Christmas pies are a delicious addition to the holiday season. While we love the classic pumpkin pie, there are a ton of other fantastic ideas. We have discovered 15 unique and delicious pies you could make for Christmas this year. We’ve included a few classics, as well as some you may have never thought of. Get your apron on because you’ll be baking up a storm once you check out these recipes!
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Your classic apple pie recipe gets a delicious makeover. This pie contains hints of salted caramel and will surely be the talk of your dinner party. Everyone will be begging for the recipe! It also happens to be vegan-friendly, great for allergies and dietary restrictions!
http://wallflowerkitchen.com/salted-caramel-apple-pie-vegan/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: WALLFLOWER KITCHEN
Cherry pie is another holiday classic. Sweet cherry pie filling and a flaky crust, what is not to like? This recipe will walk you through thorough instructions on how to create this pie starting with the delicious crust.
https://zoomyummy.com/2010/06/04/cherry-pie-and-a-giveaway/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: ZOOM YUMMY
This light pumpkin custard pie is a great option for a Christmas. It’s creamy and delicious. This may be a crustless recipe but once you taste it you won’t even think about what you’re missing. An added bonus: since it doesn’t require any pie crust, this means it’s a a great low-carb dessert option.
http://www.lolfoodie.com/archives/2010/11/pumpkin-custard-pie/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: LOL FOODIE
Cranberries always remind me of the holidays so naturally adding them into a dessert is a great idea. This non-traditional holiday pie is a refreshing break from regular desserts. You can make this pie quickly with store-bought cranberry sauce and graham cracker crust, or spend extra time making those from scratch.
https://www.browneyedbaker.com/cranberry-ice-cream-pie/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: BROWN EYES BAKER
This chocolate custard pie is rich, yet light in texture. The layers are not only stunning and vibrant but they’re delicious too. This may be unlike the traditional pies you serve on Christmas, but that’s what makes it unforgettable.
https://icecreaminspiration.com/chocolate-raspberry-cream-pie/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: CHOCOLATE RASPBERRY CREAM PIE
Tart pies work brilliantly with sweet meringue. Think about lemon meringue pie. It’s a wonder why we don’t add meringue on top of other pies. This recipe uses it with a tart rhubarb and orange filling. In the winter, look for frozen chopped up rhubarb in your grocer’s freezer section.
https://www.simplyrecipes.com/recipes/rhubarb_orange_meringue_pie/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: SIMPLY RECIPES
Ever since I was little I’ve always loved the flavor of banana, especially in desserts! Try something different this Christmas by whipping up this easy banana cream pie. The fluffy center will melt in your mouth and the flavor will have you asking for seconds.
https://cincyshopper.com/easy-banana-cream-pie/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: CINCY SHOPPER
Are you used to making traditional pecan pie for the Christmas dessert? Try a unique recipe that puts a fun twist on a classic. It’s a no-bake recipe that contains enticing layers of chocolatey goodness and savory pecan pie filling.
http://atreatsaffair.com/no-bake-chocolate-pecan-pie-recipe/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: A TREATS AFFAIR
Pecans, sweet apples and salted caramel all wrapped up into one delicious cheesecake pie, sounds amazing! This drool-worthy recipe combines many crowd-favorite flavors and transforms them into an unforgettable dessert. This pie starts with a graham cracker crust that sits beneath a delicious cheesecake layer and then topped with a whipped topping.
https://www.browneyedbaker.com/caramel-apple-cheesecake-pie-recipe/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: BROWN EYED BAKER
Don’t have time to whip up a whole pie from scratch? No problem! Instead, create these apple pie bites. The best part about this recipe? It only takes a few minutes to make which means it’s quickly ready for you and your dinner guests to enjoy! Even better yet, you’ll only need a few simple ingredients to put it together.
https://theblondcook.com/apple-pie-bites PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: THE BLOND COOK
Candy canes hit the shelves months before Christmas, but that’s so you can enjoy them for a while. This recipe takes a Christmas classic, candy canes, and turns those flavors into an exciting pie. This candy cane pie contains flavors vanilla, chocolate and of course, peppermint.
https://omgchocolatedesserts.com/candy-cane-pie/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: OH MY GOODNESS CHOCOLATE DESSERTS
Add a dessert that is overflowing in vibrancy this Christmas. This key lime pie recipe is so easy it only requires 4 simple ingredients and no eggs! It’s light in texture and fresh and tangy in flavor.
https://canadiancookingadventures.com/recipe/key-lime-pie/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: CANADIAN COOKING ADVENTURES
Along with key lime, lemon meringue pie is irresistibly delicious and fresh. Its vibrant color will draw all kinds of attention and the tangy flavor will leave you wanting more. Add this pie to your dessert table for a fun variety.
https://www.serenabakessimplyfromscratch.com/2015/03/lemon-meringue-pie-sundaysupper.html PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: SERENA BAKES
Combine two traditional favorites: pumpkin pie and pecan pie. Then transform them into one delicious dessert. When you bake this pie in the oven, the smell alone will lure all your guests into the kitchen.
https://blessedbeyondcrazy.com/pecan-pumpkin-pie/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: BLESSED BEYOND CRAZY
Instead of baking a full pie, you could create fun little mini pies for each guest. This is a pecan pie recipe that gets a vegan makeover! They’re naturally sweetened with maple syrup and coconut sugar — even the non-vegans won’t notice a difference.
https://www.yummymummykitchen.com/2016/12/mini-pecan-pies-vegan.html PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: YUMMY MUMMY KITCHEN