5 Ways to Enjoy National Pie Day Even if You're Gluten-Free

gluten-free piesToday is National Pie Day! And while I could crawl back in bed and cry about how I can never eat pie again since being diagnosed with celiac, instead I'm going to whip up my very own gluten-free pie of deliciousness. It's something everyone can, and should, do on this most festive of days, and with just a little chutzpah, we can!

Don't let National Pie Day pass you by just because you have to go non-traditional. Here are five of the best gluten-free pie recipes on the world wide web.

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Sweet Potato Pie With a Pecan Crust

The easiest way to go gluten-free when making a pie crust is to use nuts. Pistachios, almonds, pecans -- they're all fantastic substitutes for your traditional crust. Also, this one has gluten-free graham crackers. WIN. And that's an easy win.

Gluten-Free Pear Custard Pie

If you've got some brown rice flour, you're in business with this delicious pie that acts a bit like a cobbler. Which means super easy crust situation.

Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free Banana Cream Pie

Not to scare you off, but this amazing recipe from Gluten-Free Girl & The Chef will make you look like a rock star if you bust this out for a bunch of gluten intolerants. Serious pie crust, serious filling.

Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip Pie

I actually made this pie this weekend when I had family in town and a birthday to celebrate. If you can buy a pre-made gluten-free crust, do it. Then this will be the easiest pie in the world to make, and everyone will think you're the bomb.

Gluten-Free Tuxedo Pie

Finally, if you're gluten-free and you have zero desire to bake a pie, yet really want to eat one, go spend your paycheck at Neiman Marcus. Yep, these guys have a $65 (+$15 shipping and handling) Gluten-Free Tuxedo Pie. It looks delicious, and if you've got the cash to spare, please order this up right now and let us all know if it tastes as good as it looks.

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