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Celebrate Pi Day with a piece of pie

Karen Miner is the Food & Travel Assignment Editor for SheKnows, ChefMom and FabulousFoods. She is a freelance writer, recipe developer and is also the cook, author and photographer behind the food blog, Tasty Trials, a collection of ori...

There’s no better time for pie than Pi Day!

Pi Day may be a holiday celebrated mostly in the math world, but here in the food world, we think it’s also a great excuse to eat (what else?) pie! Not that we really need an excuse to eat delicious baked goods.
Strawberry pie

March 14th, or 3/14, is Pi Day. How many digits of pi can you recite? Most people know pi simply as 3.14, but it is actually a never-ending mathematical constant. Some celebrate Pi Day by reciting as many decimal digits of pi from memory as possible, but we’re celebrating by having a slice or two of the real thing. The world record holder recited upwards of 60,000 digits in almost 24 hours. Now that man deserves a piece of pie!

In honor of Pi Day, try one of these fruity pie recipes today.

Fresh strawberry pie recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1 (9-inch) baked pie shell
  • 1 quart fresh whole strawberries, cleaned and patted dry
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2-1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 3/4 cup cold water
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, cleaned and pureed
  • Whipped cream

Find the directions here >>  

Berry medley pie recipe

Ingredients:

  • Pastry for a 9-inch double crust pie
  • 1 (16 ounce) package mixed frozen berries, thawed and drained
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons butter

Find the directions here >>

Frozen cherry cheese pie recipe

Ingredients:

  • 2 (3 ounce) packages cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • Dash of salt
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 envelope Dream Whip
  • 7/8 cup cold milk
  • 2 egg whites, stiffly beaten
  • 1 unbaked 9-inch graham cracker crust, chilled
  • 1 can cherry pie filling

Find the directions here >> 

Simple strawberry kiwi pie recipe

Ingredients:

  • 1( 9-inch) refrigerated or frozen pie crust, softened or thawed according to package directions
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup fresh raspberries
  • 1 cup fresh blueberries
  • 1 cup fresh strawberries, halved
  • 4 kiwis, peeled and sliced

Find the directions here >>

More pie recipes

Peanut butter pie
Banana chocolate pie
Comfort food: Chocolate pie recipes

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