What could be better than pie? It鈥檚 one of America鈥檚 favorite desserts but when you add a pour of bourbon or a bottle of ale to the recipe, you鈥檝e got a truly winning combination. From beer and wine to brandy and bourbon, each of these pie recipes features a different sip. Whether your favorite slice is light and fruity or heavy and rich, you鈥檙e sure to find your perfect pick. The following are the shining stars in the confection universe and the addition of booze in each one highlights what we love most about dessert: pure indulgence.

1.聽Biscoff Pie + Maple Whiskey Mallow Fluff: Step away from the oven. This pie comes together in the fridge and gets a quick browning of the marshmallow topping just before serving. The featured flavor of Maple Crown Royal is a real crowd-pleaser. (via聽Country Cleaver)

2.聽Pineapple Pale Ale Cream Cheese Tart: This dreamy dessert screams summer. A simple crust is heaped with a delightful filling of pineapple, toasted coconut, almonds and pale ale. One bite and your mouth will be transported to a tropical vacation. (via The Beeroness)

3.聽Strawberry Moonshine Fried Pie: What鈥檚 better than a fried pie? A fried pie packed with strawberries and moonshine, that鈥檚 what! This fried and true recipe breaks the traditional hand pie mold with a sugar coating that is to die for. (via聽Garden + Gun)

4.聽Guinness Chocolate Pie: The beer-and-pretzel-bar combo gets a huge upgrade. A unique Guinness filling gets poured into a sweet and savory pretzel crust, and the whole thing gets smothered with a marshmallow meringue. (via Sprinkle Bakes)

5.聽Persimmon Pear Brandy Pie: Rustic enough for a picnic but upscale enough for a dinner party, this pie is sure to please. Unexpected persimmons are accompanied by a classic pear-brandy combo for a one-of-a-kind dessert. (via Pineapple and Coconut)

6.聽Pumpkin Bourbon Tart + Mascarpone Cream: Right behind apple, pumpkin reigns supreme in the pie world. This incredible version features smooth bourbon and a whipped mascarpone topping that truly pushes it over the top. (via Tartelette)

7. Lemon Cream Pie + Raspberry Beer Sauce:聽This isn鈥檛 your grandma鈥檚 cream pie, but that鈥檚 not to say Granny wouldn鈥檛 be swooning over this tasty twist. The incredible flavor of fresh lemon is enhanced with the addition of a berry beer sauce. (via The Beeroness)

8. Bailey鈥檚聽S鈥檓ores Pie: We love crowding around the campfire as much as the next guy, but when it鈥檚 not possible we choose to enjoy our s鈥檓ores by the slice and spiked with Bailey鈥檚. (via My Sweet Life)

9.聽Orange Scented Whiskey Souffle Pie: Rich and dense, this stunning snack is packed with flavor. Star ingredients include almond flour, orange extract and Irish whiskey poured with a heavy hand. (via Hungry Rabbit)

10.聽Malted Chocolate Pudding Pie: A simple pudding pie becomes an instant favorite with the addition of Kahlua-spiked whipped cream. Paired with the crushed animal cracker base, this pie becomes a necessary indulgence. (via Baker By Nature)

11.聽Grasshopper Pie: A smooth chocolately crust and a filling made with creme de menthe and creme de blanc create the perfect adult treat. Unlike average grasshopper pies, this recipe calls for the cutest topping ever 鈥 chocolate-covered marshmallows and crumbled chocolate cookies. (via The Moonblush Baker)

12.聽Mini Sweet Potato Hand Pies: We can鈥檛 resist mini desserts and these are truly killer. Mouthwatering sweet potatoes pick up major flavor from bourbon and maple syrup to create a magical filling hugged by a perfectly flaky crust. (via Peanut Butter and Peppers)

13.聽Bailey鈥檚 Brownie Ice Pie: Would you believe us if we told you there鈥檚 a pie that features cookies, candy and booze? Believe. This over-the-top concoction begins with an Oreo shell that gets filled with a combination of ice cream and Bailey鈥檚 Irish Cream before a generous sprinkling of crushed Heath bars. (via Confessions of a Baking)

14.聽Peach Bourbon Hand Pies: As soon as you find ripe peaches, there鈥檚 no better use for them than to combine them with bourbon, wrap them in a savory crust and make a hand pie that travels anywhere with ease. They鈥檙e as convenient as they are delicious so double-fist these bad boys and head out to enjoy these mini pies on the run! (via聽Shared Appetite)

15.聽Coconut Orange Tart: A basic cast of ingredients in this fruity tart gets kicked up a notch with the addition of Cointreau. Refreshing, sweet and beautiful, this is a welcomed surprise at any dessert table. (via Art of Natural Living)

16. Mini Mulled Wine Apple Pies: There鈥檚 something so quaint about mini pies, and these feature apples slow cooked in mulled wine for an over-the-top flavor and serious charm. (via A Brown Table)

17.聽Margarita Pie: Bless the soul who thought to add tequila shots to the iconic key lime pie. The dessert gets even more interesting as the base is Greek yogurt, and chia seeds are used to thicken it up. Nice! (via Baked Bree)

Does your favorite drink show up in your dessert? Tell us about your own boozy pie recipe in the comments below!