11/22/2013 05:44 pm ET

9-Year Old Cooking Enthusiast Masters The Art Of Baking Thanksgiving Pie (VIDEO)

Nine-year-old Alex Walters is a cooking enthusiast who especially loves to bake. With less than a week until Thanksgiving 2013, he joined HuffPost Live on Friday to prepare for his own Turkey Day feast with a little help from dessert guru Dorie Greenspan.

The professional chef and cookbook author gave Walters top-notch tips, but he certainly didn't need much guidance. He showed off his latest creation, an Italian pie called a crostata, and offered a peek into his own kitchen as the delicious treat came together.

Watch their complete (adorable) cooking lesson on HuffPost Live:

This clip is part of HuffPost Live's "Tell Me Why" series, featuring young enthusiasts discussing the subjects they're passionate about -- from horror movies to string theory -- with experts.


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