Sweet Pastry Dough

Sweet Pastry Dough

This all-butter, no-fuss pastry crust comes together with ease and flakiness thanks to a little well-worded hand-holding that caters to pastry-making virgins.

Two Southern pecan pies in pie plates with a bowl of whipped cream in between them.

Southern Pecan Pie

Though not as sweet as most, this Southern pecan pie is still traditional through and through.

Lemon Chess Pie

Lemon Chess Pie

This Southern creation is a simple affair. Just eggs, butter, sugar, and, of course, lemon, it’s a pleasantly homey dessert, perfect for any afternoon or occasion.

Pate Sucree |Tart Dough

Pâte Sucrée

This crust recipe from Flour Bakery in Boston is simple to make, buttery beyond belief, and is the perfect pal for rich fillings, as with the Milky Way Tart.

Perfect Pie Crust

Perfect Pie Crust

This easy pie crust is just that: Easy. High-fat European butter gives it its richness and superb flakiness. Use this pie crust for all your baking.

A slice of strawberry mascarpone tart.

Strawberry Mascarpone Tart

Meet the Queen of Tarts, with a throne of crushed cookies, a cloak of ever-so-slightly sweetened mascarpone, and a tiara of sliced strawberries.

Jam Tartlets

Jam Tartlets

These jam tartlets are a mouthful of surprises: crisp, buttery crust, tangy jam, and sweet, crumbly streusel. Serve them as a snack or picnic fare.

Grasshopper Pie

Grasshopper Pie

Grasshopper pie, the minty ice cream pie, is reworked. This version of the pie is made with homemade ice cream, less creme de menthe, and chocolate crust. You have to love it.