Thanksgiving Pies October 22, 2008 Food SHARE 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. Pumpkin Chiffon Pie This autumnal dessert is a lighter and more refined version of plain old pumpkin pie, thanks to egg whites folded into the filling. Get the recipe for Pumpkin Chiffon 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 » Rosemary adds a subtle, herbal undertone to a gooey caramel sauce that gets stirred into tart apples in this sophisticated yet all-American dessert. Get the recipe for Rosemary-Caramel Apple 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. Tired Of Regular Pumpkin Pie? Try Pumpkin Pie with Graham Cracker Crust and Pepita-Sage Brittle Pumpkin Pie with Graham Cracker Crust and Pepita-Sage Brittle 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 » Indiana Sugar Cream Pie As Indiana’s state pie, this rich, nutmeg-dusted custard pie also goes by the name “Hoosier 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 » MORE TO READ RELATED 23 Ways to Celebrate Dad With Recipes to Make Any Father Proud Go beyond the meat and potatoes and cook him what he really wants. READ NOW RELATED Four Ways to Cook the Perfect Burger, From Cast Iron to—Trust Us—Steamed Test kitchen-approved methods for the best patties. RELATED Road Trip Snacks To Fuel Your Next Getaway Seat-side road trip recipes to fuel your expeditions.