This beloved North End institution is best known for its cannoli—more than 19 flavors!—but the ricotta pie is not to be missed. Somewhat like a cheesecake, the heavenly treat consists of sweet ricotta cream baked in pastry dough. Wrapped in a Mike’s box tied with string, this classic Italian dessert makes for a lovely gift too.
Is there anything like a great pie this time of year in New England? Boston has some amazing pies that pair well with a cup of coffee and a scoop of ice cream. Whether you’re a fan of classic apple pie or something more indulgent like chocolate bourbon pecan or perhaps a Boston Cream we have gathered all the places to pick up a pie this year. And if you are still in a sweet mood why not visit a few stops from our best donuts in Boston or the best ice cream in Boston lists. But after all that sugar, a walk in one of Boston’s best parks may also be in order!
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