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 in a white pie dish, topped with whipped cream and peanuts.

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 gooey, messy pie.

A s'mores pie on a wooden table with some topping leaking from the pie.

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.

Graham Cracker Crust

Graham Cracker Crust

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