11 Brooklyn Bakeries Where You Can Buy Your Thanksgiving Pie

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Ok, we’re not all pie-in-the-sky when it comes to making your own for Thanksgiving. Lots of us are in a work rush before the holiday and by the time we’ve left the office, boarded the plane or acquired all of the traditional holiday elements (here’s our local shopping guide), crafting dessert is not always at the top of the list.

Well lucky you if you plan to celebrate Thanksgiving in Brooklyn. You have a wide range of ready-to-buy pies right on your doorstep. Here are the ones at the top of our list — did we miss any essentials? Let us know by leaving a comment.

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1. Joyce Bakeshop
646 Vanderbilt Avenue; 718.623.7470
How to place an order: Phone or stop by the shop
Last date to order: Friday, 11/21
Pick-up date: By 7 p.m. Wednesday, 11/26; store will be closed Thursday and Friday, 11/27-28
Delivery: No
Pie flavors: Apple, pumpkin, pecan, pear almond

Joyce Bakeshop is a laid back bakery located in Prospect Heights. They’re all about the neighborhood, so to promote local talent, the shop’s walls serve as a gallery for rotating roster of local artists. These pies will bring joy to your Thanksgiving dinner table; whether you go for the classic apple pie ot the classy pear almond tart, you’re sure to put a smile on everybody’s face.

2. Robicelli’s
9009 5th ave; 917.509.6048
How to place an order: Email info@robicellis.com, phone, or stop by the shop
Last date to order: Friday, 11/21 (A small amount of pies will be available for walk-ins on Wednesday, 11/26)
Pick-up date: By 8 p.m. Wednesday, 11/26; store will be closed Thursday, 11/27
Delivery: Yes to Brooklyn and Manhattan (additionnal fees apply). Contact them for details on delivery to Queens, Staten Island, Bronx, Long Island, New Jersey or Westchester.
Pie flavors: Pumpkin, bourbon caramel apple, honey whiskey pecan, Indian custard brulée, chocolate cream

Matt and Allison Robicelli, the husband-and-wife bakers behind Robicelli’s, once had a store in Downtown Brooklyn but closed it down in 2009 to focus on their wholesale business and their children. Last October, they were back with a new brick and mortar shop located in Bay Ridge, the neighborhood where they live. They’ll make the kids happy with their classic apple pie and the grown-ups tispy with their honey whiskey pecan pie. Their Thanksgiving menu also features a variety of cupcakes if you feel like having different dessert options.

3. The Good Batch
936 Fulton Street Brooklyn; 718.622.4000
How to place an order: Online, phone or stop by the shop
Last date to order: By noon Saturday, 11/22
Pick-up date: By 8 p.m. Wednesday, 11/26; store will be closed Thursday, 11/27
Delivery: No (for larger orders, you can contact them and discuss delivery)
Pie flavors: Apple cumble, pumpkin and ginger cookie, a flavor of your choice (depending)

The Good Batch is a modern American sweets bakery located in Clinton Hill. This past September, husband-and-wife team Anna Gordon and Steve Hartong opened heir first storefront. Their mission? “Bake pure, not overly sweet, delicious food.” Their motto? Make the best use of seasonal ingredients. Their Thanksgiving menu features severeal seasonal recipes based on classis desserts from a pumpkin and ginger cookie pie, to an apple bourbon cake (baked with New York State apples). And if you want something you don’t see on the menu, you can contact them and they’ll do their best to make you Thanksgiving dreams come true.

4. Baked
359 Van Brunt Street; 718.222.0345
How to place an order: Phone or stop by the shop
Last date to order: Monday, 11/24
Pick-up date: By 7 p.m. Wednesday, 11/26; Store will be closed Thursday, 11/27
Delivery: Yes
Pie flavors: Apple, chocolate bourbon pecan, pumpkin with oat crust or something from their regular menu

Baked is an American bakery located in Red Hook. Matt Lewis and Renato Poliafito tend to think of themselves as dessert archeologists who dig, research and eat their way through the regional desserts of America. With their new Manhattan store up and running, they have more pie (and cake) making capacity.

5. One Girl Cookies
68 Dean St; 212.675.4996 x3
33 Main St; 212.675.4996 x5
How to place an order: Phone, online or stop by the shop
Last date to order: Tuesday, 11/25 (orders have to be placed two days before the pickup date)
Pick-up date: Stores will be open on Thanksgiving day until 3:00 p.m.
Delivery: Yes (until Wednesday, 11/26 from 11:00 a.m.—2:00 p.m.)
Pie flavors: Pumpkin, apple and maple pecan

Inspired by her large Sicilian family’s love of food, Dawn Casale started a cookie catering business out of her apartment. In 2005, Casale and her partner David Crofton opened a bakery in Cobble Hill and started adding non-cookie pastries to the menu. In 2012, they opened one in Dumbo. Double-crust apple pie, pumpkin pie and maple pecan pie — they have all the Thanksgiving classics.

6. Four and Twenty Blackbirds
439 3rd Avenue; 718.499.2917
How to place an order: Phonecalls, online or stop by the shop
Last date to order: Until all pick up times (see below) are all booked, which means as soon as possible
Pick-up date: Three pick-up locations:

  • The Gowanus Pie Shop:
    • Tuesday 11/25: 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
    • Wednesday 11/26: Booked
    • Thursday 11/27: 8:00 a.m.—noon
  • Orient Pop-Up:
    • Wednesday 11/26: 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m.
    • Thursday 11/27: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Pie at the Brooklyn Public Library Café:
    • Tuesday 11/25: 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
    • Wednesday 11/26: Booked
    • Closed Thursday 11/27

Delivery: No
Pie flavors: Salted caramel apple, bittersweet chocolate pecan, brown butter pumpkin, salty honey

It’s hard to talk about pie without mentioning Four & Twenty Blackbirds. The pie shop in Gowanus owned by sisters and bakers Melissa and Emily Elsen offers a huge display of innovative pies. Alterning between between tradition and innovation, their pie crust will make you come back for seconds. They source the majority of their fruit from Wilklow Orchards in upstate New York and from their local Greenmarket and incorporate natural sweeteners such as honey, molasses and unrefined sugar in their recipes.

7. Pie Corps
77 Driggs Ave; 917.721.3052
How to place an order: Online, phone or stop by the shop
Last date to order: Saturday, 11/22
Pick-up date: by 11am Thursday, 11/27
Delivery: No
Pie flavors: See below

Pie Corps, a Greenpoint-based company, has everything from spiced pumpkin pie with brown butter crumb, to sweet cranberry with orange rosemary cobbler and drunken pear lattice. For savory palates, they also offer a kale and goat cheese soufflé. Be a “pie-oneer” (as they say) this year and try Pie Corps’s roast turkey pie with sweet potato and rosemary. Make sure to try their apple pie pops or pumpkin crumb pie pops: a pie on a stick.

8. The Blue Stove
415 Graham Ave; 718.766.7419
How to place an order: Phone or stop by the shop
Last date to order: Wednesday, 11/19 (There will be pies available on a first come first serve basis the week of Thanksgiving)
Pick-up date: By noon Thursday, 11/27
Delivery: No
Pie flavors: Apple, pear ginger crisp, pumpkin, molasses pecan, blackberry chiffon, key lime

The Blue Stove is a full-service bakery located in Williamsburg. The bakery is named after an actual blue stove, passed down from owner Rachel McBride’s grandmother. She uses fresh, seasonal ingredients with no substitutes or artificial fillings. It’s hard to go wrong with their Thanksgiving menu — the pear ginger crisp pie and the black-bottom blackberry chiffon stand out.

9. Butter & Scotch
818 Franklin Ave; 646.338.6812
How to place an order: Online, phone or stop by the shop
Last date to order: Thursday, 11/20 (There will be a very limited number of extra pies available for walk-ins)
Pick-up date: Tuesday 11/25 from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. or 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.; Wednesday 11/26 from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. or 4:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.; Thursday 11/27 from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Delivery: Yes
Pie flavors: See below

Butter and Scotch is Brooklyn’s first dessert and cocktail bar. Known for their maple-bacon cupcakes and bourbon-ginger pecan pies at Smorgasburg, Keavy Blueher and Allison Kave opened their first brick-and-mortar location in Crown Heights over the summer. If you want to go pie-centric, don’t miss their s’mores pie. Their Thanksgiving menu also includes a pumpkin spice pie, a caramel apple pie and a bourbon ginger pie.

10. Marlow & Sons
81 Broadway; 718.384.1441
How to place an order: Online, phone or stop by the shop
Last date to order: Monday, 11/24
Pick-up date: Wednesday 11/26 from 8:00 a.m. to midnight and Thursday 11/27 from 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Delivery: No
Pie flavors: See below

Mark Firth and Andrew Tarlow, the figures behind Marlow & Sons contributed to redefine the Williamsburg food scene and were pioneers in the kind of rustic aesthetic and farm-to-table fare. Marlow & Sons is now an eclectic eatery and food shop in Williamsburg. For Thanksgiving not only do they sell turkey but also four different pies: a bourbon peacan pie, a malted milk chocolate tart, a pumpkin and squash pie and an apple cheddar pie.

11. Foragers
56 Adams Street; 718.801.8400
How to place an order: Online, phone or stop by the shop
Order last date: Wednesday, 11/19
Pick-up date: By noon Thursday, 11/27
Delivery: No
Pie flavors: See below

Foragers, an independent market, opened its door in Dumbo in 2005 to help meet their customers’ demands for fresh and healthy food. In 2009, they established their own farm in Canaan, New York. So to emphasize that everything is fresh at Foragers may sound pleonastic. For Thanksgiving, on top of the incredible vegetarians options they have on their menu, they also have the Thanksgiving dessert triptych: apple, pumpkin and pecan pies.


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