De-Stress Thanksgiving Prep: 22 Spots to Buy Delicious Pies in PA

By Emily Kovach from

Thanksgiving will be here before we know it! Time to start planning your holiday menu with pie taking center stage, of course! Whether you’re cooking a whole turkey with all the trimmings or calling in takeout from your local dumpling joint, ordering up a pie from a local bakery is one of the best ways to de-stress your holiday prep!

Here are 22 of our top picks for perfect, professional pies in Pennsylvania:

Chester County

Highland Orchards has an incredible line up of pies this year, perfect for your Thanksgiving table. Sweet potato, apple caramel walnut, chocolate mousse, and traditional apple, pumpkin, and pecan pies are just a few of the delicious pies, including a fine selection of no-sugar varieties (pre-order), as well as their delicious apple cider donuts to start your day. Call ahead.

1000 Marshallton-Thorndale Road, West Chester; (610) 269-3494.

Yori’s Church Street Bakery offers both traditional pie styles and flavors (apple, pumpkin, pecan, etc.), as well as a variety of cream and custard pies. All pies come in either an 8- or 10-inch size, and fruit pies are available with lattice, crumb, or a fully covered top. Call (610) 344-9674 to order.

15 N. Church St., West Chester; (610) 344-9674.

Local, organic produce is the name of the game on Malvern Buttery‘s Thanksgiving menu. You do not want to miss out on some of the most sophisticated seasonal baked goods around, with their pie menu bursting with traditional favorites and several pies featuring their own unique twist on the traditional. Bonus points for picking up some sea salt Sablés, as well.

233 E. King St., Malvern; (610) 296-2534.

Gettysburg Area

Awarded the blue ribbon for THE BEST apple pie in PA at the 2022 PA Farm Show, it just makes sense that a farm that grows apples and pumpkins is going to make amazing apple and pumpkin pies! Hollabaugh Bros. in Adams County has got all kinds of homemade goodies made with the freshest seasonal produce, including the classic pumpkin, pecan and apple pies. Sugar-free pie is available, as are breads, apple cider doughnuts, quiche, and fresh produce. Bonus: Their bakery is now offering frozen pies and pie crusts, so no need to worry about the holiday rush!

545 Carlisle Rd. Biglerville; (717) 677-8412.

Gateau Monique is an adorable bakery specializing in European and American pastries. Chef Monique will be crafting some delectable pies for the Thanksgiving rush, so give her a call to see what flavors of pie and other tasty treats are available and to place your order!

5 S. Queen St., Littlestown; (717) 900-4916.

Harrisburg Area

The Pennsylvania Bakery has so much going on for Thanksgiving! Pies abound, with different sizes, sugar-free options, and plenty of flavors. Don’t miss out on their other seasonal specials, such as apple cider doughnuts, caramel apple cheesecake, fall butter cookies, and literally dozens of other sweets. Gluten-free options are on the menu, too!

1713 Market St., Camp Hill; (717) 763-7755.

There are too many pies to list on offer this year from Butcher’s Farm Market: French apple, pecan, pumpkin, pumpkin custard, and peanut butter are just a few. For pie skeptics, pick up some crowd-pleasing whoopie pies in a variety of flavors while you’re at it!

590 N. 4th St., Newport; (717) 567-3539.

Lancaster County

Pies Galore wants to lend a hand with your dessert spread this year. It’s got literally dozens of pie flavors from which to choose including apple, blueberry, caramel apple, caramel apple pecan, mincemeat, pecan, chocolate pecan, pumpkin, pumpkin custard, pumpkin praline, triple berry, cherry, shoofly and peanut butter. How will you ever choose?! Call or email [email protected] to order.

705 Graystone Rd., Manheim; (717) 492-4058.

Bird-in-Hand Bakery & Cafe offers a range of delicious pies. Keep it classic with a pumpkin pie crafted with pumpkins picked directly from their on-site pumpkin patch or order one of Grandma Smucker’s famous Shoofly Pie. Their bakery also stocks plenty of other delicious pastries and Pennsylvania Dutch treats. Call or email [email protected] to order.

2715 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bird in Hand; (717) 768-1528.

Lehigh Valley

Are you vegan or expecting guests with plant-based diets at your Thanksgiving gathering? No problem! Pick up a delicious homemade vegan pecan or apple crumb pie at Vegan Treats, one of the most well-known vegan bakeries in the region and in the whole country! Call or email [email protected] to order.

1444 Linden St, Bethlehem; (610) 861-7660.

Pappy’s Orchard & Bakery, a charming family-owned farm and market in Coopersburg, is ready to hook you up with a tasty, fresh-baked pie this year, such as caramel apple, chocolate cream, or southern pecan, with several no-sugar options! Traditional PA Dutch treats including a savory corn pie and shoofly pie are also available, as is a large variety of other desserts including cookies, cheesecakes, cakes, and pastries.

2576 Cassel Rd., Coopersburg; (215) 679-3981.

The Main Line & Western ‘Burbs

Serving the community with delicious breads, cakes, pies and other baked goods for decades and with a family baking heritage that goes back well over a century, the R. Weinrich German Bakery knows quite a bit about what it takes to bake a delectable pie. Pick up one of these delightful flavors to rock your dessert spread: apple, classic pumpkin, pecan, or coconut cream – many with your choice of lattice, covered, or crumb top.

3545 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square; (610) 356-9918.

The Bakery House is locked and loaded for all your Thanksgiving treat needs! Place an order for one of The Bakery House’s expertly crafted pies in fall-fabulous flavors, such as their best-selling apple pecan caramel, their apple cranberry ginger, or traditional pumpkin pie. Other dessert options include fruit tarts, snickerdoodles, and cran/almond streusel, among other delights.

604 W. Lancaster Ave., Bryn Mawr; (610) 525-4139.

Linvilla Orchards delivers year after year, not only with farm-fresh turkeys direct from a Chester County family farm, but with beautiful pies. Their menu includes too many pies to list (seriously, like, dozens), but highlights include chocolate chip pecan, sweet potato crunch, and apple cranberry. Be sure to pick up one (or more!) of Linvilla Orchards’ frozen, bake-at-home pies to enjoy once the holiday is over.

598 Linvilla Rd., Media; (610) 876-7116.


Piebird, a bakery dedicated entirely to pies (it even has a PIE CLUB!) offers a variety of seasonal flavors including pumpkin custard, cranberry raspberry ginger crumb, and salted caramel apple pie. With so much pie passion behind this homegrown bakery, you can pretty much bet their pies are going to be out of this world! To order, call or email [email protected].

5304 Butler St., Pittsburgh; (412) 448-6348.

While Prohibition Pastries has closed its retail operations, never fear their pies with that little extra kick can be found at a variety of shops in the greater Pittsburgh region. So, if you enjoy a glass of wine or three to get through Thanksgiving … we get it! Their spiked goodies include rum pumpkin, apple whiskey, and whiskey berry and cream!

7105 Reynolds Street, Pittsburgh; (412) 242-3300.


Crust Vegan Bakery offers a bevy of animal product-free sweet and savory treats: cakes, cookies, pop tarts, scones, and a large variety of savory options! Pick-up at Crust’s storefront in Manayunk or one of their many wholesale partners.

4409 Main St., Philadelphia; (215) 532-7867.

A mainstay in the Reading Terminal Market, Flying Monkey Bakery is perhaps best-known for its whoopie pies. But it knows a thing or two about traditional pies and has some awesome flavors. Find other treats including cakes, cookies, and bars to complete your holiday dessert table.

51 N. 12th Street, Philadelphia; (215) 928-0340.


You might know Lynn Sandy’s Bakery for its incredible cake creations, but it’s also got pies aplenty. The classics are all there — pumpkin, apple, and apple cream — but its pie menu goes further, with caramel apple, coconut custard, chocolate cream, and so many other flavors. Not that into pie? Cheesecakes, cupcakes and cookies, brownies, and plenty of other treats are on offer. Call ahead to order, then pick up in the shop.

619 Pittston Ave., Scranton; (570) 346-2440.

Minooka Pastry Shop has all kinds of pies on deck, but this time of year it’s all about the pumpkin and pumpkin cream pies. It also offers gluten-free pumpkin, apple crumb, and lemon meringue! These are all super-popular, so it’s best to call in your order or place it online in advance.

3276 Birney Ave. Scranton; (570) 342-1876.

York County

Looking for phenomenal pies in York? Look no further than The Copper Crust, which has put together an extensive holiday list of goodies. All types of fruit, chocolate and classic Thanksgiving pies are available. A bounty of cheesecakes, loaf cakes, pastries and more are on the menu, too, including gluten-free items.

966. S. George St., York; (717) 650-6235.

Pies, pies and more pies hit the ovens at Brown’s Orchard & Farm Market! Call to place your order for your family’s holiday favorite. Plenty of other baked treats are available, too, such as cakes, muffins, brownies, whoopie pies, and apple cider donuts.

8892 Susquehanna Trail South, Loganville; (717) 428-2036.

Where’s your go-to bakery for delicious pies and holiday treats in Pennsylvania? Let us know!

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