Season's Best Pies: December 2015
Butterscotch Pecan Pie from PieLab
Butterscotch Pecan Pie from PieLab Recipe
Maple Pumpkin Pie with a Message
To use up the leftover pumpkin, try adding some to a breakfast smoothie, or stir into pancake batter. Or combine with a splash of half-and-half, season with sage, and toss with pasta.
Maple Pumpkin Pie with a Message Recipe
Pumpkin-Pecan Streusel Pie
Create the chunky texture by leaving those extra-big blueberry-size pieces in the streusel mix.
Pumpkin-Pecan Streusel Pie Recipe
Apple Crumble Pie
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Apple Crumble Pie Recipe
Foolproof Key Lime Pie
Key Lime Pie is a classic for a reason - it's got an unrivaled flavor that nobody can resist. Whip up this Foolproof Key Lime Pie for an easy dessert your guests are sure to enjoy. In a pinch, you can use regular limes, but when it comes to fresh juice versus bottled, the real thing always triumphs.
Foolproof Key Lime Pie Recipe
Apple Hand Pies
Use small cookie or pastry cutters to create little steam vents in the tops of these pies for the filling to peek through. You can make these pies as festive or as simple as you want, but however you style them, they're sure to be absolutely delicious.
Apple Hand Pies Recipe
Our Easiest Pumpkin Pie Ever
TIP: For a crisp crust (no more soggy bottom!), use a metal pie pan and prebake your crust with pie weights.
Our Easiest Pumpkin Pie Ever Recipe
Perfectly Easy Blackberry Pie
If you haven’t eaten any blackberry pie yet, is it really summer? This perfectly easy blackberry pie comes together in a little more than an hour and highlights one of summer’s best fruits. This recipe works with either fresh or frozen blackberries (or a mixture of the two), but fresh blackberries have more flavor and won’t take as long to cook. Serve with vanilla ice cream or lemon sorbet.
Perfectly Easy Blackberry Pie Recipe
Mini Apple Pie with Lattice Crust
Apple pie filling is poured into a hollowed apples and topped with an easy lattice pie crust. So easy and impressive!
Mini Apple Pie with Lattice Crust Recipe
Double-Crust Apple Pie
A double crust seals in the apples' natural juices as the pie bakes for full-on apple flavor. Tossing the apples with apple juice keeps them from browning as you peel and slice them, and it adds a boost of apple flavor.
Double-Crust Apple Pie Recipe
Easy Apple Crisp
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Easy Apple Crisp Recipe
Peach Divinity Icebox Pie
Warning: This one might cause you to drool on your screen.
Peach Divinity Icebox Pie Recipe
Strawberry-Lemon-Buttermilk Icebox Pie with Baked Gingersnap Crust
Don't dare skip the crust in this amazing recipe; it totally makes the pie.
Strawberry-Lemon-Buttermilk Icebox Pie with Baked Gingersnap Crust Recipe
The Ultimate Chocolate Pie
For the crust, crumble three-fourths of 1 (9-oz.) box of chocolate wafer cookies to yield 2 cups.
The Ultimate Chocolate Pie Recipe
To my eye, this apple pie has an almost medieval look, with its meaty lattice top. To my stomach, it's a modern-day marvel.
Bacon-Apple Pie Recipe
The mile-high topping is just begging for you to dive in, fork first.
Chocolate-Coconut-Macadamia Pie Recipe
Say hello to our most stunning pie yet.
Almond-Pear Pie Recipe
Guilt Free Pumpkin Pie
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Guilt Free Pumpkin Pie Recipe
Pumpkin Swirl Pie with Gingersnap Crust
Just say yes to this amazing swirl.
Pumpkin Swirl Pie with Gingersnap Crust Recipe
Browned Butter Chess Pie
For 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.
Browned Butter Chess Pie Recipe
Sweet-Potato Pecan Pie
We 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.
Sweet-Potato Pecan Pie Recipe
Lattice-Top Apple Quince Pie
Portland pasty chef Michelle Vernier cooks the fruit ahead so the pie won't collapse in the oven.
Lattice-Top Apple Quince Pie Recipe
Caramel Apple Pie with Pastry Cutouts
Zoe 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*.
Caramel Apple Pie with Pastry Cutouts Recipe
Reddi-Wip: Caramel Nut Tart
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Reddi-Wip: Caramel Nut Tart Recipe
Sweet Potato Pie with Sugared Pecans
Make a double batch of the pecans and save some for a snack later.
Sweet Potato Pie with Sugared Pecans Recipe
Chocolate Chess Pie
You can serve this pie at room temperature or chilled, so it's a perfect make-ahead option for New Year's Eve.
Chocolate Chess Pie Recipe
Lemon Meringue Pie
A gluten-free crust serves as the base for tangy-sweet lemon custard and a fluffy meringue topping in this fresh spin on the classic.
Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe
Maple-Pecan Pie Recipe
Tennessee Whiskey-Pecan Pie
We 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.
Tennessee Whiskey-Pecan Pie Recipe