I’ve been collecting pie recipes for awhile — so what better day to share them than on Pi Day? Yesterday was the story, today it’s just all the pie —and some Pi Day humor to get you started.
Pi Day Humor
What is a math teacher’s favorite dessert?… Pi!
What is the ideal number of pieces to cut a pie into?… 3.14
Mathematician: “Pi r squared” Baker:” No! Pies are round, cakes are square!
How many pastry chefs does it take to make a pie?… 3.14.
In Alaska, where it gets very cold, pi is only 3.00. As you know, everything shrinks in the cold.
They call it Eskimo pi.
The roundest knight at King Arthur’s was Sir Cumference… He ate too much Pi!
What is the official animal of Pi Day?… the PI – thon!
The worst thing about getting hit in the face with pi is that it never ends.
Never talk to pi. He’ll go on forever.
I just saw the movie American Pi. I gave it a rating of 3.14.
What is 1.57?… Half a pie
How far can you recite pi?… Cherry, Apple, Pecan, Blueberry…
What famous private investigator solves math problem?… Magnum PI
Okay on to the pie recipes for today. Feel free to bring one to my house too. Credit to my coworkers for many of the recipes and descriptions for this pie curation blog post. It took us 3.14. . . weeks to come up with these. Enjoy.
This crustless apple pie is perfect for anyone who wants to cut down on baking time on Pi day. Invite five of your closest friends over to enjoy a crustless apple pie with a large scoop of vanilla ice cream. Season your apple pies with butter, sugar, ground cinnamon, caramel, and cinnamon. We know you’ll love this easy and delicious recipe.
This pie takes a little while to make. Make your own pie crust for an extra fresh taste. Make the filling with apples, lemon juice, cloves, flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla extract, and sugar. Finish off this recipe with the cinnamon crumble topping.
This apple cinnamon pie is comfort food at its peak. Apple pie filling and refrigerated cinnamon rolls make putting together this recipe easy. Top it with pecans and have it with milk or your favorite flavor of ice cream to finish.
Peach Pie with a lattice top from Taste of Home is sure to please everyone at your table. With this easy-to-follow recipe, pie will be on the table in no time.
Cinnamon Crumble Apple Pie This recipe offers step-by-step directions for crust, filling, and topping, full of apple/cinnamonny goodness. We recommend serving it with a scoop of French vanilla ice cream.
The blogger of this recipe says this pie is perfect for any time you crave a fruity pie, whether it’s a holiday dedicated to pie or not! It has less sugar than most berry pies, she says, so it’s not overly sweet. If you love the sweet, tart taste of berries in a flaky, buttery crust, you’re in for a treat once you make this pie!
Mini Raspberry Pi Pies by Nerdy Nummies
Bite size pies are a great way to get your fill of this sweet treat without overdoing it — especially if you plan to celebrate with more than one slice of pie. Follow Rosanna Pansino’s demonstration of how to make her mini raspberry pies for a fun way to celebrate this holiday.
If you’re going to be eating a few pies this Pi Day, mini pies are the way to go. You can snack on more than one and not feel too guilty for it! This recipe uses crushed Oreos for a smooth, crunchy graham cracker-textured crust and raspberry filling or raspberry sauce for the sweet filling. Top with cheesecake whipped cream and sprinkle with Brookside Crunchy Clusters to complete the chocolate raspberry goodness.
Peach Pie with a lattice top from Taste of Home is sure to please everyone at your table. With this easy-to-follow recipe, pie will be on the table in no time.
In our humble opinions, there’s nothing better than a good peach pie. This recipe uses just five ingredients — brown sugar, all-purpose flour, unsalted butter, and chopped walnuts — and it’s full of summer flavor.
This easy crumble cherry pie is just what it says it is — easy! The most complicated part of this recipe is the topping (and it’s not very complicated). Simply combine flour, almond flavoring, butter, and sugar to make the topping, and use frozen pie crust and store bought filling to complete this recipe.
Custard, Cream Pies
Banana Cream Pie from Bon Appetit is perfect to complete your Pi Day celebration. Filled with creamy richness, a hint of chocolate, and piled on top with whipped cream, this pie will be a hit.
If you like bananas, caramel, graham cracker crusts, and custardy delight, this recipe is for you. The graham cracker crust is easy to make, and so is the rest of the pie. The finished product, infused with caramel and layered with soft, thick bananas, will have everyone you share this with asking for more. If you want another banana cream pie-inspired recipe, scroll to the end of the post to check out the banana cream pie yogurt parfait one.
This brown butterscotch pie is a little more difficult to make. While you might have to spend a little more time making this pie, we promise that it’s well worth it! This recipe uses brown butter. You can make brown butter by melting butter until it start to give off a slightly nutty smell. This recipe changes up the tradition brown butter recipe by combining butter and brown sugar together for their “brown butter.” Heat and stir this mixture until it begins to give off a “toasted smell.”
Coconut Cream Pie with a recipe from the Pillsbury kitchen is a must have for Pi Day. With a toasted coconut topping, this pie speaks creamy and crunchy. Mmm Tasty!
This coconut cream pie is heavenly. Use sugar, cornstarch, half & half, egg yolks, egg, sweetened shredded coconut, and vanilla to make the filling, and heavy cream, sugar, vanilla, coconut extract, and toasted coconut to make the topping. This sweet treat is a wonderful and delicious treat to share with friends.
But, we did find a cake in pie form! Coconut Pecan German Chocolate Pie This recipe transfers the goodness of German chocolate cake into pie form. And it looks amazing. Try it out for 3.14 Day.
This lemon blueberry cream pie is the perfect way to celebrate the spring. We love how the graham cracker crust, blueberry sauce,and lemon cream pie combine for a treat that has us asking for an extra slice.
Grandma’s Lemon Meringue Pie. What’s not to like? This blend of sweet and tart is a great way to enjoy pie. And bonus: there is no milk in the recipe, so it can be served to people who are lactose intolerant.
Lemon sour cream pie may sound strange, but it tastes great. This mouth watering pie can be made with sugar, cornstarch, milk, lemon juice, egg yolks, butter, lemon, and sour cream. Use store bought pie shells to cut down on baking time.
Brownie Bites blogger Erin said her inspiration for this recipe came from Minny’s infamous one in The Help, but thankfully the surprise in these mini pies is just a Hershey’s Kiss. The meringue topping the soft, smooth pudding really completes the experience tasting these delightful mini pies.
This pineapple dream pie has a delicious vanilla wafer crust and an amazing (and easy) pineapple filling. Use powdered sugar, unsalted butter, cream cheese, Cool Whip, and crushed pineapple to make the dreamy filling. Refrigerate this pie overnight and enjoy!
You’ll love this delicious raspberry cream pie, and it’s a great recipe to help you transition from winter to spring. Bring this raspberry cream pie to your first picnic this spring. Our favorite part of this recipe? The cream cheese filling. All you need to make it is cream cheese, powdered sugar, and Cool Whip.
We are big fans of sugar here at the Truman Park Blog. This sugar cream pie is to die for. Use cornstarch, white sugar, butter, heavy cream, and vanilla to make the pie and combine butter and cinnamon sugar to make the topping. This recipe is pretty easy, and you can make it in about forty minutes.
Sugar cream pie is delicious and incredibly sweet. Make this pie the night before Pi Day to give it time to chill and set. This recipe requires a little more effort than some of our other pie recipes, so be prepared to watch your pie (and adjust the temperature of your oven) while you bake.
This fluffy french silk pie is possibly the easiest recipe on our list. Bake the pie crust until it’s golden, whip together the filling, and chill for three hours before serving. This is a great recipe for anyone who’s in a rush on Pi Day.
Toffee almond pie is delicious and surprisingly easy to make. We are big friends of the sugary-sweet taste of this amazing pie. Use your favorite brand of store bought toffee (or make your own!) to make this recipe.
This pecan streusel pumpkin pie is to die for. You’ll love how the flaky crust, spiced pumpkin filling, pecan streusel, and maple whipped cream combine for a treat that will have your mouth watering. Transport a little fall flavor into your spring with delicious recipe.
Pumpkin/Sweet Potato Pies
Make the filling for this pumpkin silk pie with cream cheese, powdered sugar, pumpkin, vanilla, pumpkin pie spice, and whipped topping. We love how light, fluffy, and delicious this pie is. Finish this recipe off with homemade whipped cream.
Pecan streusel pumpkin pie combines our two favorite pies in one. Pumpkin filling is topped with a crunchy and delicious pecan streusel. Finish off this recipe with a scoop of maple whipped cream. You can make maple whipped cream with heavy whipping cream and your favorite brand of maple syrup.
This easy sweet potato pie is the perfect dessert for Pi Day. Simply mix together butter, sugar, eggs, milk, sweet potatoes, vanilla, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt to make this pie. Use a premade pie shell to save time and effort. Bake this recipe for forty minutes and then enjoy! Click the link for more details on making this sweet pie.
Decadent Dessert Pies
And of course, we can’t forget dessert pies, whether it’s a fruit-filled masterpiece, the nutty goodness of pecan pie, or the whipped delights of a cream pie. Eat a slice today in honor of Pi.
This layered cheesecake pie is a great way to get a taste of cranberry, whether you like it with your Thanksgiving turkey or ham or not. The crumble topping it is a beautiful and deliciously sweet contrast to the cranberry and lemony flavors in the filling.
You get the best of every sweet world with this peanut butter cup pie. The vanilla wafer crust is a new way to experience a homemade crust. The ganache and peanut butter cup layers are just the tip of the iceberg to this scrumptious pie. Once you dip your fork or spoon into the finished product and the melted chocolate and peanut butter cups ooze out, you’ll be smitten!
Ultimate Pi Day Pie from the Food Network
This idea is straightforward enough: prepare your crust, fill that with your favorite pie filling, and top it with every digit of pi that you can fit on your confection. Serve this to some of your friends and you’ll look like the smartest, most talented baker around!
Turn your favorite candy bar into a delicious pie using this easy recipe. You’ll love how the cookie crust, cheesecake filling, and delicious toppings combine to make a treat that tastes a lot like a Twix bar.
This is the simplest pie recipe on our list. All you need to make this treat is a tub of cool whip, chocolate chip cookies, an Oreo crust, Oreo cookies, and chocolate curls. Simple layer on the ingredients and enjoy! Learn more about putting this recipe together by clicking the link.
This is the perfect pie for anyone who loves mint chocolate ice cream. Use mint Oreos (or regular Oreos if you’d prefer) to make the crust. The filling is made with butter, heavy cream, cream cheese, powdered sugar, vanilla, peppermint extract, food coloring, and chocolate chips to make the filling. Make sure that you plan out plenty of time to let this pie cool in the fridge.
The chocolate filling and decadent topping make for an exceptionally sweet and delicious treat. The frosting is what really makes this recipe for us (although we love the brownie-like texture of the pie!). Use sweetened condensed milk, egg yolks, butter, vanilla, sweetened flaked coconut, chopped pecans, and salt to make the topping.
Turn your favorite girl scout cookie into a delicious pie. You’ll love the blend of chocolate, coconut, and caramel in this recipe. This is one of the richest recipes on our list, and we recommend having it with a large glass of milk.
This salted caramel pecan chocolate pie will have you smiling. Oreos, butter, caramel squares, heavy whipping cream, salt, chopped pecans, and chocolate chips make this recipe one of the most decadent on our list.
Turn a delicious candy bar into a delicious pie. We really love the Oreo crust and the chocolate topping in this Almond Joy Pie. Make the coconut filling by combining cornstarch, milk, sugar, sweetened condensed milk, flaked coconut, vanilla extract, and coconut extract.
We love this chocolate chip cookie pie. This pie combines your favorite chocolate chip recipe with a heaping serving of hot fudge. We recommend having this treat with a tall glass of milk and a big scoop of mint or vanilla ice cream.
We don’t know about you, but we are big fans of brown sugar. Use light brown sugar, a stick of butter, eggs, vanilla extract, and a store bought pie crust to make this pie.
This recipe is extra special, because you make the marshmallow topping — and there’s no actual marshmallow involved. Make your marshmallows from scratch with eggs whites, corn syrup, salt, vanilla, cream of tartar, and sugar.
If a pie calls for dark chocolate ganache, peanut butter mousse, and milk chocolate ganache, you know it’s a winner. This recipe takes awhile to make (you make each layer by hand), but it’s well worth it! The blend of flavors and textures in this pie makes it one of our favorites.
We love the mix of oreos, chocolate, and cream cheese in this frozen hot chocolate cheesecake. This isn’t exactly a pie, but it’s sort of pie-shaped, so we’re counting it! There’s nothing like a dessert that combines marshmallow fluff, whipped cream, hot cocoa mix, cream cheese, sweetened condensed milk, butter, sugar, and Oreos.
This recipe takes a bit of process to make, but the end result is well worth it. The filling uses german sweet chocolate, unsweetened chocolate, sweetened condensed milk, egg yolks, vanilla extract, and chopped pecans to make one of the most satisfying fillings we’ve ever tried. The coconut topping is the perfect finish to the perfect pie recipe.
This Oreo pudding pie is made with oreo cookies, an oreo crust, cream cheese, butter, powdered sugar, cool whip, white chocolate pudding, and milk. Throw it all together, chill overnight, and enjoy it on Pi day!
This s’mores pie is one of our favorites on this list. The filling is packed with chocolate, the graham cracker crust is perfect, and the marshmallow topping is made from scratch. You can make your own marshmallow topping with egg whites, granulated sugar, cream of tartar, and vanilla extract.
Chocolate peanut butter pie is easy to throw together and pretty delicious. Use oreos and butter to make the crust, and use peanut butter, cream cheese, powdered sugar, and cool whip to make the filling. Let it chill for an hour and enjoy!
Bring back fall flavors with this apple cranberry pie. The filling and crust combine for a pie we would make any day (but especially for Pi Day). The blend of fall spices (cinnamon, cloves, and nutmeg) adds the perfect touch of flavor to this delicious recipe.
Anyone who loves Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups will love this peanut butter chocolate chip pie. We love how the graham cracker crust combines with the peanut butter and chocolate chip filling. Make this easy pie in about twenty-five minutes. This pie needs to chill for four hours, so remember to plan for refrigeration time when you’re making it!
This mile high fudge brownie pie will fill your craving for chocolate. This recipe combines chocolate crust, chocolate whipped cream, chocolate filling, and hot fudge sauce for a pie that is perfect for anyone with a chocolate obsession. We recommend having a slice of this pie with a tall glass of milk.
We love red velvet, so we were thrilled when we found a recipe that helped us take our love for red velvet to the next level. This red velvet cookie pie takes just twenty minutes to make and forty-five minutes to bake. Use store bought pie crust to cut down on cooking time.
Turn your favorite girl scout cookie into a delicious pie for Pi Day. Use cream cheese, sugar, powdered sugar, caramel, and heavy cream to make the filling. This easy pie should be refrigerated overnight, so remember to make it on March 13th so that you can enjoy it on March 14th.