10 Showstopping Thanksgiving Pies and Tarts

Thanksgiving Tart

Thanksgiving is always a special day when you meet your loved ones, spend time with them, and eat delicious food. When talking about thanksgiving food, how can I not talk about thanksgiving desserts? I love to make a finger-licking pumpkin pie and take it to my mother’s house. Would you also like to make something yummy this thanksgiving? Check out these top 10 pies and tarts that you and your family will love.

1. Bourbon-Pecan Pie

Thanksgiving Bourbon-Pecan Pie

The combination of bourbon and pecan in this pie tastes of dark caramel, toasted nuts, and of course, bourbon. The recipe is designed to cater to less-refined sweeteners, such as cane syrup or honey. It is super easy to make – so, do you want to try? Check out the full recipe here.

2. Double-Crust Apple-Apricot Pie


If you love the standard apple-apricot pie, you will surely love this one with the fun of double crust. The recipe’s flavor gets enhanced with the addition of orange zest combined with tender baked apples and dried apricots.

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3. Sweet-Potato Meringue Pie

Sweet-Potato Meringue Pie

Although this sweet-potato pie looks similar to a pumpkin pie, it is not. Made with sweet potatoes, pecans, and graham crackers, this pie will surely take your heart away with its amazing taste.

Check out the full recipe here.

4. Pear-Cranberry Hand Pies

Pear-Cranberry Hand Pies

Are you looking for an easy-to-make, grab-and-go dessert for Thanksgiving Day? Pear-cranberry hand pies are a sure way to go for. They are crunchy on the outside and super soft on the inside – so good that everyone would want to try it.

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5.Coconut Custard Pie

Coconut Custard Pie

This coconut custard pie tastes like someone’s mother made it with pure love. It is not too fancy and not too complicated – just the perfect blend of ease and taste. So, are you up to trying something moist and custardy? Go for it.

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6. Prune Custard Tart


Inspired by the ever-famous Gabriel Kreuther’s grandfather, this prune custard tart recipe tastes like heaven on earth. It is a perfect blend of creamy and fruity fun packed in elegance.

Check out the full recipe here.

7. Black-Bottom Banana Cream Pie

Black-Bottom Banana Cream Pie

The smoothest combination of banana and cream in this pie is what I love the most. Top the recipe with some chocolate cream, and it makes everyone drooling. The total time you require to make this black-bottom banana cream pie is 1 hour and 30 minutes. So, you up for it?

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8. Butterscotch Mousse Pie

Thanksgiving Butterscotch Mousse Pie

This moist pie is the ultimate showstopper that your taste buds would crave for. With a base made of butterscotch pie and topped with homemade vanilla cream, you will surely hear people going crazy over this mousse pie on the dinner tables.

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9. Salted Caramel Pie

Thanksgiving Salted Caramel Pie

Ever wondered what makes a salted caramel pie so special? It’s the sweetened condensed milk filling, lightly sprinkled with sea salt to make it a sweet and salty combination. When this pie gets baked, it transforms into thick and gooey goodness that will melt in your mouth.

Want to try it out? Click here to read the full recipe.

10. Chocolate-Caramel Hazelnut Tart

Thanksgiving Chocolate-Caramel Hazelnut Tart

This thanksgiving, replace your pecan pie with this caramelized hazelnut tart for dessert and see your guests loving you for this. The layers of soft caramel and creamy chocolate ganache is packed in a sweet pastry shell, which is then sprinkled with chopped hazelnuts on the top.

Does it look great? Well, it tastes equally amazing as well!

Check out the recipe here.

If you are a fan of coffee, you can pair any of these recipes with your favorite coffee – be it cappuccino or latte. The combination of coffee with desserts always tastes best!