28 Delicious Thanksgiving Pies

From Apple to Pumpkin

Easy apple cranberry pie recipe

The Spruce / Julia Hartbeck

Looking for unique and delicious pies to serve this Thanksgiving? Maybe you've had some good luck with store bought pies, but now you're ready to go beyond classic apple and pumpkin and try something new this year. Well, look no further–these pie recipes range from creative to classic, from fancy to fresh. We've also included some fantastic homemade crust options for the daring chef.

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    Kentucky Derby Chocolate Pie

    Kentucky Derby Chocolate Walnut Pie

    The Spruce

    This pie may be a Kentucky Derby tradition, but it also makes for a delicious Thanksgiving dessert since chocolate and walnuts are a great fall flavor combination.

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    British Apple and Blackberry Pie

    British Apple and Blackberry Pie
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    If you're looking for something tart and fruity, then this is the pie for you. We recommend using Bramley or Granny Smith apples.

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    Proper British Apple Pie

    Proper British Apple Pie
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    What would Thanksgiving be without an apple pie? Here's an easy and classic recipe that everyone at the table will enjoy.

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    Southern Chocolate Chess Pie

    Southern Chocolate Chess Pie Recipe

    The Spruce

    This is another great dessert for the chocolate-lovers at your Thanksgiving dinner. The texture is smooth like custard and the flavor is rich like a brownie!

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    Autumn Pumpkin Pie

    Autumn pumpkin pie recipe

    The Spruce

    With just the right amount of spice, this recipe makes the perfect pumpkin pie. Pair it with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream (or both!).

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    Maple and Brown Sugar Pecan Pie

    Maple and brown sugar pecan pie recipe

    ​The Spruce / Julia Hartbeck

    Maple, brown sugar, and pecans are a match made in heaven. This buttery fall pie will win over all of your guests.

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    Vinegar Pie

    Vinegar Pie

    The Spruce Eats / Kristina Vanni

    Vinegar pie is more delicious than it sounds. The old-fashioned recipe includes a custard-like filling with apple cider vinegar, walnuts, and raisins inside a buttery crust. Flavored with nutmeg, cinnamon, allspice, and clover, it's perfect for the holiday.

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    Easy Vegan Tofu Peanut Butter Pie

    Easy Vegan Tofu Peanut Butter Pie
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    For a healthy and guilt-free dessert, try this vegan tofu peanut butter pie. If you love pretzels, chocolate and loads of PB, it's the pie for you.

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    World's Best Chocolate Pie

    chocolate pie
    Diana Rattray

    Look no further for the ultimate Thanksgiving chocolate pie. This recipe is the perfect dessert, complete with whipped cream topping.

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    10-Minute Banana Pudding Pies

    10-Minute Banana Pudding Pies
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    Forgot to prepare a dessert for Thanksgiving? In a rush? These quick and easy banana pudding pies are a fantastic fix when you don't have a ton of time.

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    Instant Pot Pumpkin Pie

    slice of pumpkin pie from the instant pot with whipped cream
    Diana Rattray

    No oven space? No problem. This pumpkin pie is made in the Instant Pot, freeing up the oven for side dishes, desserts, and, of course, the bird. Although traditionally baked, this pie still brings all of the classic flavors, including cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and ginger. The finishing touch is a dollop of homemade vanilla whipped cream.

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    Apple Cranberry Pie

    Easy apple cranberry pie recipe

    The Spruce / Julia Hartbeck

    If you're already stressed on Thanksgiving and looking for a pie that's easy to make, but still delivers on delicious taste, we definitely recommend this apple cranberry pie for a simple taste of the season!

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    Chocolate Chip Pie

    Chocolate Chip Pie

     Kristina Vanni

    If your Thanksgiving menu has plenty of fruit pies, this recipe is a good one to add to the holiday meal. A pre-made pie crust is filled with a simple chocolate chip cookie batter and baked until golden brown. Chopped pecans add a nice crunch and nutty taste.

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    German Chocolate Pie

    German Chocolate Pie

     Kristina Vanni

    German chocolate pie has all of the flavors of German chocolate cake in a buttery pie shell. It's an easy recipe that's a delicious combination of chocolate, coconut, and nuts.

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    Homemade Vegan Blueberry Pie

    Homemade Vegan Blueberry Pie
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    This delicious and healthy vegan blueberry pie uses a store-bought phyllo crust, which saves you a ton of time and energy. If you're feeling ambitious, you can try making your own instead.

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    Dairy-Free and Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie

    Dairy-Free and Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie
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    With a dairy and a gluten allergy, you probably thought you'd never be able to have pumpkin pie at your Thanksgiving (or at least a good one). With this great recipe, using gluten-free flour and coconut milk as substitutes, you'll be able to experience this Thanksgiving favorite.

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    Cherry Pie

    Cherry Pie
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    We recommend tart cherries for this classic cherry pie. It's a great way to use up any cherries you froze during the summer.

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    Nutella Pie

    Nutella Pie

    The Spruce Eats / Jessie Sheehan

    If your oven is tied up and you're looking for something easy but still impressive, make a one-bowl, no-bake Nutella pie. It only takes a few minutes to put together and is best made ahead, leaving plenty of time for you to make other dishes.

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    Classic Meringue Pie Topping

    Classic meringue pie topping recipe

    The Spruce / Cara Cormack

    If you're making a meringue pie this Thanksgiving, this is the ultimate recipe. Use superfine sugar for the best taste and cream of tartar to add stability to your delicate creation.

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    Fresh Pear Pie With a Lattice Top

    Pear pie with lattice top crust.
    Diana Rattray

    Apple pie is a great standby and a classic dish on Thanksgiving, but try mixing it up a little with a fresh pear pie finished with beautifully lattice crust.

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    Keto Pumpkin Pie


     The Spruce Eats / Leah Maroney

    Keto pumpkin pie is grain-free and refined sugar-free, while still being sweet, creamy, and perfectly spiced. It'll satisfy guests who are and aren't on a diet.

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    Kentucky Bourbon Pecan Pie

    Kentucky Bourbon Pecan Pie
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    For an extra zing at your Thanksgiving table, try this bourbon-infused pecan pie. The classic southern dish that will be sure to keep the party going!

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    Easy Rustic Apple Tart

    Easy Rustic Apple Tart
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    Impress your guests with this easy upgrade from a classic apple pie. Pick your favorite kind of apple, or even mix a few together! Using ready-made pie crust dough makes this recipe even simpler.

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    No Bake Yogurt and Cool-Whip Pie

    Cool whip pie recipe

    The Spruce / Emily Hawkes

    This no-bake yogurt and cool-whip pie is as easy as it is refreshing. Spend less time in front of the oven and more time with your family by serving this delicious dish at your Thanksgiving.

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    Gluten-Free Graham Cracker Pie Crust

    Gluten free graham cracker crust

    ​The Spruce / Teena Agnel

    Pair this pie crust with a gluten-free pie filling and you're all set for a healthy and inclusive Thanksgiving dinner!

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    Gluten-Free Pie Crust

    Gluten free pie crust

    The Spruce 

    Not a fan of graham cracker pie crust? This is a delicious recipe for creating a flaky pie crust without any gluten.

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    Hot Water Pie Crust

    Hot Water Pie Crust
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    This light hot water pie crust is unbelievably easy and seriously delicious. This unique recipe is sure to be a hit in your house.

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    Flaky Pie Crust

    Flaky Pie Crust

    The Spruce / Leah Maroney

    Here's a flaky crust that will go well with any Thanksgiving pie. We recommend using butter for the ultimate flaky experience and the best possible flavor.