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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.