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Pies & Tarts

  • lemon butter pie, with bite taken

    Lemon Butter Pie

    Lemon butter pie just might be the sweetest discovery of summer ~ an easy almost-no-bake icebox pie with big lemon flavor and a texture you just have to taste to believe!…

  • a slice of pumpkin pie

    Libby’s Pumpkin Pie Recipe

    There’s a new Libby’s pumpkin pie recipe on the can label, and it’s the first change to America’s favorite pie in 75 years! ~ today I made Libby’s ‘New Fashioned’ pumpkin…

  • chocolate truffle tart topped with Maldon salt

    Dark Chocolate Truffle Tart

    My dark chocolate truffle tart recipe is an easy and elegant indulgence ~ a chocolate-lover’s dessert for any occasion, any time of year. It’s decadent and rich, but simple to make,…

  • slices of lingonberry tart, stacked

    Lingonberry Jam Tart with Cardamom

    My Lingonberry Jam Tart with Cardamom is an easy one bowl Scandinavian inspired shortbread crumble tart with a fabulous flavor combo. I sidetracked my diet for a second slice, and it…

  • Pear and almond tart being sliced.

    Almond Pear Tart

    A classic pear tart recipe with a simple almond-scented frangipane filling is the perfect showcase for gorgeous Bosc pears. This easy fall dessert is so quick to make!…

  • Dreamy Nutella Mousse Pie!

    My dreamy Nutella mousse pie with a fluffy chocolate hazelnut filling is nestled in a dark chocolate cookie crust. This easy icebox pie is irresistible!…

  • cherry almond bars, with fork

    Pie Bars of Summer!

    Pie bars, crumble bars, slab pies, whatever you call them, these bars make summer’s most iconic desserts easier to bake, easier to eat, and easier to share!…

  • cranberry gingersnap pie

    Cranberry Gingersnap Pie

    This Cranberry Pie with its spicy gingersnap crumb crust and silky cranberry curd filling is guaranteed to bring a little va-va-voom to your holiday dessert table this year; the recipe is easy…

  • baked apple galette with plate of apples

    Rustic Apple Galette

    An apple galette is a no pressure, no pretensions apple pie ~ just buttery, flaky pastry meets perfect in-season apples with a hint of sugar and spice. No fancy pastry skills required for…

  • lemon icebox pie with a slice missing

    Lemon Icebox Pie

    Old fashioned lemon icebox pie is my idea of heaven on a summer night. A crumbly graham cracker crust is filled with a tangy lemon custard and heaped with vanilla scented…

  • asparagus and creme fraiche tart

    Simple Asparagus Puff Pastry Tart

    A simple asparagus puff pastry tart made in just a few minutes with frozen puff pastry, creme fraiche (or mascarpone, Boursin, cream cheese…) and asparagus. A shower of lemon zest and…

  • Pecan frangipane pie on a baking rack.

    Maple Frangipane Pecan Pie

    My Maple Frangipane Pecan Pie recipe is a delicious tart filled with a rich pecan frangipane flavored with vanilla bean, bourbon, and maple. If you’re asked to bring a dessert this…

  • making a gingersnap cookie crust

    How To Make A Gingersnap Pie Crust

    How To Make A Gingersnap Pie Crust ~ a simple cookie crumb crust perfect for holiday pies and no bake summer desserts ~ just as easy, but so much tastier than…

  • Lemon poppy seed mini tarts

    Lemon Tart with Poppy Seed Shortbread Crust

    My Lemon Tart with Poppy Seed Shortbread Crust is a sunny, tangy dessert that’s perfect for sweetening up these last weeks of winter. Just whisk together the lemony filling and bake,…

  • Fig galette with lavender honey sliced into wedges on parchment paper

    Fresh Fig Tart with Lavender Honey

    Fresh Fig Tart with Lavender Honey ~ this crisp galette with a jammy fig filling can go anywhere from breakfast and brunch to dessert. The homemade lavender infused honey is worth…

  • Blueberry Peach Crumble Pie ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

    Easy Blueberry Peach Crumble Pie

    Blueberry Peach Crumble Pie is an easygoing and completely foolproof dessert in the laid back spirit of late summer. Customize it to your favorite fruit, or what you’ve got on hand. …

  • ;ast pieceof black bottom pecan pie

    Black Bottom Bourbon Pecan Pie

    Black Bottom Bourbon Pecan Pie brings a little drama to the table with a chocolate crust and a bourbon spiked pecan filling~ it’s guaranteed to turn heads!…

  • a slice of apricot pie

    Fresh Apricot Pie

    Fresh Apricot Pie ~ is there anything that says summer more than a big slice of juicy fruit pie? This fresh apricot pie with lots of sweet/tart apricots piled into a…

  • espresso ganache tart

    Espresso Ganache Tart

    My Espresso Ganache Tart recipe is a rich and decadent chocolate tart with a deep flavor and a silky texture. It’s truffle meets fudge meets mousse, with a strong jolt of…

  • Sicilian Orange Tart

    Sicilian Orange Tart ~ celebrate citrus season with a rustic Italian tart that is stunningly gorgeous.  Even the crust of this stunning tart is loaded with orange zest ~ the citrus…

  • caramelized onion goat cheese and herb pie on a wooden surface with pie server

    Caramelized Onion, Goat Cheese and Herb Pie

    Caramelized Onion, Goat Cheese and Herb Pie ~ this kind of French inspired tart filled with veggies and a light custard of egg, milk and cream is great for brunch, lunch,…

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