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Celebrate Pi Day with a piece of pie

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

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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