Look, we're sure your grandma makes an absolutely kick-ass Thanksgiving pumpkin or apple pie. We just need you to stop everything you're doing right now and look at the masterpieces this woman from Seattle is baking, though.

Lauren Ko has only been in the pie biz for a little over a year, but you'd never be able to tell by looking at what's coming out of the oven at her house. Her desserts are so intricate and artistic, it's hard to imagine digging a serving knife into that beautifully-latticed crust or delicately-arranged fruit filling. Her Instagram page has blown up as a result of her culinary adventures, and she now boasts a following of more than 68 thousand.

"I usually have some nebulous idea in my head for design and then just improvise as I go along, depending on how well the dough or fruit cooperates with my vision. My final products are generally happy accidents, which is why I'm especially stunned by the feedback," Ko told Buzzfeed News.

Scroll down to get inspired, though we can't even begin to imagine how long it would take one of us lazy pandas to make something this extra.

More info: Instagram

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Heather Johnson
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3 years ago

I wanna see it cooked.

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makki
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3 years ago

are those cherries?

varwenea
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3 years ago

Makki, yes. The lighter colored are rainier cherries. Super delicious!!

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Monica Jfk
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3 years ago

Such a cutie pie

Full Name
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3 years ago

Very few food photos make me stop and look. This is amazing.

Tamara Laney
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3 years ago

I'm *this close* to licking the screen.

Rose Hogue
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3 years ago

So artfully done!

Gina
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3 years ago

designer's cake

Marcia J. Downing
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3 years ago

Yes

ptm45
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3 years ago

OMBRE CHERRY PIE

Jazzy McSquishy-Buggs
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3 years ago

YUMMM

Alia Gail
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3 years ago

aw it would suck if the yellow cherries started ripening before the pie was gone

Zerina Bermudez
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3 years ago

those are rainier cherries; they're red and yellow

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Galeanthropy2017
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3 years ago

So satisfying

Yassin Haussler
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3 years ago

holy crap this is beautiful

Louise Chiffonade Brescia
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3 years ago

#ombrepie

Jennifer Welch
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3 years ago

Makki look closely sweety their apple slices

Jennifer Welch
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3 years ago

The green the red the rotted

Jennifer Welch
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3 years ago

I thank their apple slices

seewai thong
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3 years ago

Can be used for a try not to be satisfied challenge

Joy Gerred
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3 years ago

are those apples? or cherries?

Jasmina Wetherley
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3 years ago

whole or cut in half?

Joyce Laundrie
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3 years ago

Not too impressed with this look.

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makki
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3 years ago

what exactly am i looking at? wheres the pie?

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Nickel.W
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3 years ago

Aztec.

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riley.girl
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3 years ago

Mesmerizing!!!

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Yassin Haussler
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3 years ago

OMG This is so mesmerising

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Ephraim Bane
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3 years ago

How the hell...?

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Alia Gail
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3 years ago

i see the pomegranate seeds, but what is the yellow fruit?

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Aahzmandus Pervect
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3 years ago

Finally, one that's baked!

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Alia Gail
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3 years ago

THIS.

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Devil Kitty
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3 years ago

Rubber band ball

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Sparked Silly
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3 years ago

Apricot Cream Tart https://www.instagram.com/p/BYwyjGRHGjy/?taken-by=lokokitchen

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Christian Sanz
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3 years ago

Van Gogh!

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makki
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3 years ago

what kind of pie?

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Heather Johnson
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3 years ago

My favorite!

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Ok Ha-Neul
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3 years ago

finally my favorite part of pie is not the filling but the crust and this has it and it looks cool

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Kevin Donegan
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3 years ago

Plums

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Derron Grant Jr.
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3 years ago

WAKA WAKA WAKA WAKA- Pacman

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Laura Martin
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3 years ago

truly amazing work. I like seeing the baked result.

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ptm45
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3 years ago

i am in ocd baking heaven

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Alia Gail
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3 years ago

wow. imagine how difficult to arrange without leaving fingerprints or tool marks in the soft dough

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Alia Gail
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3 years ago

i like the grid ones like this

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Alia Gail
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3 years ago

Cinnamon rolls!

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Sparked Silly
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3 years ago

@food52's savory Sausage and Apple Pie with a Cheddar Crust. 🧀 https://www.instagram.com/p/BaFxw0nHxm3/?taken-by=lokokitchen

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Alia Gail
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3 years ago

Wow, braided?

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Bobbi Newell
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3 years ago

This is a freeform tart. After seeing the care she puts into her crusts, this one is a bit jarring, but I'll bet it's just as yummy!

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Alia Gail
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3 years ago

Tomatoes? I’m guessing not a sweet pie. I love pies like this fer dinners and lunches :)

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