50+ Easy Southern Pie Recipes

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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.

Be sure to check out the best pound cakes as well as these awesome fruit cobblers if that’s what you’re into.

50+ Easy Southern Pie Recipes

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.

I hope you loved this collection of awesome Southern pies!

Sweet Potato Slab Pie (With Sugar Cookie Crust & Marshmallow Whip)

Rachel Norman
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.
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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Potato prep 50 mins
Total Time 1 hr 50 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine Southern
Servings 16 people
Calories 392 kcal


  • Jelly roll pan


  • 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


Pie Instructions

  • 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.

Marshmallow Fluff

  • 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
Keyword slab pie
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  1. Nice collection of recipes, Rachel! Thanks so much for including me!

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