Summer fruit pies are welcome anytime during the season but if there’s a more iconic day to pull out all the stops, as far as pie is concerned, it’s the 4th of July. And it doesn’t need to be apple—a flaky crust or crumble topping is just as happy with any juicy, jammy filling you’ve got.
The mere mention of blueberry pie sorta makes you wanna stop everything and sprint to the kitchen, doesn’t it?
Just like grandma used to make—sweet but tart, with a jammy filling and a sprinkle of nutmeg. Use fresh or frozen rhubarb to make your pie dreams come true.
We’re not going to do a song and dance to try to entice you to bake this cherry pie. We don’t need to. Just look at it. A stunner, right? And wait’ll you taste it. Here’s how to make it.
Plum Crumble Pie
It’s a pie! It’s a tart! It’s a crumble! This crumble pie with a pastry crust, a boozy and oozy plum filling, and a buttery, crunchy crumble topping is a mutant combo in the best possible way. Perfect for late-season stone fruits.
Tart rhubarb collides with sweet blueberries to create some serious summer pie envy among strawberry rhubarb loyalists.
This rustic galette can be charmingly misshapen yet still loses none of its appeal—and is unspeakably easier to make than pie. And yet to guests it’s just as impressive. Pretty easy math.
Stovetop Fruit Pie Filling
Our go-to approach for slightly-less-than-stellar fruit when we want exponentially-better-than-average results.
Sweet or savory. Fruit or chocolate. Large or small. These lovely little hand pies can be customized any which way to calm your craving. Easy as can be, too.
Peach and Crème Fraîche Pie
Whether you seek convention or innovation, you’ll find it in this haute yet humble peach pie, which draws on tradition yet still wields some surprises.
Rhubarb Brown Sugar Pie
Dare we say this is better than your mom’s rhubarb pie? We dare. This lovely rendition flaunts a lovely custard filling with sweet-tart rhubarb atop an impossibly buttery and flaky crust.
White Peach Crostata
Not familiar with the term “crostata”? We have a hunch you’re going to like what it means, which is essentially “less fussy than pie.”
Strawberry Ice Cream Pie
How to turn store-bought ice cream into an impressive summer dessert in minutes. You’re welcome.
Fresh Peach Pie
“Best peach pie in the world!” That’s what folks are saying about this recipe. We’re not going to argue.
Blueberry Hand Pies
Love in pastry-encased incarnation. Simply envelope fruit filling in pie crust and fry until crisply golden outside, bubbling and lush inside. Deep-frying phobes, it’s easy as pie.
Strawberry Rhubarb Pie With Ginger Crumb Topping
A classic spring coupling, this melding of rhubarb and strawberries takes the form of sweet tart pie filling burbling beneath ginger-inflected goodness.
Sometimes a pie craving is just too strong to wait for a plate and fork and fussily crimping a top crust. Enter this easy peasy yet elegant crostata.
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