NATIONAL PIE DAY January 23, 2022

NATIONAL PIE DAY January 23, 2022

Troy Warren for CNT #Celebrations


National Pie Day on January 23rd celebrates one of the Nations’ favorite desserts. No matter how you slice it, pie in just about any form makes a crowd happy. Fruit pies, berry pies, cream pies – they are mouthwatering servings of homemade goodness.

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National Pie Day simply celebrates the pie. Everyone is invited to bake their favorite pie, but more importantly, the day reminds us to enjoy eating pies! The only other question to ask is, will it be al a mode?

Did you know, the first pies appeared around 9500 BC in the Egyptian Neolithic period or New Stone Age? So, humans have been eating pies for a very long time. And with so many to choose from, we shouldn’t have any problem finding one we like. After all, we celebrate the day twice a year (plus their cousin National Pi Day).

Fun Tidbit – Pie throwing:

Cream-filled or topped pies are favorite props for humor. Throwing a pie in a person’s face has been a staple of film comedy since Ben Turpin received one in Mr. Flip in 1909.

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The day also offers a perfect opportunity to give a shout-out to your favorite bakery. They always serve up the best and flakiest crusts. And we know, sometimes that bakery is known as Grandma’s House. Use the holiday to honor her by learning to bake her best recipes. Take a lesson or two from the master! Or try a new recipe together.

No matter how you celebrate, be sure to use #NationalPieDay to post on social media.


The American Pie Council created National Pie Day in 1986 to commemorate Crisco’s 75th anniversary of “serving foods to families everywhere.”


Q. Can cake people celebrate National Pie Day, too?
A. Yes. Have your cake and eat your pie, too.

Q. Why are pies round?
A. There are a few reasons why pies are round. First, when forming the dough and rolling it out, a circle is a more natural result of this process. Also, the dough used to be wrapped around the ingredients much like hand pies are still made today. A round shape bakes more evenly, too. Now, if a pie was squared, mathematically there’d be more pie.

Q. Does National Pie Day only celebrate dessert pies?
A. No. The day celebrates all kinds of pies. So, you can have one for any meal of the day and dessert, too!

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