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A day to recognize America’s pie heritage, to pass on traditions of pie making, and to celebrate America’s love of pie. Sponsored by the American Pie Council.

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Pie History

•  Pies date back to ancient Egypt.

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•  The first pie recipe was published by the Romans — rye-crusted goat cheese and honey pie.

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•  Romans spread pies throughout Europe.

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•  Early pies were mostly meat pies.

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•  America has England to thank for pies. It began with English settlers baking pies in their colonies.

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•  Pie has become the established American dessert — “as American as apple pie.”

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Read more — “History of Pies” on American Pie Council’s website

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