This Pear Sour Cream Pie is a mouthwateringly humble dessert with a cornmeal crust that some might want to call rustic, but I'll just call classic.
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While pie's handheld variety hasn't seen the national spotlight quite like other baked goods, here in the South the pocket pie is something of a regional treasure. The name might be up for discussion, but whether you call them hand pies, pocket pies, or fried pies, this Southern staple has all the hallmarks of a perfect picnic treat, and these banana Nutella cardamom pocket pies are no exception.
In this Apricot Almond Pie, the vowel-heavy dynamic duo brings just the right balance of tart and crisp to a dessert that's just itching for a dollop of ice cream.
It is high time a pie exists that does justice to the subtle nuances of chai flavor. Enter: the black bottom chai cream pie.
This light ice box pie is full of sweet blueberries and blackberries in a crunchy pretzel crust.
Looking to establish a new favorite comfort food? This Apple Butter Pie, with a cookie-like oatmeal pecan crust, may be just be the answer.
Brandied peaches are the star of this pie, which also gets a crunchy almond crumb topping.
The Kentucky regional favorite, Transparent Pie, gets a twist with the addition of rose and lime.
A layer of maple, a layer of butterscotch, and a crown of glorious black walnut whipped cream. Need we say more?
The secret to this free-form strawberry tart flavored with thyme and drizzeled with a mint syrup? Underripe strawberries. They release less water while baking, but the added flavors ensure the final tart is nice and sweet.
This nutty, honey-sweetened pie is the perfect treat to take to the first backyard garden party of the season.
Even if you live in a place where the closest thing to a snowman is a snow cone, this Mexican Hot Chocolate Pie will tickle your senses and warm your taste buds in a way that will have you dreaming of a nice, warm mug of cocoa and a roaring fire.
I've always considered the seductive and regal blood orange my favorite citrus treat, but since moving to New Orleans several years ago, my affection for the satsuma, a local favorite, has blossomed into a full-blown love affair. I like to let it shine in this bright and flavorful pie.
The humble Chess Pie gets a seasonal update with floral Meyer lemons.
This creamy, rich, no-bake pie is screaming for some acidic fruit to balance it, and here in blood orange (also sometimes called Moro oranges) season, we have our perfect topping.
To those Key Lime Pie purists out there, I'm sorry, this recipe is probably not for you. For everyone else, adding a little hint of coriander to key lime pie adds a delightful dimension of flavor that's worth trying the next time you've got little key limes in your possession.
Using frozen peaches is a great way to get summer flavor in the heart of winter, and makes this pie easy to prepare to boot.
You can't rate any one type of Chocolate Cream Pie best— it just comes down to personal preference and taste. But for me, if I were ever to enjoy just one chocolate cream pie for the rest of my life, this one would be it.
When a slice of lemon meringue pie seems like just a little too much, consider this tart as an alternative. The same buttery crust is filled with an intense Meyer lemon curd and topped with just enough bruleed meringue, making it a moderate and elegant way to enjoy the bright flavor of Meyer lemon.
Winter is the perfect time for custard and pudding-based pies. You'll love this version, with its delicate and tangy flavors, creamy texture, and a higher-than-average crispy crust to creamy custard ratio.