Where to Find Pies this Holiday Season in the Upstate

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Holiday meals and pies are synonymous. Especially in the south, where everyone’s mama has a secret pie recipe tucked away somewhere. But what if you don’t have the time or talent to whip up a pie to take to that holiday gathering? Kidding Around’s Melanie has a solution, and don’t worry your secret is safe with us. 

She has hunted down all the places in the Upstate to grab a pie, to pass off as your own. It might involve driving to Greenville, but that’s still easier than trying to make homemade pie crust right?

Pie, is something I consider a staple of any holiday meal. Every family is different, but I think this is one thing most of us can agree on. However after that, I’m sure there are tons of different opinions as to which kind of pie. Does your family prefer a custard type like pumpkin, sweet potato, egg, or coconut? Perhaps a fruit pie, like cherry or apple? What about a truly southern pie like pecan or buttermilk?

Where to Buy Delicious Pies for Your Holiday Table

The good news is we think we’ve got you covered, no matter what kind your family expects to eat after their holiday meal. *The following is a list of all the places that will supply you with a pie for you to pass off as your own.

Ira’s Chicken – Greer

It’s no secret that Kidding Around loves us some Ira’s Chicken! Imagine how excited we are that we can incorporate some of Ira’s goodness into our holiday celebrations?

Ira’s scratch made pies are available year round and thank goodness for that!

  • Bourbon Pecan Pie – $16
  • Buttermilk Pie – $16
Pies at Ira’s Chicken

Pecan Pie SC – Delivery to Greenville & Spartanburg

While the name might not seem familiar yet, the source behind this new pie delivery service is no stranger to the Upstate. Fans of Spartanburg’s Le Spice and Baber Rhyne will be thrilled to know that Pecan Pie SC is the newest venture for Nick Dhers. Currently your first order will be delivered for free, and Delivery on November 26th and 27th is also free!

  • Pecan Pie – $25
  • Pumpkin Pie – $21

Ms. Lillian’s Louisiana Pie Spices – Upstate Farmers Markets

Are you just looking for a little bit of help with your holiday pie? Ms. Lillian is ready to help you get that homemade pie on the table with premixed seasonings & kits. For a current schedule of places to buy her pie spices, follow her on Facebook

  • Pies with a pecan topping – $25
  • Traditional pies – $20

Swamp Rabbit Cafe

You could find everything you need to pull off a spectacular holiday meal here! They even offer gluten free pie crust, so that everyone can enjoy some dessert! If you haven’t tried the chocolate chess, you’re missing out.

  • Streusel Apple, Bourbon Pecan, Chocolate Chess, Brown Sugar Whiskey and Pumpkin Pie starting at $24 when pre-ordered.

Southern Pressed Juicery  – Greenville

This super trendy juice cafe in downtown Greenville has a special pie offering for our plant based diet readers! A vegan pumpkin pie, that looks more delicious than its non-vegan counterpart! But you need to hurry up and order one before November 22nd, for pickup on November 27th. They are only available for Thanksgiving.

  • Vegan Pumpkin Pie – $40
  • (also worth mentioning) Vegan Cheesecake – $40

Blue Moon Specialty Foods  – Spartanburg

Not only can you enjoy a pie from Blue Moon specialty foods, they’ll prepare your whole entire meal! They have a huge selection of items to choose from for your holiday meal, including these pies.

  • Chocolate Chess Pie (Chocolate custard with a hint of raspberry) – $15.95
  • Hub Derby Pie (Chocolate Chip & Pecans) – $15.95
  • Buttermilk Pie – $15.95
  • Lemon Chess Pie (Lemon custard) – $15.95

Strossner’s  – Greenville

One of Greenville’s most popular places for all things sweet, you need to get that order in early if you want Strossner’s on your holiday table.

  • Pumpkin, Apple, Blueberry, Cherry or Peach Pie -$14
  • Pecan, Key Lime, Banana Cream, Chocolate Cream or Coconut Cream Pie – $16

Fork and PloughGreenville

Not only can you grab a holiday pie from this Greenville favorite, they’ll cook uo your whole meal!

We got a pie from Fork and Plough last year and it was excellent

Jennifer P.
  • Apple Pie, Pumpkin Pie – $16

Buttermilk Sky Pie Shop – Greenville

This national company specializes in pies, and we’ve heard only good things! Buttermilk Sky Pie Shop would be a great place to stop if you need an assortment of pies for the holiday season.

  • Buttermilk, Pumpkin, Chocolate Chip, Granny Apple, Coconut Custard, I-40, Key Lime, Peanut Butter Cream, Pumpkin, Banana Cream or Pecan Pie – $26

We hope no matter who makes the pie adorning your holiday table, that you enjoy it with friends and family, making memories.

*Disclaimer – when claiming a professionally made pie as your own, we recommend you having a secret family recipe or something at the ready. We cannot be held responsible if your pie story unravels because you don’t have a background story. Google a recipe for the pie you select and then conveniently leave out an ingredient as you haphazardly scribble it down and put it in your purse as you head out to your family gathering. Then when they call you later to tell you the pie didn’t turn out as good as yours was, ask if they remembered the “secret ingredient”? Which you will then tell them is “Love,” right before hanging up and changing your phone number. OK, well maybe you don’t need to change your phone number, but definitely do the rest. 

Where do you get your holiday pies?

About the Author
Melanie is a native New Yorker, who landed in the Upstate by way of Florida. She is the mom to two awesome kids, and the three of them love going on adventures! She enjoys sharing her finds with friends and loves even more that she can share them with Kidding Around readers! She can be found on Instagram @figuringthisoutdotcom

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