Our Favorite Fall Pie, Tart, and Cobbler Recipes

Black Bottom Pumpkin Pie
Photo: Iain Bagwell

Need an indulgent dessert? Try our stone Fruit Lattice Slab Pie. Want some comfort food for dinner? Chicken-and-Biscuit Cobbler is just the ticket. Whether you're in the mood for a pie, tart, or cobbler, we have rounded up some of our top-rated fall recipes. These delicious treats are perfect for serving a crowd during the holiday season or simply making ahead of time to enjoy throughout the week. If you can't decide on just one, don't fret. Some of these desserts combine more than one sweet treat. Cinnamon Roll Apple Pie and Pecan Pie Cobbler are excellent choices. Of course, if you need a classic dessert everyone is sure to enjoy, go with Kentucky Bourbon Pie or Chocolate Pudding Pie. Our Skillet Chicken Pot Pie is a great choice for feeding family and friends during the fall season. You can't go wrong. Select the recipe that's perfect for your occasion.

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Pear Pie

Pear Pie
Micah A. Leal

Recipe: Pear Pie

The fresh fruit in this dessert creates flavorful juices that combine with the lemon, fall spices, and bourbon to make an unforgettable filling.

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Chocolate Pudding Pie

Chocolate Pudding Pie
Micah A. Leal

Recipe: Chocolate Pudding Pie

Milk, cocoa powder, sugar, and instant coffee come together in this pie to create a homemade pudding that's sure to impress.

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Spiced Pear Hand Pies

Spiced Pear Hand Pies
Micah A. Leal

Recipe: Spiced Pear Hand Pies

Classic pie dough revamps the spiced pear filling into show-stopping pockets of crisp, tender flavor.

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Stone Fruit Lattice Slab Pie

Stone Fruit Lattice-Topped Slab Pie
Antonis Achilleos; Food Styling: Emily Nabors Hall; Prop Styling: Claire Spollen

Recipe: Stone Fruit Lattice Slab Pie

Top each piece of this slab pie with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for the ultimate finish.

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Pecan Pie Cobbler

Pecan Pie Cobbler
Micah A. Leal

Recipe: Pecan Pie Cobbler

If you can't decide between a pie or a cobbler for your Thanksgiving dessert, why not have both?

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Brown Butter Sweet Potato Pie

50 Best Thanksgiving Brown Butter Sweet Potato Pie
Hector Sanchez

Recipe: Brown Butter Sweet Potato Pie

The browned butter in this classic sweet potato pie lends a deep, nutty flavor that will keep you coming back for more.

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Egg Custard Pie

Egg Custard Pie
Antonis Achilleos

Recipe: Egg Custard Pie

We think this traditional Egg Custard Pie deserves a comeback because it's absolutely scrumptious and easy to pull off.

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Cinnamon Roll Apple Pie

Apple Cinnamon Roll Pie
Antonis Achilleos

Recipe: Cinnamon Roll Apple Pie

This decadent dessert combines two of our Southern favorites: cinnamon rolls and apple pie.

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Dairy-Free Coconut-Pumpkin Pie

Dairy-Free Coconut-Pumpkin Pie
Greg DuPree; Prop Styling: Kathleen Varner; Food Styling: Marian Cooper Cairns

Recipe: Dairy-Free Coconut-Pumpkin Pie

Serve a pumpkin pie this year that's safe for your guests with a dairy allergy; we promise they will not be disappointed.

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Pear-Cranberry Pie with Ginger-Almond Streusel

Pear-Cranberry Pie with Ginger-Almond Streusel
Greg DuPree; Prop Styling: Kathleen Varner; Food Styling: Marian Cooper Cairns

Recipe: Pear-Cranberry Pie with Ginger-Almond Streusel

This dessert delivers a fresh alternative to a traditional usual apple pie.

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Butternut Squash Tarts

Butternut Squash Triangles
Victor Protasio; Prop Styling: Audrey Davis; Food Styling: Rishon Hanners

Recipe: Butternut Squash Tarts

These delicious tarts, made with seasonal butternut squash, are perfect to serve as an appetizer during the holiday season.

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Pomegranate-Chess Tart

Pomegranate-Chess Tart
Greg DuPree; Prop Styling: Kathleen Varner; Food Styling: Marian Cooper Cairns

Recipe: Pomegranate-Chess Tart

The classic chess tart gets a modern and elegant makeover with a halo of pomegranate seeds.

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Pecan Crunch Tart

Pecan Crunch Tart
Alison Miksch; Prop Styling: Mary Clayton Carl; Food Styling: Mary-Claire Britton

Recipe: Pecan Crunch Tart

This textured tart tastes like a tasty pecan pie in every bite.

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Caramel Tart with Brandy Whipped Cream

Caramel Tart with Brandy Whipped Cream
Victor Protasio; Prop Styling: Kay E. Clarke; Food Styling: Torie Cox

Recipe: Caramel Tart with Brandy Whipped Cream

Serve this rich dessert in very slender wedges for the perfect after-dinner treat.

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Blackberry, Browned Butter, and Almond Tart

Blackberry, Browned Butter, and Almond Tart
Helen Norman; Prop Styling: Buffy Hargett Miller; Food Styling: Marian Cooper Cairns

Recipe: Blackberry, Browned Butter, and Almond Tart

This flavorful almond tart has the texture of a rich butter cake.

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Chocolate Cobbler

Chocolate Cobbler
Antonis Achilleos; Prop Styling: Audrey Davis; Food Styling: Emily Nabors Hall

Recipe: Chocolate Cobbler

Tender chocolate cake and velvety pudding come together in this cobbler to create a wonderfully rich treat.

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Classic Apple Cobbler

Classic Apple Cobbler Recipe
Stephen DeVries

Recipe: Classic Apple Cobbler

This bubbling, old-fashioned cobbler bakes in personalized portions perfect for a classy holiday party.

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Kentucky Bourbon Pie

Kentucky Bourbon Pie
Antonis Achilleos

Recipe: Kentucky Bourbon Pie

Chocolate, bourbon, and pecans create an incredible burst of flavor in this regional pie.

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Easy Skillet Apple Pie

easy apple pie
Luca Trovato

Recipe: Easy Skillet Apple Pie

This mouthwatering apple pie is made in a cast iron skillet, making it a true Southern favorite.

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Skillet Chicken Pot Pie

Skillet Chicken Pot Pie
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Recipe: Skillet Chicken Pot Pie

No rolling pin is needed for this pot pie. Refrigerated pie crusts give you a leg up in the preparation of this classic comfort dish.

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Black Bottom Pumpkin Pie

Black Bottom Pumpkin Pie
Iain Bagwell

Recipe: Black Bottom Pumpkin Pie

With a moist, crumbly crust and a decadent, creamy filling, it's hard to say no to seconds of this pie.

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Coconut-Pumpkin Chiffon Pie

Coconut-Pumpkin Chiffon Pie
Hector M. Sanchez

Recipe: Coconut-Pumpkin Chiffon Pie

Make and refrigerate without the topping a day ahead. Whip and add the topping before serving.

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Cranberry-Apple Pie with Pecan Shortbread Crust

Cranberry-Apple Pie with Pecan Shortbread Crust
Iain Bagwell

Recipe: Cranberry-Apple Pie with Pecan Shortbread Crust

Savor the flavors of cranberries and apples as they come together with a holiday favorite—pecan shortbread—in this stunning presentation.

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Chicken-and-Biscuit Cobbler

Chicken-and-Biscuit Cobbler
Alison Miksch

Recipe: Chicken-and-Biscuit Cobbler

This family-friendly dish is sure to become a new holiday staple. Use fresh herbs in the cobbler.

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Mississippi Mud S'Mores-Fudge Pie

Mississippi Mud Recipes: S'Mores-Fudge Pie
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner

Recipe: Mississippi Mud S'Mores-Fudge Pie

Test Kitchen Tip: Marshmallows cut easily if you coat scissors with cooking spray before you snip.

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