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5 mouthwatering pies anyone can bake

By: Rodale News on Dec. 12, 2011, 4:24 p.m.
a slice of pecan pie with strawberry ice cream on a white plate

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Easy as pie

Many holiday tables feature a spicy, creamy pumpkin pie, but this year, why not try something new? We've got some tasty suggestions from the Rodale Recipe Finder: easy pie recipes that make a great addition to any holiday table. Besides being delicious, these desserts are full of healthy ingredients. You're sure to find a pie or tart that's best for your holiday feast. (For you die-hard pumpkin pie fans, check out our expert tips for making your own fresh pumpkin puree, and here's a classic pumpkin pie recipe. Pumpkin's carotenoids help prevent cancer and heart disease, and its beta-carotene can help protect your peepers and keep mucous membranes resistant to infection.) (Text courtesy Rodale News)