Slideshow: 11 Apple Pies To Make For Thanksgiving

Perfect Apple Pie
Perfect Apple Pie
The Food Lab's perfect apple pie, for those that want a tried and true classic. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: J. Kenji López-Alt]

Winter Apple and Dried Fruit Pie
Winter Apple and Dried Fruit Pie
A pie that thinks outside the seasonal box by marrying apples with tangy and sweet dried fruits. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Lauren Weisenthal]

Cranberry Apple Slab Pie
Cranberry Apple Slab Pie
If you're baking for a crowd, slab pies are a delicious and practical way to go. For this fall-forward recipe, apples and cranberries simmer in their own juices beneath a sweet and savory oatmeal crumble. Get the recipe!

[Photograph: Lauren Weisenthal]

Applesauce Pie
Applesauce Pie
It's called applesauce pie because the apples loose a lot a of their volume during baking, creating a flavorful, chunky "applesauce" at the bottom, and a pocket of air between the filling and the crispy, sugar-coated, top crust. It's not the prettiest pie when you cut it open, but it's delicious, especially served warm with vanilla ice cream. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Lauren Weisenthal]

Maida's Big Apple Pie
Maida's Big Apple Pie
This big free-standing pastry partially encloses a cinnamon and brown sugar-scented cooked apple filling. It's great for a crowd—in fact, it's perfect for Thanksgiving if you have a lot of people over. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Charles Schiller]

Cheddar Crusted Apple Pie
Cheddar Crusted Apple Pie
The crust of this pie has grated cheddar cheese baked into the layers, which causes it to brown more quickly than traditional pie crust, and creates an addictive, toasted cheese taste. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Lauren Weisenthal]

Mock Apple Pie
Mock Apple Pie
It looks like apple pie. It smells like apple pie. It even tastes like apple pie, but the secret to this Great Depression era classic doesn't come from an orchard, it comes from a box of crackers. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Alexandra Penfold]

Gluten-Free Apple Hand Pies
Gluten-Free Apple Hand Pies
An adorably tiny and gluten-free apple pies. These make a fun addition to a dessert table that's already packed with pies. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Elizabeth Barbone]

Apple Crostata
Apple Crostata
Instead of pie crust, this Italian crostata uses a buttery dough made from lemon-inflected pasta frolla. It's filled with fresh apples spiced with cinnamon. Get the recipe »

[Photograph: Carrie Vasios]