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Slice of Heaven: 4 East Valley bakeries serving up delicious pies this holiday season

Let’s get ready to crumble this holiday season with local businesses offering pies and other baked goods fit for a family feast. Whether you’re working hard in the kitchen or ordering takeout this Thanksgiving, give yourself one less dish to prepare or treat yourself to a classic Thanksgiving dessert to go with your takeaway feast.

Pies are quintessential aspects of every Thanksgiving feast. Share a sweet moment with your loved ones over a slice of pumpkin pie, dodge family members' incessant questions by excusing yourself to get another slice of caramel apple pie or enjoy a peaceful night in with some takeout, TV and yummy chocolate cream pie. No matter how you’re celebrating Thanksgiving, pie is the perfect treat to end the day feeling full and thankful.

One More Bite Bakery

Even if you're stuffed from Thanksgiving dinner, there's always room for one more delectable bite. Indulge in irresistible pies from One More Bite Bakery this fall. From classic flavors like apple, pumpkin, and pecan to scrumptious delights like chocolate cream and coconut cream, the locally-owned bakery has it all. Don’t miss out on the special offering of the pumpkin supreme, a classic pumpkin pie with pumpkin cheesecake baked on top. Preorder between Wednesday, November 1 and Sunday, November 19 and pick up at Desert Monks Brewing Co. in Gilbert and Uptown Farmer’s Market in Phoenix on Wednesday, November 22.


Local woman-owned pie shop, Piefection, has a huge selection of fruity, creamy and savory pies. From turkey pot pie to pumpkin, caramel apple and French cherry crumble, the piefectionists have something for everyone this holiday season. It has four East Valley locations in Scottsdale, Chandler, Mesa and a new location in Queen Creek. Customers can pre-order for pickup or delivery or head to one of its locations the days leading up to Thanksgiving and pick from the 70-plus pie flavors in-store.

Pie Snob Chandler

Show your friends and family you have superior tastes this Thanksgiving by getting your pies from Pie Snob. This pie shop has locations in Chandler, Arcadia and Uptown and will be offering a variety of pies this November. Caramel apple pecan, pumpkin praline, green chile apple crumb and pumpkin ginger snap are just four of the 17 pies offered on its November menu. The deadline for special orders is Monday, November 13 or until it has reached maximum capacity. It will be open Tuesday, November 21 and Wednesday, November 22 for special order pickups.

The Great Gadsby Bakery

The Great Gadsby Bakery offers a variety of delicious baked goods perfect for any event this holiday season. From pies to holiday dessert boxes, this Gilbert gem has you covered. Pie flavors offered as whole and mini pies include Lime, banoffee, chocolate cream and coconut cream. Check in-store or on its website for this year’s fall flavors. In previous years, it has offered pumpkin praline pie, pumpkin swirl cheesecake, apple pie and more for Thanksgiving. Pies are pre-order only and it is recommended that customers order at least a week in advance.