11 Pie Recipes for Thanksgiving That Make Us Truly Thankful

If you don't have your list of the best pie recipes ready for Thanksgiving 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 upcoming holiday, the decadent dessert is practically essential. As tasty as the Thanksgiving turkey and the side dishes are, there's something that feels empty about a Thanksgiving table that has no pie on it. Luckily, there's plenty of time for you to avoid that crisis before the holiday gets here. Your first step: picking the perfect pie.

From Thanksgiving apple pie to classic pumpkin pie recipes, 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, Thanksgiving 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 hosting Thanksgiving? Believe us, your loved ones will be truly 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 and Pi Day — a cheeky reference to the math constant 3.14 — on March 14, 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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