Every pie has its season—chiffons in spring, fruity double-crusts in summer, pecan and pumpkin in fall and decadent chocolates and creams in winter. If you're looking for pie recipes, our collection takes the cake.
Fig Pecan Tart
You can also make the fig pecan tart with dried figs. Cut 1/2 pound of dried figs into quarters and mix with 1/4 cup sugar and 1/2 cup wine in a small saucepot. Simmer over medium heat until the figs are tender and then puree them to use in the recipe.
Mango Tarte Tatin
Perfect for Spring, packaged puff pastry and ripe mangoes star in this new take on a classic French dessert.
Walnut, Cherry-Apricot Tart
Preheat the oven to 350F. Crumble the macaroons; you should have 2 cups. To make the crust, stir the macaroons, ground walnuts and butter together…
Toasted Walnut and Chocolate Tart
Toast walnuts in a 350F oven for 5 to 10 minutes. In a food processor coarsely chop 3 cups walnuts for crust. Place chopped walnuts…
Snowflake Walnut Pie
Prepare Praline: Coat baking sheet with oil; set aside. In 2-quart saucepan combine sugar and water. Stir over medium heat until sugar dissolves. Bring to…
Rustic California Walnut Torte
The mellow nutty flavour of freeform walnut meringue floats atop layers of cloudy-soft cream. For a refreshing alternative try replacing the berries with orange segments.
Marion Cunningham’s Walnut Pie
“I believe in sweet desserts, and this caramelly rich recipe is tried and true! I’ve passed it on to my daughter Catherine, who served it at a restaurant in the Stanford Court Hotel. Since its publication in my Baking Book, it’s been served in restaurants nationwide; it’s a joy to find it on menus.”
Frozen Banana Walnut Toffee Pie
This quick and easy masterpiece melts in your mouth! The sweetness of vanilla ice cream and toffee, paired with the unique blend of bananas and California walnuts, ensures this cool summer treat will be a hit with children and adults alike.
Our Favorite Rhubarb Pie
A sweet, unexpected and sublimely easy strawberry rhubarb pie recipe for spring.
Savory Squash and Pear Crumble
Preheat oven to 350F. Crumble: In bowl, combine breadcrumbs, walnuts, Parmesan cheese, cayenne pepper and parsley until blended. Drizzle in melted butter and stir until…
Cajun Chicken, Brie and Walnut Pasta
Season chicken breasts on both sides with Cajun spice. Place on a preheated broiler for approximately 3-4 minutes. Turn and cook for an additional 3-4…
Walnut and Fig Napoleon
Each element of this recipe can be prepared in advance, so at serving time, the Napoleons only need to be assembled.