FOOD & DRINK
11/14/2015 06:00 am ET Updated Oct 12, 2017

17 Beautiful Pie Designs You Need To Try For Thanksgiving

AKA how to win the family over with your baking skills.

We get it, you bake a practically award-winning pie every Thanksgiving. Well, we’re here to tell you that you can make it even better this year. Need proof? 

The popular Thanksgiving dessert is good enough on its own, but an extra layer of aesthetic design gives a festive boost. So skip the typical pie crust top and incorporate some interesting shapes. Leaves, hearts, roses, you name it ― and it can probably be on your pie. 

Just ask Martha Stewart, who has the creative pie game on lock. 

If you’re feeling ambitious this holiday season and want to outdo yourself yet again, try one of these amazing pie designs below. They’re so pretty, you won’t want to eat ’em ― but please, eat them. 

  • 1 Lattice
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  • 2 Mini Apple Roses
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  • 3 Large Apple Rose
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  • 4 Flowers
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  • 5 Dots
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  • 6 A Pile of Leaves
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  • 7 Hearts
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  • 8 Words
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  • 9 The American Flag
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  • 10 Rice Krispie Top
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  • 11 Geometric Shapes
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  • 12 Berry Topped
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  • 13 Fall Themed
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  • 14 Pecan Topped
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  • 15 Funfetti
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  • 16 Leaves
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  • 17 Leaves
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