50 Delicious Pie Recipes for Every Season

Bake one up a delicious treat any time of year

Sweet Potato Pie

The Spruce

Pies are wonderful desserts because they're easy to make (especially if you use a prepared pie crust!) and loved by all. From the classics—including apple, blueberry, and lemon meringue—to the unexpected (toffee banana caramel pie, anyone?), these easy-to-follow recipes are known for being absolute crowd-pleasers. So bake up a pie, cut yourself a slice, and dig into the goodness of the all-American dessert.

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    Basic Pie Pastry

    Basic Pie Pastry

    Diana Rattray

     

    A good pie with a buttery basic crust. Master this recipe and you'll be in great shape for baking up every pie on this list. Not that you have to use a homeone one all the time, but it's a great technique to have in your back pocket, especially come Thanksgiving when you're looking to impress family and friends with your pie-baking skills.

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    Apple Cranberry Pie

    Apple Cranberry Pie

    Diana Rattray

     

    Do you love eating pie, but don't feel that confident as a baker? This easy apple cranberry recipe comes with suggested shortcuts so it's a great starting point for beginning bakers. You'll love its tart-sweet flavor, too!

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    Apple Pie With Double Crust

    Apple Pie With Double Crust

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    It's a classic for a reason! This traditional recipe for an old-fashioned double-crust apple pie is as delicious as it is beautiful and always welcome at the dinner table, especially in the fall.

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    Apricot Pie With Double Crust

    Apricot Pie With Double Crust

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    This fabulous summer pie is made with a filling of fresh fruit, lemon juice, and a touch of nutmeg. The recipe includes a from-scratch butter crust, but feel free to use a store-bought one, too.

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    Banana Cream Pie With Coconut

    Banana Cream Pie With Coconut

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    Go bananas for this scrumptious cream pie. It's packed with plenty of fruit and toasty coconut, then topped with whipped cream or whipped topping as a beautiful finishing touch.

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    Blackberry Pie

    Blackberry Pie

    Davidi Illini-Stocksy United

     

    This classic two-crust blackberry pie is a tried-and-true Southern favorite. Fresh berries and a few other pantry ingredients come together to form a sweet-tart filling that sings of summer.

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    Yellow Summer Squash Custard Pie

    Yellow Summer Squash Custard Pie

    Diana Rattray

    Squash isn't just for fall. This creative recipe is a custard-like dessert pie made with cooked summer squash, eggs, and butter. It's proof that unexpected combinations can yield delicious results.

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    Buttermilk Pie

    Buttermilk Pie

    Diana Rattray

     

    Buttermilk pie is an easy-to-prepare custard that get a delightful tang from its namesake ingredient. This is an excellent recipe to keep on hand when you need to whip up a tasty dessert with cooking basics—most of the ingredients are probably in your fridge and pantry already!

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    Blueberry Custard Pie With Streusel Topping

    Blueberry Custard Pie With Streusel Topping

    Diana Rattray

     

    Here's a fresh blueberry pie that makes a great dessert for any occasion. Fresh berries are great to use when they're in season, but frozen one will work just fine when you want a taste of summer in the cooler months. The sour cream custard filling and crumb topping make this pie extra special.

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    Vegan Peanut Butter Pie

    Vegan Peanut Butter Pie

    Allyson Kramer

     

    Do your little ones love peanut butter? This decadent dairy-free and egg-free dessert makes a great birthday dessert for kids. Be sure you have at least one day ahead of serving to prepare this pie as it takes time to chill.

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    Pumpkin Pie

    Pumpkin Pie

    Diana Rattray

    No homemade pumpkin pie would be complete without a good dose of warming fall spices. This recipe combines ground ginger, cinnamon, and a pinch of nutmeg to elevate pumpkin's naturally sweet flavor. Serve topped with a dollop of whipped cream and even an extra sprinkle of cinnamon if you'd like.

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    Cherry Cheesecake Pie

    Cherry Cheesecake Pie

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    Cherry cheesecake pie is an all-American classic and this recipe delivers in flavor. It's made with a graham cracker crust and layers of rich cheesecake and tart cherry filling.

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    Blueberry Double Crust Pie

    Blueberry Double Crust Pie

    Diana Rattray

     

    Blueberry pie is an all-American favorite that's perfect for July 4th parties and summer cookouts. This juicy, cinnamon-spiced version is sure to be welcomed by your family and guests.

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    Butternut Squash Pie

    Butternut Squash Pie

    Diana Rattray

     

    Featuring brown sugar and cinnamon, this velvety butternut squash pie is sure to get nods of approval. Try it in place of pumpkin or sweet potato pie at your next Thanksgiving dinner or winter potluck.

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    Caramel Pie With Whipped Cream Topping

    Caramel Pie With Whipped Cream Topping

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    Who could resist this utterly decadent caramel pie? A sweetened meringue is the perfect finishing touch for the luscious, gooey dessert.

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    Apple Crumb Pie

    Apple Crumb Pie

    Diana Rattray

     

    This popular apple crumb pie is easy to prep and bake. You can create the filling and pastry from scratch or swap in store-bought ingredients when you're in a rush. It's finished with a simple butter and brown sugar crumb topping that takes this pie to a whole other level.

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    Vegan No-Bake Key Lime Pie

    Vegan No-Bake Key Lime Pie

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    Silken tofu is used to create a creamy custard that's completely vegan. Infused with tart key lime juice, it fills a crunchy graham cracker crust with no baking required.

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    Chess Pie

    Chess Pie

    Diana Rattray

     

    Chess pie originated in the South as a way to turn simple ingredients into a delectable dessert. This version combines buttermilk, eggs, cornmeal, and lemon into a tangy filling that'll earn rave reviews.

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    Cherry Pie With Cobbler Crust

    Cherry Pie With Cobbler Crust

    Diana Rattray

     

    Cherry pie filling and an easy cake-like crust make this easy dessert perfect for a busy weeknight or when you get a last-minute party invite. Top it off with whipped cream or, to truly impress company, serve the slices warm with a scoop of ice cream.

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    Chocolate Mousse No-Bake Pie

    Chocolate Mousse No-Bake Pie

    PhotoAlto-Anne-Sophie Bost

     

    This velvety smooth chocolate mousse recipe uses just six ingredients, making it a good first pie for novice bakers and chocolate lovers alike. There's actually no baking required!

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    Coconut Cream Pie

    Coconut Cream Pie

    Diana Rattray

     

    Coconut filling is cooked on top of the stove, then poured into a pre-baked crust and chilled with a whipped cream topping to create this nutty tropical pie that'll leave you dreaming of an island vacation.

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    Chocolate Pie

    Chocolate Pie

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    Baker's chocolate and homemade whipped cream topping make this fabulous chocolate pie even richer than it looks.

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    Frozen Blueberry Lemonade Pie

    Frozen Blueberry Lemonade Pie

    Diana Rattray

    If you thought blueberry lemonade was refreshing on a hot summer day, wait until you try it in pie form. The filling takes just a few minutes to mix, then you can pop the entire thing in the freezer and whip it out for your next cookout.

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    Cocoa Cream Pie

    Cocoa Cream Pie

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    This  intensely chocolatey pie is filled with a homemade dark cocoa pudding, then topped with homemade whipped cream. Easy as, well, pie.

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    Vegan Apple Pie

    Vegan Apple Pie

    Jolinda Hackett

     

    Everyone loves apple pie! This easy vegan version uses a pre-made pie crust and few ingredients, so it's not only simple to prepare, but delicious for everyone no matter their dietary preferences and needs.

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    Frozen Peanut Butter Cup Pie

    Frozen Peanut Butter Cup Pie

    Diana Rattray

     

    Just try not to devour this awesome frozen peanut butter cup pie in one go! It makes the perfect dessert or weekend treat for hot days and takes about 15 minutes to prepare.

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    Graham Cracker Pie

    Graham Cracker Pie

    Diana Rattray

     

    With a creamy vanilla custard filling, this old-fashioned pie truly lets the graham cracker crust shine. Finish it with a fluffy meringue to take it from simple to party-ready.

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    Key Lime Pie

    Key Lime Pie

    Diana Rattray

    Key lime pie is a beloved dessert that gets its refreshing flavor from fresh or bottled key lime juice. The rich lime custard is baked in a prepared graham cracker crust, then topped with optional meringue.

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    Maple Sugar Pie

    Maple Sugar Pie

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    Oh la la! This sweet maple sugar pie is one of Quebec's most famous delicacies. You need just a few ingredients to make a wonderful treat that's a great choice for serving at parties.

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    Lemon Cheesecake Pie

    Lemon Cheesecake Pie

    Diana Rattray

    Citrus lovers will adore this amazing lemon cheesecake pie. Cream cheese and fresh lemon juice and zest come together for a deliciously tangy treat.

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    Chocolate Walnut Pie With Kentucky Bourbon

    Chocolate Walnut Pie With Kentucky Bourbon

    The Spruce

     

    Kentucky bourbon whiskey gives this ultra-decadent chocolate walnut pie a boozy kick. It's a classic Southern dessert recipe that's sure to become a favorite, no matter where in the world you live.

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    Peach Pie

    Peach Pie

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    Summer means peaches and there's no better time to whip up this pie than when they're at their peak. A pie shell is filled with fresh sliced fruit and topped with a vanilla-scented peach glaze for even more summer flavor.

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    Pecan Pie With Kentucky Bourbon

    Pecan Pie With Bourbon

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    Kentucky bourbon jazzes up this classic Southern pecan pie, a wonderful holiday dessert that guests will gobble right up.

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    Lemon Meringue Pie

    Lemon Meringue Pie

    Diana Rattray

     

    Lemon meringue is undoubtedly one of the world's favorite pies. This winning recipe uses fresh lemon juice and a fluffy meringue topping to make an absolute stunner.

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    Pecan Pie With A Graham Cracker Crust

    Pecan Pie With A Graham Cracker Crust

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    Sweet, gooey, and decadent pecan pie is so easy to love, especially when baked in a graham cracker crust. Here's a simple recipe that helps you whip up this downhome treat with ease.

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    Orange Meringue Pie

    Orange Meringue Pie

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    This orange meringue pie offers a fun change from lemon meringue and has a sweetly familiar flavor that your family will love. It makes a great pie for the holidays when you want to surprise guests with an unexpected treat.

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    Peanut Butter Chocolate No-Bake Pie

    Peanut Butter Chocolate No-Bake Pie

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    If you love the flavors of chocolate and peanut butter—or you happen to have leftover boxes of Girl Scout Tagalongs cookies—then this no-bake recipe is perfect for you!

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    Pear Pie With Spiced Crust

    Pear Pie With Spiced Crust

    Diana Rattray

    Cardamon and ground ginger add extra flavor to the homemade pie crust featured in this elegant pear pie. The warming spices help bring out the best of the essential fall fruit and is especially lovely fresh from the oven.

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    Pineapple Coconut Chess Pie

    Pineapple Coconut Chess Pie-

    Diana Rattray

     

    This chess pie is a wonderful combination of two iconic tropical ingredients: coconut and pineapple. Bake one up for a summer pool party—or even in the cooler months when you need a tasty distraction from winter storms.

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    Plum Pie

    Plum Pie

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    Cinnamon adds something special to this fresh plum pie, a lovely dessert to serve at summer dinners, parties, and other gatherings.

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    Pumpkin Pecan Pie

    Pumpkin Pecan Pie

    Diana Rattray

    Cross a pumpkin pie with a pecan pie and you get one delicious hybrid. This pumpkin pecan pie tastes as good as it looks and is the perfect dessert when you can't settle on which to make for Thanksgiving.

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    Rhubarb Banana Pie

    Rhubarb Banana Pie

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    Rhubarb banana is a refreshing change from the usual strawberry rhubarb combo and your family is sure to love the extra sweetness and texture from the bananas in this fabulous recipe.

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    Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie

    Pumpkin Cheesecake Pie

    Diana Rattray

    From the homemade cinnamon-spiced graham cracker crust to the luscious double layer of pumpkin filling, this cheesecake pie will impress everyone who tastes it.

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    Shoo Fly Pie

    Shoo Fly Pie

    Diana Rattray

     

    You'll be shooing away greedy hands from eating this pie before dinner is over! The classic treat has a rich molasses filling and crumbly brown sugar topping that's simply irresistible.

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    Rhubarb Custard Pie

    Rhubarb Custard Pie

    Diana Rattray

     

    Overflowing in rhubarb from the garden? Turn the stalks into a fabulous  rhubarb custard pie that takes no longer than 15 minutes to prepare if you use a store-bought pie crust.

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    Sugar Cream Pie

    Sugar Cream Pie

    Diana Rattray

     

    Have you tried old-fashioned sugar cream pie? It's an easy, custard-style pie flavored with butter, vanilla, and nutmeg that's sure to become a family favorite.

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    Strawberry Cream Pie

    Strawberry Cream Pie

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    Strawberries and cream are a match made in dessert heaven. They come together beautifully in this wonderful recipe that includes a custard filling and a store-bought pastry shell to help save you time.

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    Sweet Potato Pie

    Sweet Potato Pie

    The Spruce

    When you're looking for a fall dessert, this crowd-pleasing recipe should be a top choice. The old-school recipe stays true to Southern tradition with a filling made with butter and mashed sweet potatoes and flavored with vanilla and cinnamon.

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    Watermelon Pie

    Watermelon Pie

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    Chopped watermelon rinds are sweetened and cooked with spices, raisins, and pecans to create the summery sweet filling for this creative double crust pie.

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    Toffee Banana Caramel Pie

    Toffee Banana Caramel Pie

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    Sticky toffee, sweet bananas, and a creamy homemade caramel sauce combine in this luxurious dessert. Serve it when you want to wow some friends.

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    Vegan Pumpkin Pie

    Vegan Pumpkin Pie

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    As a good host, your holiday celebrations call for desserts that taste great and suit everyone's needs. This homemade vegan pumpkin pie is a dairy-free alternative that's just as craveworthy as the classic version.