We’ve always had a penchant for pie, but it was declared the new “it” sweet by the food-powers-that-be for 2011. Just in time for Thanksgiving, Cooking Channel is crisscrossing the country to see if this old standby has what it takes to take on the cupcake. Tune in tonight at 8 p.m. ET for our special, For the Love of Pie!, as we seek out the best of the best in the pie world.
And if you find yourself inspired to bake up a pie or two, or are already plotting out your Thanksgiving dessert offerings, here are a few of our favorite desserts with a crust: