Q: I want to make pies for my co-workers this year as a Christmas gift. Would you have any recipe suggestions for winter pies? (Preferably not chilled pies, since they'll be traveling.) Thanks for your help!
Sent by Janice
Editor: Janice, your co-workers are extremely lucky to have you! In our opinion, apple pies are great all winter long. Check out your local orchards; many will still have local apples held in cold storage.
• Classic Apple Pie with Pâte Brisée Crust
If people will be traveling, we wonder if making little hand-pies might work better than large pies. They could eat these on the road or while connecting to their next flight!
Readers, what are your favorite pies for the holidays?
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