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Let's face it: No matter how full you are after a holiday feast, there's always room for dessert. The classic favorite? Pie, of course—but we're here to tell you there's pleasure beyond the ol' pumpkin staple. After all, isn't variety the slice of life?
Sure, you could just order the premade kind, but trust us—it tastes so much better made from your oven. To get you started, we tapped eight local bakers for their winning recipes that even you can whip up. From TipsyCake's famous banana and toffee-infused banoffi to Bang Bang Pie Shop's decadent chocolate chess with salted rosemary caramel, there won't be a crumb left behind—seriously! Oh, and for the lazy girl in you, a simple, store-bought crust will do for any of these divine creations. Don't worry—we won't tell a soul….
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But, in there read