Pies for the Holidays

Old-fashioned pie flavors, such as apple and pecan never go out of style. SAVEUR magazine finds 10 of your favorite holiday recipes.

Modern Mincemeat Pie

Modern Mincemeat Pie

Currants, raisins, nuts, and spices sweeten up this traditional chopped beef pie. See the recipe for Modern Mincemeat PieAndré Baranowski
Blue Ribbon Pecan Pie

Blue Ribbon Pecan Pie

The toffee-like interior and beautiful bronze top layer of halved pecans won Rubyane Surritte first place in the pie contest at Oklahoma's Drummond Ranch. Get the recipe for Blue Ribbon Pecan Pie »James Roper
Sweet Potato Pie

Sweet Potato Pie

Using boiled sweet potatoes rather than baked ones gives this pie a beautifully vibrant color.Todd Coleman
Libby's Pumpkin Pie

Libby's Pumpkin Pie

This classic, simple pumpkin pie is inspired by the "Libby's Famous Pumpkin Pie" recipe printed on the back of Libby's pumpkin cans. See the recipe for Libby's Pumpkin Pie »Christopher Hirsheimer
Cardamom-Buttermilk Pie

Cardamom-Buttermilk Pie

Buttermilk pie, an American classic, is a forerunner of cheesecake. See the recipe for Cardamom-Buttermilk Pie »Larry Nighswander
Mock Apple Pie

Mock Apple Pie

Crackers, tossed with a lemony apple pie-spiced syrup take on a remarkable cooked apples-like texture in this recipe, perhaps a forebear of modern molecular gastronomy.André Baranowski
Black Walnut Pumpkin Pie

Black Walnut Pumpkin Pie

Black walnuts have a deep, complex flavor that adds a delicious twist to the traditional pumpkin pie. See the recipe for Black Walnut Pumpkin Pie »James Baigrie
Custard Pie

Custard Pie

The trick to making an old-fashioned custard pie is to cook it very slowly and evenly. See the recipe for Custard Pie »Ben Fink
Chocolate Chess Pie with Cornbread Crumble

Chocolate Chess Pie with Cornbread Crumble

Chef Scott Crawford of the forthcoming Nash Tavern in Raleigh updates the simple Southern custard Thanksgiving pie by adding cacao nibs to the butter crust and sprinkling a nutty cornbread crumble on top. Get the recipe for Chocolate Chess Pie with Cornbread Crumble »Joseph De Leo
apple pie

Apple Pie

A splash of apple cider vinegar adds tang to this double-crusted take on classic apple pie.James Oseland