Holiday Pies

Holiday Pies

 

Apricot Hamentash Pie
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes plus chilling the crust
  • Baking Time: 60 minutes

Apricot Hamentash Pie

It's part cookie, part pie and part tart.  The crust is flavorful and brings out the best in the fruit -- in this case, apricots and raspberries.  It's very amenable to a combination of fruit that you like!

Winter Wonderland Pie as Tarts, by Beth D.
  • Prep Time: 35 minutes plus chilling (2 hours)
  • Baking Time: Just for the pie shell

White Wonderland Pie

A New Year's favorite or for any time you are ready to celebrate something that looks like snow and tastes like heaven!  

Caramel Apple Pie
  • Prep Time: 1 hour, 10 minutes plus baking
  • Baking Time: 1 hour

Caramel Apple Pie

When you’re looking for a special dessert, here’s one that brings together the best of the season:  apples, caramel and nuts. 

Sweet & nutty, just like the holidays!

Eggnog Pie
  • Prep Time: 1 1/4 hours plus time for chilling between steps & before serving
  • Baking Time: 12-15 minutes for crust

Friendly Eggnog Pie

Creamy decadence.  Really, what else do you need to know?  Oh, the crust is a perfect complement to the filling, being the tiniest bit nutty.  Real rum makes it a special occasion treat.

Dutch Apple Pie
  • Prep Time: 50 minutes
  • Baking Time: 45-50 minutes

Dutch Apple Pie

Nuts to apple pie!  Yes, adding nuts is just the thing sometimes.  Nuts and butter and brown sugar make this topping a little crunchy, the perfect foil to the soft apples and crisp crust.  A blue ribbon winner.

Easy as Apple Pie
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes (plus crust)
  • Baking Time: 50 - 60 min

Easy as Apple Pie

This is first pie I ever made, the one that got me started on a lifetime of baking pies. It’s simple, delicious and easy! I’ve made it so many times I can make it by heart.

  • Prep Time: 1 hour
  • Baking Time: 45-50 minutes

All American Pecan Pie

It has a (now not so) secret ingredient that cuts the sugary sweetness of a traditional pecan pie and adds depth, The strips of pastry on top make it elegant and even more inviting. Took a Best of Show in 2007."

Apple Cranberry Pie
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes plus crust
  • Baking Time: 60-70 minutes

Apple Cranberry Pie

This apple-cranberry combination is especially loved during the holidays, and the red color makes it spectacular!  This pie won a blue ribbon in the "non-traditional apple pie" category at the NM State Fair by a Pie Pal, John.  Thanks for sharing, John!

Cranberry Tart
  • Prep Time: 1 hour plus chilling
  • Baking Time: 35 minutes

Cranberry Tart

It's sweet, tart and gorgeous.  

St. Patrick's Day Pie (a.k.a. Grasshopper Pie)
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes plus 2 hours freezing
  • Baking Time: none

St. Patrick's Day Pie (a.k.a. Grasshopper Pie)

This is like those chocolate minty cookies sold by neighborhood girls in the Spring...only more creamy and "adult." A decadent indulgence. (I challenge you to find one ingredient in here with any redeeming nutritional value. But what the heck.)

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