Aaah, pie. It evokes thoughts of family, baseball, picnics and friends—what could be more American? For this Fourth of July, let’s talk pie. Whether it’s fancy, humble or anything in between, pie is yummy! Here are some recipes for you to whip up this long holiday weekend to please your family and friends!

 

Crust, glorious crust. Let’s start our love song to pie at the beginning—the crust. It doesn’t matter what you put in a pie, if your crust isn’t delicious your pie is going to flop. Click here to get this flaky, crispy, buttery recipe.

Crust

 

If you’re feeling really ambitious, our friends at WonderfulDIY have a great selection of Decorative Pie Crusts. Check them out here!


Fancy Crust
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Not so ambitious? Don’t worry, you can always find pre-made crusts in the freezer section and in the refrigerated section of your grocery store. They’re better than you might think!

 

Whether it’s mom’s apple or cherry, you can eat “healthy” with these baked fruity treats! (Ok maybe they’re not diet food, but they’re good for the soul!)

 

Perfect Apple Pie. Click here to try this yummy apple pie recipe from Pillsbury.

Apple

 

Grandma’s Lemon Meringue Pie. So refreshing, so wonderful! Click here to try Grandma’s Lemon Meringue Pie from AllRecipes.com.

Lemon

 

 

Cherry Pie. No, I’m not talking the song from the 80’s, I’m talking tart, sweet, crusty, delicious CHERRY PIE! Are you drooling yet? Well then click here to try this one from Food Network.

Cherry

 

Are you a fan of cream pies? Chocolate, vanilla or banana, try one of these creamy, melt-in-your-mouth recipes.

 

Favorite Banana Cream Pie. This quick and easy favorite from Taste Of Home, will make everyone think you spent hours baking! Click here for the recipe!

Banana
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The Pioneer Woman’s Chocolate Cream Pie. This lady can cook anything! Check out her amazing chocolate cream pie here.

chocolate
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Vanilla Cream Pie. NOM NOM! Click here for this creamy pie recipe from Food.com.

Vanilla
Photo courtesy of Food.com

 

There are few things as comforting as a delicious, warm savory pie. Toss everything into the crust and in no time you’ll be enjoying a warm, bubbling piece (or five) of these edible hugs.

 

Caramelized Garlic, Spinach and Cheddar Tart. Just stop it and get in my stomach already! Find this delicious recipe here.

tart
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Best Beef Pot Pie. Just look at it. Beef, potato, crust and love. Get the recipe here.

beef

 

Chicken Pot Pie. The go-to for busy moms everywhere. Try this recipe here. And hey, this Thanksgiving, why not switch out the chicken for turkey?

Chicken
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So this Fourth of July, why not bring one of these pies to your get-together, and get ready for the rave reviews!

 

Contributed by Shellie Sylla, Marketing Manager at Steadfast Management Company.