Recipes tagged with: crust

Sunshine Chiffon in Gingersnap Crust
  • Prep Time: 1 hour plus chilling
  • Baking Time: 10 to 12 minutes for crust

Sunshine Chiffon

It's got that tangy yet creamy thing going, highlighted by the gingersnap crust.  It's a nice change from most citrus pies.  And it won a blue ribbon at the state fair pie contest in the "Citrus" category!

Gluten-Free Crust
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes plus chilling
  • Baking Time: as per recipe

Gluten-Free Crust

Most of us LOVE pie and some of us have to avoid gluten.  Here's a recipe to which my gluten-free tasters said, 'Yum!"

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

Cranberry Tart

It's sweet, tart and gorgeous.  

Delicate Tart Crust
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes plus 1 hour chilling
  • Baking Time: 15-20 minutes

Delicate Tart Crust

This pastry is perfect for pear tarts and other tarts that have delicate flavors and/or nuts in the filling.

Graham Cracker Crust
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Baking Time: 10

Graham Cracker Crust

Some classic pies, like Key Lime, call for a graham cracker crumb crust.  A crust like this is always good with a creamy filling, and it freezes well!

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes plus chilling

Olive Oil Pie Crust

Some of us are looking for healthier versions of favorite desserts.  This crust recipe is based on olive oil and, while I've never made it myself, a friend says you don't taste the olive oil at all and it makes a delicious crust.  Let me know what you think!

Pie Pals Pie Crust
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes plus chilling

Pie Pals Pie Crust

This crust recipe is tried and true:  flaky and light, with just enough salt to complement a sweet pie or tart.  Complete directions are included, so even a novice baker can be proud!

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes plus 2 hours for chilling
  • Baking Time: 10-12 minutes

Tart Pastry Crust

Tarts are special and deserve a great crust.  This is a good recipe for most tarts, similar to pie crust but a little richer.

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Rebecca Jo Dakota

05. February, 2013 |

Hi Anne,
I'm going to add an olive oil pie crust recipe to the "crusts" category of Pie Pals. Let me say, however, that I've never made...


23. January, 2013 |

I would beinterested to learn how to make crust with organic flour, oil and other organic alternatives. Was butter the original...


14. October, 2012 |

I made this pie for family and it is everything that the description says it is.
Couldn't get the hazelnut extract locally, but couldn't...