21 of the Best Thanksgiving Pies

Here are 21 perfect Thanksgiving pie recipes that are sure to make it onto your baking roster this fall! Impressing your guests is easy (as pie) with these delicious renditions of everyone’s favorite Thanksgiving dessert.

The Classics

Apple pie, pumpkin pie, and other Thanksgiving favorites are classics for a reason! They celebrate the warming, cozy satisfaction of tucking into fall flavors while celebrating the bounty of the harvest.

Sweet Potato Pie sliced with marshmallow icing.

Brown Sugar Sweet Potato Pie Recipe

Guests will love this creamy homemade pie made with baked sweet potatoes, caramelized brown sugar and festive fall spices! A classic Southern recipe for your Thanksgiving table.

a slice of apple pie topped with ice cream on a plate with a fork

Homemade Apple Pie from Scratch


Tender apples tucked into a perfectly buttery, flakey homemade pie crust. Old fashioned apple pie is a classic for a reason! Just add a scoop of vanilla ice cream for the ultimate dessert combo

pecan pie with a slice on a plate and the rest of the pie in pie dish

Vegan Pecan Pie Recipe

This phenomenal pie recipe takes all the flavors of a classic pecan pie and transform the into an easy vegan dessert! It only takes 20 minutes of prep and is so good even your non-vegan guests will love it. Jessica also has a vegan pumpkin pie recipe that you may want to explore if you’re looking for vegan dessert ideas!

Buttermilk Pumpkin Pie topped with whipped cream on a white plate with a fork on a wooden board

Buttermilk Pumpkin Pie

All-American buttermilk pie meets everyone’s favorite Thanksgiving dessert in this two-in-one classic pie combo. This recipe featuring the familiar flavors of pumpkin pie blended with the slight tang of creamy buttermilk is one you need to try!

top view of a whole dutch apple slab pie

Dutch Apple Slab Pie

When it comes to desserts made to feed a crowd, this easy apple slab pie topped with a deliciously crispy streusel takes the cake (ahem, pie)! Soft caramelized apples in brown sugar get the royal treatment with a buttery crumb in this perfect jumbo-sized apple pie-meets-apple crisp recipe.

baked pumpkin pie recipe

Classic Pumpkin Pie Recipe

It wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without a recipe for classic pumpkin pie – and this is the only one you’ll ever need! Rich pumpkin and spices fill this festive fall dessert made with only a short list of ingredients. It’s a winner every time!

Top down shot of sliced pumpkin pie in a glass dish.

Vegan Pumpkin Pie (9 Ingredients)

Wondering what to serve as a vegan Thanksgiving dessert option? Look no further than this dairy free pumpkin pie! It can be made ahead and topped with vegan whipped cream.

Pecan Pie Cheesecake is an easy cheesecake recipe that combines two favorites!

Pecan Pie Cheesecake

Is it pecan pie? Is it cheesecake? One thing’s for certain, guests will love this easy recipe that combines all the delicious nutty, tangy flavors of both Thanksgiving favorites. Two classics come together in a delicious and creamy, crunchy combo.

A slice of Patti Labelle's Sweet potato pie with whipped cream on a white plate with a nearby slice in the background

Patti Labelle’s Sweet Potato Pie


This pie has the most delicious sweet potato filling made with the warming flavors of cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and ginger. A frozen pie crust makes prepping this pie incredibly easy too! Serve with a dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of ice cream on the side.

Tastes like Christmas

It may not be Christmas yet, but that doesn’t mean we don’t want to watch Elf on re-run and dig into some cozy Christmas flavors. These easy pie recipes are full of Christmas spirit!

Eggnog Pie feature

Eggnog Pie (No-Bake)


All the cozy flavors of a eggnog in the form of a creamy, festive pie! If this sounds too good to be true, you need to try this simple cream pie recipe. You and your Thanksgiving guests will be left in awe!

Cinnamon Roll Pie slice on a plate with fork

Cinnamon Roll Pie

If there ever was a pie for a special occasion, this is the one; the sweet, spicy, tangy flavors of a cinnamon roll with cream cheese icing are all rolled into one in this easy dessert recipe.

Summer Flavors

Not quite ready to say goodbye to summer? These homemade pies are big on fresh summer flavors and will be showstopping additions to your Thanksgiving table.

whole blueberry pie with a lattice top next to a bowl of blueberries and some lemons

Gluten Free Blueberry Pie

Amidst all the pumpkin and apple fanfare come Thanksgiving, this easy and delicious blueberry pie is sure to stand out. Sweet fresh blueberries and an easy homemade pie crust make this dessert perfect for gluten free guests! Brianne also has a gluten free pumpkin pie recipe that’s a surefire hit at Thanksgiving.

overhead shot of strawberry pie garnished with dollops of cream

Fresh Strawberry Pie

If you want to revel is summer flavors during Thanksgiving, this fresh strawberry pie is absolutely what you should be making! Prebake a homemade pie crust, then pour strawberry filling into it and let the pie set overnight. This “icebox pie” is ideal for making ahead!

Deep Dish Wild Blueberry Pie


Here’s another summer throwback recipe: deep dish wild blueberry pie! Unlike traditional pies that are made in a pie pan, this recipe is baked in a larger dish so that you have a higher filling-to-crust ratio. A truly gorgeous dessert that’s easy to make too!

This Bourbon Soaked Cherry Pie is one of our favorite boozy desserts!

Bourbon Cherry Pie

A splash of bourbon brings a warmth and depth of flavor to this pie made with fresh cherries. Not a usual suspect on a Thanksgiving dessert menu, this easy pie recipe is absolutely a must-try for the holidays!

a slice of lemon meringue pie on a gray plate with a fork and sliced and whole lemons on the right with more pie on the left

Lemon Meringue Pie


This classic lemon meringue pie has the perfect ratio of tanging filling and sweet, chewy meringue topping. Make it the day before then wow your guests with this old fashioned dessert on the big day.

For Chocolate Lovers

Chocolate is not just for cake and cupcakes, it’s incredible in pies too! (Not to mention many other desserts but we digress.) These decadent pies are easy to make and ideal for celebrating with food.

A no bake chocolate pie with whipped cream and an Oreo crust

Creamy Marshmallow Chocolate Pie


This silky chocolate pie is another no bake dessert idea for Thanksgiving that everyone is sure to love. The creamy filling is made with milk chocolate, whipped cream, and melted marshmallows! Add all that to a chocolate cookie pie crust and voila, you basically have hot cocoa in pie form.

Chocolate Pecan Pie on a plate

Chocolate Pecan Pie

A classic pecan pie recipe made even more delicious with melted chocolate, which turns the filling into a rich pudding-like texture loaded with pecans!

Chess Pie being served dusted in powdered sugar

Chocolate Chess Pie


An old fashioned southern pie recipe with a chocolate twist, this delicious chess pie couldn’t be easier to make for your Thanksgiving table! A filling of sugary custard and melted chocolate is the perfect sweet combo to satisfy any sweet tooth.

Chocolate Cream Pie

Classic Chocolate Cream Pie

A homemade chocolate pie recipe perfect for the holidays, made from a decadent chocolate pudding filling. A dusting of shaved chocolate and a few swirls of whipped cream make this an easy Thanksgiving dessert that’s sure to be a hit!

a slice of french silk pie

Chocolate French Silk Pie with Salted Pecan Crust

A silky chocolate mousse filling set in a buttery, pecan crust is just what the occasion calls for! Smooth chocolate flavors and the light airy texture make this easy holiday dessert every bit as luxurious as its name suggests.

Looking for more mouth-watering dessert recipes to pie for this holiday season? Be sure to check out the recipe finder for more fall baking inspiration!

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