American mardi gras pies & tarts recipes

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Basic Easy Pie Crust

Basic Easy Pie Crust

For my grandmother, Eva Koehler, this was what passed for "easy." For me, easy means opening the box and removing the sleeve, cutting the end and…

Glenn
Nov 2014
Beginner
1 vote
267 views
Grandma Koehler's Pumpkin Pie

Grandma Koehler's Pumpkin Pie

Grandma Koehler preferred the long neck green stripe pumpkin (actually a gourd) for her pies. The result was that in addition to the unique taste…

Glenn
Nov 2014
Beginner
2 votes
511 views
Perfect Pie Crust

Perfect Pie Crust

This is from an old church cookbook that my grandmother had. It's a great, simple recipe that can be used to help a little girl make her first pie.…

Libby Starchild
Nov 2013
Advanced
1 vote
445 views
Canned Apple Pie Filling/ Apple Crisp

Canned Apple Pie Filling/ Apple Crisp

Apples are a very versatile fruit. Apples are used in many pastries, pies and salads. I think apples are used…

J. Gino Genovesi
Aug 2013
Professional
1 vote
3464 views
Gluten Free Cheesecke

Gluten Free Cheesecke

I have made this with several different topping, strawberries , blueberries, chocolate sauce and just plain.

Debbie Rapsky
Sep 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
604 views
Layered Banana Cream Pie

Layered Banana Cream Pie

This pie is smooth and creamy and, oh so, rich! It makes everyone happy!

Sylvia Waldsmith
May 2012
Advanced
1 vote
968 views
Peanut Butter Pie

Peanut Butter Pie

This amazingly easy, frozen dessert is a sure hit, no matter where you want to serve it. For a lighter taste (and an extra pie), use twice the…

ArcticGypsy
May 2011
Beginner
1 vote
395 views
Creole Perfect Sweet Potato Pie

Creole Perfect Sweet Potato Pie

I have made this recipe for years. There is none better - or so I've been told by some serious and knowing Creole cooks. And while some may say…

Amos Miller
Mar 2011
Professional
2 votes
2879 views
Lemon Coconut Tarts

Lemon Coconut Tarts

A wonderful Light and flavorful bite. Sweet custard darted with a bright lemony twist. Fantastic for a Spring take along to any party :)

Laurie Alves
Feb 2011
Advanced
2 votes
997 views
Pecan Pie

Pecan Pie

Although I commonly make this pie during the holiday season, I sometimes like to bake this pie during other times of the year. It is super decadent,…

Andrea Faz
Jul 2008
Intermediate
8 votes
10290 views
Rustic Strawberry Tart with Mascarpone Cream

Rustic Strawberry Tart with Mascarpone Cream

Michele Grason
Jun 2008
Intermediate
3 votes
4434 views