Wal-Mart reveals its best-selling pie flavor -- and it's not that obvious

Dessert is arguably the best part of a holiday dinner, so picking -- or making -- the perfect pie (or two, or three) is undoubtedly serious business in a lot of households.

Now, if you're ambitious enough to make your own, be sure to watch the video above to learn how to make a homemade pie crust. But if you're already knee-deep in holiday shopping and would prefer to buy your dessert, you're not alone.

Leveraging its knowledge as the world's largest retailer, Wal-Mart took a look at pie sales in 2015, identifying the most popular flavors and comparing pie sales by state.

Click through to find out which pie flavor took the crown:

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3. Pecan Pie - 18%

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2. Pumpkin Pie - 40%

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1. Sweet Potato Pie - 42%

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And for more insight, take a peek at this fun infographic to see which pie is most-loved in each state:

We don't know about you, but this is utterly fascinating to us.

RELATED: Most Searched Holiday Cookie In Each State

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Most Searched Holiday Cookie In Each State

Alabama: Oatmeal Cookie

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Alaska: Pumpkin Cookie

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Arizona: Oatmeal Cookies

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Arkansas: Almond Joy Cookies

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California: Oatmeal Cookies

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Colorado: Pumpkin Cookies

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Connecticut: Oatmeal Cookies

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Delaware: Apple Pie Cookies

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Florida: Oatmeal Cookies

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Georgia: Oatmeal Cookies

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Hawaii: Gingerbread Cookies

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Idaho: Oatmeal Cookies

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Illinois: Oatmeal Cookies

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Indiana: Molasses Cookies

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Iowa: Oatmeal Cookies

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Kansas: Snickerdoodle Cookies

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Kentucky: Gingerbread Cookies

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Louisiana: Gingerbread Cookies

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Maine: Pumpkin Cookies

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Maryland: Almond Joy Cookies

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Massachusetts: Oatmeal Cookies

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Michigan: Oatmeal Cookies

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Minnesota: Gingerbread Cookies

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Mississippi: Oatmeal Cookies

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Missouri: Oatmeal Cookies

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Montana: Oatmeal Cookies

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Nebraska: Snowball Cookies

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Nevada: Oatmeal Cookies

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New Hampshire: Pumpkin Cookies

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New Jersey: Oatmeal Cookies

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New Mexico: Gingerbread Cookies

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New York: Oatmeal Cookies

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North Carolina: Pumpkin Cookies

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North Dakota: Pumpkin Cookies

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Ohio: Pumpkin Cookies

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Oklahoma: Pumpkin Cookies

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Oregon: Oatmeal Cookies

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Pennsylvania: Pumpkin Cookies

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Rhode Island: Almond Joy Cookies

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South Carolina: Gingerbread Cookies

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South Dakota: Molasses Cookie

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Tennessee: Oatmeal Cookies

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Texas: Oatmeal Cookies

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Utah: Pumpkin Cookies

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Vermont: Oatmeal Cookies

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Virginia: Gingerbread Cookies

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Washington: Oatmeal Cookies

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West Virginia: Oatmeal Cookies

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Wisconsin: Oatmeal Cookies

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Wyoming: Pumpkin Cookies

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