8 Perfect Pies for Your Thanksgiving Meal
Why spend hours in the kitchen when these bakeries can do the work for you?
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and you may already be planning your menu. You’re deciding where to pick up the turkey, who will bring the potatoes, and most importantly, what sort of pie to serve. Sure, you could spend hours in the kitchen trying to create the perfect pumpkin or apple deep dish, but why do that when there are bakeries to do that work for you? Let us make the decision a little easier by rounding up some of our favorite Thanksgiving-worthy pies in Westchester.
Photo courtesy of Baked By Susan
Apple Cherry Crumble Pie from Baked by Susan
163 Grand St, Croton-on-Hudson; 914.862.0874
Cherries and apples mingle together in this pie from Baked by Susan to create a dessert that is pleasantly tart, with added crunch and sweetness sprinkled on top.
Photo by Aleesia Forni
Lemon Meringue Pie from Pleasantville Bakery
57 Wheeler Ave, Pleasantville; 914.773.2014
Not only is the lemon meringue pie from Pleasantville Bakery delicious with creamy custard filling and puffy meringue on top, it will also serve as an eye-catching addition to your holiday spread. Looking for single-serve dessert? The bakery offers mini pies in flavors like cherry and pumpkin.
Photo courtesy of Flour & Sun
Four Corners Pie from Flour & Sun
19 Washington Ave, Pleasantville; 914.495.3232
Thanksgiving is a time for us to come together and enjoy a meal. But sometimes that meal includes a range of people who have differing opinions on their pie. That’s where the four corners pie comes in, featuring four delicious flavors of pie — double-crust apple, classic pecan, pumpkin and blueberry — all baked into one square pan.
Photo courtesy of Red Barn Bakery
Apple Salted Caramel Crumb Pie from Red Barn Bakery
4 S Astor St, Irvington; 914.231.7779
A twist on the classic, Red Barn’s apple crumb pie adds salted caramel for a pleasant balance of sweet and salty. Like the rest of the pies served at the Irvington bakery, this dessert is made with 100 percent organic fruits.
Photo by Aleesia Forni
Pumpkin Mousse Pie from Homestyle Desserts Bakery
24 South Water St, Peekskill; 914.737.4659
If you’re looking for a twist on the traditional, this pumpkin mousse pie from Homestyle Desserts is the perfect option. Light and creamy, it’s sure to please even those who overindulged during the holiday meal.
Coconut Cream Pie from Galloway's Bakery
69 Harney Rd, Scarsdale; 914.725.4074
You know that a place famous for its pies is sure to satisfy your after-dinner cravings. This creamy, old-fashioned dessert is topped with crisp coconut slivers and served in a flaky crust. Having a larger gathering? Deep-dish pies that serve up to 12 people are also available.
Photo courtesy of the Pastry Corner
Viennese Pie from The Pastry Corner
209 E Main St, Mount Kisco; 914.666.5916
With more than two decades of experience serving delicious desserts, The Pastry Corner knows a thing or two about making a perfect Thanksgiving pie. Need proof? Look no further their Viennese Pie, a cream pie covered in rich, dark chocolate that is sure to be the talk of your next holiday gathering.
Chocolate Cream Pie from Beascakes
575 Main St, Armonk; 914.273.3612
For chocolate lovers, you can’t go wrong with this chocolate cream pie, topped with swirls of cream and a scattering of chocolate flakes. Oh, and be sure to grab a few of their festive cookies decorated for Thanksgiving Day. Trust us, you won’t be disappointed.
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