Pies and Tarts

A collection of pie and tart recipes.

Cranberry White Chocolate Sweetie Pies

Cranberry White Chocolate Sweetie Pies | From SugarHero.com

My dad was the pie master in my family growing up. For a large man, he sure had the delicate touch with pie dough, and his crusts were always a buttery, flaky delight. After pressing the dough into the pans, he would roll the scraps of dough into “sweetie pies,” our name for little hand…

Persimmon Almond Rosette Tarts

Persimmon Almond Rosette Tart | From SugarHero.com

Pity the poor persimmon. Continuously overlooked in the produce aisle, overshadowed by flashier, more familiar, more accessible fruits. Misunderstood, underutilized, and all too often ignored. Persimmons, like Rodney Dangerfield, just can’t get no respect. Isn’t it time to change all that? I’ll be the first to admit that I haven’t always been on the persimmon…

Mile High Apple Pie

Mile High Apple Pie | From SugarHero.com

I hope you’re a filling person. Crust people, you might want to keep on scrolling. Because in the great pie battle of crust vs filling, this Mile High Apple Pie is allllll about that bass filling. Five pounds of filling, to be exact! It’s amazing that a giant basket of apples (five pounds! eighty ounces!)…

Matcha Chocolate Tarts

Matcha Chocolate Tarts | From SugarHero.com

These “Moldy” Matcha Chocolate Tarts are inspired by my husband Jason and his impeccable taste. On a trip a few years ago, we stopped by the Vosges chocolate boutique in Las Vegas and bought an assortment of truffles. They were expensive, and we are cheap people, so we decided to savor them and dole them…

Pistachio Pie with Lemon Whipped Cream

Pistachio Pie | From SugarHero.com

I don’t trust my own food judgment sometimes. As you might imagine, this can be problematic for someone who makes their living working with food. The problem is, I reeeeaaaally like desserts. As in, fourth grade style, write-a-MASH-note-to-a-piece-of-cake like-like desserts. And I also enjoy less popular ingredients and flavor combinations. So when I come up with…

Chocolate Raspberry Almond Truffle Tart

Chocolate Raspberry Almond Truffle Tart | SugarHero.com

You guys. It has been so long since I’ve made a chocolate dessert. And by “so long” I mean almost 3 weeks. Sugar heroes cannot live on giant cakes and churros and strawberry bars alone. We need our chocolate too! Consider this Chocolate Raspberry Almond Truffle Tart my humble apology to chocolate. I’m sorry for…

Blueberry Crumble Pie

Blueberry Crumble Pie | From SugarHero.com

Ever since I started working for myself, national holidays haven’t been quite as exciting as they used to be. When I was a blazer-and-heels wearing office worker? You would see Memorial Day and other holidays circled on my calendar with three neon highlighters in different shades of desperation. Now that I’m a member of the…

Dulce de Leche Swirled Tarts

Dulce de Leche Swirl Tart | SugarHero.com

Thank you to Foodie.com for sponsoring this post. Head over to Foodie to view my top dessert pics for Cinco de Mayo, and to find much more culinary inspiration! Check out Fabulous Cinco de Mayo Desserts by Elizabeth LaBau at Foodie.com   Some people view Cinco de Mayo as a cultural celebration. Some folks use it as…

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