Paula Haney

Paula Haney
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Paula first sold her pies at local Farmer’s Markets and coffee shops. “We did a tasting at one coffee shop, they liked it and then people started calling us.”

Paula Haney
Paula's Featured Recipe
All-Butter Pie Dough

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Paula has been making pies since she was a little girl. After years working as a fine dining pastry chef she returned to her first pastry love and started the company. When not selling at the Market, she splits her time between the tiny original Hoosier Mama Pie Shop and the new Pie & Coffee cafe both in Chicago. 


 In 2013, she published her first cookbook The Hoosier Mama Book of Pie, with fellow pie maker Allison Scott.  Paula has been recognized by the likes of Bon Appetit and Food & Wine magazines.

An Indiana native, she was formerly the head pastry chef at Pili Pili, One Sixtyblue, and Trio, where she worked with head chef Grant Achatz. Paula and her husband live in Chicago, IL.  Website:

Latest Recipes

Hoosier Sugar Cream Pie

When it's a hot summer's day, there is nothing quite like eating a slice of cream pie right out of the refrigerator for dessert! If you've only ever made fruit pies, then you'll want to broaden your culinary horizons with this recipe for Hoosier Sugar Cream Pie. This pie uses humble ingredients, but the result is a dessert that's decadent enough and definitely rich enough to serve at your next get-together with family and friends. You'll love having this recipe up your sleeve the next time you want to bake something new for dessert.

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Classic Apple Pie

This fall, make the most of the apples you picked by trying your hand at this recipe for Classic Apple Pie. This easy pie recipe uses Chinese five-spice powder to create a distinct taste that you're sure to love. This is one pie that definitely calls for a generous scoop of ice cream on the side, too. Although this pie takes some time to assemble, freeze, and then bake, the results will be worth it. If you want to impress family and friends at your Thanksgiving meal, then you will want to include this pie recipe on the menu.

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All-Butter Pie Dough

Every baker should have a go-to recipe for pie dough in their repertoire. If you are looking for such a recipe, then the search will be over when you take a look at All-Butter Pie Dough. You'll also expand your baking skills in a unique way with this recipe, as it includes blind baking. If you've never heard of this element of baking before, don't sweat it it is explained in detail following the recipe's instructions. Once you've perfected this recipe, you'll want to use it for a crust in a wide variety of pies, including this recipe for Hoosier Sugar Cream Pie. You'll love having this recipe up your sleeve the next time you want to impress the crowd with homemade pie!

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Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie

In springtime, Strawberry-Rhubarb rivals apple for most popular pie. Of course, once the rhubarb is up, it is hard to wait the extra few ...

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Lemon Meringue Pie

Most of our customers love this pie, but the ones who don't really hate it! It has old-school lemon flavor, which means it is tart. If yo...

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Chocolate Cream Pie

This is not a chocolate pie of the overexposed French silk variety. It is the classic, densely chocolaty pie your grandmother made (or wo...

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