The Best Pies to Make in a Cast Iron Skillet
Swapping a cast iron skillet for a traditional pie plate gives you the brownest, crispiest crust you could ever imagine.
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In summer, I use homegrown cherries in this amazing pie with a crunchy coconut topping. But canned tart cherries yield a dessert that’s almost as delicious. I always bake this pie around Presidents’ Day or Valentine’s Day, but it’s popular with my family the whole year through. —Lori Daniels, Beverly, West Virginia
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This simple but special deep-dish pie provides a down-home finish to hearty autumn meals served at home. Pecans and pumpkin-pie spices make this a comforting seasonal classic.—Paul Azzone, Shoreham, New York
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I revised a classic apple pie recipe from a church cookbook I recently found. I knew it was a keeper when my mother-in-law asked for a copy. —Linda Pawelski of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.