America’s Favorite Thanksgiving Pies for 2022, According to Pinterest Research Data

What kind of cake are you craving this holiday season? The answer may depend on which state you’re in, at least according to Pinterest search data.

This year, searches for “holiday cake recipes” have increased by 70%, according to internal Pinterest research data based on searches in America in October 2022 compared to October 2021.

The top trending cakes on Pinterest show Apple taking over.

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Other unexpected summer fruit flavors like peach, cherries, and lemon are also popular with Pinterest users for the holidays.

Pumpkin pies are displayed for sale at a Jewel-Osco grocery store ahead of Thanksgiving, in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. November 18, 2021. REUTERS/Christopher Walljasper
(REUTERS/Christopher Walljasper)

“Pinterest is one of the best destinations for recipes, and Pinners like to plan ahead,” Swasti Sarna, global director of data insights for Pinterest, told Fox News Digital.

“Searchies for ‘holiday cake recipes’ have increased 70% since last year, and top trends by state show that traditionally summer fruits like peaches, cherries and lemons are among the top holiday trends.”

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Apple is the most popular ingredient nationwide, occupying 36% of searches on the platform, according to data from Pinterest.

Apples are the most popular ingredient when it comes to making pies for the Thanksgiving season.

Apples are the most popular ingredient when it comes to making pies for the Thanksgiving season.
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The visual discovery site shared more insights in a recent press release, revealing some of the more distinct searches Pinterest is seeing on the social discovery engine.

For example, “Dutch Apple Pie Recipe” saw a 90% increase in searches in Kentucky and 80% in Nevada and New Hampshire.

“Apple pie filling” saw a 60% increase in searches in Alaska.

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“Boxed apple pie filling” has seen an extreme increase in searches in states including Maine, Michigan and Missouri; Minnesota has actually seen a 210% year-over-year increase in searches.

As for the hottest pies in general, apple, fruity, pumpkin, and “other,” like Pecan Cream Pie in Texas, Peanut Butter Pie (Unbaked) in West Virginia, and Caramel Pie in Tennessee were the four categories in which Pinterest has grouped its results on an infographic map.

Pinterest's top trending pies in every state of America for the 2022 Thanksgiving season—varieties include apple, fruity, pumpkin, and more.

Pinterest’s top trending pies in every state of America for the 2022 Thanksgiving season—varieties include apple, fruity, pumpkin, and more.
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Check out the list and map below and find out which pie your home state or place of residence is most finger-licking excited about Thanksgiving Day.

Apple (36%) – Pumpkin, sweet potato or squash (18%) – Fruity (32%) – Other (14%)

Alabama

Apple Pie Filling: searches up 60%

Alaska

Pecan Pie: searches increased by 40%

Arkansas

Key lime pie recipe: Search up to 80%

Arizona

Peach Pie Recipes: Search up to 110%

California

Berry Pie Recipe – Research up to 43%

Colorado

Peach Pie Recipes – Search Up To 70%

Connecticut

Apple Crumb Pie Recipe: Go for up to 60%

Delware

Dutch Apple Pie Recipe – Research up to 40%

Florida

Pumpkin Mug Pie Searches Up 80%

Pumpkin pie is a classic Thanksgiving desert popular in Florida, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, and New Mexico.

Pumpkin pie is a classic Thanksgiving desert popular in Florida, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, and New Mexico.
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Georgia

Blueberry Pie Recipe: Search Up To 100%

Hawaii

Dutch Apple Pie Recipe – Research up to 45%

Iowa

Dutch Apple Pie Recipe: Search up to 100%

Idaho

Peach Pie Recipes – Search up to 120%

Illinois

Blueberry Pie Filling: searches up 70%

Indiana

Sweet Potato Pie Recipes: Search up to 160%

Kansas

Pumpkin Pie with Real Pumpkin: Research up to 90%

Kentucky

Cushaw Cake Recipe: Try up to 80%

Louisiana

Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe: Search up to 70%

Massachusetts

Blueberry Pie Recipe: Go for up to 50%

Maryland

Dutch Apple Pie Recipe – Research up to 70%

Maine

Dutch Apple Pie Recipe – Research up to 60%

Michigan

Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe: Try up to 80%

Minnesota

Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe: Research up to 110%

Missouri

Peach Pie Recipes: Search Up To 50%

Mississippi

Chocolate Cake Recipe – Search up to 45%

Montana

Pumpkin Pie Filling Recipe: Search up to 40%

Pecan pies vary across the country with some states putting a twist on the iconic Thanksgiving dessert.

Pecan pies vary across the country with some states putting a twist on the iconic Thanksgiving dessert.
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North Carolina

Chocolate Cake Recipe: Research up to 30%

North Dakota

Apple Pie Filling Recipes: Search up to 110%

Nebraska

Pumpkin Pie From Scratch: Searches up 70%

New Hampshire

Dutch Apple Pie Recipe: Go for up to 80%

New Jersey

Dutch Apple Pie Recipe – Research up to 30%

New Mexico

Pumpkin Pie From Scratch: Searches up 30%

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Nevada

Dutch Apple Pie Recipe: Go for up to 80%

New York

Classic Apple Pie Recipe: Research up to 60%

Ohio

Dutch Apple Pie Recipe – Research up to 70%

Oklahoma

Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe: Search up to 70%

Oregon

Banana Cream Pie Recipe – Search up to 40%

Pennsylvania

Sweet Potato Pie Recipes – Search Up To 100%

Rhode Island

Dutch Apple Pie Recipe – Research up to 40%

South Carolina

Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe: Search up to 100%

South Dakota

Apple Pie Filling: searches up 40%

Tennessee

Caramel Cake Recipe: Search up to 50%

Texas

Pecan Cream Pie Recipe: Research up to 70%

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Utah

Peach Pie Recipes – Search up to 130%

Virginia

Cherry Pie Filling Recipes: Search Up To 100%

Fruit pies are quite versatile, but Cherry is one of the most popular during the holiday season.

Fruit pies are quite versatile, but Cherry is one of the most popular during the holiday season.
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Vermont

Apple Pie Filling Recipes: Search up to 60%

Washington

Sweet Potato Pie Recipes: Search up to 60%

Wisconsin

Cherry Pie Filling Recipes: Search up to 50%

West Virginia

No-Bake Peanut Butter Pie: Search up to 30%

Wyoming

Apple Pie Filling: searches up 40%

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