A cooked brown-bag apple pie inside a torn paper bag

Brown-Bag Apple Pie

This pie, baked in a paper bag in the grill, is filled with apples and topped with brown sugar streusel. Impress guests by ripping open the bag at the table.

Frozen Lemon Meringue Pie

Frozen Lemon Meringue Pie

This is a cool spin on the classic lemon pie. A sorbet-ice cream filling stands in for the usual custard and the whole pie gets popped in the freezer.

Chocolate Torte

Chocolate Pecan Caramel Torte

This is one of those recipes that oughtta come with the kitchen equivalent of an “Explicit Lyrics” label. Wowsa this torte is wicked!

A Valencian orange tart with slices of oranges in a circular pattern in a pastry crust

Valencian Orange Tart

This tart is citrus-packed. Thin-skinned oranges are arranged in a flower pattern in a buttery crust that’s brushed with orange marmalade then baked until soft.

Individual rustic apple tart with the crust folded over a filling of sliced apples on a flowered plate

Rustic Apple Tarts

Thin slices of Golden Delicious apples are spiraled in a buttery, free-form tart for a quick and easy dessert for family and friends.

Three small pie shells that have been pricked with a fork with a fork resting in one of them.

Classic Sweet Pastry

This classic sweet pastry is made richer and sweeter than ordinary piecrust with the addition of egg and sugar.