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

Mar 14 2016 - 2:52pm

Happy Pi Day, or 3.14! Some people observe the day with memorization competitions or by wearing pi paraphernalia [1]. 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 [2] to getting perfect crust every time.

Guinness Beef Pot Pies

Since Pi Day falls just before St. Patrick's Day, it only makes sense to celebrate them both with one glorious Guinness beef pot pie [3].

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 [4].

Pecan Pie

After you have a taste of this bourbon pecan pie [5], 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 [6] should do your soul wonders.

Classic Pumpkin PIe

This pumpkin pie [7] 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 [8], 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 [9].

Peanut Butter Pie

You'll love this peanut butter pie [10] 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 [11] 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 [12] 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 [13].

Raspberry Pie Bars

With a creamy whipped cheesecake layer over a simple shortbread crust, these raspberry pie bars [14] are a definite crowd-pleaser.

Tomato Pie

This tomato pie [15] 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 [16] are no exception.

Samoas Pie

Still have some Girl Scout Cookies lying around? Give them an upgrade with this insane Samoas pie [17].

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