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The Best Pies, In Order (PHOTOS)

06/18/2013 09:09 am ET | Updated Oct 01, 2013
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We all know that pie is one of our greatest inventions as a human race. Even for those of us who don't require dessert after every meal, it can be tough to turn down a slice of pie. Summertime feels like pie season to us, and so in honor of the impending official first day of summer, we'd like to present you with the best pies, ranked in order of excellence.

To clarify, these views do not reflect the whole of HuffPost Taste as a pie-eating collective. My colleagues have already guaranteed that they will have some choice words for me should I not list their favorite pie in the top spot. I'm sure that you, dear readers, will have some as well. Go ahead and let me have it in the comments.

20. Oreo Pie
oreo pie

19. Grasshopper Pie
grasshopper pie

18. Lemon Meringue Pie
lemon meringue pie

17. Mississippi Mud Pie
mississippi mud pie

16. Banana Cream Pie
banana cream pie

15. Shaker Pie
shaker pie

14. Pecan Pie
pecan pie

13. Pumpkin Pie
pumpkin pie

12. Coconut Cream Pie
coconut cream pie

11. Peanut Butter Pie
peanut butter pie

10. Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie
chocolate peanut butter pie

9. Apple Pie
apple pie

8. Cherry Pie
cherry pie

7. Peach Pie
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6. Strawberry Pie
strawberry pie

5. Chess Pie
chess pie

4. Blueberry Pie
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3. Key Lime Pie
key lime pie

2. Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie
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1. Chocolate Cream Pie
chocolate pie

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