Recipe Box: Pies, Pies and More Pies!

Make a tasty choice when you select one of these dessert delicacies for your next holiday meal.

| November/December 2015

  • German chocolate cake is a familiar confection, but what about German chocolate pie for a new twist on an old favorite?
    Photo by Fotolia/MartinTurzak

The holidays are prime time for desserts. Cakes, cookies, candies and more grace buffets, dining room tables and coffee tables everywhere. When serving dessert to your guests, though, why not add pie to that list?

We found a number of pie recipes in GRIT's archives that may be just what you're looking for this year. Try one and let us know the reactions of your family and guests! Email with reviews, comments and recipes.

Delicious Holiday Pie Recipes

Classic Pie Crust
Strawberry Rhubarb Pie
Peanut Butter Chocolate Mud Pie
Grandma Wilson's Simple Apple Pie
Spiced Pumpkin Pie
Coconut Cream Pie
Luscious Turtle Pie
German Chocolate Pie
Lemon Meringue Pie with Banana

Editor's note: A recipe in our March/April issue was missing ingredients. For the Navy Bean Cookies, please add 1 teaspoon baking powder and 1 teaspoon baking soda.

Help Wanted

• Michelle Roth, Punta Gorda, Florida, remembers a dip her great-aunt brought to family gatherings. It was made with cream cheese, Thousand Island dressing, and possibly sweet pickle relish. “The dip was not creamy, like a sour cream dip, but stiff like cream cheese,” she writes.

Do you have a favorite dip recipe – for fruits, veggies, bread, crackers or chips? Does your family like a particular sour cream dip? Or perhaps you’re the one everyone asks to make a cream cheese dip. If so, would you share your recipe?



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