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Pie -- It's What's for Dessert

The Park at Winters Run Blog, Bel Air, MD  Pie for dessert on Thanksgiving is a tradition worth holding on to, and we've got recipes in today's blog post.

What is Thanksgiving without pie for dessert? Incomplete! — and of course, we can’t have that. Today, The Park at Winters Run Blog is sharing a variety of pie recipes for your Thanksgiving dinner, from cherry to pumpkin, we’ve got it all! So head out to your favorite Bel Air, MD grocery store to pick up any ingredients you may need, then head back to your apartment and try out some of these recipes to see which ones you want on the Thanksgiving dinner menu.  


Fruit Pies  

Easy Crumble Cherry Pie from Singing Through the Rain

This easy crumble cherry pie is just what it says it is — easy! The most complicated part of this recipe is the topping (and it’s not very complicated). Simply combine flour, almond flavoring, butter, and sugar to make the topping, and use frozen pie crust and store-bought filling to complete this recipe.


Apple Crumb Pie from Sally’s Baking Addiction

This pie takes a little while to make. Make your own pie crust for an extra fresh taste. Make the filling with apples, lemon juice, cloves, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla extract, and sugar. Finish off this recipe with the cinnamon crumble topping.


Cream Pies

Banana Cream Pie

From Bon Appetit, this banana cream pie is perfect to complete your Thanksgiving celebration. Filled with creamy richness, a hint of chocolate, and piled on top with whipped cream, this pie will be a hit.


Coconut Cream Pie from Cincyshopper

This coconut cream pie is heavenly. Use sugar, cornstarch, half & half, egg yolks, egg, sweetened shredded coconut, and vanilla to make the filling, and heavy cream, sugar, vanilla, coconut extract, and toasted coconut to make the topping. This sweet pie is a wonderful and delicious treat to share with friends.


Grandma’s Lemon Meringue Pie

What’s not to like? This blend of sweet and tart is a great way to enjoy pie. And bonus: there is no milk in the recipe, so it can be served to people who are lactose intolerant.


Nutty Pies

Pecan Pie

Direct from The Pioneer Woman Cooks, this recipe comes with step-by-step directions complete with pictures for an amazingly tasty treat. The commentary is delightful, too.


Toffee Almond Pie from Crazy for Crust

Toffee almond pie is delicious and surprisingly easy to make. We are big friends of the sugary-sweet taste of this amazing pie. Use your favorite brand of store bought toffee (or make your own!) for this recipe.


Pumpkin & Sweet Potato Pies

Pecan Streusel Pumpkin Pie from Chelsea’s Messy Apron

Pecan streusel pumpkin pie combines our two favorite pies in one. The pumpkin filling is topped with a crunchy and delicious pecan streusel. Finish off this recipe with a scoop of maple whipped cream. You can make maple whipped cream with heavy whipping cream and your favorite brand of maple syrup.


Sweet Potato Pie from Taste of Home

This easy sweet potato pie is the perfect dessert for Thanksgiving. Simply mix together butter, sugar, eggs, milk, sweet potatoes, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt to make this pie. Use a premade pie shell to save time and effort. Bake this recipe for forty minutes and then enjoy! Click the link for more details on making this sweet pie.  


So many pie recipes to choose from! Don’t eat too much pie — but do have a slice for breakfast the morning after Thanksgiving!