When it comes to Thanksgiving dessert, nothing beats out pie. And if you are looking for the best pies to serve with your Thanksgiving dinner, then you came to the right place.
I can’t even begin to tell you how many pies I’ve baked over the years for Thanksgiving. I’ve made everything from the classics to some interesting pies you may be surprised to hear about.
So if you are in need of a little Thanksgiving pie inspiration, read on for the definitive Thanksgiving pie roundup.
Traditional Thanksgiving Pie Recipes
No Thanksgiving pie recipe list would be complete without these classic, delicious pies. In fact, these are the types of pies you will find served at most dinner tables.
But, not all recipes are made the same. For each of these classic pies, I will give you my favorite recipes so you can make one for your Thanksgiving dinner guests.
Most will agree that you can’t have Thanksgiving dinner without pumpkin pie. The two go together like mashed potatoes and gravy, or turkey and stuffing, sweet potatoes and marshmallows, but digress…
So if you are planning to make a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, you cannot skip the pumpkin pie.
Luckily there are many great versions to make, so whether you want Grandma’s pumpkin pie, or a quick and easy recipe, I have you covered.
Easily the second most popular Thanksgiving pie, apple has that quintessential fall flavor perfect for any Thanksgiving dinner.
There are many wonderful recipes out there, and you can make your apple pie from fresh picked apples, canned, and even frozen.
The key to a great apple pie recipe is the spices. Below you will find my favorite apple pie recipes to serve during the holiday season.
This is a personal favorite of mine, and no traditional Thanksgiving dinner would be complete without a delicious chocolate pie.
Now, there are tons of different versions out there. So this is a great type of pie to go with a quick and easy recipe.
You can get an amazing flavor, without needing to invest a bunch of time when you’re already busy.
I absolutely adore a homemade pecan pie, and the earthy flavor of pecans is a true Thanksgiving classic.
One of the best things about pecan pie (beside the great flavor) is how easy they are to make. I always make multiple pecan pies for Thanksgiving get togethers and these recipes are always a huge hit with family and friends.
More Great Tasting Pie Recipes for Thanksgiving
So what if you want to bake some non traditional pies for your Thanksgiving dinner? You’re in luck, I love mixing things up and baking interesting pies that break from the traditional holiday lineup.
So if you want to delight and surprise your Thanksgiving dinner guests, here are the perfect recipes for you.
Since Thanksgiving is a traditional, harvest holiday, it makes perfect sense to use up all those delicious veggies and bake more pie!
If you’ve never tried a carrot pie or a sweet potato pie, you’re in for a treat!
This is one of the best alternative types of pie to bake for Thanksgiving. There are many wonderful recipes and combinations to choose from.
Fruit pies just have that cozy feel that everyone enjoys. Below you will find my all-time favorite fruit pie recipes, and each and every one of them is perfect for serving to your Thanksgiving dinner guests.
The recipes below are some of the best tasting alternative pies you can make for Thanksgiving. They tend to be quite easy to make, but the flavor is absolutely amazing.
If you are a fan of chocolate cream pies or cheesecake, then you will love these recipes.