There's nothing as all-American as apple pie—except maybe chocolate pie or lemon meringue pie or coconut cream pie. Now it's easy to make any kind of pie you want (including a stellar homemade crust) thanks to our guide to all things pie. Start with the foundation—a perfectly flaky crust. For many cooks, piecrust is intimidating, but we take away the mystery of it with surefire recipes for all sorts of piecrusts (and tart crusts, too). Make easy work of adding decorative touches to pies, such as a lattice crust or special edging, with our how-to guide. Once you've mastered the crust, it's time to fill the pie with whatever flavor you desire. Try a fantastic blueberry ice cream pie, fried pies, nut pies, berry-filled concoctions, or pies highlighting the fresh flavors of summer or autumn. Many pies get their majesty from meringue; we'll teach you how to create this feathery, light topping. Find other yummy ways to top pies, too, from sprinkling with candied citrus slices to drizzling with gooey caramel sauce to make pies that really take the cake.
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How to Make a Lattice Piecrust
Try these simple steps for preparing a lattice piecrust. This woven design makes a pretty crust for fruit pies.
How to Make Meringue Topping for Pies
An airy meringue topping adds the crowning touch to some of our favorite pies. Use these easy steps for success.
How to Make Blueberry Ice Cream Pie
Chef Scott Peacock shows you how to combine fresh blueberries and ice cream into one gorgeous dessert.
How to Bake a Pie
Start with a flaky piecrust, add your choice of filling, and voila! You have a delicious pie for any occasion.
How to Make a Tart Crust
The Better Homes and Gardens baking experts provide the inside scoop on how to prepare an unbeatable tart crust.
How to Make a Double-Crust Piecrust
If the thought of making a flaky and tender piecrust is overwhelming, try these easy steps for perfect pastry.
How to Make Fried Pies
Chef Scott Peacock turns back the clock and demonstrates how to make these classic fried pies in 15 easy steps.
How to Make a Pastry Chef's Signature Recipe
San Francisco pastry chef Alan Carter gives his personal spin on making a flaky piecrust in just 12 steps.
How to Make a Single-Crust Piecrust
Perfect your pie-baking skills with this simple step-by-step guide for making a single-crust piecrust.
How to Make a Special Edge on a Piecrust
These pretty edgings, including a scallop, flute, petal, and crisscross, will set your pies apart from the rest.
Make-Ahead Pie Crust
Ease into holiday party planning and save valuable time when you make piecrust ahead using these simple tips.
Making and Storing Fruit Pies
Follow these secrets to success for making and storing fruit pies that are good to the last delicious bite.
How to Make Apple Pie
It’s as American as, well, apple pie. Learn to make this classic favorite by following these five easy steps.
Storing and Serving Cream Pies
Learn the tricks of the trade for storing and serving your scrumptious homemade cream pies.
The experts at Better Homes and Gardens have the answers for your most common piecrust problems.
Our Best Apple Pies and Tarts
This delightful collection of apple pie and tart recipes contains traditional favorites and new flavor combos.
All-Time Favorite Pie Recipes
Pamper family and friends with our best made-from-scratch pie recipes that are the perfect fit for any occasion.
Best-Ever Nut Pies
Pecans, walnuts, and other irresistible nuts take center stage in these delectable homemade pie recipes.
Decadent Chocolate Pies
Chocolate takes center stage in these delectable pie and tart recipes that are perfect for chocolate-lovers.
Delicious Make-Ahead Pies, Cakes, and Tarts
When time is short, turn to these make-ahead cake, pie, and tart recipes whenever a delicious dessert is in order.
Our Best Fall Pies and Tarts
These exquisite pie and tart recipes highlight the flavors of fall, such as pumpkin, apple, pear, and butternut squ...
Gorgeous Pies and Tarts for the Holidays
Celebrate the holidays with these pie and tart recipes guaranteed to steal the spotlight at your next party.
Our Favorite Berry Pie Recipes
Fresh berries and homemade pie just seem to go hand in hand, and these delicious recipes are no exception.