Don't worry about who's making the pies this Thanksgiving, because these local bakers have got your covered.
From desserts made using old family recipes to the latest gourmet confections, there's a pie for every taste. Here's where to find them:
Inwood 4996 Broadway between 211th and 212th Sts
You'll find tarts rather than pies here, but these slightly more elegant confections still feature traditional Thanksgiving ingredients. The menu this year includes apple crumb, pear and cranberry lattice, and chocolate and spiced pecan. The last day for pre-orders is Friday, November 18.
Washington Heights 813 W 187th St between Fort Washington Ave and Pinehurst Ave
This bakery that started from an apartment eight years ago features a Thanksgiving dessert menu that includes three varieties of apple pie: classic, Dutch apple, and Dutch apple cranberry. Preorder for pickup.
Central Harlem 2236 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd between W 131st and W 132nd Sts
Local baker June Frances Coleman uses old family recipes to make her signature all-butter-crust pies. This year's holiday pies–from Nana's Alabama Apple to the Southern Bourbon Sweet Potato–must be ordered by Friday, November 18. No walk-ins—preorder pickups and deliveries only.
West Harlem 409 W 125th St between Morningside and Amsterdam Aves
This Harlem dessert institution is offering four holiday pies you can reserve online and pick up at its 125th Street location: pumpkin, pecan, apple cobbler and sweet potato.
East Harlem 135 E 110th St between Park and Lexington Aves
This East Harlem bakery known for its global pastries is offering five pies for the holidays, ranging from the traditional (pumpkin) to the inventive (cranberry pistachio).
• Central Harlem 184 Lenox Ave between 119th and 120th Sts
• Hamilton Heights 3629 Broadway between 149th and 150th Sts
East Harlem 156 E 117th St between Third and Lexington Aves
Hosting a smaller Thanksgiving this year—as in just you and your significant other/roommate/bestie? All the pies at this tiny-but-mighty bakery are 6", including the pecan, the chocolate pecan and the brown sugar pumpkin. Preorder for pickup or delivery.
Hamilton Heights 122 Hamilton Pl between 142nd and 143rd Sts
The pies are the year-round draw at this unassuming storefront specializing in Southern pies, including sweet potato, pecan and even bean. Stop by in person or order on Seamless.