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10 Pie Recipes That Are Easy as... Pie

With so many options for crusts and fillings, baking a pie can seem like a seriously intimidating endeavor. But it shouldn't be! These 10 delicious pie recipes -- with their tasty tricks and simple instructions -- will make you a pie master in no time. There's a reason for the expression!

Strawberry lattice pie

A lattice crust might sound too complicated for the average baker, but with Joy’s step-by-step photos and crystal-clear instructions, you’ll quickly become a pro. Recipe here.

Key ingredients:

  • Buttermilk
  • Brown sugar
  • Strawberries
  • Butter
  • Flour

Red raspberry pie

This sweet and tart recipe keeps the focus on the bursting raspberries, which look pretty damn delectable. Get it here!

Key ingredients:

  • Sugar
  • Creme de cassis
  • Pie crust
  • Raspberries
  • Cornstarch

Frozen Key lime pie on a stick

Circular pies are a thing of the past thanks to these personalized Key lime treats, served on a stick for extra summery vibes. Make ‘em here.

Key ingredients:

  • Graham cracker crumbs
  • Egg yolks
  • Sweetened condensed milk
  • Semisweet chocolate
  • Key lime juice

S’mores pie

Does it get any more summer than s’mores? We think not. Gooey, chocolatey results this way

Key ingredients:

  • Graham cracker crumbs
  • Heavy cream
  • Semisweet chocolate
  • Marshmallows
  • Eggs

PB&J pie with strawberries, cinnamon, and peanut butter crust

We’re digging the sweet strawberry-cinnamon filling and peanut butter-infused crust. The pie of your PB-lovin’ dreams is right here.

Key ingredients:

  • Flour
  • Peanuts
  • Strawberries
  • Peanut butter
  • Butter

No bake pink lemonade pie 

Combine cream cheese, sweetened condensed milk, and frozen pink lemonade concentrate into a deliciously refreshing pie enveloped in a buttery graham cracker crust. Make it here.

Key ingredients:

  • Graham cracker crumbs
  • Cream cheese
  • Sweetened condensed milk
  • Frozen pink lemonade
  • Cool Whip

Vanilla bourbon cherry-blueberry pie 

We’re suckers for the boozy, bourbon-laced filling, plus it's ready for the oven in just 30 minutes. Bake it here!

Key ingredients:

  • Almond flour
  • Flour
  • Eggs
  • Cherries
  • Blueberries
  • Bourbon

Sweet cherry pie with amaretto whipped cream

Once you're past the hurdle of pitting all those cherries, this sweet and tangy recipe is a total breeze. Add the amaretto whipped cream to cut the tartness of the fruit. It’s here!

Key ingredients:

  • Flour
  • Butter
  • Cherries
  • Amaretto
  • Almond extract

Blueberry thyme skillet pie

Skillet-sautéed blueberries are baked in a traditional crust for a uniquely rustic pie experience. Fragrant thyme adds an unexpected, but not unwelcome note. Recipe here.

Key ingredients:

  • Butter
  • Blueberries
  • Fresh thyme
  • Egg
  • Flour

Blueberry custard pie with buttery pecan streusel

The blueberry and cream filling is decadent enough before you add a buttery pecan streusel topping. Pie heaven's here!

Key ingredients:

  • Sour cream
  • Egg
  • Blueberries
  • Chopped pecans
  • Unbaked pie crust


Christine Fischer is a freelance writer dedicated to a strict diet of Champagne, cookies, and the occasional pizza. Follow her on Facebook and Instagram.