5 Delicious Pie Recipes for Pi Day

March 14, 2015

There is no better way to celebrate Pi day than with a freshly baked pie.  Whether the mathematical calculation has a had an effect on your life or not (memories of geometry class still haunt me), it is still a valid reason to bake a pie.  There is a pie for every taste and lifestyle and hopefully you will find one that fits your needs in this recipe round-up.

Shaker Lemon Pie
Recipe from Lavender and Lovage

Inspired by American Amish, this shaker lemon pie is perfect for using us the remainder of your winter citrus fruits.  Lemons are sliced paper thin and macerated in sugar overnight.  The mixture is then combined with eggs and baked in a homemade pie crust.  The result is fresh, mildly sweet pie that is perfect with a dollop of whipped cream and a cup of tea.

Caramel Banana Pudding Pie
Recipe from Averie Cooks

Caramel banana cream pudding pie is perfect for cooks who don't want to bother with monitoring the oven.  The crust is made with cream cheese which gives it a unique flavor and texture.  The no-bake filling is comprised of instant pudding, whipped topping, fresh bananas, and a caramel drizzle.  This is one of the easiest pies you will ever prepare.

Chocolate Rum Raisin Ice Cream Pie
Recipe from Eat Healthy, Eat Happy

Chocolate rum raisin ice cream pie is ideal for dairy free and gluten-free eaters.  The coconut crust pairs perfectly with the intense chocolate filling, almost reminiscent of a classic Almond Joy candy bar.  For those of you who crave the balance of whipped cream, you can substitute with coconut cream instead.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Pie
Recipe from The Merry Thought

Chocolate chip cookie pie is one of my all time favorite pie recipes.  it is simple, comforting, and just damn delicious. A pie crust is filled to the brim with cookie dough and baked until golden brown.  The filling becomes soft, almost custard like as it cools.  You will going back for a second or third slice of this pie.

Coconut Cream Pie
Recipe from Golden Brown and Delicious

Coconut cream pie is a classic.  Every pie of this pie is infused with coconut flavor from the crust to the custard filling and the light whipped cream topping.  It is perfection in every bite.  If you are a die hard coconut fan, you need to bake this pie pronto.