Category Pie

Key Lime Pie

I've wanted to make key lime pie for the last ten years. Ever since Kenny Chesney's Key Lime Pie song came out. Not many restaurants make it. Living in California I couldn't really find it anywhere. You almost have to go to Florida for a delicious slice of heaven. Because I wanted it to be successful the first time around, I decided to go with Celebrity Chef Emeril Lagasse's recipe. So glad I did...Read More

Momofuku Milk Bar Crack Pie

Anyone who has taken a bite of this $44.00 Milk Bar best selling pie, immediately knows the reason for the sassy name. Once you start eating this gooey rich butter filled, salty-sweet pie with its toasted oat cookie crust, you won't be able to stop. A recreation of the famous Crack Pie from Momofuku Milk Bar in NYC. You must make this at least once in your lifetime. The recipe calls for two 9-10 inch pies. Read More

Mocha Pie with Coffee Whipped Cream

This pie comes together quickly and won't hog oven space as it chills and sets in the fridge (a great make-ahead option). You can use decaf instant coffee granules instead of regular, or leave them out entirely for a silky-smooth chocolate pie with vanilla topping.Read More

Apple Crisp

I wanted to make something special for my dear friend Kim's birthday. I private messaged her mom on Facebook and asked what would be a good dessert to take to Kim's house. Apple Crisp it is! Crispy oat crumble and cinnamon spiced granny smith apples baked to perfection. Serve hot out of the oven over vanilla bean ice cream. This recipe will make two 9" apple crisp pies.Read More

Cheesecake Pumpkin Pie

I have never purchased frozen pie shells before. After finding an old recipe in my grandmothers recipe box that called for an unbaked pie shell it made me realize that I don’t always have to make crust from scratch. And that some people just don’t have the time. With that said, I decided to trial this pie using frozen pie crust...Read More

Candy Crunch Pudding Pie

I found this recipe for Candy Crunch Pudding Pie on the Cool Whip container and then again on the JELL-O chocolate pudding box. I figured if it showed up in multiple places then it must be good. We served this at our family Sunday get together and it was quite delicious. Super easy and if you like chocolate then you can’t go wrong.
2 pkg. (3.9 oz...
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Peanut Butter OREO Pie

CAUTION: This is extremely rich in peanut butter and sweetness. You can get away with tiny slivers when serving your guests. If they want seconds…GREAT! Most will enjoy a few bites and get their sweet tooth fix. If you enjoy peanut butter, cheesecake and OREO cookies, then this recipe is for you. You will feel like you’ve died and gone to heaven.
Ingredients for the Crust:
25 whole O...
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Caramel Apple Pie

Ingredients {for the apple filling}: Enough for one pie
  • Firm Apples- 6 large Fuji apples (sweeter) or Granny Smith (more tart)
  • Sugar- 2/3 cup *See Notes at the bottom
  • Cinnamon- 1 1/2 tsp.
  • Dulce de Leche (this takes 2 hours) – Use half of the can in the apples and the other half for topping or...
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Perfect Pie Crust

This is the Tenderflake lard company’s recipe for flaky pie crust. Tenderflake is based in Canada so I modified a little since I couldn’t get my hands on their lard.
Ingredients: {for the pie crust}Yields 3 times 9″ double pie crusts or 6 pie shells
5 ½ cups all purpose, pre-sifted flour
2 teaspoons of salt
1 lb. or 16oz. of Farmer John Premium Manteca Lard or any lard
1 egg, lightly ...
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Italian Peach Pie Crostata

A crostata is an Italian free-form open fruit tart – shape it any way you like. My mother in law found this recipe. I am so happy with the outcome and everyone who tried it enjoyed it. You can serve it right out of the oven with your favorite vanilla ice cream.
This recipe is based on one from Frank Stitt’s Southern Table, Recipes and Gracious Traditions from Highland’s Bar and Grill (Artisan, 200...
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