The best Thanksgiving pie ideas! These unique Thanksgiving pie recipes really take Fall desserts to the next level.
Sure, the turkey is pretty good, and we LOVE the side dishes, but there’s just something about a slice (or two) of Thanksgiving pie to finish off the meal.
We all know about the classic pumpkin and apple pie recipes, but there are actually so many unique and creative Fall pies out there!
I put together a list of the very best Thanksgiving pie recipes, so you have tons of inspiration for what to serve.
This assortment of unique Thanksgiving pies includes creative recipes for:
- Fruit pies and desserts with apples, cranberries, and more
- Pumpkin and pecan pies
- Cheesecakes, crisps, and crumbles (that’ll make your mouth water)
- Easy no-bake pies
- Tarts, strudels, and fun alternatives to the classic (aka boring) desserts
There’s something for every skill level, even if you’re no expert baker!
Once the other guests get a glimpse of these amazing pies, they’ll definitely be asking “When’s dessert?”
Okay, let’s check ‘em out!
(🍂 Psst: Looking for more festive entertaining ideas? Check out these Thanksgiving charcuterie board ideas, easy bite-size finger food appetizers, crowd-pleasing cute and fun Thanksgiving treats, and make-ahead snacks and starters.)
You’ll love this delicious recipe for Pumpkin Pecan Cheesecake with homemade pumpkin butter! It’s the perfect dessert for a fall party or Thanksgiving dinner.
You’ll never eat plain pumpkin pie or pecan pie again!
Crumble or crisp meets pumpkin pie in this simple, warm Pumpkin Pie Crumble.
Only about 10 minutes or so of prep and a thick pumpkin layer topped with a buttery oat topping - no need to make a crust!
This easy homemade apple pie with McIntosh apples is sure to become a new family favorite!
This recipe will teach you how to make the perfect apple pie from scratch that will come out beautifully every time.
Get ready to indulge in the essence of fall with our easy mini pumpkin pies - made in a snap!
These delicious bite-sized desserts are perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth while celebrating everything you love about this magical time of year.
Apple Crumble Cheesecake sits on a shortbread crust with a layer of salted caramel apples, then a creamy cheesecake filling, and a crunchy pecan apple crumble topping.
Thanksgiving dessert doesn’t get any better than this!
Apple Butter Pumpkin Pie is a flavorful sweet treat that combines all the flavors of Fall. It's easy to put together and a fun variation on classic pumpkin pie.
If you want to receive *all the compliments* make this no-bake Nutella cheesecake with an Oreo crust.
It’s incredibly rich and decadent so it’s perfect for a special occasion or holiday like Thanksgiving.
Nantucket Cranberry Pie is not technically a pie. It’s more like an upside down cranberry cake, and it’s one of the fastest desserts you can make.
With no crust to roll, you can assemble it in five minutes!
Pumpkin Custard Pie is an old-fashioned favorite. It's so simple to make - just mix the custard in minutes, pour it directly into an unbaked pie shell, and bake!
The hardest part is waiting for the pie to cool and chill before slicing.
Sweet Potato Hand Pies (also called pocket pies) are like pie with a mini, handheld twist.
Filled with fresh sweet potato and chai spices, all surrounded by a flaky pie dough topped with turbinado sugar, they use premade crust to easily feed a crowd.
A fusion of apple pie and crumble, this Apple Crumble Tart has soft, cinnamon apples in a crisp shell, topped with a tasty crumble.
No Bake Biscoff Cheesecake recipe is so easy to make and brings two favorites – biscoff and cheesecake – together in one delicious mouthful!
With a luscious combination of cookie crust and a velvety cheesecake filling, it offers a delightful balance of sweetness and decadence.
Super easy Cranberry Tart recipe is made with a buttery tart crust of only 4 ingredients, a tart cranberry filling and a crumbly top with walnuts.
It’s soft and sweet, with a flavorful and delicious filling - the perfect balance between sweet and tart!
Pecan Pie in a Jar is not only easier to make than the original recipe, but it’s quicker, delicious, and best of all, has a perfect kick of bourbon to it!
If you’re bored of the traditional Pecan Pie and are looking for something original and simple, this recipe is just for you!
Upside Down Apple Pecan Pie is a delicious and easy recipe that takes the traditional apple pie and flips it upside down, so you get an extra-crunchy crust with sweet apples and pecans baked into it.
Delicious Chocolate Pecan Pie has a homemade all-butter pie crust and rich chocolate pecan filling.
The addition of chocolate really takes pecan pie over the top!
Also known as "Apfelstrudel" in Germany, Mini Apple Strudels feature a spiced, juicy tart apple filling wrapped in layers of flaky, buttery phyllo pastry.
Rich, creamy, and satiny, this is The Best Pumpkin Cheesecake you’ll ever taste!
Pure pumpkin, autumn spices, and a gingersnap crust to make an irresistible fall dessert that’s even better than Cheesecake Factory.
Caramel Apple Pie is loaded with a delicious apple pie filling, topped with caramel sauce, and baked inside a buttery, flaky crust.
Granny Smith apples pair perfectly with sweet buttery caramel sauce. It’s the pie version of your favorite caramel apples.
Pumpkin pie filling piled high with crunchy streusel topping make up this perfectly spiced Pumpkin Crisp!
It’s the perfect way to have all the best flavors of pumpkin pie with a nutty cinnamon topping that’s all crunch.
Libby’s Pumpkin Pie is definitely a Thanksgiving tradition!
Filled with comforting fall flavors and aromas, it’s creamy, savory and sweet. It’s baked in a flaky homemade pie crust, and garnished with adorable pie-crust cookies.
A warm golden brown Cranberry Galette has a bold, tart taste and also boasts orange, cream, cranberries and raspberries that’s beautiful in appearance and flavor.
You can use fresh or frozen berries and any type of pie crust you prefer.
Butterscotch Pumpkin Pie is the ultimate upgrade to classic pumpkin pie. It’s super smooth, full of pumpkin spice and baked in a thick graham cracker crust.
The filling is so easy to make and comes together in just one pot!
Apple Pandowdy is a classic American dessert that’s chock full of Thanksgiving flavor.
Spiced apples are topped with rustic puff pastry and drizzled with melted butter, with a crunchy sugar crust.
These sweet little Mini Pumpkin Pies are so simple to make!
If you are looking for a tasty bite-sized holiday dessert, these individual pumpkin pie bites are sure to impress your family and friends.
Only you will know how easy they were to prepare!
A twist on the American classic, this marshmallow meringue topped Spiced Rum Pumpkin Pie is so good that one slice will never be enough!
Grandma’s Old Fashioned Apple Pie with a lattice top is quintessential Thanksgiving.
Fill a pie crust from scratch with homemade apple pie filling, then lattice the top with a second crust for a classic pie that tastes like home.
Cinnamon Cream Pie has a flaky pastry crust filled with a cinnamon cream cheese filling, piled high with apple cider meringue, then topped with homemade apple chips. Beyond delicious!
An amazing combination of French Silk and pumpkin pie, No Bake Pumpkin Silk Pie has the perfect balance of smooth texture, deep flavor, and decadent richness.
Best of all, no oven is required!
Caramel Apple Galette is easy to prepare, loaded with tender and juicy apples, paired with a rich caramel sauce, and surrounded by flaky pastry.
If you love vanilla custard or creme brulee, Indiana Sugar Cream Pie will be your new favorite dessert.
A flaky pie crust filled with sweet decadent vanilla custard, it's a heavenly Midwest classic.
Tender, flaky Mini Pecan Chocolate Pies are the perfect two-bite dessert.
Great for party trays and perfect for Thanksgiving, these deliciously buttery easy mini pecan pies have all the flavors you love about traditional pecan pie in a little bite.
Pumpkin Pie with Graham Cracker Crust is a delightful blend of creamy spiced pumpkin filling and a sweet, buttery crust in every bite.
Such a delicious (and easy) twist on a classic recipe for your Thanksgiving dinner.
Maple Pecan Pie is the easiest and best tasting pecan pie around!
Maple syrup and a hint of molasses are the perfect corn syrup substitute to make an ultra-smooth filling that's not too sweet and ready to bake in just 15 minutes.
Sweet, tangy, and topped with a billowy, toasted meringue, this cranberry meringue pie is sure to be the showstopper of your Thanksgiving table.
It’s perfect for those who don’t love too-sweet desserts.
This easy no-bake layered holiday dessert is two desserts in one: pumpkin pie AND cheesecake!
Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake is sweet, perfectly spiced and beautifully layered - must-make for your Thanksgiving dinner!
Save your oven for dinner, and whip up this easy Slow Cooker Crustless Brown Sugar Pumpkin Pie!
You can scoop it out and serve it warm with ice cream, or chill it and slice it like traditional pumpkin pie.
Delight in the decadent fusion of spiced pumpkin pie, adorned with velvety chocolate ganache.
This luscious, creamy dessert harmoniously marries rich cocoa notes with the warmth of autumn spices, creating an irresistible, sinfully good treat.
Perfectly spiced Sweet Potato Pie might just become a long-standing tradition for your family.
It's similar in consistency to a pumpkin pie, but with deliciously creamy sweet potatoes instead.
Ready to try some of these unique Thanksgiving pie recipes?
I hope this list of mouth-watering Thanksgiving pies has given you tons of ideas for what to serve this year.
From apple and pumpkin desserts, to crowd-pleasing cheesecakes and easy no-bake pies, there’s something for every type of celebration!
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