hard to turn on the oven when the temperatures climb. Enter this no-bake, rich and creamy Nutella pie. A chocolate cookie crust adds some crunch and a whipped cream topping keeps it nice and light.

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    Easy Cobbler Crust Cherry Pie

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    Cherry pies are an all-American dessert that are always popular at summer cook-outs and holiday gatherings. This delicious, easy recipe features a cake-like crust and a divine streusal topping that adds nutty, buttery flavor and crunch. Serve it warm with a dollop of whipped cream for a magnificent end to any summer dinner.

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    Frozen Blueberry Lemonade Pie

    Diana Rattray

    Blueberries add extra flavor and sweetness to this tasty, refreshing frozen lemonade pie. Make it in the blender in just a few minutes, then freeze in a prepared crust for a few hours. Now you've got a great summer dessert on hand that's ready to bring out when friends and family visit.

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    Pineapple Coconut Chess Pie

    pineapple pie

     Diana Rattray

    A chess pie is a rich, sweet Southern-inspired pie that's always welcome at the table. This fabulous summer pie recipe combines the heavenly, tropical flavors of pineapple and coconut for a sweet and juicy dessert that smells and tastes divine. You'll be a hit at summer pot-lucks and backyard parties when you bring this for dessert.

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    Easy No-Bake Chocolate Cheesecake

    No bake chocolate cheesecake

    The Spruce

    Creamy, rich chocolate cheesecake is a dessert lover's dream -- especially if you don't have to attend a hot oven. This easy, no-bake cheesecake recipe, chilled in a pie-style graham cracker crust, is a snap to prepare and makes an excellent summer dessert.

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    Apple and Blackberry Pie

    British Apple and Blackberry Pie

    The Spruce / Tara Omidvar

    Apple pie gets a seasonal makeover in this delicious summer pie recipe that's perfect for serving at backyard parties. Fresh, juicy blackberries add beautiful summer flavor to the classic combination of sweet, melting apples and sugar.

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    Rhubarb Custard Pie

    Classic Rhubarb Custard Pie (With Crust Recipe)

    The Spruce / Cara Cormack

    This simply delicious, classic pie recipe, made with sweet-tart rhubarb and a creamy, spiced custard filling, is a winner for every season. Serve it to friends and family for summer dessert with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

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    Oreo Ice Cream Pie

    Oreo ice cream pie slice

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    Make this easy, irresistible pie when you want to delight guests this summer. Yummy Oreo cookies and ice cream combine in a crumbled cookie crust, with additional cookies and chocolate syrup for decoration. An impressive-looking yet simple to make summer pie, this ice cream concoction makes a special dessert that adults and kids alike will love.

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    Lemon Blueberry Pie Recipe

    Blueberry pie
    Daniel Loiselle / Getty Images

    This vegan-friendly, scrumptious blueberry pie recipe combines luscious, fresh blueberries with the tartness of lemon juice and lemon zest, for a beautifully balanced dessert. Made with a double crust for an impressive showing, this summer pie is sure to please your family and guests.

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    Pear Pie With Lattice Crust

    Pear pie with lattice top crust.
    Diana Rattray

    Here's a fragrant, juicy and beautiful summer pie recipe that you'll be proud to bring to summer pot-lucks and cook-outs. Fresh, luscious pears are mixed with sugar and accented with cinnamon and lemon, to bring out their wonderful flavor. You'll find a great recipe for an all-butter crust included, as well as helpful step-by-step instructions for making a lattice crust.

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    Strawberry Cream Pie

    Strawberry Cream Pie

    Fresh, sweet strawberries combine with creamy custard filling to create a summer pie that will get demands for seconds. Make this pretty pie in 20 minutes and simply chill in the fridge to set, before serving to guests.