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My favorite Thanksgiving pie recipes: pumpkin pie, pumpkin-pecan pie, chocolate pecan pie, all sorts of apple pies, blueberry-cranberry pie, and even lemon meringue pie (why not?)


Thanksgiving is when everyone loves to bake and eat pies. Luckily, it’s not difficult to make a delicious pie if you have the right recipe.

Pumpkin pie is our traditional favorite, of course, but we enjoy trying different recipes, too—and there are plenty of delicious Thanksgiving pie recipes to choose from! Consider pumpkin pecan, regular pecan, or a variety of apple pies, among others.

Watch this video to see how easy it is to make pie crust. 4 minutes and 4 ingredients!

You won’t find every pie ever invented here, but you will find dozens of my favorites, along with tips on how to become a pie chef yourself. Start with my Easy Pie Crust. In no time you'll be making my Pie of the Month.

I have a lot of pie recipes, many handed down from relatives, and I’ll share the stories that go along with them. For the most part they are simple pies that use fresh ingredients, not complicated concoctions that will send you off to the gourmet market.

Each pie story leads to a pie recipe. That's the way it works on PieChef.com!

Remember the old expression “easy as pie?" That’s what I aim to prove. For starters, here's how easy it is to make pie crust.

And when you're deciding how many pies to make, remember that leftover pie makes an excellent breakfast! Nothing like a slice of pumpkin pie or apple-cranberry-walnut pie with your coffee the morning after Thanksgiving. Yum!

Favorite Thanksgiving Pie Recipes

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Thanksgiving Pumpkin Pies