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November 20, 2012

The Most Popular Thanksgiving Pies Shown in a Pie Chart (PHOTO)

This year, when you’re tucking into a Thanksgiving feast, don’t forget to save some room for dessert. What kind of dessert, you ask? Why, pie of course! No other dessert ends off Thanksgiving quite like pie does.

Want to know what kinds of pie everyone will be chowing down on this Thanksgiving? Check out the most popular Thanksgiving pies shown in the form of—what else?—a pie chart.

Americans have spoken and the winner is apple pie with 20%. This doesn’t mean you can’t sample more than one pie though, right? Right.

Here are the top scrumptious pie flavors:

1. Apple – 20%
2. Strawberry – 19%
3. Pumpkin – 16%
4. Cherry – 13%
5. Blueberry – 9%
6. Pecan – 8%
7. Lemon Meringue – 8%
8. Chocolate – 5%
9. Chess – 2 %

While you’re baking or enjoying some delicious pies this season, you can entertain your friends and family with these mouth-watering pie facts:

– Pies are now challenging cupcakes as the trendiest desserts.
– The very first pies used to be filled with meat. They were called “coffins” when means “basket” or “box.” Kinda spooky.
– In 2011, 26 % of households bought fresh pies at the grocery stores. People love their pies.

Happy Thanksgiving!