by Kae Lani Palmisano for USA TODAY 10Best

10 unique pies you need to try

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No matter how you slice it, dessert pies are sweet and delicious. Here are 10 unique pies from around the United States that you should try.

Haupia pie - Hawaii

Similar to a coconut cream pie, Hawaii’s haupia pie is made with a layer of coconut cream custard topped with whipped cream and garnished with coconut flakes and chocolate shavings.

Huckleberry pie - Idaho and Montana

Huckleberries are prevalent throughout the Rocky Mountains and are one of the most popular fruits in Idaho and Montana. They’re similar to a blueberry and range from sweet to tart in flavor.

Sugar cream pie - Indiana

The sugar cream pie is the unofficial state pie of Indiana. Also known as the Hoosier Pie, it’s made with milk, sugar, butter and cornstarch, and a bit of vanilla extract, ground cinnamon and nutmeg.

Sour cream raisin pie - Iowa

This state fair favorite is also a popular dessert for the holidays. A creamy custard mixed with raisins is baked in a pie shell and topped with a layer of meringue.

Bourbon chocolate pecan pie - Kentucky

Chocolate and pecans are a perfect pair, but when bourbon is brought into the mix, its sweet caramel and barrel-aged flavor really brings out the nuttiness of the pie.

Bumbleberry pie - North Dakota and South Dakota

The bumbleberry of bumbleberry pie is actually a mixture of berries that are found throughout North and South Dakota, similar to what's found in Canada where the pie originated.

Mississippi mud pie - Mississippi

This pie is supposed to be a little messy, hence the name "mud pie." This gooey chocolate pie is topped with cream and is a popular dessert any time of year.

Key lime pie - Florida

Key lime pie is as synonymous with Key West as Hemingway’s six-toed cats. It’s made with lime juice, lime zest, sour cream and condensed milk in a graham cracker crust.

Shoofly pie - Pennsylvania

One of the most iconic desserts in the Pennsylvania Dutch culinary tradition is the shoofly pie. It’s made with a molasses filling and topped with sugary crumb.

Maple syrup pie - New Hampshire

The filling is simply maple syrup made creamy with butter, whipping cream and eggs, and thickened with flour. It’s a pie with all of the maple sweetness of maple syrup.

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