9 Must-Have Tools for the Perfect Pie

So you’ve decided to make a pie? Congratulations 👏🏼  you’ve accomplished step one and found your way here—the ultimate list of pie making tools. Making pie is a process, but don’t be overwhelmed. In the end it’s really easy as long as you pay attention and follow directions. There are a million pieces of advice I […]

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Cranberry Apple Pie

Cranberry Apple Pie, perfect for Christmas | Pies Before Guys

Christmas season is in full force my friends. Of course Christmas cookies are a main staple in your holiday dessert table, but don’t overlook the classic pie. This recipe is perfect for the holidays with the bright red cranberries. Grab yourself a few holiday pie crust cutters before they’re sold out for an extra festive […]

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Easy Caramel Apple Galette

Have you ever had a galette? I find it best described as: a pie with a sun roof. Get this…a galette is a low-maintenance, approachable dessert. They’re basically a down-to-earth rustic version of a pie. The best part? You really can’t mess it up. The only skills needed are the ability to fold your pastry […]

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Avocado Cream Pie

Move over avocado toast…your new favorite avocado dish is here and it’s not what you’d expect. Hello, Avocado Cream Pie. Or as the BF would say…what in the world is that? Yes it sounds weird. Yes it’s probably *the* most basic pie you could make. And yes it’s surprisingly tasty. Fair warning: It’s also green. […]

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St. Patrick’s Day Mint Pie

As a kid I looked forward to St. Patrick’s Day solely for the McDonald’s mint shamrock shakes. I’m a fan all things mint—mojitos, thin mints, this pie… The problem was…shamrock shakes aren’t sold at every McDonald’s. So it was essentially a month long scavenger hunt. With no clues. 🤷‍♀️ But because people are lazy there’s an […]

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Strawberry Champagne Pie

HapPIE New Year’s Eve! 🍾 NYE always calls for a little a lot of champagne. And since you can never have enough bubbly, today I’m pouring some in a pie. Why not? New Year’s Eve is overhyped pretty much 100% of the time. But not this year folks.

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Leftover Halloween Candy Pie

Does anyone actually enjoy candy corn? Are people legitimately excited to eat it? It feels more like a halloween decoration than a piece of candy…and it kind of tastes like sugary plastic.

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Spooky Halloween Pie Ideas

Creative & Spooky Halloween Pie Ideas

Halloween is right around the corner. Which means you’ve picked out a costume, chosen a spooky cocktail, and purchased a surplus of candy…but what’s the status on your epic halloween pie?! I know halloween is typically a strictly candy holiday, but I’m of the belief that every holiday deserves a delicious pie. So, I’ve searched […]

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Mexican Chocolate Mini Pies

Mexican Chocolate Mini Pie recipe

I’ve been in a real chocolate mood lately, and I’m going to blame it on fall. I’m already mentally stowing away summer attire and embracing cozy sweaters. Also…it’s 90 degrees in Chicago, so it’s definitely not fall yet. Don’t worry. That won’t stop me.

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