Top Thanksgiving Checklist with Pies Recipes from La Lechera

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The holidays are always a great time to show off our cooking skills, especially when talking about desserts. While some families stick to traditional meals, others like to switch them up. Nestle La Lechera is a constant when it comes to Hispanic desserts, that’s why we would like to recommend three simple pies for your Thanksgiving dinner.

These top Thanksgiving pies recipes are perfect for those who want a classic dessert while adding some of that Latin flavor to their menu.

Top Thanksgiving Pies Recipes

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Chocolate Dulce de Leche Pecan Pie

10 minutes to prepare |  20 minutes cooking time |  70 minutes standing time

Servings: 16



  1.     PREHEAT oven to 350° F. Place pie crust in pie plate
  2.     BEAT eggs in a medium bowl. Stir in dulce de leche and butter; mix well. Stir in nuts.
  3.     SPRINKLE morsels over the bottom of the pie crust. Pour egg mixture over morsels.
  4.     BAKE for 30 to 35 minutes or until knife inserted in center of pie comes out still slightly sticky. Cool completely on wire rack. Serve at room temperature or refrigerate. Garnish with fresh whipped cream, if desired.
Top Thanksgiving Pies Recipes

Dulce de Leche and Chocolate Siracha Pie

20 minutes to prepare | 1 minutes cooking time |  160 minutes standing time



  1.     PLACE cookies in food processor; cover. Pulse until fine crumbs form. Pour into a medium bowl. Add melted butter; mix to combine. Press crumbs onto bottom of a 9-inch tart pan with removable bottom. Place in refrigerator for 30 minutes.
  2.    MICROWAVE dulce de leche in small pitcher or liquid measuring cup until easy to pour. Pour over crust in a circular design. Refrigerate for 10 minutes.
  3.     PLACE cream cheese in a medium bowl. Microwave morsels in a small, dry, microwave-safe bowl for 45 seconds; STIR. The morsels may retain some of their original shape. If necessary, microwave at additional 10- to 15-second intervals, stirring just until morsels are melted. Pour chocolate over cream cheese and mix until fully combined. Stir in sriracha sauce.
  4.     POUR cream cheese mixture over tart. Spread evenly and gently. Refrigerate for 2 hours. Serve dusted with cayenne pepper or ground cinnamon, if desired.
Top Thanksgiving Pies Recipes

Sweet Potato Pie

15 minutes to prepare | 50 minutes cooking time | 120 minutes standing time

Servings: 12



  1.     PREHEAT oven to 425°F
  2.     BEAT sweet potatoes and butter in large mixer bowl until smooth. Add eggs, grated orange peel, vanilla extract, cinnamon, pumpkin pie spice and salt; beat until smooth. Gradually beat in sweetened condensed milk. Pour into unbaked pie crust.
  3.     BAKE for 10 minutes; reduce oven temperature to 350°F. Bake for an additional 40 to 45 minutes or until set. Cool for 2 hours; refrigerate until ready to serve. Cut into wedges; serve with whipped cream and a dusting of ground cinnamon, if desired.

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3 thoughts on “Top Thanksgiving Checklist with Pies Recipes from La Lechera”

  1. Just saw this on your link party I’ll be making some for tomorrow happy thanksgiving to you and your family

  2. My favorite pie is pecan so the Chocolate Dulce de Leche pecan pie 🥧 will be on our dessert list for thanksgiving

  3. My mouth is watering 😋 your pie recipe’s look so delicious I’ll be making some for this thanksgiving
    Thanks again for sharing this

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