08/20/2013 09:03 am ET Updated Aug 19, 2014

Frozen Pies To Eat Before The End Of Summer

They say, if you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen. We say, if you can't stand the heat, make a frozen pie instead.

Summer's scorching weather is no reason to sacrifice the joy of baking and eating pie. It's a dessert that deserves to be served year round, and with the help of a freezer (and sometimes a bit of ice cream), whipping up a succulent pie in the summer is not only a possibility, but a pleasure, too.

Frozen pies combine the best of both worlds -- flaky, buttery crust and delicious pie fillings, with the capacity to keep you cool. So, yes; frozen pie it will be.

Some of these recipes require no baking whatsoever, while others need just a bit to set up the crust. But they all have two things in common: They are cold, and we'd like to eat a slice right this minute.

Frozen Pies!

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