5 Perfect Pies to Make a Smoky Barbecue Sweet

chocolate pieAs summer nears and temperatures rise, it's prime grilling season. Whether at home, at a local park, or on the beach, there are BBQs to be lit and people ready to cook up and eat some delicious fare.

But after all of the burgers and brats have been grilled, there's always a need for a sweet treat to top things off, and pies provide the perfect touch to an otherwise smoky and savory meal. Easily portable and good for sharing, pies make the best BBQ desserts. Here are five amazing pies that will sweeten up your next BBQ.

What's your favorite kind of pie to serve with BBQ food?


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  • Deliciously Sweet Strawberry Pie


    Nothing says summer like strawberries, and this pie is simply delicious. Made with real strawberries and no gelatin, the recipe is also completely vegetarian.

  • Marvelous Chocolate Peanut Butter Mousse Pie


    You simply can't go wrong with this recipe. Peanut butter plus chocolate equals a combination no one can resist.

  • Caramel Apple Pie


    For all those patriotic occasions summer brings, there's nothing more American than apple pie. This recipe, however, adds in all the goodness of caramel, and the end result is amazing.

  • Miniature Blueberry Pies


    Blueberry pie is incredible enough, but this recipe for adorable little versions of it is brilliant. No need for slicing, just give everyone their own and a fork, and let them dig in.

  • French Silk Pie


    It's hard to go wrong with chocolate, and this recipe makes an unbelievably rich pie with it. Even better is that while it looks impressive, it's actually as easy as ... well, pie ... to whip up anytime.

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