Celebrate Pi Day with Sweet and Savory Pie Recipes

Last Updated March 14, 2016

Sour Orange Pie

We borrowed this recipe from Julie Anderson’s blog Grow Make Give at www.growmakegive.com. It’s a similar pie to a key lime, and does especially well topped with sweetened whipped cream.

Pecan Oatmeal Pie

oatmeal pecan pie
If there is such a thing as a soul mate in pie, then mine is Kathy Knapp, who runs the Pie-O-Neer Café in Pie Town, New Mexico. Kathy inherited this recipe from her grandmother, Rosie, who owned the...

Vegan Sweet Potato Pie

vegan sweet potato pie
Y’all need to try this. This pie is a classic that hails from the American South—soul food that feeds your body and soul and screams comfort. You can substitute margarine for the coconut oil, but...

Mini Hand Pies

mini handpies
In my opinion, these are much more fun to make than a large 9-inch (23 cm) pie crust. They don’t take as long to bake, which is great if you are looking for a quick dessert. And it can be even...

Scissortail Bourbon Buttermilk Pie

Not your grandmother’s buttermilk pie. Ask for Moore, OK based Scissortail Distillery products at your local liquor store. Their Bourbon adds just the right kick to this silky Southern classic...

Chocolate Coffee Angel Pie

Chocolate Coffee Angel Pie
Angel pies – meringue shells piled high with whipped-cream fillings - are popular entries in regional cookbooks and home cook repertoires. This version, adapted from Miami Beach dessert maven Maida...

White Clam Pie

white claim pie
Frank Pepe founded Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana in New Haven, Connecticut in 1925. He served only two pies back then: one with Romano, oregano, and tomatoes; and one with anchovies and mozzarella....

Mascarpone Frozen Yogurt Pie with Caramelized Pears and Cranberries

By Lyl Rose of Piccadilly Artisan Yogurt | Yield: 8 Servings

Vermont Apple Pie

This is a glorious, tall apple pie! But it’s possible to make any pie into a miniature beauty, or even a pie pop. This pie is particularly tasty because it contains the perfect combination—...

Fried Apple Pies

Two kinds apples—one sweet, one tart—briefly simmered with ginger, cinnamon, and apple cider transform into a marvelous pie filling.