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5 Tasty Jewish Recipes for Pi Day

How many digits of pi can you recite? And how many pieces of pie can you eat? Every year, mathematicians and scientists the world over celebrate Pi Day on March 14 – and frequently, those celebrations include actual pie. We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite Jewishly inspired recipes to help you revel in the day.

  1. Blueberry Pie: Everyone loves a classic! This delicious pie recipe is adapted from "Cousin Joan's Elegant and Easy Blueberry Pie" recipe, found in a Long Island congregation’s synagogue cookbook.
  2. Texas Apple/Sour Cream Crumb Pie: This recipe, from the Women’s Auxiliary of Hebrew Seniorlife, is brimming with apples and spice. With its sweet crumb topping, it’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser on Pi Day and beyond.
  3. Key Lime Pie: This Passover dessert – an easy, fool-proof key lime pie with a matzah meal crust – is spring-like in both taste and appearance. It was adapted from a recipe that won the blue ribbon in the “Quick and Easy” category at the National Pie Championship of the American Pie Council!
  4. Dairy-Free Cream Cheese Tartlets: Created for people who are sensitive or allergic to dairy products and gluten, this recipe is also delicious made with regular cream cheese, dairy cream, and a graham cracker crust, for those without food intolerances.
  5. Dark and Spicy Pumpkin Pie: As it bakes, this popular autumn dessert will fill your kitchen with the fragrant scents of cinnamon, nutmeg, and maple syrup. But who says pumpkin pie is only for Thanksgiving? We say it’s A-OK for Pi Day, too!

What’s your favorite pie recipe? Let us know – and don’t forget to show us a pic! You can tweet us at @ReformJudaism or tag #ReformJudaism on Instagram.