35 Fall Pies to Bake This Season

a slice of gluten-free pumpkin pie on a blue and white plate
Photo: Mackenzie Schieck

When fall rolls around, no dessert shines quite like pie. Baking pie is the ideal fall activity — not only are pies delicious, but they'll also fill your kitchen with a sweet, warm aroma that makes you want to curl up on the couch with a hot cup of cider. From classic fall pies like pumpkin, apple, and pecan, to unique twists on these classics and other fall fruit pies, here are 35 fall pie recipes to add to your list this season.

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Apple Pie by Grandma Ople

slice of Grandma Ople's Apple Pie on a turquoise plate

With over 12,000 five-star ratings, it's safe to say this apple pie is beloved by thousands of home cooks. Many reviewers suggest preparing a lattice pie crust ahead of time to cut down on prep time. Reviewer wee red says, "Believe the hype. I made this for the first time for a dinner party I had last week — mostly because I wanted to see what all the fuss was about. And it did not disappoint."

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Crustless Cranberry Pie

a crust-less pie dotted with cranberries baked in a cast iron skillet
Blair Blanks

Reviewer Mtnlaurl describes this pie as, "A mix and dump pie that makes its own crust, nothing could be easier. Without exception, everyone liked it — even those picky eaters who wouldn't touch my homemade Cranberry Chutney — and some took home a piece for later."

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Apple Crumble Pie

Apple Crumble Pie on a white plate with a grey and black napkin
House of Aqua

Ever wish you could have the warmth and taste of apple pie without having to make the crust? Let me introduce you to the apple crumble pie. "I made 2 of these pies with home grown granny smith apples," says reviewer TINAKITTY. "They turned out delicious and were SUPER easy!"

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Homemade Fresh Pumpkin Pie

Homemade Fresh Pumpkin Pie
Photo by llgrotts. llgrotts

Put fresh pumpkin on display with this seasonal pie. Reviewer PEACHVT says, "I was worried that it may be stringy since pumpkin was only hand-mashed and not food-processor pureed, but it came out with a great texture and gentle seasoning that let the pumpkin flavor through."

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Dutch Apple Pie with Oatmeal Streusel

Dutch Apple Pie with Oatmeal Streusel
Sara Maximoff

"The crunchy oat topping adds an extra dimension to this delicious apple pie," says recipe creator Ginny.

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Buttermilk Pie

Buttermilk pie on blue and white plate

This old-fashioned buttermilk pie is creamy comfort in every bite. Reviewer Brooke says, "I've been searching for the recipe my grandmother used to make and this is very close. Tasted great and was easy to make."

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Pear Sour Cream Pie

pear sour cream pie

A fresh pear and sour cream filling is topped with an oaty crumble in this cozy pie recipe.

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Sweet Potato Pie II

sweet potato pies with flower crust detail
Josephine Roeper

This Southern-favorite is a must-have as the weather cools down. Reviewer Lonnie describes this pie as, "Very early American, old fashioned and perfectly delicious."

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Caramel Apple Pie II

a slice of pie on a plate next to half an apple with a fork in the foreground

Apples and caramel make the perfect fall flavor pairing. Even those who don't like apple pie will love this one: "This was the best apple pie I ever made! I usually don't like apple pie but this pie with its added caramel and taffy mixture made it great," says reviewer lindadue.

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Double Layer Pumpkin Pie

Double Layer Pumpkin Pie on a white plate

Pumpkin pie is layered with a cream cheese mixture to lighten up this classic. Some reviewers suggest chilling the crust before and after adding the first layer to help them set and avoid any mixing.

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No Bake Pumpkin Pie I

No Bake Pumpkin Pie in a tin foil pan

If the weather where you are hasn't quite cooled down, you can still enjoy fall flavor without cranking up the oven. This no-bake pie is served chilled for a refreshing change of pace. Reviewer kelsey describes it as, "So much creamier than the traditional baked and all the flavor."

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Honey-Poached Quince Pie

a slice of two-crust fruit pie with a rosy-tinted filling, with whipped cream on the side

An oft forgotten fall fruit is the quince, which looks like a slightly furry yellow apple and turns into a beautiful rose color once cooked. This longtime favorite quince pie recipe has garnered rave reviews for years, like this one from Marie C.: "This very nice pie is brimming with fruit. As the recipe description states the quince has a floral essence that reminds me of rose water. I followed the recipe exactly and it was perfect."

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Old Fashioned Paradise Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin pie with pecan topping in pumpkin-shaped dish
Alexander Glass

"This triple-decker pie has a cheesecake layer on the bottom, pumpkin custard in the middle, and a pecan streusel layer on top," says recipe creator MARBALET.

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Warm Apple Buttermilk Custard Pie

Apple buttermilk pie on white china plate
DiamondGirl amanecer

Sweet buttermilk custard pie is combined with tart autumn apples to make the ultimate fall dessert.

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Apple Slab Pie

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Slab pie is truly the best of all worlds. Slab pies are baked in a sheet pan and cut into 'slabs,' for easy serving. Reviewer BELLAROSE23 says, "Apple Slab Pie was incredibly easy to make, bigger than your average pie, and was absolutely delicious. If you like to make things that are easy to prepare, try this recipe. I know for sure that I will be baking this pie over and over again."

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Fresh Pear Pie

Fresh Pear Pie on a green dish

If you're tired of apple everything, give some love to fall's other sweet, seasonal fruit: Pears. Take it from reviewer Jen who says, "This pie recipe was a hit! It tasted like an apple pie but it was not as tart."

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Apple Tarte Tatin

Apple Tarte Tatin

This French classic is essentially an upside-down apple pie, resulting delicious caramelization that exudes fall flavor. If it sounds intimidating, Chef John's video shows you how easy it is to make!

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Whipped Pumpkin Pie

slice of whipped pumpkin pie with whipped cream cheese

Even the pumpkin-pie haters will be able to get behind this light and airy whipped pie. "This is a wonderful light whipped pumpkin pie. My husband doesn't like traditional pumpkin pie but loves this recipe I came up with," says recipe creator luvtobake. "The cream cheese adds a wonderful flavor with a traditional pie taste but light/whipped. It is made with a homemade graham cracker crust."

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Zucchini Apple Pie

Zucchini Apple Pie
Dawn Smith

This seasonally-ambiguous dessert will use up your the last of your summer zucchini bumper crop, while still giving you that fall apple flavor you're craving. Reviewer OHIOMOMX2 says, "Amazing...best disguise for zucchini yet."

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Autumn Apple Slab Pie

apple slab pie with autumn leaves crust design
Pictured: Autumn Apple Slab Pie. Kim

An apple slab pie embellished with nuts and raisins that recipe creator Kim says "tastes like fall!"

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Cranberry Apple Pie II

Caranberry apple pie with laced crust

Cranberries and apples might sound like an odd combo, but it works. Take it from reviewer Ann Philbeck who says, "I don't ever make pies, but my church was having an apple pie contest, and I won first prize with this recipe."

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Anna's Custard Pie

Slice of custard pie on white plate

The secret to custard pie is to allow plenty of time for it to set. "This was the first custard pie I'd ever made. I took it for Christmas dinner and it was quite the hit," says reviewer HARLEYHON44.

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Fuyu Persimmon Pie

Persimmon pie
Wink Fantastico

Persimmon is the most underrated fall fruit — it's a little bit tangy, a little bit spicy, and sweet all at the same time. Recipe creator Amanda123 says, "Most persimmon pies are made as a custard pie with persimmon pulp. This one is made with sliced firm fruit and the delicious fall flavors of cinnamon and brown sugar."

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Pumpkin Tart With Pecan Crust

a slice of gluten-free pumpkin pie on a blue and white plate
Mackenzie Schieck

Trade your standard graham cracker crust for the nutty, pecan crust on this pumpkin tart. Plus, this recipe is vegan!

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Carrot Pie

Carrot Pie

While you might only associate them with spring, carrots have a fall harvest too. "Carrot Pie, with its sweet cinnamon taste, has been in my family for at least 5 generations," says recipe creator Laura. "It's a must-have at our family Thanksgiving and Christmas get-togethers."

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Apple Crunch Pie with Vanilla Sauce

Apple Crunch Pie with Vanilla Sauce

"Not your typical apple pie," says recipe creator Cynthia Clark. "Cinnamon chips are scattered throughout the pie and in the streusel, giving the apples the cinnamon flavor they deserve."

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Pumpkin Torte II

pumpkin torte with whipped cream and nut topping
chibi chef

Cream cheese and pumpkin are layered and finished off with whipped topping and walnuts. "Absolutely the best pumpkin dessert I've ever eaten," says reviewer HaleysGM.

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Pumpkin Custard Pie II

Pumpkin Custard Pie II

This pumpkin pie has two not-so-secret ingredients: Candied ginger and cognac. Take it from reviewer MADAMEMCM who says, "This is the best pumpkin pie I've ever made. The ginger and bourbon give it such a zing!"

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Butternut Squash Pie

closeup of a smooth brown custard pie decorated with a turkey-shaped pastry cutout
Deb C

Use in-season butternut squash in this autumn pie that resembles pumpkin but tastes just that little bit different. "I followed this recipe to the letter, and it tasted wonderful! A great balance of the sweet and spices, with a smooth texture," says reviewer Danielle F.

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English Walnut Pie

english walnut pie

If you want pecan pie vibes but are in the mood for something just a bit different, try this delicious walnut pie that recipe submitter Vivian says would always be a hit at bake sales.

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Chocolate Pumpkin Pudding Pie

Slice of chocolate pumpkin pudding pie with whipped cream

You can please both the chocoholics and the pumpkin-purists in your life with this pudding pie. "No need to bake the filling, this pudding pie combines the flavors of dark chocolate and pumpkin in a rich and satisfying dessert," says recipe creator Bibi.

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Vegan Apple Pie

Slice of apple pie on white plate
Buckwheat Queen

This vegan pie has the same buttery crust and filling, just without all the butter. "This method is excellent," says reviewer Buckwheat Queen. "It creates a beautiful filling thick and juicy. The crust is wonderful."

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French Pear Pie

french pear pie with a lattice top

Recipe submitter Ingrid says this pie is a family favorite and others seem to agree: "This was the absolute best recipe!! I followed the recipe exactly did not change a thing and it came out wonderful! The crumb crust was delicious," says reviewer Eve Salinas.

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Frost on the Pumpkin

Slice of frosting and pumpkin pie
What you cooking Willis?

A light, whipped pumpkin mixture is layered with a whipped cream mixture in this melt-in-your-mouth dessert. "It has all the flavors everyone wants in a pumpkin pie without the heaviness," says recipe creator Ruth.

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Persimmon Pudding Pie

persimmon pudding pie in a glass pie dish

A crustless pie recipe featuring fall persimmons that has been enjoyed for generations. "Handed down from my great great grandmother who received it from her mother. She passed away at 92 years old, but not before giving me her best and oldest recipes," says recipe submitter blahs4life.

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Oatmeal Cookie Apple Crisp in a silver dish
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