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Four Pie Recipes to Celebrate National Pie Day

a berry pie at the stage where a lattice top is being added.

With Thanksgiving in November and Pi Day in March, there are plenty of great excuses to eat pie throughout the year. If you want another, we’re about to give you one more: National Pie Day is on January 23rd! To prepare you for this holiday and any other occasion you want to eat this delicious confection, this week’s Renaissance Place Apartments blog is dedicated to pies. Read on for four recipes to try any time this month, or stop by your favorite Williamsville, NY bakery to pick up a pie for a tasty dessert.

4 Pie Recipes to Try from Renaissance Place Apartments


Triple berry pie

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!

Caramel banana cream pie

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.

Cranberry cheesecake pie

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.

Peanut butter cup pie

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!

What are your favorite pie recipes? Leave a comment so we can try them out! Thanks for reading. Happy pie baking, and more importantly, eating in your WNY apartment!