If you don’t have a list of the best pie recipes ready for Pi Day this year, fear not: We’ve got you covered. Of course, we don’t think that there’s ever a bad time for pie, but on this holiday — a cheeky reference to the math constant 3.14 — the decadent dessert is practically a must. Luckily, there’s some time for you to prepare if you’d like to celebrate with a math enthusiast (or a pie enthusiast) in your life. Your first step: picking the perfect pie to bake.
From mouthwatering apple pie to a classic pumpkin pie recipe, it’s safe to say that there’s a flavor of pie for just about any dessert fan out there. When you choose from some of the best pie recipes of all time, you’re pretty much guaranteed to bring a smile to your guests’ faces as they polish off that last scrumptious bit of crust. Of course, Pi Day isn’t the only time that you can perfect the best pie recipe for your family and friends. But why not use it as an opportunity to showcase your baking skills, especially if it’s your first time celebrating the occasion? Believe us, your loved ones will be thankful that you put in the time and effort to make something truly delicious for them.
Besides, you know these yummy pie recipes will soon come in handy once again before you know it. From National Pie Day on January 23 to more traditional pie-enthusiast holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas, it’s safe to say that we live in a pie-loving country. It’s easy to get overwhelmed when trying to bake a pie — whether it’s for the first or the 20th time. Fortunately, we have lots of talented chefs with delicious pie recipes to share with us to make our lives easier — especially if we have friends and relatives who are big pie fans.
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Mini Pie Recipes
Triple Berry Pie Recipe
Don't think that Pi Day recipes like this one are only good for Pi Day. Stuffed to the brim with three different kinds of berries, this fruity dessert is the perfect way to pay homage to your sweet tooth on any day of the year. Plus, they're mini pies, which in our books means it's A-OK to take a second slice.
Get the full instructions at Revel and Glitter.
Pecan Pie Recipes
Pecan Pie Recipe
It goes without saying that pecans taste the absolute best when they're in the form of a pie. This yummy pie recipe definitely does them justice, especially with the math pi symbol decoration on top. We may not know all the digits after 3.14, but we do know a good pie when we see one, and this one is — pardon our pun — so great it's nuts!
Get the full instructions at Taste and Tell.
Apple Pie Recipes
Apple Bourbon Pie Recipe
Who could ever deny how well apple and bourbon flavors go together? It only seems natural to put them both under one roof — er, we mean pie crust top — to bring harmony to our taste buds. Plus: Those famous math pi digits have never looked so tasty.
Get the full instructions at Sprinkled With Jules.
Strawberry Pie Recipes
Strawberry Pie Recipe
This is the perfect pie recipe for any celebration that calls for fresh fruit with giant dollops of whipped cream on top. Just because strawberries are more popular during the summer doesn't mean you can't incorporate them into your Pi Day celebration — especially when they're inside of a pie.
Get the full instructions at Brown Eyed Baker.
Peanut Butter Pie Recipes
Peanut Butter Pie Recipe
We'd be hard-pressed to find a better dessert flavor combination than chocolate and peanut butter. So, naturally, we're pleased to say that this pie recipe covers both ingredients of the decadent dessert duo exceptionally well. What more could we ask for in a pie recipe — other than a rich Oreo pie crust, which this mouthwatering treat also boasts?
Get the full instructions at Kevin and Amanda.
Sweet Potato Pie Recipes
Sweet Potato Pie Recipe
One taste of this rich sweet potato pie, and you'll be convinced to move down South — if you don't live there already, that is. Your guests probably won't even be thinking about the fact that the starring ingredient is a vegetable. And it's so delicious, you'll probably forget as well after you're done baking this masterpiece!
Get the full instructions at A Sweet Pea Chef.
Easy Pie Recipes For Pi Day
Apple Pie Recipe
This "ultimate" apple pie boasts a buttery, flaky pie crust and a delectable mix of apples, making it a much-needed addition to the dessert table. Who could say no to that?
Get the full recipe at The Cooking World.
No Bake Pie Recipes
Chocolate Pie Recipe
If you're in the mood for a scrumptious pie but don't want to overheat your whole kitchen by cranking up the oven for too long, this recipe just might be the very delicious solution. After preparing and baking your crust, all you have to do is whisk, stir, and pop in the silky, smooth, chocolatey filling. Then, watch as your fridge works the rest of the magic!
Get the full instructions at Oh Sweet Basil.
Pumpkin Pie Recipes
Pumpkin Pie Recipe
Who could ever say no to a generous slice of pumpkin pie? The classic dessert never fails to impress as a crowd-pleaser, and rightfully so. This delicious pie recipe proves that while some pie flavors may be trendy or popular for short periods of time, some truly never go out of style and taste. Thank goodness for that.
Get the full instructions at Live Well Bake Often.
Chocolate Pie Recipes
Chocolate Crack Pie Recipe
The cracks that appear on top of this pie are a signature feature of this delicious recipe, setting the stage for the tempting fudgy and rich taste to come. Some even say this pie's gooeyness is reminiscent of an especially decadent chocolate brownie — one that's sitting inside of a warm pie crust. We don't know about you, but our mouths are watering just thinking about it!
Get the full instructions at The Kitchen Is My Playground.
Best Pies Recipes
Vegan Pumpkin Pie Recipe
If you have any loved ones who follow a plant-based diet, this is one of the best pie recipes ever for them to gobble up. (And we think meat-eaters will find it pretty tasty, too!) With a light, fluffy pumpkin filling and a crunchy chocolate crust, this is a decadent dessert that pretty much no one will be able to resist.
Get the full instructions at VegeRasta.