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 PieDark, rich, and intensely chocolatey, this is our favorite new twist on pecan pie. Make it even more special and serve with sweetened whipped cream.
Lattice-Topped Cranberry-Raspberry PieAdd a splash of festive color to your dessert sideboard with this tangy-fruity pie. For pretty rickrack-shaped lattice, cut the dough with a fluted pastry wheel.
French Apple TartThis free-form apple pie is accented with apple jelly, nutmeg and vanilla, and comes together quickly with the help of store-bought crust.
Chocolate-Caramel Pecan PiePecan pie gets a decadent upgrade with the addition of chocolate and caramel. Serve with fresh whipped cream.
Black Bottom Pumpkin PiePecans and graham cracker crumbs form the crust for this showstopping pie, followed by the "black bottom" chocolate-toffee layer and sweet pumpkin filling.
Cranberry-Apple PieCranberries add a sweet-tart note to traditional apple pie with a lattice crust.
Coconut-Pumpkin Chiffon PieThis light and fluffy pie is traditional at its core, but sweet, nutty coconut adds a little something extra that will keep everyone coming back for more.
Salted Caramel-Chocolate Pecan PieA cross between a fudge pie and pecan pie, this is all the more stunning if you arrange the pecans from the center in a spiral pattern.
Sliced Sweet Potato PieWe love the layered look of this ever-so-sweet streusel-topped treat.
Apple Slab PieBaked in a jelly-roll pan, this rectangular pie feeds a crowd with ease.
Maple-Bourbon Pecan PieMaple syrup and bourbon infuse the pie with distinctive sweetness. For a decadent treat, top warm pie with low-fat vanilla ice cream.
Mocha-Espresso Cream PieMocha-Espresso Cream Pie is a chocolate-lover's dream. A crunchy cookie crust is filled with a decadent chocolate filling before being topped off with Coffee Whipped Cream.
Apple Butter PieApple Butter Pie comes together in a flash with deliciously sweet fall flavor that you (and your guests) won't be able to get enough of.
Easy Skillet Apple PieMaking an apple pie has never been so easy. Simply toss apples, cinnamon, and brown sugar, and spoon over a refrigerated pie crust in the cast-iron skillet. Top with the other crust and bake.
Minny's Chocolate PieGet a taste of Minny's famous chocolate pie, a recipe inspired by The Help.
Blackberry-Apple PieThis 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.
Quince Tart with Pine Nut Caramel GlazeQuince is a hard fall fruit with sweet-tangy flavor. You'll find quince paste in specialty stores and most supermarkets.
Crumb-Topped Apple PieSprinkle the top of the apple filling with a buttery brown sugar mixture to add extra flavor and texture to this old-fashioned apple pie.
Coconut Cream Pie with PineappleAdd 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.
Classic Pumpkin PieRefrigerated pie dough makes this classic pumpkin pie recipe simple to prepare.
Caramel-Pecan PieTake traditional pecan pie up a notch by stirring caramels into the filling and topping with chocolate-covered pecans.
Cranberry-Apple PieThis juicy double-crusted beauty combines fresh cranberries and apples, two favorite fall season flavors.
Orange-Sweet Potato Pie With Rosemary-Cornmeal CrustThe 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.
Tiramisu Toffee Trifle PieUse 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.
Chocolate-Coconut-Macadamia PieThis pie gets a tropical flair with additions of coconut and macadamia nut. Your guests will be asking for seconds in no time.
Peanut Butter-Banana PieUpdate 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.
Oatmeal Pecan PieYou'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.
Fudge PieMake a no-crust pie reminiscent of a classic brownie sundae. Toasted pecans and a hint of vanilla extract dress up the fudgy family favorite.
Double Apple Pie With Cornmeal CrustOur 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.
Elegant Pumpkin-Walnut Layered PieGet 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.
Peanut Butter PieThis 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.
Almond-Pear PieWith wine-soaked pears at the centerpiece of this dish, your guests will hardly be able to look away from such a beautiful addition to any holiday spread.
Pumpkin Swirl Pie with Gingersnap CrustGive your pumpkin pie a more sophisticated edge with this gingersnap crust and beautiful cream cheese swirl.
Browned Butter Chess PieFor a pretty presentation, prepare a second recipe of the piecrust and cut out shapes with a small cookie cutter. Attach them to the edge of the crust with egg wash, and then bake and fill as directed.
Caramel Apple Pie with Pastry CutoutsZoe Nathan of Santa Monica's Huckleberry Bakery tops her pies with a variety of cutout shapes; for this one, you'll need a 2 1/2-in. apple-shaped cookie cutter*.
Lattice-Top Apple Quince PiePortland pasty chef Michelle Vernier cooks the fruit ahead so the pie won't collapse in the oven.
Sweet-Potato Pecan PieWe adapted this recipe from Devil's Teeth Baking Company to create a border that shows off the bright filling. To completely cover the pie, just double the topping.
Kabocha Squash Crème Fraîche PieFeel free to swap in other squash in Michelle McKenzie's recipe: Sugar Pie comes out sweeter, and canned pumpkin is mellow-tasting, if less distinctive. Shauna Sever, an 18 Reasons instructor, suggested the spicy gingersnap layer. You'll need a 9-in. deep-dish pie pan.
Hazelnut, Pecan, and Bourbon PieFor depth of flavor, Kir Jensen roasts the pecans and hazelnuts before adding them to the filling. She likes to roll her cornmeal pastry extra thick, so it's more substantial.
Apple, Pear, and Cranberry PieUse slightly firm pears and crisp, tart apples here to achieve the best texture in the filling, and let this mountainous pie cool and settle for at least two hours before serving.
Butterscotch Meringue Pie with Pecan CrustWe won't revoke your pie credentials if you use a purchased piecrust in this recipe, but we love the way the homemade crust's earthy flavor elevates the caramel filling so much that we recommend you give it a try. A few rules of the road: Be sure to finely grind your pecans to ensure the crust will hold together. And if the crust tears just a bit, don't be alarmed. As with all piecrusts, you can easily press it back together with your fingertips or use extra scraps for patchwork.
Tennessee Whiskey-Pecan PieWe love the combination of pecans and smoky-sweet bourbon in the thick, rich pie filling. For a booze-free pie, substitute apple juice for the whiskey in the filling, and serve with plain sweetened whipped cream or enjoy it without.
Maple-Walnut Cranberry PieWhile the buttery, maple-scented filling is inspired by classic pecan pie, we swap in toasted walnuts and add chopped fresh cranberries for a beautiful pop of color and tart flavor contrast that cuts the sweetness.