9 of the Best Types of Cream Pies

Also known as Icebox Pies

Here are a few of my favorite cream pie recipes. Typically, Cream Pies are not baked. They are put together and then allowed to set-up in the refrigerator, which is why they are also known as Icebox Pies.

  • 01 of 08
    Orange Icebox Pie (c) by Carroll Pellegrinelli
    Orange Icebox Pie. Orange Icebox Pie (c) by Carroll Pellegrinelli

    Here is a recipe for Orange Icebox Pie. It's the perfect cool and creamy dessert to serve on a warm summer night.

  • 02 of 08
    2010 Chocolate Silk Pie Photo (c) by Carroll Pellegrinelli
    Chocolate Silk Pie. 2010 Chocolate Silk Pie Photo (c) by Carroll Pellegrinelli

    Looking for a new favorite cream pie? I think this pie may be it. This recipe for Chocolate Silk Pie goes way beyond those chocolate pies made with a pudding mix. This Chocolate Silk Pie is so creamy and full of chocolate that it can easily be described as luscious.

    Making Chocolate Silk Pie with Photo Instructions

  • 03 of 08
    Coconut Pie With Whipped Cream
    Coconut Pie With Whipped Cream. Katie Cawood/Moment Open/Getty Images
    Coconut Cream Pie is probably my favorite cream pie. This recipe uses cream of coconut helps make this pie really flavorful and the lime juice and zest cut down on some of the sweetness.
  • 04 of 08
    2011 Key Lime Pie Photo by Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com
    A Florida favorite. 2011 Key Lime Pie Photo by Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com

    Just as Jimmy Buffett music conjures up images of Florida, so does Key Lime Pie. I just can't seem to get enough Key Lime Pie in the summer time.

    Traditional Key Lime Pie Recipe
    Eggless Key Lime Pie

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  • 05 of 08
    2011 Kumquat Cream Pie Photo by Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com
    Kumquat Cream Pie. 2011 Kumquat Cream Pie Photo by Carroll Pellegrinelli, licensed to About.com

    I never tried kumquats until my in-laws bought a house with a kumquat tree in the backyard. They have a wonderful sour taste that goes perfectly in this Kumquat Cream Pie recipe.

  • 06 of 08
    Mixed Berry Pie
    Lew Robertson / Getty Images

    Thanks to Aileen for this recipe for Raspberry Cream Pie. It's different from your typical cream pie recipe.

  • 07 of 08
    chocolate cream pie
    Chocolate Cream Pie. K. Kingsley

    What's cool and creamy, smooth and dreamy? It's this Chocolate Cream Pie. This pie is a little different, because it's made with marshmallows.

  • 08 of 08
    2011 Peanut Butter Pie Photo (c) by Carroll Pellegrinelli
    Peanut Butter Pie. 2011 Peanut Butter Pie Photo (c) by Carroll Pellegrinelli

    Here is a homemade cream pie recipe for Peanut Butter Pie.

    Chocolate Peanut butter Pie
    Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup Pie