11/19/2014 09:57 am ET

The Smartest Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream Pairings For Your Thanksgiving Pie

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We're warning you now, so that you can fully prepare: You're going to want to save room for dessert this Thanksgiving. Do whatever it takes: start early so you have time to digest and eat dessert later, pace yourself and don't overdo it, or by god just eat dessert first. With stunners like these cranberry hazelnut tartlets and this salted caramel apple Snickers cake, dessert is stealing the show this year. And we haven't even gotten to pie. There's going to be so much Thanksgiving pie, with ice cream, obviously. If you're considering skipping pie and ice cream this year for some reason that's way beyond us, you're going to need to reevaluate. Here's why:

Ben & Jerry's is coming to your Thanksgiving pie rescue this year, bringing new life to the common-verging-on-dull choice of vanilla ice cream for your pie. Vanilla is the obvious choice for pie à la mode, but is it the best? Leave it to the masters at Ben & Jerry's to dream up way more interesting and awesome combinations of pie and ice cream. Flavor Guru Eric Fredette and PR representative Kelly Mohr came up with some winning choices for every pie you're going to be saving room for this Thanksgiving. Here's what they suggest:

Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream And Thanksgiving Pie Pairings

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