Our 20 Best Christmas Pie Recipes of All Time

slice of homemade Eggnog Pie recipe topped with whipped cream and sprinkled with cocoa powder
Photo: My Hot Southern Mess

Looking for a crowd-pleasing dessert that everyone at your table will love? You've come to the right place. You're sure to have a holly jolly holiday with one of our best Christmas pies of all time. With festive flavors like eggnog and gingerbread to seasonal classics like pecan and pumpkin, this collection of our best Christmas pie recipes should be bookmarked — you'll come back to it year after year.

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Silky Gingerbread Pie

Silky Gingerbread Pie

Warming spices like ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and allspice make this Christmas pie reminiscent of classic gingerbread cookies.

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Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie

Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie in a glass pie dish
Photo by My Hot Southern Mess. My Hot Southern Mess

Kentucky bourbon adds boozy flavor to this chocolate pecan pie that's perfect for the holidays. Reviewer melanemac suggests using Kahlua instead of bourbon for a sweet twist.

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Eggnog Pie

slice of homemade Eggnog Pie recipe topped with whipped cream and sprinkled with cocoa powder
My Hot Southern Mess

As far as holiday beverages go, eggnog is pretty divisive. But, whether you're pro- or anti-eggnog, you'll love this rich and creamy Christmas pie with a graham cracker crust.

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Buttery Cranberry Pie

a deep red pie with Christmas tree pastry cutouts on top

This gorgeous cranberry pie is fresh, fruity, and totally festive. Recipe creator Sandi Holman suggests serving warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

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Fresh Pear Pie

Fresh Pear Pie on a green dish

Put seasonal produce to good use this Christmas season with a fresh pear pie. Reviewer SADIE SMITH calls it a "simple recipe with a great fruity taste."

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Cranberry Streusel Pie

slice of cranberry streusel pie
Allrecipes Magazine

A sugary walnut streusel topping gives this tart Christmas pie sweet flavor and delightful crunch. Reviewer Noelle Collins Hofer says it's "perfect for the holidays."

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Peppermint Bavarian Cream Pie


Peppermint oil and crushed peppermint candy gives this rich Christmas pie fresh flavor and welcome crunch. Reviewer dkboyd says it's even better the next day, so it's a great make-ahead option.

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Old Fashioned Coconut Cream Pie

Old Fashioned Coconut Cream Pie

"This is a tried-and-true, old-fashioned coconut cream pie," says recipe creator Carol H. "Took many years of searching and baking to find the right one and this is it!"

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Chef John's Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie with whipped cream and cinnamon on paper plate
Laura Kissel

The Allrecipes community can't get enough of this top-rated pumpkin pie recipe — it has more than 800 rave reviews! Reviewer Sarah Jo calls it "the PERFECT pumpkin pie."

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Mincemeat Pie with Brandy Butter

Mincemeat Pie with Brandy Butter
Photo by Smart Cookie.

Fans of the Great British Bake Off will absolutely love this traditional Christmas pie recipe. "Green apples, spices, and a medley of candied fruits join the traditional ingredient, beef suet, for a flavorful and festive filling that you can make ahead of time," says culinary producer Smart Cookie.

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Cookie Butter Pie

Cookie Butter Pie in glass pie dish

In this perfect-for-Christmas pie, a speculoos cookie crust is loaded with a decadent cookie butter-inspired filling. The creamy secret ingredient? A block of Neufchatel cheese.

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Ricotta Pie (Old Italian Recipe)

9328 Ricotta Pie Old Italian Recipe

"This is an old Italian recipe for a pie with a sweet crust — just like from the old country," says recipe creator Misty, who suggests adding chocolate bits and lemon rind to the batter if you have them on hand. "My in-laws are Italian and they say that this is the best pie. It is always requested for Christmas."

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White Christmas Pie

White Christmas Pie

You'll be dreaming about this creamy Christmas pie all year long. "I love this dessert," raves reviewer rogue_kiss. "It's a family tradition at my home."

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French Silk Chocolate Pie I

Slice of French Silk Chocolate Pie I
Mackenzie Shieck

No matter the occasion, you can't go wrong with a silky chocolate pie. Make this Christmas pie with just six ingredients: butter, sugar, baking chocolate, vanilla extract, eggs, and a store-bought crust.

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Buttermilk Chess Pie

a side view of a slice of pie, with a browned top layer and a smooth pale custard filling
Michelle Tellez

There's a reason this sweet and tangy dessert is such a classic: It's inexpensive, easy, and absolutely delicious. It's the perfect pie to serve at your laid-back Christmas celebration.

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Sweet Potato Pie I

overhead view of two slices of Sweet Potato Pie I recipe topped with whipped cream
Mackenzie Schieck

A sweet potato pie is a welcome sight on any holiday table. With more than 2,500 5-star reviews from happy home cooks, this recipe is sure to become a Christmas tradition in your household.

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Apple Pie By Grandma Ople

a beautiful lattice-topped apple pie with a slice taken out of it
Holiday Baker

This prize-winning pie is so beloved by the Allrecipes community, it has more than 15,000 rave reviews. "Believe the hype," says reviewer wee red.

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Peanut Butter Pie I

Peanut Butter Pie I

A chocolate cookie crust is perfectly complemented by a smooth peanut butter filling. Top with grated chocolate or peanut butter-chocolate candy for an extra touch of decadence.

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Mini Orange Mince Pies

Mini Orange Mince Pies

Use your favorite mincemeat pie filling to make these mini Christmas pies. "WOW," says reviewer sweetigem. "These are the best!!! The orange and cinnamon just add that special tasty something."

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Caramel Pecan Apple Pie

Caramel Pecan Apple Pie

A homemade flaky pie crust is filled with a creamy custard, then topped with a buttery mixture of brown sugar, pecans, and Granny Smith apples.

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