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Your New Favorite Thanksgiving Pies

Kelly Garcia, School News/Art, Music, Books Editor, Writer

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Thanksgiving is known for having its famous turkey dinners for families to share each year. However, it is no secret that having pies for dessert is definitely the main focus on Thanksgiving Day.

Aside from the classic Thanksgiving pumpkin pie, there are many other pie choices that you should consider for the upcoming holiday.

  1. Bourbon-Pecan Pie

This delicious Southern pie tastes of dark caramel, toasted nuts, and a bit of bourbon. The alcohol evaporates when you bake the pie, and when fully cooked, the pie has a gooey consistency. The scrumptious bourbon-pecan pie has an intensely sweet vanilla baseline when baked properly with both light and dark corn syrup.

For the complete recipe, click here: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/paula-deen/bourbon-pecan-pie-aka-douglas-dark-rum-pecan-pie-recipe-1941762

  1. Double-Crust Apple-Apricot Pie

The Double-Crust Apple-Apricot Pie is an exciting spin on the classic apple pie. With a baked apple center, dried apricots are added to enhance the flavors of this dish. Topped off with orange zest, this dish is the perfect twist to the apple pie and will be an exciting edition to your Thanksgiving dessert.

See the full recipe here: http://www.foodandwine.com/recipes/double-crust-apple-apricot-pie

  1. “Pecapplekin” Pie

The name of this pie is a combination of pecan, apple, and pumpkin pie. That’s right, you and your family can enjoy a dessert this Thanksgiving that is a combination of everyone’s three favorite pies. Say goodbye to heated family debates of which pie to bake this Thanksgiving, and say hello to the newest family favorite. This pie is complete with a layer of pecan filling, apple filling, and pumpkin filling on a crispy crust.

Here is the full recipe: http://people.com/food/thanksgiving-pie-recipe-pecapplekin-pie-apple-pecan-pumpkin/

  1. Sweet Potato-Pecan Pie

Two all-American fillings in this delicious pie are baked in a French tart crust. The buttery, flaky crust compliments the smooth texture of the pie. All of your Thanksgiving guests will be asking for this delicious recipe!

Visit http://allrecipes.com/recipe/12446/sweet-potato-pecan-pie/ for the full recipe!

  1. Salted Caramel-Chocolate Pecan Pie

This pie consists of two ingredients that you can never go wrong with: caramel and chocolate. This spin on the Thanksgiving classic of pecan pie will give your dessert table character this year. To make it even more unique and fun, try arranging the pecans from the center in a spiral pattern!

Here is the complete recipe: http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/caramel-chocolate-pecan-pie

With these unique options, your Thanksgiving guests will be amazed by the variety of new and exciting pie recipes that are being offered.

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