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24 Favorite Holiday Pie Recipes

Sweeten your holidays with our pie recipes for an array of seasonal flavors: chocolate, pecan, apple, pumpkin, eggnog, cranberry and more.

Fancy Almond Cream Pie

A vanilla pie gets a holiday makeover with almonds and a cherry garnish.

Fancy Almond Cream Pie

Frango Mint Chocolate Ice Cream Pie

This decadent pie is a favorite at Macy's on North State Street in Chicago. Stir in candy from a box of famous Frango Mints (order at Macys.com ), or use solid mint-flavored chocolate candies from the grocery store.

Frango Mint Chocolate Ice Cream Pie

Chocolate Cream Pie

The filling of this chocolate-crust pie is luscious, but not too rich. (Think old-fashioned chocolate pudding.) A bit of sour cream in the whipped topping balances the chocolate perfectly.

Chocolate Cream Pie

Pumpkin Chiffon Pie

A spiced filling, made from whipped cream, creates a lighter-tasting version of traditional pumpkin pie. The gingersnap crust adds more kick than classic crusts.

Pumpkin Chiffon Pie

Old-Fashioned Buttermilk Coconut Pie

This classic pie recipe comes from Miss Aimee B's Tea Room in St. Charles, Missouri.

Old-Fashioned Buttermilk Coconut Pie

Chocolate Eggnog Swirl Pie

Serve your Christmas eggnog in this creamy pie, swirled with chocolate. The recipe is from the Elsah Landing Restaurant in historic Elsah, Illinois.

Chocolate Eggnog Swirl Pie

Spiced Cherry Pie

Bring all-time favorite cherry pie into the holidays. Although we tested it with refrigerated piecrust, you can use your own homemade crust, if you like. The filling gets a tasty boost from cinnamon and allspice.

Spiced Cherry Pie

Peppermint Brownie Pie

This rich blend of two favorite holiday flavors -- chocolate and mint -- might start a new dessert tradition in your house. Can't find the mint-flavored pieces? Use regular chocolate chips and add 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract to the batter.

Peppermint Brownie Pie

Harvest Pie, Sweet Potato Pie and Sweetie Pie

The holiday Pie Fest at Southmoreland on the Plaza, a historic 13-room inn northeast of Country Club Plaza in Kansas City, Missouri, features several dozen pies including Harvest Pie (front of picture), Sweet Potato Pie (left) and Sweetie Pie (top).

Harvest Pie blends the tastes and aromas of apples, cranberries and baked spices.

Sweet Potato Pie has a soft filling with just a touch of sweetness. Pie lovers with a serious sweet tooth need to try the Sweetie Pie, full of melted chocolate, butterscotch, pecans and coconut.

Harvest Pie

Sweet Potato Pie

Sweetie Pie

Caramel-Pecan French Silk Pie

Caramel and pecans form a gooey base for this chocolate dream pie. Make this decadent pie at least a day ahead so it has plenty of time to chill before guests arrive.

Caramel-Pecan French Silk Pie

Black-Bottom Pecan Pie

Holiday shoppers stop at Miss Aimee B's Tea Room in St. Charles, Missouri, for a slice of this pie, with its gooey brownie layer.

Black-Bottom Pecan Pie

Oatmeal-Pecan Pie

Pecan gets a chewy-good twist in this recipe from an Augusta, Missouri, restaurant.

Oatmeal-Pecan Pie

Masterpiece Mud Pie

A crust of crushed chocolate sandwich cookies holds a rich filling of chocolate ice cream, coffee ice cream, whipped cream and flavorings.

Masterpiece Mud Pie

Luke's Lemon Meringue Pie

This lemon meringue pie recipe, which includes candied lemon peel, is a favorite at Southmoreland on the Plaza, in Kansas City, Missouri. The recipe comes from Luke Reichle, brother of Southmoreland co-owner Mark.

Luke's Lemon Meringue Pie

Fancy Almond Cream Pie

A vanilla pie gets a holiday makeover with almonds and a cherry garnish.

Fancy Almond Cream Pie

Millionaire's Pie

This gooey-rich pie blends the flavors of walnut, coconut and chocolate. 

Millionaire's Pie

Cherry Pie

Cherry pie is the specialty of Betty Reichle, mother of Southmoreland on the Plaza co-owner Mark Reichle. Her filling has a hint of cinnamon and almond. And she weaves a handsome lattice crust on the top. "I make points with Mark when I make this pie," she says.

Cherry Pie

Cranberry-Raspberry Pie

This sweet-tart Christmas-red dessert adds cranberry zing to an easy-to-make fruit pie.

Cranberry-Raspberry Pie

Eggnog Pie

This creamy rum-spiked yuletide pie makes an impressive holiday-dinner finale.

Eggnog Pie

Something Special Apple-Cherry Pie

We combined two favorite pie fillings--apple and cherry--into one holiday treat. Almonds add a nutty boost.

Something Special Apple-Cherry Pie

German-Chocolate Pie

This decadent chocolate-coconut pie looks especially nice when you decorate the crust with semisweet chocolate pieces just after you remove it from the oven.

German-Chocolate Pie

Finnish Blueberry Pie

This berry pie proves that there's beauty in simplicity. The piecrust is wrapped around a three-ingredient filling that includes fine dry breadcrumbs. You don't even need a pie plate to make this juicy treat.

Finnish Blueberry Pie recipe

Mystery Pecan Pie

The mystery ingredient in this pecan pie is cream cheese! A Harrietta, Michigan, reader, likes this double-layer treat that combines two holiday favorites: cheesecake and pecan pie.

Mystery Pecan Pie

Mile-High Chocolate Pie

Whipping cream, semisweet chocolate and bittersweet chocolate create a rich, tall filling for this pie from Murray's restaurant in Minneapolis. A sweet meringue forms the crust.

Mile-High Chocolate Pie

Chocolate-Pecan Whiskey Pie

A Madison, Indiana, reader makes this chocolate version of pecan pie for her supper club. Club members thought it was their best dessert ever!

Chocolate-Pecan Whiskey Pie

Triple Pear Pie with Walnut Crust

You can't mistake the fruit in this cardamom-spiced beauty. Pear nectar and dried pears complement thick slices of fresh, juicy Bosc pears.

Triple Pear Pie with Walnut Crust

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