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The best pie in Arkansas 

A statewide guide.

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O'Henry's. Tart lemon overtones are evident through this fluffy, spongy layered pie. 283 Highway 365, Conway. 501-470-9045. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 7 a.m.-9 p.m Sat., 3 p.m.-9 p.m. Sun.-Mon.

Chocolate Dream

Paula Lynn's Really Homemade Sandwich & Sweet Shop. This pie is a fantastic chocolate mousse on top of a cloud of delightfully light cream cheese in a double-layered blind-baked flour crust. It's marvelous. 304 N. Reynolds Road, Bryant. 501-847-2066. 6 a.m.-2 p.m. Mon.-Sat.

Sweet Potato

Say's. There's an easy explanation to why people have been ordering Say McIntosh's sweet potato pies for decades: The orange-flavored flour-crusted pies are addictive. 2801 W. Seventh St. 664-6656. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Thu., 10 a.m.-10 p.m., Fri.-Sat. noon-5 p.m. Sun.

Chocolate Caramel Mousse Torte

Silvek's European Bakery. Most of Silvek's tortes are cakes, but this one fits the pie description: a chocolate cookie crust, layered with the bakery's famed Caramel Florentina cookies and chocolate mousse draped in more chocolate. Kroger, 1900 Polk St. 661-9699. 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sun.

Peanut Butter

Three Sams BBQ. A slice of this thick, tall pie might weigh a pound. It's made of peanut butter mousse and a peanut butter cup, topped with more peanuts and served in a peanut butter and cookie crust. It's the best peanut butter pie in the state. 10508 Mann Road, Mabelvale. 407-0325. 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Mon.-Tue., 10:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Wed.-Sat.

Raspberry Cream Cheese

Trio's. The classic cream cheese pie is topped with a tart raspberry couli. It's fabulous with coffee. 8201 Cantrell Road. 221-3330. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Sat.

Chocolate Meringue

Wagon Wheel. A thick and rich chocolate custard on the semi-sweet side, topped with a light and sweet meringue, in a flour crust. 166 S. Broadview, Greenbrier. 501-679-5009. 5:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Fri. 5:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Sat.-Sun.

Pecan

Your Mama's Good Food. How many pecans can you pack into a pie? The Stocktons may be trying for a record. There are pecans on top, pecans in the custard and touches of maple and vanilla throughout. 221 W. Second St. 372-1811. Mon.-Fri. 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

NORTHEAST ARKANSAS

Apple

Betty's Steak & Chicken. The flaky layered-flour crust of this creation is light compared to the thick, syrupy filling packed with apple bits inside. 1203 N. Illinois, Harrisburg. 870-578-2855. 6 a.m.-10 p.m. Mon.-Sat.

Raisin

Chef's In. Old fashioned and creamy, this is a light custard and whipped cream pie with swollen raisins. 105 Burke Ave., Jonesboro 870-934-8962. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. daily. Cash only.

Peanut Butter

Gina's Place. Thick and rich, this cream-topped peanut butter pie, nuts and chocolate chips in a graham cracker crust is just about a meal in itself. 2005 E. Highland Suite 109, Jonesboro. 870-910-3900. 6:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Mon.-Fri.

Peanut Butter Meringue

Southside Grill. A peanut butter-flavored custard topped by a fantastic toasted meringue, this pie has a flavor of the old Chick-O-Stick candy. 2121 Batesville Road, Batesville. 870-251-2229. 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Sun.

EAST ARKANSAS

Coconut Meringue

Bulldog Restaurant. This coconut pie has heft with a thick heavy custard under a coconut-infused meringue. 3614 Highway 367 N, Bald Knob. 501-724-5195.

Half-and-Half

Ms. Lena's. The best of both worlds — a creamy chocolate custard with traditional meringue on one side, a thick coconut custard under coconut meringue on the other. Highway 33 N, DeValls Bluff. 870-998-1393. 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Thu.-Sat. Cash only.

NORTH ARKANSAS

Fresh Apple

Sodie's. Crunchy apple slices from local orchards star in this simple Dutch crusted delight. Hwy 178 at Hwy 62-412, Flippin. 870-453-2218. Closed until spring.

Coconut Cream

Viola Stampede. Coconut everywhere, from the coconut flavor in the whipped cream to the crushed coconut cookie crust. A cloud of joy. 9740 Highway 62 W., Viola. 870-458-2112. 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Tue.-Fri. 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Sat.-Mon.

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