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Visit These Delightful Shops for a Slice of Pie Near Peoria

If you’re craving a sweet dessert, head to a local pie shop! This delicious dessert offers the perfect bite, with a flaky and buttery crust and any sweet filling you can think of. If you absolutely love pie, check out these popular pie shops near our apartments in Peoria, AZ.

Karl's Quality Bakery

Even though Karl's Quality Bakery opened locally in 1994, its owner has a long history of living and working in Germany, Switzerland, and California before opening his bakery in the Sunnyslope neighborhood. In 2014, his daughter took over the business. She moved the bakery to its current location, working with her mother and honoring her father's commitment to making everything on their menu in small batches with the best possible ingredients. Here you can find the best of the traditional pies like apple, blueberry, cherry, pumpkin, and pecan, along with luscious cream pies like chocolate Parisian, coconut cream, and Boston cream. These are just a small sampling of all the delicious goodies you can find at Karl's Quality Bakery.

Wicked City Kitchen

Wicked City Kitchen prides itself on delivering the ultimate pie experience. All the pies are created with all-natural ingredients without fillers and preservatives, making them oh-so-delicious every time you take a bite. Check out their unique pie flavors like browned butter sweet potato, sugar cream, Jim Beam Kentucky bourbon pecan, or browned butter pecan. For another sweet treat, try one of the bakery brownies like s'mores double chocolate, pecan toffee double chocolate, or caramel swirl double chocolate. Whether you try pies or brownies from Wicked City Kitchen, you will be hooked.

Mamma Toledo's The Pie Hole

Lover of all sweets, the owner of Mamma Toledo's The Pie Hole is a self-taught pie baker. Since venturing on this journey in 2010, with a farmer's market stand and later a food truck, her business has grown fast, eventually allowing her to open a storefront in 2013. Today, the bakery has an extensive pie menu with full-size pies, mini pies, hand pies, and some vegan pies. There are many classic pies like fruit pies, custard, and cream, but also some unique flavors like blue mango peach, orange dreamsicle, Irish whiskey, hard whiskey pecan, green chile apple, and banana praline. Shop online or call ahead to order your new favorite pie.

After indulging in a delicious piece of pie near Peoria, spend the rest of your afternoon at the Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium & Safari. If you are interested in learning more about Ocio Plaza Del Rio, don't hesitate to contact us for a tour and see if our apartments fit your lifestyle.

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