Thanksgiving would not be complete without a slice of pie — or two — on your dessert plate. These easy Thanksgiving pie recipes provide a variety of options to choose from to satisfy all your cravings and help finish your feast the right way!

pie collage graphic

Tasty Thanksgiving Pie Recipes

What Thanksgiving celebration would be complete without a slice of pie to finish off your feast? It’s basically the mascot for the Thanksgiving dessert table! From apple pie to pumpkin pie, cranberry, and pear, there is no shortage of Thanksgiving pies to choose from to add to your Thanksgiving feast.

All of these pies will be a hit with your family and friends on Thanksgiving. No matter which one of these easy Thanksgiving pie recipes you choose to make, you won’t have any leftovers — they are all that good!

Traditional Thanksgiving Pie Recipes

Unique and Flavorful Thanksgiving Pie Recipes

1. Dutch Apple Pie

Apple pie is a staple that you must have on your Thanksgiving dessert table. The traditional dish lives up to all the hype, especially with this Dutch apple pie recipe. The apples are piled high into a super flakey pie crust and topped with a streusel topping for delicious flavor in every bite.

Dutch Apple Pie
Dutch apple pie is filled with tender baked apples, then topped with a buttery brown sugar crumble topping. It’s absolutely irresistible and the perfect way to use fall apples!
View Recipe

2. Peanut Butter Fluff Pie

Peanut butter may not seem like the most traditional pie to add to your Thanksgiving menu, but after one bite of this sweet treat, you’ll be very glad that you gave it a chance. A creamy, no-bake dessert, it’s sweet, fluffy, and super rich in the best way possible.

Peanut Butter Fluff Pie
Peanut butter fluff pie is an easy, creamy no-bake dessert recipe that pairs the flavors of peanut butter and marshmallow with tangy cream cheese, all in a sweet graham cracker crust.
View Recipe

3. No-Bake Pumpkin Pie

You can never go wrong with the classic flavors of pumpkin pie when deciding which Thanksgiving pie recipes to make! This no-bake option provides all the sweet, spiced pumpkin flavor you know and love but is ready to eat with half the effort and doesn’t take up any room in the oven while you prepare the rest of your feast.

No Bake Pumpkin Pie
No Bake Pumpkin Pie – Made with a graham cracker crust and layers of cream cheese, spiced pumpkin filling, pudding, and Cool Whip – a perfect fall dessert!
View Recipe

4. Snickerdoodle Pie

If Snickerdoodle cookies are your go-to cookie, then you’ll eat up every bite of this Snickerdoodle pie. Loaded with cinnamon and sugar and topped with a cream cheese glaze, it features everything you love about the cookies in an easy-to-make Thanksgiving pie recipe!

Snickerdoodle Pie
It's soft and sweet. The crust is buttery and perfect. And that cream cheese glaze just puts it all over the top!!! One bite in and I think you'll have to agree– this is the BEST pie you've ever eaten.
View Recipe

5. Caramel Apple Pecan Streusel Pie

Caramel, apples, and pecans are all staples when it comes to fall flavors. So why not mash them up into a pie to create the most delicious Thanksgiving dessert? Finished with a crumbly streusel topping and a drizzle of caramel sauce, it’s a well-rounded dessert recipe with flavors that blend seamlessly.

Caramel Apple Pecan Streusel Pie
This Caramel Apple Pecan Streusel Pie tastes as good as it looks! This pie is loaded with apples, topped with a crunchy peach streusel, and drizzled with homemade caramel sauce. It’s too good to stop at one slice!
View Recipe

6. Pecan Pie Bars

Switch up the traditional Thanksgiving pecan pie this year, and go with pecan pie bars instead! Everything you love about the classic pie in the convenience of hand-held bars, this recipe is guaranteed to disappear fast. Do yourself a favor, and make a double batch so you don’t run out and can freeze extras to munch on well past the holiday!

stack of three pecan pie bars served on a tan plate
Pecan Pie Bars
This Pecan Pie Bars recipe has everything you love about pecan pie, in convenient handheld form. Make a batch and watch them disappear!
View Recipe

7. Oreo Pie

Something tells me there were no Oreos at the first Thanksgiving, but that doesn’t mean they can’t make an appearance on your Thanksgiving table this year! Not exactly traditional, but definitely tasty, this Oreo pie is a true crowd-pleaser the whole family will love.

oreo pie with crushed oreos on top
Oreo Pie
This quick and easy, 5-step Oreo Pie recipe is a delicious addition to any party, holiday, or weeknight dinner.
View Recipe

8.  Chocolate Cream Pie Recipe

Chocolate lovers will never say no to a slice of chocolate cream pie, and this recipe is always a great option to add to your dessert menu, no matter the occasion. With just five ingredients, it comes together quickly so you can get in and out of the kitchen quickly and enjoy your holiday.

Chocolate Cream Pie in pie plate
Chocolate Cream Pie
Made with a pre-made crust, instant chocolate pudding, and whipped topping this Chocolate Cream Pie recipe is a chocolate lover's dream!
View Recipe

9. Salted Caramel Pumpkin Pie

Salted caramel and pumpkin may not seem like a pair that would go together. However, after one bite of this salted caramel pumpkin pie, you’ll see that the flavors are actually the perfect pairing. The caramel sweetens the pie in a subtle way that allows for the pumpkin to really shine through. This is one of the best pie recipes for Thanksgiving that will be on your menu for years to come.

Salted Caramel Pie
Salted Caramel Pumpkin Pie is the BEST pumpkin pie recipe. This pumpkin pie will be everyone’s favorite Thanksgiving dessert!
View Recipe

10. Caramel Pear Pie

It’s time for the apples to move over, as this pie is all about the pears! Slightly crisp, they pair delightfully with the caramel sauce to create a smooth, sweet filling. Paired with a flakey, buttery crust, it’s sure to become your new favorite dessert!

Caramel Pear Pie
Pears have this incredible buttery/silky texture that contrasts beautifully with a crisp and flaky pie crust. After the pear pie bakes and cools down, the pears settle into a tender-crisp texture. It is just delicious!
View Recipe

11. Bourbon Sweet Potato Pie

Challenging the belief that sweet potatoes are only used for sweet potato casserole, this bourbon sweet potato pie offers cozy, comforting flavors in every delectable bite. With a smooth, spiced filling and a fluffy marshmallow creme on top, it’s sweet, savory, and perfect for the holiday.

Bourbon Sweet Potato Pie
This bourbon sweet potato pie sits in a crisp and flaky pie crust and tastes extra special with homemade marshmallow creme on top. The filling features hints of bourbon and vanilla with lots of cinnamon and spices.
View Recipe


12. Shoofly Pie

If you’ve never heard of shoofly pie, get ready to fall in love. Known for its intense sweetness, this traditional pie is made with a flakey crust and a sticky molasses filling. Topped with a buttery brown sugar topping, it’s the perfect way to round out a savory meal.

Shoofly Pie
Shoofly pie is an old-fashioned dessert recipe made with a rich molasses filling and a buttery spiced brown sugar crumb topping. It’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser!
View Recipe

13. Apple Pie

You really cannot go wrong with an apple pie on Thanksgiving. There is a reason why the pie is a staple on most Thanksgiving menus. Just don’t forget to top it with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream to enjoy it à la mode!

Apple Pie
Make an apple pie from scratch! This easy apple pie recipe uses a store-bought crust that makes this pie a cinch to whip together for the weekend. Serve warm with a scoop of creamy, vanilla ice cream or whipped cream for a special treat.
View Recipe

14. Honey Walnut Pie

Forget about the pecans, as this pie is all about the walnuts! Featuring roasted walnuts smothered with a sweet honey mixture and baked in a flakey pie crust, it’s a fun riff on a classic pecan pie that might be even tastier than the original.

Honey Walnut Pie
This Honey Walnut Pie starts with perfectly toasted walnuts, combined with a creamed butter and honey mixture, then baked inside a buttery flaky crust. It's delicious served as is, or with a big pile of whipped cream or ice cream.
View Recipe

15. Buttermilk Pie

If you’ve never heard of buttermilk pie, get ready for it to shoot to the top of your list. The classic southern dessert transforms tangy buttermilk into a custard filling with a sparkly, sugary topping. The rich, buttery, and tangy flavors will make your tastebuds dance!

slice of buttermilk pie with whipped cream served on a white plate
Buttermilk Pie
Buttermilk pie is a classic Southern dessert that’s easy to make and destined to be a crowd-pleaser whenever you bring it to a party.
View Recipe

16. Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

Is there a combination better than peanut butter and chocolate? This no-bake, four-ingredient recipe proves the combination lives up to the hype! Created with a pre-made pie crust, it’s the easiest, most delicious recipe you’ll make this holiday.

slice of no bake chocolate peanut butter pie served on a plate.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie
 This Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie is a quick and easy no-bake dessert that only requires a premade graham cracker crust and 4 ingredients!
View Recipe

17. Coconut Cream Pie

There might be snow outside on the ground this Thanksgiving, but that doesn’t mean you can’t bring the tropical flavors to your dessert table. Warm up the party inside with this coconut cream pie. It will be the unexpected hit of the dessert table!

how to make coconut cream pie
Coconut Cream Pie
This Coconut Cream Pie is a coconut lover's dream! Creamy, rich instant coconut pudding is mixed with whipped topping and sweetened coconut flakes and folded into a pre-made pie crust for the ultimate easy, decadent dessert.
View Recipe

18. Apple Cranberry Pie

Cranberries tend to get a bad reputation on Thanksgiving. They are always the side dish that goes untouched on the table. Give cranberries the love they deserve with this cranberry apple pie! Combined with apples and cinnamon spice, their tart flavor is given a makeover everyone will love.

Apple Cranberry Pie
Cranberries, apples, cinnamon spice, and a buttery homemade pie crust makes this apple cranberry pie one of my favorite fall recipes.
View Recipe

19. Cranberry Orange Custard Pie

An underrated flavor combination, cranberries and orange create a vibrant dessert that not only tastes incredible but looks beautiful on the table. Filling your home with festive scents as it bakes, this pie recipe is unexpectedly decadent and sure to become a staple for your holiday.

Cranberry Orange Custard Pie
Cranberry Orange Custard Pie is a unique dessert recipe to add to your holiday menu. A flaky pie crust is filled with sweet custard laced with orange zest and tart cranberries for a special Cranberry Pie you will love!
View Recipe

20. Apple Butter Pumpkin Pie with Brown Sugar Streusel

Can’t decide on making an apple pie or a pumpkin pie this Thanksgiving? Why not make both With this apple butter pumpkin pie, you can do just that! Combining the flavors of both traditional pies making one irresistible bite, it will be the favorite on the dessert table.

Apple Butter Pumpkin Pie with Brown Sugar Streusel
This Apple Butter Pumpkin Pie with Streusel Topping is a fun twist on the classic pumpkin pie recipe and would be the perfect Thanksgiving pie! This easy pie recipe is rich and flavorful, and can be baked in a homemade pie crust or in a pre-made pie crust.
View Recipe

21.  French Silk Pie

Show off your skills in the kitchen with this rich and velvety French silk pie. Made with a classic flakey crust, a rich, silky chocolate filling, and a topping of smoothed whipped cream, it’s an unbelievably rich recipe everyone will be eager to try.

french silk pie with homemade pie crust whipped cream and chocolate shavings
French Silk Pie
This easy French Silk Pie recipe is a classic! A rich, creamy layer of chocolate pie filling is topped with whipped cream and chocolate curls for an irresistible dessert.
View Recipe

22. Cranberry Gingersnap Pie

Let Thanksgiving lead the way to the holiday season with this cranberry gingersnap pie. This pie forgets the traditional flakey pie crust and swaps in a gingersnap crust instead. If you don’t make this one on Thanksgiving, save it for Christmas and the rest of the holiday season!

Cranberry Gingersnap Pie
This Cranberry Pie with a gingersnap crumb crust and silky cranberry curd filling is guaranteed to bring a little va-va-voom to your holiday dessert table this year; the recipe is easy to follow and the result is show-stopping!
View Recipe

23. Amish Sugar Cream Pie

This amazing pie is beautifully creamy with a nice crunch of sugar on the top. It may not be the most traditional Thanksgiving pie, but it is guaranteed to be a success. Your family will want it to be an annual addition to the Thanksgiving table.

A slice of Amish sugar cream pie in a pie tin.
Amish Sugar Cream Pie Recipe
This Amish sugar cream pie recipe is sweet, rich, and oh-so-creamy! A delicious custard pie, it's surprisingly effortless and perfect for any occasion!
View Recipe

24. Granny Smith Apple Pie

If you love tart and sweet apple pies, then this is the one for you. This pie uses all granny smith apples to give you a crisp, tart pie that is perfect for Thanksgiving.

Overhead image of a Granny Smith apple pie with a lattice crust.
Granny Smith Apple Pie
A classic fall dessert, Granny Smith Apple Pie features a tender, buttery pie crust, a tart apple filling, and a touch of cinnamon and sugar mixed in. Served it warm on its own or topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream!
View Recipe

Thanksgiving Pie Recipes FAQS

What 4 types of pie are most popular at Thanksgiving?

The most common Thanksgiving pie recipes include pumpkin pie, sweet potato pie, pecan pie, and apple pie.

How many days before Thanksgiving should I make my pies?

Every recipe is different. So, you’ll want to be sure to check the specific make-ahead and storage instructions. However, in general, Thanksgiving pies can be made up to two days in advance.

How do you keep a pie crust from getting soggy overnight?

Some people like to brush the inside of their pie crust with beaten egg whites or melted butter before adding the filling. This creates a barrier that prevents the liquid center from making the crust soggy.

More Delicious Thanksgiving Desserts

Categories: , , , , ,

About Kasey Schwartz

For over 15 years, Kasey Schwartz, the mastermind behind All Things Mamma, has been the ultimate go-to for mouthwatering family recipes. Her work has been featured on, Buzz Feed, Better Homes and Gardens, and more, making her your go-to mom next door for all things delicious and family-friendly.


  1. Sara Travis says:

    Looking for a recipe that had two layers. The bottom layer was chocolate, and the top layer was white chocolate with shaved chocolate on top of the white chocolate layer.

    Thanks in advance for any response.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.