Homemade Holiday Pies

Serve dinner guests a mouthwatering pie that tastes as good as it looks. Whether you're a baking beginner or born with a sifter in hand, we've got the recipe for you.

  • Chocolate-Pecan Chess Pie
    Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell

    Chocolate-Pecan Chess Pie

    Dark, rich, and intensely chocolatey, this is our favorite new twist on pecan pie. Make it even more special and serve with sweetened whipped cream.
  • Caramel-Pecan Pie

    Caramel-Pecan Pie

    Take traditional pecan pie up a notch by stirring caramels into the filling and topping with chocolate-covered pecans.
  • Classic Pumpkin Pie
    Photography: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lydia DeGaris-Pursell

    Classic Pumpkin Pie

    Refrigerated pie dough makes this classic pumpkin pie recipe simple to prepare.
  • Crumb-Topped Apple Pie
    Photo: Charles Schiller; Styling: Lynn Miller

    Crumb-Topped Apple Pie

    Sprinkle the top of the apple filling with a buttery brown sugar mixture to add extra flavor and texture to this old-fashioned apple pie.
  • Orange-Sweet Potato Pie With Rosemary-Cornmeal Crust
    Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Vanessa McNeil Rocchio

    Orange-Sweet Potato Pie With Rosemary-Cornmeal Crust

    The simple addition of fresh chopped rosemary makes this an impressive pie crust that complements the flavors of the spiced citrusy sweet potatoes in the filling. If you don’t want to make a homemade crust, you can follow the directions for adding fresh rosemary to a refrigerated crust.
  • Oatmeal Pecan Pie
    Becky Luigart-Stayner

    Oatmeal Pecan Pie

    You'll never have to worry about extra leftovers with this two-step pecan pie. Dark brown sugar and oats add a rich oatmeal cookie texture to the nutty pecan filling.
  • Elegant Pumpkin-Walnut Layered Pie

    Elegant Pumpkin-Walnut Layered Pie

    Get creative with a cookie cutter and a little pastry dough. Use a leaf-shaped cutter to create a fall theme atop the smooth pumpkin pie.
  • Double Apple Pie With Cornmeal Crust
    Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Lisa Powell Bailey

    Double Apple Pie With Cornmeal Crust

    Our users raved about this now award-winning pie (you're welcome, Mary E!). Don't skip the jelly in the filling—it's an absolute must.
  • Coconut Cream Pie with Pineapple
    Randy Mayor

    Coconut Cream Pie with Pineapple

    Add a tropical punch to a classic coconut cream pie for an bright burst of flavor. One online reviewer likened the festive dish to a cool piña colada in a crust.
  • Tiramisu Toffee Trifle Pie

    Tiramisu Toffee Trifle Pie

    Use a store-bought pound cake, sliced diagonally, as the crust of this dressed-up pie version of tiramisu. Whipped cream and chopped toffee garnish the pie, which is sure to shine on any dessert buffet table.
  • Peanut Butter-Banana Pie
    Randy Mayor

    Peanut Butter-Banana Pie

    Update grandma's banana pudding recipe with a few tablespoons of creamy peanut butter and a crispy vanilla wafer crust. Frozen whipped topping, thawed and spread over the chilled pie, takes the place of a meringue topping.
  • Fudge Pie

    Fudge Pie

    Make a no-crust pie reminiscent of a classic brownie sundae. Toasted pecans and a hint of vanilla extract dress up the fudgy family favorite.
  • Peanut Butter Pie
    Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Lydia DeGaris-Pursell

    Peanut Butter Pie

    This easy-to-follow recipe—featuring a graham cracker crust, creamy peanut butter, and chocolate syrup—makes two pies, so keep one in the freezer for unexpected guests.
  • Maple-Bourbon Pecan Pie
    Photo: Charles Masters

    Maple-Bourbon Pecan Pie

    Maple syrup and bourbon infuse the pie with distinctive sweetness. For a decadent treat, top warm pie with low-fat vanilla ice cream.
  • Quince Tart with Pine Nut Caramel Glaze
    Photo: Charles Masters

    Quince Tart with Pine Nut Caramel Glaze

    Quince is a hard fall fruit with sweet-tangy flavor. You'll find quince paste in specialty stores and most supermarkets.
  • Cranberry-Apple Pie
    Photo: Charles Masters

    Cranberry-Apple Pie

    This juicy double-crusted beauty combines fresh cranberries and apples, two favorite fall season flavors.
  • French Apple Tart
    Photo: Charles Masters

    French Apple Tart

    This free-form apple pie is accented with apple jelly, nutmeg and vanilla, and comes together quickly with the help of store-bought crust.
  • Blackberry-Apple Pie
    Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell

    Blackberry-Apple Pie

    This apple-and-berry-packed pie is extra-tasty because of the white-Cheddar cheese crust that provides a sigh-worthy companion for the sweet fruit filling.
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