20 Scrumptious Summer Pie Recipes (2024)

Those holidays pies were definitely drool worthy, and our Pi day was way more memorable than last year’s thanks to petite pie pops. But with summer right around the corner, we’re switching gears. From fruit-filled to frozen to fun-size, the summer pies we’ve rounded up will not only satiate your sweet tooth but will have you sprinting back for seconds. No really, these pies are so ridiculously delicious that we’d take any of them to the face.

1. Mango Cobbler With Coconut Whipped Cream: In need of a tropical summer vacay but can’t get the time off? Maybe this mango cobbler with coconut whipped cream can help. (via The Kitchn)

2. Rustic Strawberry Rhubarb Tart: If you’re short on time, pick up some juicy strawberries from the local market and try this quick and simple freeform tart recipe. (via Savory Sweet Life)

3. Peach Bourbon Pie: You’re definitely going to need a scoop of vanilla ice cream with this boozy slice o’ pie! (via Gimme Some Oven)

4. Frozen Banana Walnut Toffee Pie: Step up your banana cream pie game by adding vanilla ice cream and walnuts to the mix. Not into toffee bits? Sub them out for chocolate chips instead! (via Babble)

6. Key Lime Margarita Pie With Pretzel Crust: Sipping a margarita on a hot summer’s day is a seriously spiritual experience. So needless to say, we were thanking the baking gods when we came across this lovely citrus dessert. (via Love from the Oven)

7. Cherry Pie Cookie Cups: These delicious bite-sized cherry pies are simultaneously sweet and tart. Try not to eat more than one… we dare you. (via Lemon Tree Dwelling)

8. Blackberry Cardamom Hand Pies With Buckwheat Crust: Buckwheat is really good for you. And so are blackberries. So these hand pies are basically health food. (via A Cozy Kitchen)

9. Raspberry and Dark Chocolate Ganache Tart: Top off some seriously thick chocolate ganache with fresh raspberries for a decadent summer dessert. (via Sweet Sugar Bean)

10. Key Lime Pie Pops With Graham Cracker Crust: Now you can eat your pie on the go thanks to these Key lime pie popsicles! Think of the graham cracker crust bottom as a little reward for finishing the whole thing ;) (via Food for My Family)

11. Ricotta Pineapple Pie: This tangy little slice will leave you feeling both full and refreshed. (via Tide + Thyme)

12. Strawberry Basil Hand Pies: Basil is delicious in salads, co*cktails, pasta and… pies?! Who knew? (via Brooklyn Supper)

13. Peach and Plum Galette: This peachy galette is plum perfect. (Sorry, we couldn’t help ourselves!) And there’s even some minced ginger thrown in for good measure. (via Passionate About Baking)

14. Passion Fruit Meringue Pie: Start with a biscuit base, add the passion fruit curd and top things off with a light Italian meringue to create these sophisticated mini pies-in-a-jar. (via Drizzle and Drip)

15. Blueberry Cheesecake Ice Cream Pie: Cheesecake. Ice Cream. Pie. Just think about that. (via The Kitchn)

16. Blueberry Pie Bars: Smoosh some blueberries between a honey-cornmeal crust to make these treats that are so finger-licking good. And yes, that is a hint of lemon you’re detecting. (via The Cozy Apron)

17. Lemon and Coconut Cream Pie Jars: This classic diner dessert has been reinvented in mini jar form, and we think its new look is the bee’s knees! (via Hummingbird High)

18. Frozen Mint Chocolate Chip Pie: ALERT: three-ingredient pie sighting! And yes, one is Cool Whip. (via Thirty Handmade Days)

19. Berry Ice Cream Pie: Make good use of that gallon of strawberry ice cream by whipping up this fabulously melty berry pie. You won’t regret it. (via Food + Wine)

20. Frozen Peanut Butter Pie Pops: Graham crackers, pretzels, dark chocolate, peanut butter, chocolate-covered rice balls, dry roasted peanuts… Are there any yummy treats on this planet that AREN’T in these amazing pie pops?! (via Cooking Channel)

Have a favorite summer pie you serve up on the regular? Share it with us in the comments below!

Samantha Andreacchi

A Bay Area native, Sam currently lives in Philadelphia and is loving the city of brotherly love. If she isn’t working, trying a new restaurant or window shopping on Walnut Street, she’s probably at home binging on Pinterest, making a mess in the kitchen (aka cooking) or trying to read three books at once.

20 Scrumptious Summer Pie Recipes (2024)


How many pies do I need for 100 people? ›

How Much Pie per Person? Consider making adjustments to these portions based on your guests' preferences. For instance, if you know you have a dessert-loving crowd, prepare 25 pies to allow 2 slices per person.

How to bake the best pies? ›

10 Easy Tips to Make the Best Pies
  1. Keep ingredients cold. ...
  2. Refrigerate the dough after every step. ...
  3. Handle the dough as little as possible. ...
  4. Use as little flour as possible when rolling out the dough. ...
  5. Bake plain crusts or filled pies in a hot oven to set the crust's structure. ...
  6. Vent double-crust pies.
Nov 23, 2022

How many pies do I need for 20 people? ›

A general rule of thumb is one 9″ pie will serve 8-10 people depending on the slice size. 3 pies will allow generous slices, and seconds for a few. 2 pies will give 20, slightly smaller slices, with no left overs.

How many pies do you need for 20 guests? ›

To calculate, simply multiply your crowd size by ⅜ (i.e. 20 x ⅜). Following the ⅜ rule, you would need 60 slices to feed 20 people, which comes out to eight large pies. The ⅜ rule allows for some guests to eat fewer than three slices, and for others to eat more.

What is the number 1 pie in America? ›

Apple pie is arguably one of the most popular pie flavors. A symbol of America, the apple pie was actually invented by the British. Apple pie is simply made with sliced apples on double-crusted pastry dough.

How do I bake a pie without a soggy bottom? ›

Blind baking the crust before baking it with the fruit filling is the best way to avoid a soggy crust. To blind bake, line the pie plate with pie dough and then top with pie weights to prevent the crust from rising, bubbling, or shrinking. Coating the bottom crust's surface will create a barrier to prevent sogginess.

How much food do I need to feed 100 guests? ›

How Much Food to Serve at a Party
Chicken or turkey breast8–9 pounds32–36 pounds
Fish (fillets or steaks)7-1/2 pounds30 pounds
Hamburgers6-1/2–9-1/2 pounds26–30 pounds
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How many pies do I need for 50 people? ›

The general rule for a holiday family meal, which takes into account larger portions than a normal meal, budgets for each person, on average, to eat one three-inch wedge of a nine-inch pie (there are six of these slices in the pie). Simplified, a family should have one full pie for every six guests at the table.

How many pies do I need to feed 80 people? ›

For 80 people, I'd say 10 pies will work though. Make sure you get an extra for you to cut that they can set aside too. Let me know if you want any other logistics! I think pie is a great idea.

How much food do you need for a party of 100 people? ›

Each adult will consume 1 pound of food total; children, about 1/2 pound. The more options you have, the less you need of each; decrease the main course portion sizes by 1 to 2 ounces if served on a buffet. Guests will always eat — and drink — more at night than during the day.


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