The Top 5 Summer Pie Recipes

The Top 5 Summer Pie Recipes

Pie is the quintessential dessert of summer!  

When it’s too hot for heavy cakes, the versatility and festive look of a seemingly endless variety of summer pies creates the perfect solution for Fourth of July celebrations and even summertime birthday parties.

Here are our picks for the Top 5 Best Summer Pie Recipes, tried, tested, and approved by the Cooks Innovations team. Pair your favorite recipe with our Non-Stick Flaky Pie Crust Pan and you’ll be a summer hero!

  1. Raspberry Pie

Raspberries are fresh during summer, which makes them the perfect fruit for a hot weather pie. Fresh lemon juice and gelatin also add to its refreshing quality.

Pre-bake your homemade pie crust as usual, then combine the raspberry mixture and chill before serving. Delicious!

  1. Southern Peach Pie

Here at Cooks Innovations headquarters in Florida, we are all about southern hospitality, which is why we love this Southern Peach pie recipe!

Of course, peaches are the star fruit in this pie, but the summer flavors of lemon and either whole raspberries or blackberries complements perfectly.

Cool completely and spoon excess sauce over the pie for a party pleasing treat.

  1. Fresh Strawberry Pie

This easy to follow recipe from Pillsbury requires little more than the freshest strawberries you can find and your pie crust of choice.

Top with whipped cream when serving—this one is perfect for Independence Day!

  1. Rhubarb Pie

A staffer’s grandfather said it best—rhubarb is an under-used pie ingredient! Rhubarb is freshest during summertime and is the perfect chance for you to make something new and exciting for your party guests.

Cut the rhubarb into ½ inch pieces and add orange juice to make this simple yet unique recipe. Top it off with vanilla ice cream.

  1. Apricot Pie

Apricot is another light fruit that’s perfect for summer. This dynamic Martha Stewart pie recipe also incorporates a coconut crumble to offset the apricot sweetness while adding more flavors of paradise.


Now that you’re ready to bake, click on over to our Top 5 Party-Pleasing Memorial Day Drink Recipes and make it a great summer!


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