PETA names the 10 best vegan pies nationwide for 2021


From pumpkin to pecan, there’s a vegan pie for every Thanksgiving table. These decadent pies show how easy it is to give everyone, including cows and chickens, something to be thankful for this holiday season. Not only are vegan desserts free from saturated animal fats and cholesterol, but they also spare animals immense suffering. For milk and butter, calves are snatched from their mothers shortly after birth, and in the egg industry parts of the beaks of chickens are cut with a hot blade while they have only a few days.

All the bakeries and restaurants on this list prove how easy and delicious it is for everyone to choose animal-friendly food. With so many vegan options popping up everywhere from Houston to Concord, Massachusetts, and Indianapolis to Tacoma, Washington, it’s as easy as pie to have a delicious dessert for Thanksgiving dinner that no one else is. had to suffer or die.

32 Broadway, Denville, NJ 07834

This version of a classic apple pie features a delicious crumble, which pairs perfectly with an apple filling and spicy cinnamon brown sugar. All of Mo’Pweeze Bakery’s pies are vegan, kosher, and free from the top 10 allergens. For Thanksgiving, the bakery also offers blueberry, cherry, pumpkin, and sweet potato pies. It will take orders online or by phone for in-store pickup until November 19 for Thanksgiving and December 1-20 for the holiday season.

167 W. 4500 South (Frontage Road), Murray, UT 84107

Fancy a little taste of summer during the cold months? This lime pie from Sweet Hazel & Co. will remind you of a tropical vacation. Sweetened condensed coconut milk and tangy limes give it the perfect balance of sweet and tangy, and it’s topped with the bakery’s homemade vegan whipped cream. Place an order online before November 19 for a pickup on November 23 or 24.

N2030 Spring St., Stockholm, WI 54769

This succulent pie combines sweet and tangy berries, baked in a flaky vegan double crust. It can be ordered for Thanksgiving until November 21 and picked up at Stockholm Bakery or Red Wing Cafe on November 24. Order online or call to place your order.

6208 S. Flores Street, San Antonio, TX 78214

A fall classic, this sweet potato pie is made with fresh sweet potatoes mixed with spice cream and baked in a delicious vegan butter crust. Pies are available for local pickup and national shipping online. If sweet potato isn’t your favorite, other delicious pies available at Southern Roots Vegan Bakery include Pumpkin and Apple.

1714 Webster Street, Houston, Texas 77003

Sinfull Bakery offers a super creamy and decadent pumpkin cheesecake made from scratch, with cows and chickens in mind. It has a flaky crust and is topped with adorable pumpkin cutouts to make it even more festive. Other pies available here in November include classics such as apples, blueberries, and sweet potatoes, as well as a chocolate crust and fudge cheesecake. Order online for pickup on Thanksgiving week.

sinful pumpkin cheesecake

6516 Ferguson St., Indianapolis, EN 46220

A unique take on a pecan pie, this pie is raw, vegan, and full of rich flavors. It’s made with dates and a sweet and salty pecan crust, with grated coconut and a hint of cinnamon. Order yours at the cafe in person or call ahead.

602 Fawcett Ave, Tacoma, WA 98402

This spicy vegan pumpkin pie is a blend of pumpkin puree, tofu, and soy milk, giving it a perfectly creamy texture without eggs or cow’s milk. Its flavors sparkle with a touch of vanilla and rum and a blend of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and allspice. It’s baked to perfection in a homemade vegan pie crust. Corina Bakery also has a selection of vegan pies available year-round, including marionberry, strawberry rhubarb, and peach Melba.

Peach pie with a crumble top The col’s kitchen

55 S. Main St., Concord, NH 03301

This peach pie features a filling of local New Hampshire peaches mixed with sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom and a locally made bourbon. The whole thing is topped with a delicious streusel. Enjoy it reheated with a scoop of vegan ice cream from the local Sweet Tree Creamery or in one of Col’s famous pie shakes. The restaurant offers five other whole vegan Thanksgiving pie options, including blueberries, cherries, apples, pumpkins, and pecans.

395 Classon Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11238

Organic sweet potatoes seasoned with cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla beans are combined for fall perfection in this sweet potato and coconut pie. Clementine Bakery also offers other pie flavors for the holiday season, including apple, pumpkin, mixed berry crumb, maple pecan, and gluten free varieties. Buy your pie online or in store or order for local delivery.

1232 W. Williams St., Apex, North Carolina 27502

This rich pie features a combination of dark chocolate and oat milk in a flaky crust, topped with a slightly sweet whipped cream made with aquafaba (the magical liquid from a can of chickpeas!). Other vegan pie options at Bonafide Bakeshop & Cafe include apple streusel, double-crusted apple, chocolate cream, pumpkin, and bourbon pecans. Order by November 19 for Thanksgiving Pickup.


If you live near one of these bakeries, drop by for one of these Thanksgiving pies to share with your family. If you don’t live near one of our winners, don’t worry! Many bakeries (and almost every grocery store) offer tasty vegan options for conscientious customers, and some even deliver nationwide. Ask your local bakery for animal-free options if you haven’t already, or if you’d rather make your own pie at home, try one of our recipes.


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