Pick the Perfect Pie: Our 12 Best Gluten-Free Pie Recipes

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Gluten free Dutch apple pie photo by Chrystal Carver

It’s the All-American dessert: a warm, fresh-baked pie. Filling? Your choice… and we’ve got all kinds of options for you. Here, we steer you toward 12 must-try, gluten-free pie recipes.

Over the years, Gluten Free & More has published a book’s worth of pie recipes. And thanks to the data we’ve rounded up, we can tell which ones our readers have visited most often.

So before you set your next dinner menu, take a look at the pie recipes here, find your favorite flavors, and fire up the oven.

Actually, in most cases you’ll first want a gluten-free pie crust (often spelled online as one words: piecrust). So let’s start there—with these old standby recipes that readers seem to love: Classic Gluten-Free Pie Crust Recipes.

And now… on to our reader-favorite pie recipes, counting down from No. 12 all the way to No. 1, a classic pie that won’t surprise you in the least, we bet.

12. Gluten-Free Dutch Apple Pie:

A flaky crust filled with warm apples and topped with cinnamon streusel makes this Dutch Apple Pie the ultimate fall dessert. The perfect balance of sweet and spicy, it will cause apple dessert enthusiasts to swoon. This recipe is also scrumptious as a traditional 2-crust apple pie.

11. Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Chocolate Mousse Pie:

“Melted chocolate,” says Food Editor Beth Hillson, “imparts a deceptively rich taste to this light dessert.” She then delivers instructions for both crust and filling for her 9-inch Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Chocolate Mousse Pie.

Our only advice: double up and make two; this one is bound to go fast.

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Gluten free dairy free chocolate mousse pie photo by Oksana Charla

10Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Chocolate Raspberry Pie:

The big attraction here is the mix of chocolate and raspberry in the filling, but buckwheat flour and cocoa powder add to the effect. You can make our gluten-free egg-free as well.

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Dairy free chocolate raspberry pie photo by Jordan Gigler

9. Gluten-Free Mississippi Mud Ice Cream Pie:

Everyone loves this no-bake chocolatey pie, whether it be on a hot summer day or shared by family over holidays.

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Gluten free dairy free mississippi mud pie photo by Erica Dermer

8. Gluten-Free Pumpkin Pie:

Gluten-Free pumpkin pie never goes out of style. This easy version is spicy and creamy. You’ll want to make it part of your holiday tradition. For best results, do not replace the eggs in this recipe.

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Classic gluten free pumpkin pie photo by Jules Shepard

7. Gluten-Free Apple Cranberry Pie:

A perfect blend of sweet and tart, this gluten-free apple cranbery pie is sure to be a holiday hit. Cover it with a flaky gluten-free crust or lattice (as shown) for a classic look. In a hurry? Sprinkle it with Gluten-Free Crumble Topping or enjoy it as an open gluten-free pie.

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Gluten free cranberry apple pie photo by Oksana Charla

6Allergy-Free Blueberry Pie:

Author and bakery owner Diane Kittle used wild Maine blueberries in creating this mouth-watering pie. If you can’t find Maine ’berries (which are smaller and sweeter than most that you find in stores), standard ones will work, too.

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Gluten free blueberry pie photo by Alicia Woodward

5Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Boston Cream Pie:

A gluten-free butter cake serves as the base for this amazing dessert. The double-layer pie includes recipes for complementary vanilla pudding and chocolate ganache. (Note: the cake can be made just as effectively with a butter replacement, if you prefer.)

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Gluten free dairy free Boston cream pie photo by Oksana Charla

4Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Crustless Pumpkin Pie

As an alternate to a pie with a classic crust, how about this option? Jules Shepard’s Crustless Pumpkin Pie is simple and tasty, and can be made two days ahead of time and stored in your refrigerator.

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The flour naturally forms a cake-like crust around the edges of the pie.

3. Gluten-Free Pecan Pie:

A light, flaky gluten-free crust combines with a decadent filling—without dairy, eggs or corn syrup. (If you’d like to use corn syrup, add ½ cup corn syrup instead of coconut nectar.)

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Gluten free pecan pie photo by Chrystal Carver

2. Gluten-Free Lemon Meringue Pie

This recipe calls for nine ingredients that, in less than 30 minutes, will transform into one of the best pies you’ll ever experience.

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Lemon meringue pie photo by Madalene Rhyand

1. Gluten-Free Apple Pie:

You probably saw this one coming: a good ol’ American Apple Pie recipe, gluten-free but no less delicious than the pies you remember when you were growing up.

Created by Karen Robertson, this recipe is one you’ll want to print and file.

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Gluten-free apple pie photo by Oksana Charla