Best Thanksgiving Pie and Tart Recipes

Get delicious Thanksgiving pie and tart recipes like pecan, apple, pumpkin and more from Food Network.

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Apple-Pumpkin-Pecan Pie

This is the ultimate holiday pie for those who love apple, pumpkin and pecan pie equally. There's no need to choose! This genius creation boasts a gooey pecan bottom, a sweet-and-tart apple edge and a creamy pumpkin center. Make it the day before and refrigerate overnight; serve at room temperature or chilled.

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Bobby's Throwdown Pumpkin Pie

To make his pie worthy of a Throwdown, Bobby Flay uses fresh vanilla in the filling, and tops the pie with a bourbon-maple whipped cream. Freeze extra filling, or make a double batch to fill three pie shells.

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The Pioneer Woman's Pecan Pie

This crunchy, sweet pie is a Thanksgiving dessert buffet staple, but Ree Drummond suggests making it year-round.

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Ree's Flat Apple Pie With Perfect Pie Crust

The Pioneer Woman makes her apple pie flat like a pizza, perfect for grabbing a slice on the go.

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Sweet Potato Pie With Crunchy Cranberry Topping

The extra-special topping in Tyler Florence's sweet potato pie contains cranberries, pecans and the secret weapon: amaretto cookies.

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Bourbon Pecan Pie

Sandra Lee's Bourbon-spiked pecan pie is easy as pie to make. Using a frozen crust cuts down on prep time and mixing the filling takes less than 10 minutes.

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Apple Pie

This classic apple pie is a great dessert to make ahead. You can freeze the uncooked pie, but don't brush it with egg or dust it with sugar beforehand. Place the pie in the freezer for 30 minutes, to harden it slightly, and then double wrap it with plastic wrap. When ready to bake, unwrap the pie, brush it with egg and sprinkle with sugar.

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Butterscotch Pie

If the butterscotch filling wasn't enough, this pie is topped with fresh whipped meringue and baked until it's lightly browned.

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Maple Bourbon Sweet Potato Pie

Serve this sweet potato pie with some lightly whipped cream or, for a slightly twisted take on a tried-and-true Thanksgiving combo, garnish with some marshmallow fluff.

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Butter Pie Crust

The secret to this pie dough is the chilled butter, which results in a flaky and rich crust that will complement your filling of choice.

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Pecan Pie

This classic pie is especially easy because it does not require blind baking or precooking the filling.

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Lattice Crust Apple Pie

Using a chef's knife or a pizza cutter, make a perfect lattice crust with step-by-step instructions from Food Network Kitchen.

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No-Pan Pear Pie

Alton's rustic pear-and-blueberry pie is similar to a galette, where the edges of the golden-brown crust are folded up to reveal the sweet, bubbling fruit filling.

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Bourbon and Chocolate Pecan Pie

This pie recipe is one of Tyler's favorites, and it starts with a flaky, ground pecan crust. The filling is just as simple as it is rich: unsweetened chocolate, bourbon and vanilla come together to form an Old-World Southern classic.

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Pumpkin Pie - Slimmed

Ensure easy serving by spraying the pie tin with vegetable cooking spray instead of butter. You can also keep the calorie count low by topping each slice with 2 tablespoons fat-free frozen vanilla yogurt.

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Sugar-Cranberry Pie

Cranberries and pears star in Alex Guarnaschelli's sweet pie that's as much a centerpiece as it is a dessert.

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Sunny's Hazelnut Pumpkin Pie

Intimidated by pie crust? Sunny Anderson makes an easy, press-in graham-cracker crust for her pumpkin pie. Then she mixes some cream cheese into her pumpkin filling to make it even richer.

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Anne's Apple Tart Tatin

Brimming with caramel and fruit, Anne Burrell's classically elegant dessert is like an apple upside-down cake. She uses fresh Golden Delicious apples because they maintain their shape after baking.

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Barefoot Contessa's Deep-Dish Apple Pie

Ina Garten uses Granny Smith apples to make this classic apple pie. For her perfect pie crust she uses both shortening and butter; you get flakiness from the shortening and rich flavor from the butter.

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Alton's Sweet Potato Pie

Don't think of this as a sweet potato pie. Alton Brown says to think of it as the best pumpkin pie you'll ever make. The difference? Fresh sweet potatoes are much easier to chop up and cook than fresh pumpkins.

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Barefoot Contessa's French Apple Tart

This is one of Ina's all-time favorite recipes. It looks fancy, but it really is easy. Use crisp, tart apples like Granny Smith for the best flavor.

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Classic Apple Pie

Bobby got this traditional apple pie recipe from an apple farm he visited on FoodNation with Bobby Flay. It's great for showcasing fresh apple flavors.

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Trisha Yearwood's Pecan Pie

Trisha’s version of this classic Southern pie has chopped pecans inside the pie and pecan halves on top.

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Tyler's Ultimate Caramel Apple Pie

Tyler's apple pie has it all: a flaky, buttery crust and a mile-high apple filling flavored with red wine-flavored caramel sauce. He tops the pie with a dusting of cinnamon sugar.

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Bobby's Pumpkin Pie with Cinnamon Crunch and Bourbon-Maple Whipped Cream

Bobby spruces up his Throwdown pie with bourbon whipped cream.

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Throwdown: Michele Albano's Maple Pumpkin Pie with Pecan Streusel

This pumpkin pie includes lots of fall flavors at their best, mixing in maple and pecans.

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Classic Apple Pie

Fill your home with the scent of hot apple pie and your guests' plates with slices of tart apple filling inside a buttery homemade crust.

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Apple-Walnut Galette

For a new spin on apple pie, try a galette: a freeform pie that's baked on a baking sheet instead of in a pie plate. This version is sweetened with apricot preserves and stuffed with walnuts.

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Classic Pumpkin Pie

A homemade crust filled with rich, traditionally spiced pumpkin custard is a highly anticipated way to end a Thanksgiving feast.

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Amaretto Pumpkin Pie with Almond Praline

For an update on a favorite, Food Network Kitchens baked amaretto-spiced pumpkin custard in a cookie crust and topped it with sweet, crunchy almond praline.

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Traditional Pecan Pie

Served with whipped cream or ice cream, homemade pecan pie is a quintessential dessert that no Thanksgiving menu should be without.

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Chocolate-Toffee Pecan Tart

Pecan pie gets a chocolatey makeover with a cocoa crust, and the topping is crunchy and sweet, like toffee candy.

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The Neelys' Peanut Butter Pie

The Neelys make a frozen version of peanut butter pie topped with homemade hot fudge sauce. Try it for a rich, surprising twist on traditional Thanksgiving pie.

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Alton's Lemon Meringue Pie

With Alton’s science-based lemon custard technique, you’ll have a perfectly creamy base for your tart lemon meringue pie. This classic is sure to be a hit at your Thanksgiving table.

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Tyler's Ultimate Pumpkin Pie with Crunchy Cranberry Topping

Tyler takes his pumpkin pie to the next level by adding a crunchy topping of amaretto cookies, tart dried cranberries and pecans.

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The Barefoot Contessa's Pumpkin Banana Mousse Tart

Thanksgiving may be a time for the classic pumpkin pie, but Ina’s mother was always known for her Pumpkin Banana Mousse Tart. She combines pumpkin and mashed bananas for an unexpected dessert.

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Sunny's Quick Pear Tart

Using puff pastry sheets makes these tarts a quick fix. Sunny tops them with cheddar cheese for a savory twist.

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Claire's 5-Ingredient Ginger-Pumpkin Tart

To keep her ingredient list below five, Claire Robinson uses sweetened condensed milk to thicken her filling before pouring it into a ginger cookie crust.

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Rachael's Pecan Pie with Chocolate-Cinnamon Whipped Cream

For an easy Thanksgiving dessert solution, Rachael Ray buys a pecan pie, then dresses it up with flavored whipped cream for a homey touch.

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Spiced Apple and Pear Pie

Cold butter is the key to perfect pie dough. When you're working the dough with your hands, use your fingertips, as they’re the coolest part of your hand, and try to touch it as little as possible.

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Alton's Pie Crust

Alton makes his perfectly flaky pie crust with a combination of butter and lard. It works with any pie filling you choose.

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Buttermilk Pie

This pie is filled with a rich custard that will be the perfect sweet ending to a holiday meal.

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Pumpkin Pie

Alton plays up the sweet-spicy autumnal flavor of a traditional pumpkin pie by baking a ginger snap crust. For the filling, he likes to prepare his own pumpkin puree, which includes a baking pumpkin, half-and-half, dark brown sugar and freshly grated nutmeg.

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Pumpkin Pie

This recipe from Food Network Kitchen makes it easy to prepare pumpkin pie from scratch. Start by blind baking a flaky, buttery crust. Then, pour in the spicy pumpkin filling before returning it to the oven until set and fragrant.

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Classic Pumpkin Pie

The filling for this classic, full-flavor pumpkin pie has an ultralight and fluffy texture, thanks to the generous doses of sugar and cream.

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Maple Pecan Pie

Ina uses corn syrup, honey and maple syrup in the filling for this decadent pecan pie. A bit of orange zest brightens up the heavy sweetness.

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Pumpkin Pie

The center of this picture-perfect pumpkin pie is extra smooth and milky due to the cream and sweetened condensed milk. A dab of fresh whipped cream on every slice will put this recipe over the edge.

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Vegan Pumpkin Pie

Thanks to a few flavorful stand-ins, your guests won't believe they're having a vegan pie. Unrefined coconut oil provides a flaky, buttery texture for the crust, and silken tofu lends creaminess to the filling.

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Deep-Dish Vegan Apple Pie

Extra virgin coconut oil is a great substitute for butter in both the pie dough and the apple filling to make this all-American fruit pie vegan friendly. Try using a mix of apples for the filling: Golden Delicious keep their shape and are a nice contrast to the soft McIntoshes, and the Granny Smiths give a nice tartness.

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Vegan Pie Dough

Unrefined virgin or extra virgin coconut oil gives this pie dough the same flakiness that butter does. Plus, it's more forgiving to work with: You don't have to worry about it getting too soft or melting while you're rolling out your crust.

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Butter Pecan-Toffee Pie

This recipe gets a generous helping of butter and brown sugar for a sticky, sweet filling that brings pecan pie to the next level. Chop up the nuts into smaller pieces to get a bit of crunch in every bite.

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Sour Cream Apple Pie

This classic apple pie will be a hit with dinner guests both young and old. An old-fashioned sweet sour cream filling is a flavor everyone will love.

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Maple-Walnut Cream Pie

Heavy cream and maple syrup make a silky, sweet pie filling. Crunchy chopped walnuts and fresh whipped cream make every slice taste like the ultimate breakfast pancake.

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Chocolate-Marshmallow Pie

Chocolate lovers will adore this pie. The crust is made from chocolate graham crackers and filled with milk chocolate. The marshmallow topping adds another layer of sweetness.

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Pear-Apple Crumble Pie

Apple and pear are a winning fall combination and this pie with a crumble topping is sure to be a favorite at your holiday table.

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Vanilla-Bourbon Pumpkin Pie

This pumpkin pie gets a double-dose of bourbon in both the pie crust and filling. Vanilla bean in the pie crust and cinnamon in the filling add even more holiday flavor.

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Apple-Berry Twist Pie

For this pretty pie topping, twist strips of crust into a continuous coil working from the center of the pie, outward. Sprinkle the top with turbinado sugar before baking for added sparkle.

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