Holiday Pies: Apple, Pecan, Pumpkin — Which Has The Most Calories?

5 slices of homemade pumpkin pie in row sitting on white wooden table

Thanksgiving Day. You’ve finished the hors d’oeuvres, the turkey, the stuffing, the green bean casserole, and the marshmallow-topped, buttery, and creamy varieties of potatoes. You’ve nibbled your way through the football game. Now it’s time for dessert – there’s always room for dessert — even though you feel you might burst.

What’s more traditional than a choice of pumpkin, apple, and pecan pie to close out the Thanksgiving feast (before the leftover frenzy begins)?

There can be a big variation in the calories in the three types of pies. Of course, every recipe is different and home baked pie might just have a few added extras – but here are the average calories – and nutritional stats — in apple, pumpkin, and pecan pie (and the toppings) just in case you want to compare.


Apple Pie, I piece (1/8 of a 9 inch pie): 411 calories, 19g fat, 58g carbs, 4g protein

Pumpkin Pie, 1 piece (1/8 of a 9 inch pie): 316 calories, 14gfat, 41g carbs, 7g protein

Pecan Pie, 1 piece (1/8 of a 9 inch pie): 503 calories, 27g fat, 64g carbs, 6g protein

Pie Crust, 1 piece (1/8 of a 9 inch pie): 113calories, 7g fat, 10g carbs,1g protein

Vanilla Ice Cream, ½ cup: 145 calories, 8g fat,17g carbs, 3g protein

Whipped Cream (Pressurized), 1 tablespoon: 8 calories, 0.67g fat, 0.37g carbs, 0.10g protein

Whipped Heavy Cream (Sweetened), 1 ounce: 99 calories, 9.87g fat, 2.42g carbs, 0.55g fat

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