It’s officially baking season now, and what a better way to ring in the holidays than with a fresh pie wafting delicious smells through your kitchens and homes? Pies not only warm the hearth, but also your heart. Both sweet and savory, there are so many options of flaky crusts and gooey fillings that it can be hard to choose.
Our test kitchen has compiled a definitive list of pies to help carry you through every holiday party, family gathering, and office soiree.
Try pie for dinner! Rich and inviting in flavor, savory pies are perfect for fall and winter eating. They’re wonderful solutions for big families, or even just eating for one. You’ll have leftovers for lunch the next day!
Savory Chicken Pie
Ron’s Tybee Island Sausage Pie
Bacon Onion Pie
Turkey Pot Pie
Hurry Up Chicken Pot Pie
Who can resist a plate full of your grandmother’s apple pie, topped with ice cream and a little dollop of whipped cream? Not us! Whether warm and fresh out of the oven, or cool and decadent, these pies are sure to cure that sweet tooth of yours. Share the love with your whole family with a slice of one of these sweet treats.
Mom’s Apple Pie
Pecan Pie Pockets
Corrie’s Kentucky Pie
Pumpkin Chiffon Pie
Douglas Bourbon Pecan Pie
These sweet and sassy tarts are perfect to impress friends at mixers and parties. Beautiful in presentation and a cinch to make, you’ll be wondering why you never tried them before. Apple tarts are great for the fall, and if you’re having trouble finding seasonal fruits, try the irreplaceable chocolate tart!
Hot Tomato Tart Appetizers
Rustic Chocolate Pecan Tart
Peach Cream Tart
Fresh Fruit Tart
“Pie” for Breakfast
So while not a pie by name, quiches are still an easy and great way to entertain holiday guests for breakfast or brunch. Trying to clean out your refrigerator? Throw your extra veggies, cheeses, and ham into a quiche!
Crustless Spinach Quiche
Hash Brown Quiche
Spinach and Bacon Quiche
Mini Onion Quiches
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