SAVEUR magazine shares 17 fabulous Thanksgiving pie recipes. Can’t decide between pecan and pumpkin? Try the twofer pie which bakes both into a delicious combo.


Blue-Ribbon Pecan Pie

This pecan pie’s toffee-like interior and beautiful bronze top layer of halved pecans takes the first prize.

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 »

Caramel-Apple Pie

A cinnamon-spiced sauce of butter and melted caramel candies poured over apples makes a wonderfully sweet, gooey pie filling.

Nutmeg Custard Tarts

Creamy and spicy, these classic English custard tarts boast all the hallmarks of our favorite eggnogs.

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. Get the recipe for Libby’s Pumpkin Pie »

Mock Apple Pie

This classic American recipe uses a bit of cracker trickery. Get the recipe for Mock Apple Pie »

Pecan Pie Ice Cream Pie

Candied pecans are folded into vanilla ice cream, which is spread into a pecan-enriched pie crust in this creamy riff on pecan pie. Get the recipe for Pecan Pie Ice Cream Pie »
Buttermilk pie, an American classic, is a forerunner of cheesecake.
With its flaky, buttery crust and marmalade-like citrus filling, not a crumb of this sunny lemon pie will be left on the dessert board.

Classic Apple Pie

Simple and delicious, this recipe brings out the sweet flavor of the apples. Three days before the feast, start prepping by making the pie dough for both pies, the cranberry sauce, and the mashed potatoes. Bring your bird home at least two days before Thanksgiving so you have ample time to presalt, a simple step that keeps the turkey juicy and intensifies its natural flavors. Get the recipe for Classic Apple Pie »