About Allison Kave

Allison Kave

Allison Kave is the founder of the made-to-order First Prize Pies pie shop on New York City’s Lower East Side. She’s also the author of a cookbook by the same name, First Prize Pies. Kave has taught pie making at the French Culinary Institute and the James Beard Institute. @allison_kave

A whole peanut butter pie, topped with crushed peanuts on a wooden table.

Peanut Butter Pie

We can’t help falling in love with the sweet, smoky, salty, nutty flavors of Elvis’s favorite sandwich—peanut butter, bacon, and banana—in a rich, gooey, messy pie.

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  • 45 M
  • 2 H, 30 M
  • 4
A whole s'mores pie with a bit of the marshmallow layer dripping down the side on a wooden surface.

S’mores Pie

“If I could make only one pie in my lifetime, this would be the one.” That’s what folks are saying about this conversation-stopping version of the campfire classic.

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  • 1 H
  • 2 H, 15 M
  • 7
Graham Cracker Crust

Graham Cracker Crust

Crushed graham crackers. Melted butter. Slippery fingertips pressing said ingredients into a pie plate. Brings back memories.

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  • 10 M
  • 35 M
  • 6