Pies are the comfort foods of desserts. They are the sweet ending to a wonderful Thanksgiving feast. Whether you want to bring a pie to a dinner you are attending or if you’re hosting and want to lighten your load, there is an abundance of delicious Thanksgiving pies to enjoy in our area:
In the Company of Yum is a Pop-up Bakery specializing in pies and other treats. Thanksgiving pie orders are being taken until November 20. You can order Sweet Potato Praline, Harvest Pie, Browned Butter Pumpkin, Caramel Apple Crunch, and many more. ($18 – 30) Orders can be made online here.
Watchung Plaza’s The Pie Store will offer Brandied Pumpkin Pie, Coconut Custard Pie with Whipped Cream, and — one of my favorites — Chocolate Mousse Pie with Whipped Cream, as well as several other varieties. Pies from $23.95-$29.95 and orders must be placed by November 20. They’re also offering their famous Thanksgiving Pie, which puts all the savory fixings in a double crust.
Montclair Bread Company will offer its super cute bite-sized mini pies for $20 a dozen.
Cupcakes by Carousel offers homestyle Thanksgiving pies — pumpkin, pumpkin cheese, apple, coconut, pecan, custard and blueberry crumb. Order pies from the Carousel Cakes website by the end of the week and pick up at the Montclair Cupcake store, or have pies shipped. Pies (10 inch) start at $12.
Nicolo’s Italian Bakery & Deli in Montclair, known for great bread, will offer Pumpkin, Wheat, apple and more for Thanksgiving. Pies are $10-$14)
And if you like to bake, here are some great pie recipes to try: