An unconventional approach to apple pie that happily involves booze and lotsa butter. Even more memorable as the classic.
If you took a look at this stunning tart and thought, “I can’t possibly do that!” think again. We suspect you can.
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.
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.
This stunning Southern belle and its dozen tiers—yup, 12—is astonishingly easy peasy to make thanks to a savvy cake-baking tactic.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sweet Potato Pie10/28
Sugar and spice and everything nice—that's what you'll find in this magnificently spiced traditional Southern pie.
Our definition of what the perfect apple crumble recipe ought to be—sweet, spicy, crunchy, tender, and lovely as can be.
Pear Almond Tart12/28
French. Foolproof. Froufrou. Fuss-free. Fenomenal. (Work with us.) Rarely does elegance come together with such ease (and alliteration) as this tart recipe.
Essentially a slightly tipsy cheesecake, this bourbon-enhanced eggnog pie is something we're classifying as "holiday desserts for parties where people like to party."
This Southern melding of pie and pudding is obscenely, ridiculously rich. Oh, Lord, just take us now.
This riff on the classic marshmallow sweet potato casserole of your childhood plunks the sweet staple squarely where it belongs. That is, dessert.
Strange how such a sweetly stunning sensation can be just sugar, cream, flour, and vanilla. Couldn't be easier—or more addictive.
Drunken pumpkin? Punken drumkin? Drumpin punkdrunk? This innocuous seeming slice boasts just a tad more personality than your typical pumpkin pie.
Mulled Wine Sorbet18/28
Mulled wine turned into dessert. Second pours, er, helpings encouraged. Especially for moms. Zinfandel, Cabernet, Beaujolais, or Bordeaux, it matters not.
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.
Wine Poached Pears20/28
How to explain these wine poached pears? "Lovely" and "simple" and "quick" and "easy" and "impressive" come to mind.
Maple Pecan Pie21/28
Distinct from other pecan pies in one notable way, this recipe draws on robust maple syrup to usurp cloying corn syrup. You're welcome.
Maple Buttermilk Pie22/28
"Silky." "Creamy." "Tangy." "Sweet." That's what folks are saying about this pie that tastes like poor man's cheesecake.
Chocolate Pecan Pie23/28
Pecans. Chocolate. Bourbon. Dunno about you, but that's sufficient to make us forget all about that other traditional Thanksgiving dessert. Pumpkin who?
Pumpkin Ice Cream24/28
The pumpkin spice everything craze has left some of us less than enthusiastic about pumpkin spice anything. Until this.
Pumpkin Pecan Pie25/28
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.
Pumpkin Spice Toffee26/28
All that familiar autumnal spice loveliness in perhaps the only pumpkin spice incarnation you've yet to try.
Rum Pecan Pie27/28
This rum pecan pie is all grown up thanks to a little splash of rum in the sweet and crunchy pecan filling. Just like traditional pecan pie. Only better.
This triple layer of awe-inspiring cakedom is baked with rich molasses and apple and frosted with a decadent cream and caramel sauce.