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You Should Spend Pi Day With These Sweet and Savory Pie Recipes

Mar 14 2016 - 2:52pm

Happy Pi [1] Day, or 3.14! Some people observe the day with memorization competitions or by wearing pi paraphernalia [2]. We prefer to be a little punny and celebrate the day with sweet and savory pies.

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Basic Pie Crust Recipe

The basis to any good pie is, of course, good crust. Follow this step-by-step guide [3] to getting perfect crust every time.

Guinness Beef Pot Pies

Since Pi [4] Day falls just before St. Patrick's Day, it only makes sense to celebrate them both with one glorious Guinness beef pot pie [5].

Deep-Fried Apple Pies

If you grew up with McDonald's deep-fried apple pies, then you'll fall head over heels for our take on the classic [6].

Pecan Pie

After you have a taste of this bourbon pecan pie [7], you'll dream of the caramel shell and fluffy custard for life.

Chicken Pot Pie

If Spring is still nowhere to be seen, a comforting chicken pot pie [8] should do your soul wonders.

Classic Pumpkin PIe

This pumpkin pie [9] has the perfect balance of spice and sweetness, plus a soufflé-like consistency that can't be beat.

Brie and Fig Pie Bites

Serve these inspired-yet-effortless pie bites [10], stuffed with brie cheese and fig jam.

Apple-Cranberry Biscuit Pies

You deserve your own personal-size pie, especially one that can be enjoyed morning, noon, or night, like this apple-cranberry biscuit pie [11].

Peanut Butter Pie

You'll love this peanut butter pie [12] if you don't want to spend time baking — all you do is set it in the freezer.

Key Lime Pie

This tangy key lime pie [13] includes a secret ingredient that makes the crust nutty and more flavorful.

Biscuit Pot Pie

If you're not into traditional pot pie, try this biscuit pot pie [14] for the ultimate comfort food.

Dark Chocolate Marshmallow Pie

This decadent dessert is dairy free and sinfully delicious. Get the recipe for dark chocolate marshmallow pie [15].

Raspberry Pie Bars

With a creamy whipped cheesecake layer over a simple shortbread crust, these raspberry pie bars [16] are a definite crowd-pleaser.

Tomato Pie

This tomato pie [17] is a classic Southern dish that combines fresh tomatoes, basil, and mozzarella cheese to create savory, flaky deliciousness.

Mini Pumpkin Pies

Miniversions of food are always a hit, and these adorable mini pumpkin pies [18] are no exception.

Samoas Pie

Still have some Girl Scout Cookies lying around? Give them an upgrade with this insane Samoas pie [19].

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