31 Mini Pies to Try This Fall
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31 Mini Pies to Try This Fall

They say that good things come in small packages, and when it comes to mini pies, it’s definitely true. Whether sweet or savory, these 31 picks are just perfect for dressing up your appetizer and dessert displays during Thanksgiving, or any upcoming fall gathering. Some of them are even so spectacular, you could serve them alongside (or as!) a main course. Pick your faves, and get ready to impress guests all season long. Sweet and savory cravings, satisfied.

SAVORY Mini Pie Recipes

1. Mac and Cheese Pies: Everyone’s favorite fall comfort food just got a brand new look. Featuring Parmesan cheese and pancetta, this scrumptious dish will tickle your taste buds while warming you up. (via She Knows)

2. Broccoli Cheddar Soup Pies: Chilly days and nights call for rich and hearty soups or, even better, these flavorful and flaky mini pies. (via Half Baked Harvest)

3. Spaghetti Pies: Kids and adults alike are sure to gobble up petite pies filled with Parmesan and cottage cheeses. (via Plain Chicken)

4. Apple, Bacon + Cheddar Breakfast Pies: Who needs pancakes and pastries? Get your day off to a sweet and savory start with bite-sized breakfast pies. You’ll dig the unique blending of apple, sharp cheddar cheese and bacon. (via Betty Crocker)

5. Cheeseburger Pies: Grilling season may be over, but you can still enjoy cheeseburgers with a twist thanks to these simple four-step pies. Served with mini dill pickles and topped with tomato pieces, they’ll be the highlight of the night. (via Betty Crocker)

6. Shepherd’s Pot Pies: What would Thanksgiving dinner be without mashed potatoes? Dish up these beef and veggie pot pies as a delectable new way to enjoy them. (via Pillsbury)

7. Buffalo Chicken Pies: Score a game-day touchdown by tossing together buffalo chicken mini pies that are just as tasty (and a bit less messy) as wings. (via Betty Crocker)

8. Tex-Mex Chicken + Cheese Pies: Tex-Mex lovers can’t go wrong by whipping up these shredded chicken and pepper jack cheese mini pies. Sprinkled with cilantro and served with spicy salsa, they’re great for Sunday brunch. (via Bev Cooks)

9. Taco Pies: Taco Tuesday, anyone? Skip the shells and layer your favorite ingredients on top of Bisquick pie cups for an easy weeknight dinner. (via Girl Who Ate Everything)

10. Butternut Squash + Beefy Mushroom Pot Pies: Butternut squash, mushrooms, bacon, beef and pumpkin beer combine to create one ridiculously mouthwatering pie. Looks like you just discovered a new fall fave. (via Half Baked Harvest)

11. Aussie Beef Pies: Where’s the beef? Hidden inside these gooey-good, Aussie-inspired pies! Bake them in muffin tins, then serve with ketchup and cold glasses of beer. (via Recipe Tin Eats)

12. Pork Pies: Sausage lovers, rejoice. These puff pastry pies flavored with thyme, allspice and nutmeg are about to become a new go-to. (via The Pretty Blog)

13. Cranberry Brie Pies: Craving something savory but with a little hint of sweetness? Mini pies made with cranberry sauce, brie and chopped pecans are sure to satisfy. (via Something Swanky)

SWEET Mini Pie Recipes

14. Apple Pecan Pies: Okay, so these tasty treats aren’t exactly pies. They’re made with brown sugar-sprinkled English muffins, plus Granny Smith apples and pecans, giving you a sweet snack that’s every bit as good as the real thing. (via The Pioneer Woman)

15. Ginger Pumpkin Pudding Pies: Pumpkin pudding is perfect for fall and tastes especially delicious served in molasses cookie cups. (via Well Plated)

16. Cinnamon Apple Bourbon Hand Pies: Warm guests’ hands and hearts with cinnamon apple delights featuring whole wheat crust and bourbon. (via Baker by Nature)

17. Five-Minute Banana Cream Pies: Pressed for time? Five minutes is all it takes to assemble banana cream “pies” made with animal crackers as crusts and a whipped cream topping. (via Jeff Seal)

18. Chocolate Pecan Pies: Sorry, grandma. These chocolatey pecan pies just might be the best Thanksgiving dessert ever. (via Mom on Timeout)

19. Chocolate Nutella Pies: Satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth during a fall bridal shower with Nutella mousse mini pies. They’ll look especially spectacular garnished with shaved chocolate curls and melted chocolate chip drizzle. (via The Gunny Sack)

20. Mason Jar Banoffee Pies: As far as mason jar DIYs go, this one is definitely the most delicious. Follow our tutorial to create scrumptious mini pies using fresh bananas, dulce de leche, whipped cream and chocolate. (via Brit + Co)

21. Mint Chocolate Cream Pies: Is mint and chip your favorite ice cream flavor? If so, you’ll love feasting on chocolate pudding pies with minty whipped cream topping. They’d be an adorable addition at any gender-neutral baby shower. (via Mom on Timeout)

22. Apple Pies With Streusel Topping: Change things up at your fall wedding by serving mini apple streusel pies alongside or in place of a traditional cake. Or, pass some around as a late-night snack to help keep everyone partying hard. (via Center Cut Cook)

23. Butterscotch Cream Pies: Build me up, buttercup! These creamy, dreamy pies will never break your heart. (via Lauren’s Latest)

24. Samoa Pies: Already counting down the days until Girl Scout cookie season? Luckily, you can enjoy these caramel- and coconut-infused mini pies right now. (via Crazy for Crust)

25. Oreo + Peanut Butter Pies: These lattice-cut pies marry two all-American treats: Oreo cookies and creamy peanut butter. Serve some at your party and watch friends line up to grab ‘em until they’re gone. (via Picky Palate)

26. Boston Cream Pies: Need proof that gastronomical heaven truly exists? Sink your teeth into one (or five) of these tantalizing treats. Featuring sugar cookie cups, vanilla pudding mousse and chocolate syrup, they’re a great non-traditional choice for holiday get-togethers. (via House of Yumm)

27. Coconut Cream Pies: Bored with traditional fall desserts like pecan, apple and pumpkin pie? Think outside the box by serving coconut cream mini morsels instead. This recipe calls for pre-made phyllo cups, allowing for particularly fast party prep. (via Country Cleaver)

28. S’mores Pies: Too cold to sit around the campfire? Fear not, because thanks to these mini s’mores pies, you can still enjoy your favorite flavor combo straight through the fall and winter seasons. (via Lil’ Luna)

29. Salted Caramel Chocolate Pies: Get your salted caramel fix outside of Starbucks with Ghirardelli chocolate tarts that take just 45 minutes to make and mere seconds to devour. (via Ghirardelli)

30. Pumpkin Pies: Is your bestie expecting her own little “pumpkin” this fall? Serve these whipped cream-topped mini pies during her shower for a creative twist on the classic dish. (via My Baking Addiction)

31. Chocolate Peanut Butter Pies: Trick or treat! These almost no-bake mini pies are even better than the Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups that’ll soon be gracing your kids’ Halloween candy stash. (via Carlsbad Cravings)

Which of these pies will you be whipping up this fall? Do you prefer to go sweet or savory? Share your thoughts below.