Country-Style Pear and Mincemeat Tart

MAKES: 8 SERVINGS PREP: 20 MINS BAKE: 20 MINS 425°F         Ingredients 1/2 15 ounce package rolled refrigerated unbaked piecrusts (1 crust) 3 tablespoons granulated sugar 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 medium pears, peeled, cored, and cut into 1/2-inch slices 1/2 cup chopped pecans 1/3 cup dried cranberries 2/3 cup canned mincemeat… Read More

Bacon-Cheddar Apple Tart

MAKES: 8 SERVINGS PREP: 25 MINS CHILL: 1 HR BAKE: 40 MINS 375°F         Ingredients 4 slices bacon 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/3 cup shortening 5 – 6 tablespoons cold water 1/4 cup apple jelly 4 cups sliced, peeled cooking apples, such as Rome, Jonagold, Braeburn, and/or Honeycrisp… Read More

Banana-Hazelnut Tassies

MAKES: 15 TASSIES START TO FINISH: 20 MINS           Banana-Hazelnut Tassies Ingredients Directions In a small bowl combine 1/2 cup chocolate-hazelnut spread and, if desired, 1/2 teaspoon finely shredded orange peel; set aside. Chop 1 small peeled banana. Spoon chopped banana evenly into 15 baked miniature phyllo dough shells. Top each… Read More

Snickerdoodle Custard Pie

MAKES: 10 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 WEDGE MAKES: 10 WEDGES PREP: 30 MINS BAKE: 13 MINS AT 450 DEGREES F + 55 MINUTES AT 350 DEGREES F       Ingredients 1/2 of a 14.1-ounce package (1 crust) rolled refrigerated unbaked piecrust 1 ounce bittersweet chocolate, melted 1 cup refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed,… Read More

Chocolate-Glazed Creamy Pumpkin Pie

MAKES: 10 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 WEDGE MAKES: 10 WEDGES PREP: 35 MINS BAKE: 40 MINS 350°F COOL: 1 HR       Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 1 1/2 cups finely crushed chocolate wafer cookies (about 24 cookies) 1/4 cup butter, melted 1 8 ounce package cream cheese, softened 1 cup sugar 3 eggs 1… Read More

Roasted Berries and Grapes Tart

MAKES: 8 SERVINGS PREP: 30 MINS CHILL: 1 HR BAKE: 14 MINS 400°F         Ingredients 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 cup sugar 1 tablespoon snipped fresh thyme 1/2 cup butter, cut up 2 egg yolks, lightly beaten 1 tablespoon cold water 1 8 ounce carton mascarpone cheese 1/3 cup heavy cream… Read More

Strawberry Lemon Icebox Cake

MAKES: 12 SERVINGS PREP: 45 MINS COOL: 20 MINS FREEZE: OVERNIGHT         Ingredients 1 1/3 cups graham cracker crumbs 1/4 cup butter, melted 1 cup sugar 1 envelope unflavored gelatin 2 tablespoons cornstarch 1 tablespoon finely shredded lemon peel 6 tablespoons lemon juice 6  tablespoons water 6 egg yolks, lightly beaten 1/4… Read More

Blackberry Icebox Cake

MAKES: 8 SERVINGS PREP: 10 MINS FREEZE: 4 HRS TO 24 HRS         Ingredients 2 cups whipping cream 1 8 ounce cream cheese, softened 1 10 ounce jar blackberry spread 10 ounces fresh blackberries 18 graham cracker rectangles Fresh blackberries, lemon peel twist, and/or mint leaves (optional) Directions In a medium mixing… Read More

Cookies and Cream Silk Pie

MAKES: 10 SERVINGS PREP: 30 MINS BAKE: 14 MINS 450°F CHILL: 5 HRS TO 24 HRS         Ingredients FILLING 4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, coarsely chopped 1 cup sugar 3/4 cup butter, softened 1 teaspoon vanilla 3/4 cup refrigerated or frozen egg product, thawed 2 recipes White Chocolate Topping 1/4 cup crushed chocolate… Read More

Blueberry Thyme Galette

MAKES: 8 MINI PIES PREP: 15 MINS COOL: 30 MINS BAKE: 375°F         Ingredients 1 recipe Pastry 3/4 cup sugar 3 tablespoons cornstarch 1/8 teaspoon salt 1 cup water 4 cups fresh blueberries 1 tablespoon butter 1/2 teaspoon almond extract Zest of one lemon Juice from one lemon 2 teaspoons chopped thyme… Read More

Mini Candied-Lemon Vanilla Tarts

MAKES: 8 SERVINGS PREP: 40 MINS BAKE: 20 MINS 350 DEGREES F         Ingredients SHORTBREAD CRUST 3 cups all-purpose flour 2/3 cup powdered sugar 1 1/3 cups cold butter, cut into 1-inch slices FILLING 2 cups lemons 1/2 cup sugar 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 2 eggs 1/4 cup butter, melted 1 tablespoon… Read More

Blueberry Two-Crust Pie with Streusel Topping

MAKES: 8 SERVINGS PREP: 30 MINS BAKE: 50 MINS TO 55 MINS 375°F         Ingredients 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 2/3 cup shortening 6 – 7 tablespoons water 2/3 – 3/4 cup sugar 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour 5 cups blueberries 2 teaspoons finely shredded lemon peel 1 recipe Streusel Topping… Read More

Spiral-Topped Sweet Potato Pie

MAKES: 8 SERVINGS PREP: 35 MINS BAKE: 12 MINS 450°F BAKE: 55 MINS 350°F         Ingredients 1 14.1 ounce pkg. rolled refrigerated unbaked pie crust (2 crusts) 1 1/4 pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes 3 tablespoons butter, melted 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 2… Read More

Sweet Glazed Cherry Pie

MAKES: 8 SERVINGS PREP: 30 MINS STAND: 1 HR BAKE: 1 HR 20 MINS 375°F         Ingredients 1/2 cup granulated sugar 3 tablespoons cornstarch 1 16 ounce package frozen unsweetened pitted dark sweet cherries 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 recipe Pastry for Double-Crust Pie 1/2 – 3/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted 1 21… Read More

Chocolate-Glazed Peanut Butter Tart

MAKES: 16 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 SLICE MAKES: 16 SLICES PREP: 30 MINS BAKE: 10 MINS 350°F CHILL: 3 HRS       Ingredients 1 cup finely crushed chocolate wafer cookies 3 tablespoons sugar 3 tablespoons butter, melted 1 1/2 cups half-and-half or light cream 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon salt 3 egg yolks… Read More