11 Best Des Moines Pie Shops

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11 Best Des Moines Pie Shops

Give me all the pies! Whether it is the holiday season or a Tuesday night, I love a good slice of pie with a golden flaky crust. Did you know that Des Moines, Iowa, and surrounding areas offer 11 amazing, local businesses that are serving up some of the best pies in the state of Iowa? French silk, key lime, peanut butter, or apple pie there is something for everyone! With the holidays just around the corner, make sure you have this list bookmarked, and reach out to place your orders. While we all love ‘Free Pie Wednesday’, remember to support our local, Des Moines bakers!

Check out these other Des Moines foodie guides:

The Baker’s Pantry

904 Sugar Grove Ave (Hwy 44), Dallas Center



The Baker’s Pantry is located in Dallas Center and sells Mast Family Farm Pies. You also may find these pies at the Downtown Des Moines Farmers’ Market. Make a visit or send an email to learn how you can get some of their whole pies to indulge.

ChaCha’s Hiland Bakery

3615 6th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50313

ChaCha’s Confections is a local baker who recently purchased Hiland Bakery located in the Highland Park Neighborhood. She is known for her pies, cheesecakes, and cookies and has you covered in the sweets category! She offers gluten-friendly pies, berries & cream hand pies, fruit pies, and more!

The Crouse Cafe

115 E Salem Ave, Indianola

(515) 961-3362


The Crouse Cafe is located in Indianola, Iowa. This little gem is a whole family business! This cafe offers breakfast, lunch, dinner, and pies of course. Grab the family and head to this small cafe in central Iowa for a pie treat.

Domestic Bones

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We all love the sweet pies, but how about something savory? Domestic Bones is known for its savory hand pies and they sound so good! With ingredients such as chicken, everything bagel seasoning, tomato paste, nutritional yeast, cheese, goat cheese, and butternut squash this ingredient list is drool-worthy. You could have dinner covered with these savory pies and a sweet pie!

The Flaky Crust Pie Shoppe

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The Flaky Crust Pie Shoppe offers two-crust fruit pies and cream pies! Flavors such as pecan, pumpkin, butterscotch cream, chocolate cream, and so many more. Reach out via email to place your special orders.

Iowa Orchard

9875 Meredith Drive, Urbandale

(515) 276-0852

Iowa Orchard offers pies with the finest ingredients and apples grown right on the property! According to customers, the best pie is Dutch Crumb Apple. They also sell black raspberry, chocolate pecan, and more. Their pies are kept at room temperature and you are encouraged to bake and eat as soon as possible!

Jess Desserts

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Jess Desserts offers so many tasty goodies, including pies! She offers pumpkin, apple, french silk, and key lime. Reach out for custom orders and make sure you follow her on Facebook for her monthly box of various goodies she offers. Yummmy!

Home Slice Handmade Pies

106 Main St SE, Bondurant, IA 50035

I may be a little biased, but owner Laura is a friend of mine and Home Slice Handmade Pies are to die for! One of her signature offerings is her pie flights weekly. Make sure you are following her on Facebook to catch what the weekly flights are and snag one. If you cannot decide on one flavor, this is the perfect way to try four different kinds at once! If you want a really, really good pie try the whiskey silk.

Pie Bird Pies

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Pie Bird Pies is a home-based Des Moines bakery offering seasonal fruit pies. You can catch them at fun popups all over the Des Moines area and collaborate frequently with other bakers. I have yet to get my hands on these hand pies and cannot wait to check them out!

Pies and Pastries by Lana

(515) 681-9298


Pies and Pastries by Lana is an award-winning baker who bakes pies and other delicious pastries. With the slogan “Everything is better with pie”, she is a must-try!

Pleasin’ Pies

Urbandale, Iowa

(515) 689-2260


Pleasin’ Pies is a licensed home bakery in Urbandale, Iowa offering freshly baked homemade pies, cakes, cookies, and more! You can also find some of their goodies at Ritual Cafe.

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Erin Huiatt

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One thought on “11 Best Des Moines Pie Shops

  1. Avatar ALAN L KINSEY says:

    Dollhouse Bakes is remarkable. Located in west des Moines

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