Desserts · Fall (Halloween & Thanksgiving) · pies

Crustless Cranberry Pie

Make this crustless cranberry pie, and it will will be the best thing you put in your mouth this fall. And, wait for it…. It will be the easiest dessert you throw together this fall, too. It is all the things that make a dessert great.  Sweet and tart.  Moist and crunchy.  So many flavors… Continue reading Crustless Cranberry Pie

Desserts · pies

Coconut Cream Pie

Oh my, oh my, this is my favorite recipe for Coconut Cream Pie! I found it on allrecipes years ago and have tweaked it here and there, and now it is my go-to recipe. Ingredients: 1 nine inch pie crust, baked and cooled. (my recipe here) 1 cup sweetened, flaked coconut 3 cups half and… Continue reading Coconut Cream Pie

Desserts · pies

Shannon’s Lemon Pie

This is my absolute favorite lemon pie.  It trumps lemon meringue and even my shortbread lemon tart.  It’s a combo of my favorite key lime pie recipe and the lemon pie recipes that are so readily available everywhere you look. The star of this pie is definitely the graham cracker crust.  Buttery, sweet, a tiny… Continue reading Shannon’s Lemon Pie

Desserts · Patriotic Recipes for Memorial Day and 4th of July · pies

Patriotic (Flag) Pie

I love making these flag pies because they are so beautiful and festive.  I’ll let you in on a little secret- they are way easier to make than they look. All you need are some star shaped cookie cutters.  I use about a 1″ one that I found at Michaels, and a few smaller star… Continue reading Patriotic (Flag) Pie

Desserts · pies

Apple Crumb Pie

This is one of my favorite and most popular pies.  I love it because it’s so simple.  You only have to make one crust, and the crumble topping is absolutely delicious. It’s the perfect compliment to the tart granny smith apples. Sometimes simple is really the best.  I love to top this with a scoop… Continue reading Apple Crumb Pie

Desserts · pies

Blueberries ‘n Cream Crumble Pie

My friend Sheena gave me the recipe for this pie, which was my first indication that it was going to be good.  The idea was intriguing- sweet blueberries mixed with a sour cream/egg/sugar filling and then topped with a sweet crumble.  I also love anything with a nice crumble that I can drizzle with a… Continue reading Blueberries ‘n Cream Crumble Pie

Desserts · pies

Bakewell Tart

If you’re an American, there’s a good chance that you’ve never tried, much less heard of, a Bakewell Tart.  I am fortunate that a big portion of my family is from England, so I’ve grown up on these amazing almond short bread pastries with raspberry filling and maraschino cherries on top.  Thank God, because they… Continue reading Bakewell Tart