Perfect Summer Pies & Tarts

Tuck fresh summer fruit and favorite dessert flavors into piping-hot pies and tarts.

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Peach Blackberry Pie

Summer's most-iconic stone fruit gets paired with plump, juicy blackberries in Bobby Flay's subtly spiced, mile-high pie. Inside you'll find an abundance of sweet, juicy fruit.

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Sugar Cookie Crust Fruit Pizza

Layer sliced seasonal fruits in concentric circles atop a giant sugar cookie for a sweet take on a pizza pie.

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Blueberry Pie

Alex Guarnaschelli uses a combination of butter and shortening in her crust to achieve maximum flakiness, and a mixture of fresh berries and jam provide a bounty of blueberry flavor.

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Cream Pie

Rich vanilla custard gets baked into a buttery, homemade crust for Kelsey Nixon's classic pie. Enjoy this simple flavor base or mix it up by adding homemade butterscotch, shredded coconut, or even chocolate and peanut butter.

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Old-Fashioned-Inspired Cherry Pie

Nadia's cherry pie is inspired by a retro cocktail called an Old Fashioned that’s made with tart red cherries, raw sugar, bourbon and a touch of orange bitters.

Get the Recipe: Cherry Pie Inspired By an "Old Fashioned" Cocktail (Sour Cherries Stewed With Raw Sugar, Bourbon and Orange Bitters)

Blueberry-Lemon Tart

Tyler Florence makes a traditional lemon curd tart, Italian style, then sprinkles on some summer flavor with a scoop of fresh blueberries.

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Fresh Peaches and Cream Tart

Is there anything better than fresh peaches? Perhaps, if you count this easy open-faced tart. The rustic style means you can spend less time crimping the perfect crust and more time eating peach pie, topped with vanilla ice cream, of course.

Get the Recipe: Fresh Peaches and Cream Rustic Pie

S'mores Pudding Pie

Transform a campfire classic treat into pie form by topping a graham cracker crust with chocolate pudding pie filling. Gooey toasted marshmallows add just the right finishing touch.

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Cherry Pie in a Jar

Fresh tart cherries are fleeting, so savor as many as you can while they're here. Our favorite way? Kelsey's adorable personal-sized pies in a jar. They also make great gifts, if they ever make it out of your kitchen.

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Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

The classic combination of peanut butter and chocolate doesn't disappoint in these miniature peanut butter pies with Oreo cookie crusts. Top each individual-sized pie with a rich chocolate ganache and then let diners decide whether to finish them off with candied nuts and whipped cream.

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Dark Chocolate and Caramelized Banana Pie

Even non-vegans will appreciate this pie's rich dark chocolate filling and caramelized banana crust. Prefer your pies with dairy? Substitute cream cheese for tofu and regular milk for soy.

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Blueberry Tart

Fresh blueberries are the star of this summery tart, with crisp crust and a sour cream-cream cheese filling playing perfect backup.

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Banana Cream Pie With Salted Caramel

Kelsey adds a gourmet twist to this cookout classic with a swirl of salted caramel. It adds richness and helps cut the sweet.

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4th of July Berry Tart

Red raspberries, white chocolate pastry cream and blueberries top an almond shortbread crust. Later in the summer try this same dessert, but switch the berries for fresh peaches or plums.

Get the Recipe: 4th of July Berry Tart

Banoffee Pie

Layer bananas, homemade toffee and a crumbled Oreo mixture to make Chuck's take on this classic British dessert. Typically consisting of crumbled biscuits, this Banoffee Pie possesses a chocolatey punch. To prepare the toffee, simply submerge a can of condensed milk in water and cook it in the oven.

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Lemon Meringue Pie

Alton's lemon pie recipe perfectly straddles the sweet-sour scale, making this a must-try take on the classic pie. For perfectly bronzed meringue, take the pie out of the oven a few minutes early and use a blowtorch.

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Raspberry Tart

Laura adds a little raspberry liqueur to the creamy filling of this berry-topped tart to tie the two layers together.

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Berry Pie Pops (Pie on a Stick)

These mini, portable pies are as much fun as they are delicious, and they make the perfect picnic basket addition. Sub in whatever fruit fillings you'd like!

Get the Recipe: Berry Pie Pops (Pie on a Stick)

Strawberry Tartlets

Thin, crunchy pastry shells are filled with tangy sour cream and sweet citrus-scented strawberries for these elegant two-bite treats.

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S'mores Ice Cream Pie

Try summer's favorite from-the-fire dessert in frozen form. This version has a graham cracker crust, chocolate ice cream filling and a burnished marshmallow topper.

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Peanut Butter and Jelly Pie

The classic lunchtime sandwich becomes a crowd-pleasing dessert! Try it with a Graham Cracker Crust; you can even use some cinnamon or chocolate grahams.

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Bubby's Sour Cherry Pie

Nothing is quite as delicious as your grandmother's baked goods. Bring a taste of Bubby's kitchen to yours with this sour cherry pie.

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Nadia G.'s Pink Grapefruit Meringue Pies

These individual pies have it all: a chocolate-studded graham cracker crust, tart grapefruit filling and a cute meringue topper. Serve them at your next cookout alongside summer's best berries.

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Mascarpone and Wild Berry Tart

Cream and mascarpone are whipped up with Italian grappa, topped with tart summer berries and poured into a lemon- and vanilla-infused crust for an elegant, seasonal tart.

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Key Lime Petit-5s

Light and refreshing, this recipe gets a nice flavor complement from the cinnamon, and the tart limes really stand out.

Get the Recipe: Key Lime Petit-5s