25 Pie Recipes to Celebrate Pi Day

updated Mar 13, 2023
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Apple crumble pie plated with ice cream.
Credit: Photo: Yunhee Kim; Food Stylist: Jessie YuChen

We’re going to guess that you don’t really need a reason to make a delicious pie, but just in case you do, we think celebrating Pi Day — March 14, or 3.14 — is as good a reason as any.

And to tempt you into celebrating this mathematician’s holiday, allow us to offer up 25 of our favorite pie recipes.

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Peanut Butter Pie
This luscious peanut butter pie is saturated with peanut flavor and you can whip it up in less than 20 minutes.
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Lemon Chess Pie
A classic chess pie with a bright and tart lemon butter filling.
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“New School” Sweet Potato Pie

This sweet potato pie is a twist on the traditional recipe with a couple of variations: a baked sweet potato pie or a crustless custard.

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Orange Cream Pie
This pie is a perfect blend of the classic combination of tart, juicy citrus and silky, vanilla custard cream.
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Classic Pecan Pie
We've streamlined the process of making a classic pecan pie to create this easier version that's just as delightful.
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Banoffee Pie
Make no mistake — this British classic is a sweet slice, one that will make you fall back in love with toffee flavors and ripe bananas.
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No-Bake Peanut Butter Pie with Chocolate Whipped Cream
All three components of this pie — the crust, the filling, and the topping — are made in the food processor, meaning assembly takes just 10 minutes.
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Pumpkin Pie

Four steps lead to pumpkin pie bliss. Here's how to master each to bake the perfect pumpkin pie.

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Buttermilk Pie
Once you've nailed down the flaky crust and the sweet yet tangy filling, you can confidently and casually bake one as an anytime dessert.
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Apple Crumble Pie
The all-American classic apple pie gets crowned with an unforgettably crumbly top.
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Banana Cream Pie
Making this pie ahead is a key component to getting it right because the chilling time is as much of an ingredient as the bananas or cream.
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Million Dollar Pie
A retro pie that pairs a crunchy graham cracker crust with a rich, creamy filling studded with sweet pineapple, toasted pecans, and coconut.
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Chocolate Pecan Pie

This twist on pecan pie is studded with lots of bittersweet chocolate.

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Shoofly Pie
This shoo-fly pie features a layer of intensely sweet molasses filling on the bottom, followed by a cake-like layer, and topped with sweet buttery crumbs.
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Any-Citrus Meringue Pie
Use whatever citrus juice you like best in this fun choose-you-own-adventure dessert.
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Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie
A classic recipe for strawberry-rhubarb pie using either homemade or store-bought crust.
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Salted Caramel Apple Pie
Homemade salted caramel sauce mingles with spiced apples in this sweet-salty apple pie.
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Bourbon Pecan Pie
A splash of bourbon is the star of this indulgent pecan pie from legendary chef Alexander Smalls.
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Easy Chocolate Pie

This chocolate pie is as easy as it is decadent.

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Neapolitan Ice Cream Pie with Rice Krispies Crust
Layers of chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry ice cream fill this cool, creamy, and playful pie.
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Brown Sugar Swirled Boba Pie
This recipe uses cream cheese sweetened two ways to mimic the rich milky taste and swirls of brown sugar boba.
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Blood Orange Chess Pie

Chess pie is perfect for late winter when fresh fruit is slim. The creamy pie is the perfect vehicle to incorporate your favorite citrus, like blood orange.

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Cardamom Crème Brûlée Pie
This beautifully spiced crème brûlée pie is flavored with cardamom and vanilla and topped with a torched sugar crust.
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Grasshopper Pie
Mint and chocolate liqueurs are folded into an airy, creamy mousse filling and set in a chocolate cookie crust.
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Cheese Pie
This sweet pie is made with a handful of basic ingredients you probably already have tucked away in your pantry.
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