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Madison's Best Bakeries for Thanksgiving Pies

Whether it’s your turn to host Thanksgiving or you’re in charge of bringing dessert for the festivities, baking enough pie to feed the whole family can be a lot to take on. Let some of these local bakeries do the work for you!

1. Humble, Madison

This little pie shop bakes made-to-order 9” pies, individual tarts by the dozen, or slab pies perfect for a party. Flavors vary from month to month, but look for flavors like heirloom apple, cinnamon chai pie, plumble crumble, and brandy caramel chocolate pecan! Just be sure to place your order at least two days before your needed pick-up date!

2. Batch Bakehouse, Madison

While Batch Bakehouse is known for everything from their breads to their croissants to their coffee cakes, their pies are especially delicious. The hand-rolled flaky crusts are topped with fruits and a streusel crumble. Choose from 9” pies or mini pies in flavors like Apple Cinnamon, Apple Cranberry, Mixed Berry, and Bourbon Pecan. Just order off of their special Thanksgiving menu (released in November) and place your order before the deadline!

3. Honey Bee Bakery, Madison

Once again, a local bakery shines in all things baked goods, like cream puffs, layer cakes, pastries and breads, which can all be ordered year-round by emailing This Thanksgiving, though, you’re going to want to try their fruit pies or tarts, in flavors like cherry, blueberry and apple!

4. Hubbard Avenue Diner, Middleton

All of the baked goods, including pies, at Hubbard Avenue Diner are made from scratch daily. Choose from an incredible selection of pies, like After Dinner Mint, Autumn Harvest, Blackberry Cream Cheese, Candy Cane, Caramel Apple, Eggnog, Irish Cream, Old Fashioned, Pumpkin Chocolate Chip, and so many more. And with the ability to order pies right off their website, your Thanksgiving dessert couldn’t be any easier!

5. Norske Nook, DeForest

Norske Nook has received 41 national pie awards, and if that isn’t convincing enough, I don’t know what is.Stop by the DeForest location to pick up pies, or order online for next day delivery or pick up. Enjoy their Dutch Apple, Cherry Lingonberry Apple, Pecan Fudge, Pecan Pumpkin, Harvest Apple, Cranberry Apple, Pumpkin Cheesecake, and many more.

6. Rolling Pin Bake Shop, Fitchburg

The Rolling Pin Bake Shop is a charming little bakery offering breads, cakes, cheesecakes, cookies, cupcakes, and pies. Pre-order one of their many pies this holiday season for your family gatherings!

7. Manna Café & Bakery, Madison

This north Madison café features a delicious menu all-around, but their full size pies are perfect for your Thanksgiving dessert! Pick from flavors like Double Berry, Black Bottom (a chocolate ganache base, yum!), Chocolate Mousse, and Pumpkin Chiffon.

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