An apple pie with Cheddar crust in a red pie pan on a cooking rack

Apple Pie with Cheddar Crust

Surprise family and friends with the savory jolt of a smattering of extra-sharp Cheddar cheese, baked straight into the crust, in contrast to the sweet apple pie filling.

  • (1)
  • 40 M
  • 3 H, 40 M
  • 10
A baked hot buttered rum apple pie on a wooden board.

Hot Buttered Rum Apple Pie

An unconventional approach to apple pie that happily involves booze and lotsa butter. Even more memorable as the classic.

  • (9)
  • 45 M
  • 4 H, 25 M
  • 32
A tray of mini jam tarts--orange, strawberry, blueberry--one being picked up by a child's hand

Mini Jam Tarts

Made for little hands and little mouths, these lovely little tarts are short pastry crusts that are baked and then dolloped with any kind of jam you’d like. Make sure the kids make these with you.

  • Quick Glance
  • 30 M
  • 3 H
  • 0
A peach and crème fraîche pie sitting on a window sill with a pitcher nearby

Peach and Crème Fraîche Pie

Whether you seek convention or innovation, you’ll find it in this haute yet humble peach pie, which draws on tradition yet still wields some surprises.

  • (2)
  • 30 M
  • 2 H, 25 M
  • 10
A cheese pie with a homemade crust cut into four slices in an antique tin pie plate on top of a napkin

Chess Pie

If in the beginning there was pie, it was probably chess pie seeing as it comes together soooooo simply from pantry staples.

  • (1)
  • 30 M
  • 1 H, 25 M
  • 6
8 crescent-shape blueberry fried pies with Meyer lemon drizzle sauce nearby all on a piece of slate

Blueberry Hand Pies

Handheld love: Simply envelope fruit filling in pastry dough and fry until golden and crisp outside, bubbling and lovely inside. Then drizzle with a tartly sweet lemon icing.

  • (1)
  • 1 H, 10 M
  • 1 H, 40 M
  • 6
A red, white, and blue tart with a graham cracker crust, cream cheese filling, and raspberries, blueberries, and blackberry on top

Red, White, and Blue Tart

Simple and stunning. That’s what we think of this ridiculously easy tart made with a graham cracker crumb crust, a luscious cheesecake-like filling made of cream cheese, cream, and sugar, and a scattering of summer berries.

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  • 30 M
  • 40 M
  • 2
Sour Cherry Pie

Sour Cherry Pie

Sweet cherries are for eating out of hand but sour cherries are for pies. Like this pie. Best darn sour cherry pie we’ve ever encountered.

  • Quick Glance
  • 15 M
  • 1 H, 30 M
  • 2