National Pie Day

January 23, 2012 4:43:18 AM PST
Linda Hoskins, executive director of the American Pie Council based in Chicago, visits ABC7 to talk about the tasty day.

(RELEASE) - Throwing a pie baking - and pie tasting - party for friends or coworkers, or to raise money for a favorite charity, are all delicious ways to celebrate National Pie Day on Monday, Jan. 23, 2012. Why is National Pie Day celebrated on Jan. 23 or 1/23? Because celebrating the wholesome goodness of pie is as easy as 1-2-3!

About the American Pie Council: The American Pie Council is the only organization committed to maintaining America's pie heritage, passing on the tradition of pie-making and promoting America's love affair with pie. The APC offers personal, professional and commercial memberships.

Featured on ABC7:

Homemade Fresh Berry Pie - 180 calories
Bakers Square - No Sugar Added Cherry - 290 calories
Bakers Square - Harvest Berry Gallette - 330 calories
Homemade Splendid Apple Pie - 360 calories
Homemade Lemon Swirl Cream Cheese Pie - 790 calories

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