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The Best Pie Recipes for Thanksgiving

a pumpkn pie with a slice cut out of it with several small pumpkins alongside

Thanksgiving is a special time. Family and friends gather together to celebrate everything that they’re thankful for. This year, make them extra thankful for food by making some extra good pie recipes in your View at Mill Run apartment. Follow these pie recipes and you’ll know that you have the best pies in all of Owings Mills, MD.

Bourbon Pecan Pie

“This easy pecan pie tastes of dark caramel, toasted nuts and a little bit of bourbon. Cheryl Day designed the recipe to work with a range of less-refined sweeteners, from honey to cane syrup. The supereasy press-in crust means you don’t even need a rolling pin.” You can make your own pie crust from scratch, or buy a crust and just make the filling. For the filling, you’ll need sugar, brown sugar, flour, sea salt, eggs, corn syrup, bourbon, butter, vanilla, and pecans.

Apple Cider Cream Pie

This delicious, locally created pie will have everyone at your Thanksgiving in awe. It’s a classic apple pie with a sweet and creamy twist. “In 2009, Allison Kave and her boyfriend, Jay Horton, were winners in Brooklyn, New York's Pie Bake-Off with this clever pie. The challenge was to use a local ingredient, so they chose apple cider and developed this delicious combination of cream pie and apple pie. Winning the contest was the impetus for Kave to open First Prize Pies in Brooklyn.”

Classic Pumpkin Pie

You can never go wrong with a classic. Pumpkin pie is the perfect Thanksgiving dessert, and this recipe gives you a couple special tricks to make sure it turns out perfectly. “To create a crisp crust on the bottom, Grace Parisi partially bakes the pie shell before adding the filling. If the edge starts to darken too much, cover it with a pie shield or strips of foil.”

If none of these pies look like your favorite, check out this list from Food and Wine for 28 more pie recipes that are sure to finally win over your mother-in-law. Thanks for reading this month’s blog! Be sure to check in next month as well.