10 Easy Pie Recipes That You’ll Want to Try This Weekend
From the classics (chocolate cream) to the unexpected (raspberry buttermilk), these simple pie recipes are definite crowd-pleasers.
Old-Fashioned Apple Pie
There’s never a better time to bake an apple pie than during the first cool days of fall. So which of the thousands of varieties of apples is best? For pies and cobblers, you want apples that can withstand heat without losing their shape or zing. Granny Smith (tart and crisp), Golden Delicious (unbeatable crunch and flavor), and Braeburn (sweeter and slightly softer) are all good picks. For an exotic touch, add 1 teaspoon Chinese five-spice powder to the filling. Or, for a savory twist, sprinkle ½ cup grated Cheddar over the top crust about 20 minutes before you remove it from the oven.
How to Tell If Your Pumpkin Pie Is Done (Without Cutting It!)
Here’s an easy way to tell if your pumpkin pie is done and ready to come out of the oven. With this guide, you'll nail it every time.
How to Make Pumpkin Pie Spice (or the Best Substitute to Use)
Making a Thanksgiving dessert, but forgot the pumpkin pie spice? Try mixing these ingredients for DIY pumpkin pie spice—or use this easy substitute.