I am so excited to share 50+ of my favorite gluten-free pie crust and pie recipes with you!! This is the only guide you will EVER need to make any gluten-free pie. These pies have that flaky, buttery, mouth-watering crust you love!
- Gluten Free Pie FAQ:
- What Gluten Free Flour Blend is Best For Pie?
- The Best Gluten-Free Pie Crust Recipe:
- Pie Crust Recipes With Coconut Flour:
- Pie Crust Recipes With Almond Flour:
- Unique Gluten Free Pie Crust Recipes:
- Fruit Pie Recipes:
- Holiday Pie Recipes:
- Cream Pie Recipes:
- Galette Recipes:
- Tart Recipes:
- Savory Pies:
- Creative Pie Recipes:
- What Are The Best Store-Bought Gluten-Free Pie Crusts?
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You will find recipes for not only gluten-free pie crust but sweet pies, savory pies, and even fun and creative ways to use pie crust! I love the unconventional crusts like macaroon and hash brown crust, too!
I hope some of these pie articles will give you the confidence to get creative and try making your gluten-free pie crust from scratch! Now, you can skip buying ready-made pie crusts in the store!
This is the only resource you will need for perfect gluten-free pies! There are sweet, savory pies and even fun, creative ways to use pie crust covered.
Gluten Free Pie FAQ:
For me, the biggest challenge used to be getting that perfect flaky crust. You know the kind of crust I am talking about. It is not easy to make a gluten-free pie crust from scratch.
I pulled together this all-inclusive guide to help you so that you have time to try some of these recipes and find your favorites in time for fall and holiday baking!
Crusts can easily dry in baking if you don't use enough moisture. I like to use a lot of butter for increased moisture. Is it holding together when rolling your pie crust, or are crumbles breaking off?
If you have bits breaking off, it is a good sign that you don't have enough moisture in your pie crust dough. You want to make sure to use a lot of butter like in my Gluten-Free Flaky Pie Crust recipe.
If you like a flaky pie crust, use a LOT of butter or shortening. Cut it in with a pastry blender so your flour mix looks like it has tiny pebbles of butter. Those little butter pebbles will add flaky layers.
A soggy crust can be common in gluten-free baking. Before adding the filling, you want to pre-bake your gluten-free crust for a few minutes. If you are still getting a soggy pie crust, you have too much moisture in your filling.
When we need to take a pie to a friend's house for a celebration, I like to use a special pie container to transport my pie. This keeps the pie safe and prevents the crust from breaking.
A pie should keep fresh for up to 4 days in the refrigerator.
It is very easy to freeze a pie. Wrap the pie in plastic wrap. If it fits in a freezer-style bag, that is preferable. If not, wrap the plastic-wrapped pie with a layer of foil. It should keep fresh for up to 3 months in the freezer.
This resource guide of 50+ delicious pie recipes takes you from the best pie crust to pie fillings, so don't forget to bookmark this so you can refer back to it again anytime you need. This is everything you need to know about how to make the perfect gluten-free pies in one easy place!
What Gluten Free Flour Blend is Best For Pie?
Many gluten free flour blends work with pie. I haven't tested them all, but these four are my favorite. If you can have dairy, Cup4Cup is the best in yielding a perfectly flaky golden crust. If you are dairy-free, the other gluten free flour blends work really well too.
If you can't have xanthan or guar gum, my DIY Gluten Free Flour Blend recipe also works well in my pie crust recipe. It uses psyllium husk as the binder, so no gums are necessary!
This is an awesome gluten-free flour blend for pizza crust, biscuits, and pie crust. It is also great for yeast recipes! Note, this blend does have dry milk powder, so it is not suitable for those who avoid dairy.
Jules GF Flour is another great gluten-free flour blend that works well in many recipes. I have used it for pie crust, biscuits, and bread. So far it has done well in my recipes.
Better Batter regular is a great all-purpose 1:1 gluten free flour blend. I love it for cookies, cake, pie crust, biscuits, and muffins. (Note, the brand often has sales on their flour on their website.)
Pie wouldn't be a pie without the crust. The crust is THE most important part of your gluten free pie recipe. You could make a gluten-free pie without the crust, but why would you want to?
Your pie crust can be made from different flours, from your standard gluten-free flour blend to almond flour and coconut flour. Here are many ideas to experiment with to see what works best for you.
The Best Gluten-Free Pie Crust Recipe:
This easy Gluten-Free Pie Crust is hands down the best pie crust recipe. It has the flakiest of crusts! (It also has a video to walk you through every step of making the recipe.)
If you are making a galette, try my Gluten Free Galette Dough.
Pie Crust Recipes With Coconut Flour:
Coconut flour is perfect for making a gluten-free or paleo pie crust. One thing to watch for is coconut flour absorbs a LOT of moisture, so you will notice that the wet ingredient quantities are much larger in these coconut flour pie crust recipes.
Pie Crust Recipes With Almond Flour:
Almond flour is a fun ingredient many people on a paleo diet embrace. I love this because the almond flour in the pie crust adds a protein boost that helps balance the sugar in the pie.
Fruit Pie Recipes:
Fruit pies are loaded with juicy, sweet fruits. That is what I love most about a fruit pie recipe; you can fill it with any fruit.
The fruit can be fresh, frozen, or even from a can. The pie crust dough bakes in with fruity flavors and makes pies delicious.
- Deep Dish Gluten Free Apple Pie
- The Best Gluten Free Blueberry Pie
- Gluten Free Mixed Triple Berry Pie
- Sweet and Spicy Gluten Free Hatch Chile Apple Pie
- Healthy Orange Pie
- Easy Gluten Free Strawberry Pies (made in ramekins or as a large pie)
- Gluten Free Blackberry Pie
- Gluten Free Dark Cherry Lemon Pie
- Peach Blueberry Pie
- Gluten Free Peach Pie
- Gluten Free Pear Pie
Holiday Pie Recipes:
The holidays will be here before you know it, and what is the first dessert you think of for Thanksgiving?
Here are some of my favorite homemade holiday pie recipes; many are refined sugar-free! I even sneaked in a crustless pumpkin pie recipe if you are trying to cut down on those carbs!
- Easy Gluten-Free Pecan Pie
- Gluten-Free Cranberry Hand Pies
- Gluten-Free Easter Pie
- Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Pie
- Mini Pumpkin Pie Tarts
- Gluten Free Chocolate Pecan Pie (aka derby pie)
- Gluten-Free Vegan Classic Pumpkin Pie
- Gluten-Free Pecan Bourbon Chocolate Pie
- Coconut Macaroon Pumpkin Pie
- Pumpkin Apple Pie
- The Healthiest Crustless Pumpkin Pie
Cream Pie Recipes:
Who loves cream pies? These cream pie recipes are not only pretty to look at but easy to make, too! These pies are perfect all year round, but if it is a hot summer day, you will love the no-bake cream pie option below!
- Vegan Chocolate Cream Pie (pictured above)
- Banana Cream Pie
- No-Bake Mini Key Lime Pies
- Paleo Chocolate Cream Pie
- Coconut Custard Pie
A gluten-free galette is a great way to get the pie flavors if you don't like making two pie crusts.
Galettes are easy to make on a cookie sheet! Put your rolled-out pie crust dough on a
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- Gluten-Free Honey Apple Galette
- Gluten-Free Plum Galette
- Gluten-Free Strawberry Chocolate Galette
- Gluten-Free Black Grape Mason Jar Lid Galettes
- Glute-Free Plum and Hazelnut Galette
- Gluten-Free Apricot Mascarpone Galette
Gluten-free tarts can come in all shapes and sizes. You can make a really long tart with a rectangular tart pan and slice it into pieces, or you can make a big round tart. I love these mini tart pans!
The big thing to look for when buying a tart pan is to ensure the bottom pokes out. This makes getting the tart out of the baking pan so easy!
- Gluten-Free Chocolate Caramel Tart (pictured above)
- Key Lime Pie Tarts
- Gluten Free Maple Ginger Butternut Squash Tart
- Gluten-Free Strawberry Almond Tart
- Gluten-Free Caramel Apple Tarts with Vanilla Custard
- Mini Gluten-Free Lemon Tarts
- Gluten-Free Breakfast Tarts (who says tarts are just for dessert?)
- Gluten-Free Brownie S'Mores Tarts
I feel like I wouldn't be doing this pie article justice if we didn't take a moment to talk about savory pies. These easy pies come in all types, from tarts to quiche to cottage pies.
Most of these pies make a savory, delicious brunch or breakfast, or if you are crazy like we are, breakfast for dinner!
Pie crusts can be fun when you are making a savory version. Think hash browns, potatoes, or even go crustless.
- Gluten-Free Savory Goat Cheese and Asparagus Tart (pictured above)
- Arugula Cremini Quiche
- Spinach and Pepper Quiche with Hash Brown Crust
- Gluten-Free Quiche with Potato Crust
- Gluten-Free Goat Cheese and Tomato Tart
- Gluten-Free Mashed Potato Pie
Creative Pie Recipes:
These easy pie recipes are a little more out of the box and sound delicious. Do you have some fun ways to use pie crust in a recipe? Send it my way, and I will see if it can be included.
- Easy No-Bake Creamy Peanut Butter Pies
- Gluten-Free Baked Hand Pies
- Air Fryer Gluten Free Hand Pies
- Frozen Peanut Butter Cup Pie
- Gluten-Free Boston Cream Pie
I hope you love this roundup of all things pie-related. These pies are fun at any time of year! Am I missing a fun pie recipe? Let me know, and maybe I will include it!
What Are The Best Store-Bought Gluten-Free Pie Crusts?
Sometimes, we don't have time to make a homemade gluten-free pie crust. There are several store-bought gluten-free pie crusts available. Some are better than others, so if I have tried it, I give my personal opinion of it.
- Trader Joe's Gluten-Free Pie Crust. In their frozen section. This pie crust is good, but the bottom layer tends to be thin, so be careful with any juicy pie filling...it can soak entirely through.
- Mi-Del makes gluten-free graham crackers and gingersnap crusts. These are quite good but often break easily, so ordering online is risky. Most grocery stores carry them.
- Mixes. Several companies that make gluten-free pie crust mixes including Bob's Red Mill, Glutino, King Arthur, Cup4Cup, and XO Baking Company.
This post was updated from an older July 2017 post with more pies, baking tips, and details.
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