At long last, a slice of pumpkin pie can be considered complete in and of itself—no dollop of whipped cream required. Pumpkin and meringue. So happy together.
An unconventional approach to apple pie that happily involves booze and lotsa butter. Even more memorable as the classic.
This riff on the classic marshmallow sweet potato casserole of your childhood plunks the sweet staple squarely where it belongs. That is, dessert.
Somewhat akin to a spice cake, this uber autumnal dessert takes a lovely autumnal lilt from pumpkin purée in the batter, maple syrup in the frosting.
Pear Almond Tart5/23
French. Foolproof. Froufrou. Fuss-free. Fenomenal. (Work with us.) Rarely does elegance come together with such ease (and alliteration) as this tart recipe.
Drunken pumpkin? Punken drumkin? Drumpin punkdrunk? This innocuous seeming slice boasts just a tad more personality than your typical pumpkin pie.
Distinct from other pecan pies in one notable way, this recipe draws on robust maple syrup to usurp cloying corn syrup. You're welcome.
If you took a look at this stunning tart and thought, “I can’t possibly do that!” think again. We suspect you can.
Dubbed Company's Comin' Coconut Cake, this beauty of a pound cake will have you dreaming up excuses to invite guests for dinner—and dessert.
Surprise family and friends with the savory jolt of a smattering of extra-sharp Cheddar cheese, baked straight into the crust, in contrast to the sweet apple pie filling.
Strange how such a sweetly stunning sensation can be just sugar, cream, flour, and vanilla. Couldn't be easier—or more addictive.
Know what we can't stop thinking about? This crostata. At first whiff of its heady fall spices, you'll tumble head over heals in love.
This rosemary apple hand tarts recipe makes individual apple pies that are simple, subtly flavored, and sophisticated. Even better, you don't have to share yours. Not with anyone.
Maple Buttermilk Pie14/23
"Silky." "Creamy." "Tangy." "Sweet." That's what folks are saying about this pie that tastes like poor man's cheesecake.
Wine Poached Pears15/23
How to explain these wine poached pears? "Lovely" and "simple" and "quick" and "easy" and "impressive" come to mind.
Chocolate Pecan Pie16/23
Pecans. Chocolate. Bourbon. Dunno about you, but that's sufficient to make us forget all about that other traditional Thanksgiving dessert. Pumpkin who?
Coconut Cream Pie17/23
A retro classic with a velvety coconut custard buried beneath billows of sweet, luscious, airy meringue and cushioned by a tender, flaky, buttery lard crust. You're welcome.
Pumpkin Pecan Pie18/23
You no longer need to confront that eternal Thanksgiving dilemma of pumpkin pie or pecan pie. This pie recipe, in true egalitarian fashion, ensures you can have both.
This Southern melding of pie and pudding is obscenely, ridiculously rich. Oh, Lord, just take us now.
Mulled Wine Sorbet20/23
Mulled wine turned into dessert. Second pours, er, helpings encouraged. Especially for moms. Zinfandel, Cabernet, Beaujolais, or Bordeaux, it matters not.
Eggnog pie is essentially a slightly tipsy cheesecake. We're classifying it under "holiday desserts for parties where people like to party."
Our definition of what the perfect apple crumble recipe ought to be—sweet, spicy, crunchy, tender, and lovely as can be.
Sweet Potato Pie23/23
Sugar and spice and everything nice—that's what you'll find in this magnificently spiced traditional Southern pie.