These Are The 10 Best Gluten-Free Pie Recipes, According To Pinterest

Photographed by Laura Murray.
As we pull on our stretchiest pants for this season of excess, we have one thing to be very thankful for: Dietary restrictions no longer mean we have to settle for less at Thanksgiving. Rather, it seems that they've become a mother of invention, especially when it comes to gluten-free and Paleo diets.
We tested that particular theory out this year by asking the number crunchers at Pinterest to give us a list of the most-pinned gluten-free pie recipes. Gone are the days when forgoing wheat flour once meant you had to sit in the corner with an apple while everyone else enjoyed glistening slices of pumpkin and apple pie. Driven by allergies and assisted by science, creative amateur and professional chefs have actually concocted some recipes that put their gluten-y forbears to shame.
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Browse through these 10 Pinterest faves and make everyone's mouths (and digestive tracts) happy.
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This baby from My Gluten-Free Kitchen has been pinned 29,000 times, and we can guarantee that's not because it's low-calorie or low-fat. But wow, that filling — made from cream cheese, powdered sugar, whipping cream, and peanut butter — looks like someone took all the raw dough we were never allowed to lick from the spoon as kids and combined it into one pie dish.
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About 19,000 people have put a pin in this recipe, which makes use of coconut oil, coconut sugar, almond flour, and maple syrup to turn the traditional pecan pie into a gluten-free and paleo-friendly dessert. If this is what clean eating looked like all the time, the trend would have a lot of converts.
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While so many standard recipes were once taken off the table to be both dairy-free and gluten-free, the sky is the limit now. And why limit yourself to traditional "fall" pies, when you can make use of gluten-free cake mix and vanilla wafers, and coconut whipped topping to make this treat year-round?
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Quit trying to make your regular gluten-free pie taste like someone's grandma's passed-down recipe and instead try this version from Gluten Free on a Shoestring, which uses xanthan gum to help make the crumble. Thank you, science!
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Those gourds aren't just decorative! While the filling here is super easy, this recipe from Officially Gluten Free goes over the secret to making a buttery, flaky pie crust from scratch, sans that gooey gluten bakers used to rely on.
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Well, if you don't like coconut, this creamy concoction made from coconut sugar, coconut oil, coconut flour, and coconut flakes is not going to be your bag. More for the rest of us!
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S'mores are now truly for everyone, even paleo dieters. It's kind of blowing our minds how this recipe uses ingredients like ghee, egg whites, arrowroot flour, and gelatin to recreate the campfire classic, but it looks amazing. (Unfortunately, the full recipe is behind a pay wall.)
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Who says dishes have to be refined to be gorgeous and delicious? Berry season is long behind us, but you can relive the summer thanks to the frozen kind.
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And while we're throwing seasonal eating completely out the window, add some frozen peaches into the mix. Yet another reason to be grateful we're not eating in the 17th century, right?
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My Gluten Free Kitchen is back to rescue us from any notion that restricting gluten means a life of deprivation. Real cream, butter, and dark chocolate will unite your holiday gathering in true thankfulness.
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