Thanksgiving Tart Recipes
No time for pie? Try one of these simpler tarts –– stacked with fruit or spread with chocolate and whipped cream –– to end the holiday meal.
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Chocolate Apricot Tart
For a dessert that combines the flavors of chocolate pudding and cookies (a guaranteed crowd-pleaser), try this simple tart with a grown-up secret: a smear of brandy-soaked apricots. The press-in crust and quick chocolate filling promise easy prep too.
Get the Recipe: Chocolate Apricot Tart
Upside-Down Pear Cranberry Tart
This rustic tart gets its origins from the French apple tarte Tatin, and it can be a beautiful alternative to classic American apple pie. You don't even need a pie tin — and if you feel like it, you can just use premade dough.
Get the Recipe: Upside-Down Pear Cranberry Tart
Honey-Glazed Apple Pear Tart
Get the Recipe: Honey-Glazed Apple Pear Tart
Get the Recipe: Walnut Tart
A galette is a French tart (or simply a pie without a plate), so there's no fancy fluting or lattice-top crust to worry about. You can mix and match the apples to suit your mood, and it adds to the drama if some of the juices escape — just be sure to bake on a sided baking sheet.
Get the Recipe: Apple Galette
Maple Buttermilk Tart
Get the Recipe: Maple Buttermilk Tart
Free-Form Apple-Pear-Cranberry Tart
Get the Recipe: Free-Form Apple-Pear-Cranberry Tart
David Rocco's Torta Di Ricotta
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Quick Pear Tart
Sunny Anderson combines the best of both worlds — salty and sweet — to create this super-simple tart filled with pears and cheddar.
Get the Recipe: Quick Pear Tart
This foolproof recipe starts with store-bought pie crust and requires one step: Mix all ingredients (including chocolate chips and chopped hazelnuts), fill crust and bake for an impressive, rich dessert that practically makes itself.
Get the Recipe: Chocolate-Hazelnut Tart
The World-Famous Tarte Tatin
Get the Recipe: The World-Famous Tarte Tatin
Pear and Cranberry Crostata
Get the Recipe: Pear and Cranberry Crostata
Apple Tarte Tatin
Guests will flip for Kelsey's inverted tarte Tatin, which puts the focus on the beautiful apple slices nestled into billowing puff pastry.
Get the Recipe: Apple Tarte Tatin
Thanksgiving is no time to forget about the chocolate lovers. Help them get their fix with Aida's recipe for a double-chocolate tart.
Get the Recipe: Double Chocolate Malted Tart
Cranberry-Ginger Tart with Cardamom Crumbles
Get the Recipe: Cranberry Tangerine and Candied Ginger Tart with Cardamom Crumbles