After the incredible indulgence of a Thanksgiving meal, dessert is always on everyone’s mind. Traditional favorites such as pumpkin, apple and pecan pies are always a hit, but the wide range of delicious pies is endless.
Arizona offers a long list of businesses that offer mouth-watering pies. Below is a list of local places where you can pick up pies that will for sure delight your Thanksgiving guests. It is important to note that pie orders must be made ahead of time.
Pie Snob is a Phoenix bakery specializing in handcrafted pies, cheesecakes and tarts. Pie Snob features more than a dozen gourmet pies with flavors ranging from pumpkin and pecan to Razzleberry and Peach Bourbon. There’s also a Green Chili Apple and Pumpkin Praline. The deadline to order is November 15 at 6 p.m. Orders can be placed online at https://www.piesnob.com and schedule a pickup date and time.
3630 E. Indian School Rd.
Phoenix, AZ 85018
Arcadia Farms located in Scottsdale is once again baking up some delicious treats this Thanksgiving: Lemon Chess, Harvest Pumpkin, Old Fashioned Apple Crumb, Southern Pecan and Chocolate Pecan pies. The pies serve eight people and cost $30 each. Orders must be placed and pre-paid no later than noon on Friday, November 17. You can also order a full Thanksgiving dinner from Arcadia Farms.
Order forms are available online.
For more information check the Arcadia Farms Cafe website.
Costco pies may not be considered gourmet but their pies are huge! The pumpkin and apple pies are big which is perfect if you are serving many guests. Go early to make sure you can find your pie before the stores run out. The taste does not disappoint and they are affordable. To find the Costco nearest you, visit https://www.costco.com/
Rock Springs Cafe
If you haven’t had the chance to indulge in a Rock Springs Café pie, you are missing out. The café is located off of the Old Black Canyon Highway and worth the drive. Their pies have earned the reputation of being some of the tastiest pies in the state, and folks do drive from all over for a slice their creative delights. Their pies are worth the drive. On the website, Rock Springs Cafe claims to “sell more pie than any other single location in AZ.” You can order pies to pick up or have them delivered just in time for the holidays. Saturday, Nov. 18 is the last day to order pies and have them shipped to arrive in time for Thanksgiving. Sunday, Nov. 19 is the last day to order pies to pick up at Rock Springs Café in time for Thanksgiving.
35900 South Old Black Canyon Highway
Rock Springs, AZ, United States
Phoenix Public Market Café
Want to buy local this Thanksgiving? The Phoenix Public Market Cafe is dishing up Pumpkin Pie with toasted meringue and Chocolate Maple Cheese Pie with candied pecans. You can also get an apple crumb tart. The cost is $25. The pies must be ordered before 8 p.m. on Tuesday, November 25. Payment is required in advance. Pies can be picked up after 9 a.m. on Wednesday, November 26. Orders can also be placed in person at the restaurant.
For more information call 602-253-2700 or visit the Phoenix Public Market Cafe website. at http://phxpublicmarket.com/cafe/
You can never go wrong with Village Inn pies. The restaurant is known for offering some of the most popular holiday pies. You can go to your local Village Inn and pick up a Country Apple pie, French Silk pie or a Southern Pecan pie for your holiday meal. Or go non-traditional and add a Strawberry Rhubarb, Key Lime or Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup to your order. If you order online by Tuesday, Nov. 14, you have a chance to win free Village Inn pie for a year. For more information on ordering a Village Inn holiday pie, visit http://www.villageinn.com/holidaypies/.
AZ Food Crafters
Hand pies, anyone? “Your Pie Guys,” Eddie and Mike, founded AZ Food Crafters to share their delicious Baked Hand Pies, commonly known as empanadas. The 9-inch pies are sure to be hot sellers this holiday season in the east Valley store. On their nine-inch pie menu, you’ll find seasonal selections including Berry Crumble ($24), Fresh Roasted Pumpkin ($22), Cranberry Orange Walnut Buttermilk ($24), plus apple pie three ways: Classic ($20), Caramel Apple ($22), and Dutch Apple ($22). Pies can be ordered in person or by phone. Visit the website for a complete list of pies.
AZ Food Crafters
(Southeast corner of Ray & Alma School)
961 West Ray Road, Suite 1
Chandler, Arizona 85225
There are dozens of delicious options when it comes to ordering from PIEfection in Mesa. Along with classic holiday favorites including pumpkin and apple, you’ll find plenty of unexpected pie flavors such as the German Chocolate Pie ($19) the Almond Joy Pie ($19) and the Kentucky Derby Pie. They also offer gluten-friendly options. If your guests do not like pie, they also offer pumpkin cheesecake. Customers can place their Thanksgiving orders anytime before November 19 at 6:30 p.m. Pies will be available for pickup on November 23 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. or on November 24 from 7 to 11 a.m. PIEfaction is located at the Southwest corner of Power and Brown roads in Mesa. To order, call 480-218-7437 (PIES) or visit the PIEfection website.
Mamma Toledo’s The Pie Hole bakes everything from scratch. They are known for not using any pie presses or large mixers. Their pie offerings can delight both those that enjoy sweet and savory. Try Orange Ginger Cream – $24, Hard Whiskey Pecan- $24, Sweet Potato Pecan – $23, Cherry/Cherry Almond or Cherry Vanilla – $23 and Mincemeat – $26. Mama Toledos’s is taking orders now through November 17th.
15414 N 7th St., Ste 6
Call 602-332-7346 to place your order.
No matter how you slice it, there’s something for everyone.