These Southern pies will make your mouth water, your heart race, and will send you straight to the kitchen to get to baking because they are just that good.
If your childhood wasn’t made of different types of pies, then I don’t know what to say.
I am so sorry, friend.
Sweet potato pies. Pumpkin pies. Peanut butter pies.
All manner of Southern pies.
Oh and let’s not forget pecan pies that were made after you spent hours outside picking up pecans with your bare hands until they made those little roller wheel thingies.
Hours of my childhood. Hours.
The sky is the limit now that we have the world wide web giving us so much inspiration, so without further ado…
Southern Pies You’re Gonna Love
Let’s get down to it, friend.
This sweet potato pie serves more than the typical round one and has a yummy store bought crust for some corner cutting.
With the words chocolate, peanut butter AND no bake all together in the same name.... I literally don't know what to say. Making. For. Dinner.
Pretzel crusts are a great way to make this cake gluten free. Just because you are GF doesn't mean you can't have pie. No siree.
We love fresh fruit and this pie combines blackberries with custard to perfection.
I'm not sure I've ever had gooseberries, but this is a great way to get introduced.
My grandmother absolutely loved chess squares and chess pies. These are old fashioned and crowd favorites.
Sweet potatoes AND the convenience and challenge of an Instant Pot? Sold.
Puh-can... pee-cahn.... pee-can... doesn't matter what we call it, we can all agree it's great!
An excellent combination of strawberry and rhubarb with a beautiful artisanal crust. Winner winner strawberry rhubarb pie for dinner.
We love using sour cream here in the South in our baking, and this pie is no different. The lovely swirls on top seal the deal.
Oh yeah, baby. Blackberry plus lemon plus the chess-ness we so do adore... this pie is beautiful and tasty.
Silk pies are crowd favorites every time. This peanut butter silk pie will be a great addition to any family gathering or potluck.
Want a pie to watch the Kentucky Derby at your house? This Better Than Derby pie will be a surefire winner.
A classic sweet potato pie for sweet potato lovers (and those trying to break into it) alike.
Another pecan pie that is beautiful and tasty. Great for church gatherings and potlucks and always a favorite among those who love old fashioned faves.
Graham cracker crusts are so tasty and cozy. This chocolate pie will be a hit with kids and adults alike.
Pecans plus chocolate - winner. Who says you can't take an old favorite and give it a new twist?
If you aren't doing dairy or eggs, this vegan chocolate sweet potato pie is something you can have guilt free with all the flavor.
This custard pie will be an excellent dessert when pears are in season. Homemade and delicious.
Buttermilk just seems to take every recipe up a notch, right? Here's an awesome buttermilk pie recipe.
Chess pie PLUS chocolate, who can say no to that?
Are you dairy free but still want the joys of a pecan pie? Try this recipe and avoid the tummy aches.
The crust on top of this pie is to die for. Bookmark this for peach season.
If you have dietary restrictions but still want to indulge in the cozy yummy pies, this one is for you.
A perfect way to use your big haul of fresh apples. You can't go wrong with this pie and a dollop of cream (or ice cream, who are we kidding?).
This blueberry pie with its lattice top is delightfully old fashioned and sweet.
This is the best of both worlds. A cobbler with a pie..... and fresh blackberries to boot.
My grandmother loved adding coconut to as many desserts as she could and she would have loved this fresh coconut buttermilk pie.
Pecan + Bourbon... could this be a more buttoned up Southern dessert? Perfect to serve if you are aiming to impress or serving whiskey alongside your food.
Baking is awesome, but you know what else is awesome? Having a pie that is fast and quick and doesn't require baking. Perfect for budding bakers.
Are you on the paleo diet but still want a sweet pie to serve to your family? This will do it and the maple pie is an awesome touch.
Stay on diet and on plan and don't sacrifice any flavor with this amazing apple pie that doesn't include guilt as an ingredient.
Another on diet beautiful pie that won't leave you feeling guilty long after you leave the table.
This pie is low carb and Trim Healthy Mama approved. Used to be, to eat a pie you had to break all diets, not anymore!
A cheesecake and a pie put together. I don't know what to say but LET'S MAKE THIS RIGHT NOW.
Oh now, if you love a good pie and you love adding an unexpected twist, try this pistachio pie.
This double choc pie will leave everyone feeling satisfied and ready for a good old fashioned nap.
Chocolate fudge in a pie crust. Let's just start calling pies that from now on, shall we?
Another low carb keto friendly pecan pie you can eat without the guilt.
Buttermilk is a "secret ingredient" used in so much of Southern baking and this pie is no different. Yum yum.
Ohhhhhhh look at that orange sweet potato pie topped with crunchy pecans... say it's in my refrigerator right now.
If this glaze doesn't stop your scroll, I don't know what will.
Love this. Sometimes you want to peel apples and make apple pie fully from scratch. Sometimes you don't. Either way, you don't have to sacrifice the flavor!
Here's a deep dish pie your guests and family will love.
She's said rhubarb, she needs say no more.
This is like the best of both worlds. A mix of peanut butter, apple pie, and CRUMB ON TOP!
If you aren't quite able to go full pecan (or don't have any on hand) try this yummy oatmeal pie. I mean.... between you and me.. you could eat this for breakfast.
Ohhhh you don't just need fresh fruit to make a good pie, try this strawberry pie made out of frozen strawberries. You can make it year round.
A list of Southern pies would never be complete without key lime. Add mojito and you've got the makings of a good time.
Want to make bite sized pies everyone can enjoy individually? Try these cherry pies.
You don't need to wait for Thanksgiving to make this delicious butternut squash pie!
Nothing like a good old fashioned mousse filled peanut butter pie.
This apple pudding pie is warm, tasty, spicy, and will be an excellent dessert at any gathering.
Pecan pies are a Southern dessert staple.
Southern pie lists would never be complete without a sweet potato pie. Great for Thanksgiving or really, any time those sweet potatoes are in season.
I hope you loved this collection of awesome Southern pies!
Sweet Potato Slab Pie (With Sugar Cookie Crust & Marshmallow Whip)
This sweet potato pie is a great harvest fall dessert. It's a slab pie, so it's big enough to serve a crowd and great for fall spice lovers.
- 1 roll sugar cookie dough store bought
- 3 cups sweet potatoes about 3.5 pounds
- 1/2 cup butter
- 1/2 cup brown sugar
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- 3/4 cup heavy cream
- 3 eggs
- 1 tsp nutmeg ground
- 1 tsp cinnamon ground
- 1/2 tsp cloves ground
- 2 tsp lemon juice
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
Marshmallow Whipped Cream
- 1 cup heavy cream
- 7 oz marshmallow fluff
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
On a floured surface, roll out cookie dough, slightly larger than your pan
Carefully transfer cookie dough to pan, fold edges down to meet the pan.
Bake cookie dough according to package directions, approximately 11 minutes.
Remove from the oven and allow to cool completely.
Increase oven temperature to 450 degrees F.
Bake sweet potatoes for 50-60 minutes or until soft.
Carefully, slice open and scoop out flesh.
Lower oven to 350 degrees F.
Add flesh to stand mixer and mix sweet potatoes.
Add butter and mix well. Add sugar, heavy cream, eggs, nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves, lemon juice and vanilla extract.
Beat until smooth.
Pour the pie filling into the baked, cooled pie crust.
Bake at 350 degrees F for 40-50 minutes.
Cool to room temperature, cover with plastic wrap and chill overnight.
Prepared whipped topping on the day of serving.
To make whipped topping, beat heavy cream until stiff peaks form, add in marshmallow fluff and vanilla extract, mix well.
Add to the top of the pie. Enjoy!
- Cook time may be less depending on how “hot” your oven bakes. Adjust accordingly.
Calories: 392kcalCarbohydrates: 48gProtein: 3gFat: 22gSaturated Fat: 12gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 8gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 85mgSodium: 173mgPotassium: 172mgFiber: 1gSugar: 32gVitamin A: 4154IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 41mgIron: 1mg