It’s National Pecan Pie Day today, which means that we should all take a moment to celebrate the classic and eternally delicious dessert known as pie. It’s pretty hard to make a pie that tastes bad – you stuff delicious things like fruit or chocolate between crust, how could you really go wrong?
But there’s so much more out there to pie than just pecan or apple, and we think that today is the perfect day to explore all of them. Here are just 15 of the most incredible pie recipes out there. Try them all!
Alright so it’s more pumpkin than cheesecake, but this masterpiece we whipped up for our Holiday Entertaining e-cookbook really is the best of both worlds.
Light but still oh-so-decadent.
Bumbleberry = blueberries, raspberries, strawberries and basically all the best berries of summer in one pie.
Can’t afford an island vacation? No problem.
5. Banoffee Pie
Yup, that’s right: A banana-toffee pie here to haunt your dreams forever.
The classic made better with streusel on top.
SHUT. UP. GET IN MY BELLY.
Blueberries are literally the very best in summer, and this is another excuse to go buy more.
Can you overdose on peanut butter? Whatever. Worth it.
Another classic summer pie, made better by adding more of the best part.
11. S’Mores Pie
Like camping but so much better. And less messy.
So pretty you almost don’t want to mess it up by eating it.
…said no one who’s ever had peach pie, ever.
13. Sweet Potato Pie
Potato pie? Don’t bash it ’til you’ve tried it. Just enough touch of sweet with a rich flavor that will make you go back for fourths.
14. Key Lime Pie
Like a cool breeze on a humid Florida day. Actually being in Florida not necessary for enjoying said pie.
And of course, in honor of the holiday:
15. Maple Pecan Pie
The mother of all pies, a Southern dessert staple. Would you believe this one’s vegan too? Neither could we.
What are your favorite pie recipes? Tell us in the comments below!