No-Bake Mini Chocolate Peanut Butter Pies

chocolate mini peanut butter pie

No-bake mini chocolate peanut butter pies taste like our beloved peanut butter pie but with the benefit of a little chocolate and the bonus of being tiny and portable! Peanut butter pie is, in my humble opinion, one of the best pies. It’s no-bake, takes only a few minutes to whip up, and tastes like a peanut butter cup. The … Read More

Gift Ideas for Pie Makers


Looking for the perfect gift for the pie baker in your life? Here 10 perfect gift ideas for pie makers: cookbooks, tools, and some fun stuff too! Books for Pie Makers: I am a sucker for a good cookbook and the longer I have baked, the more I appreciate a cookbook specific to the task at hand. Here are three … Read More

How To Make Whipped Cream In A Jar

How To Make Whipped Cream In A Jar

No mixer? No problem! Learn how to make whipped cream in a jar. All you need is whipping cream, vanilla, sugar, and a jar. (Oh, and some muscles to shake shake shake). Thanksgiving might be a little bit different this year. Maybe you’re making Thanksgiving for the first time on your own this year because you can’t travel back home. … Read More

Lemon Meringue Pie with Sugar Cookie Crust

Lemon Meringue Pie

Lemon meringue pie is a classic pie filled with tangy lemon curd topped with fluffy sweet meringue all sitting in a sweet sugar cookie crust Lemon meringue pie is in my humble opinion, one of the best pies. You have tangy lemon curd and sweet, pillowy meringue and a we are switching it up a bit and adding a crisp … Read More

Easy Apple Hand Pies

apple hand pies

Hand pies-the cupcake of the pie world. Easy, portable apple hand pies made with store bought crust (to make it easy) and sweet homemade apple filling! We want these hand pies to be easy, quick and relatively painless. They only require you to have 2 apples sitting on your counter and we’re going to use a store pie crust. Can … Read More

Easy Apple Tart

Easy Apple Tart

This easy apple tart is the perfect weeknight pie. Ready to go in the oven in less than 20 minutes, the hardest part is peeling the apples! This is a weeknight kind of pie.  An “I am so tired I can hardly peel these apples and can’t bear the thought of rolling out pie crust” kind of pie.  The kind … Read More

Peanut Butter Pie

no bake peanut butter pie

Peanut Butter Pie is the ultimate decadent no-bake peanut butter and chocolate dessert. It only requires about 15 minutes and no oven! The perfect summer treat! Peanut butter pie is one of my favorite pies. Probably because it only takes about 15 minutes to put together and I don’t have to fight with any pie crust. Or maybe because it … Read More

Easy Lemon Pie

Easy Lemon Pie

This easy lemon pie takes less than 5 ingredients and only 15 minutes in the oven. Add some whipped cream and fresh raspberries for the perfect lemony pie! Don’t get me wrong. I love me some regular lemon meringue pie and don’t get me started on these cuties but honestly these days, my ambition waffles between wanting to make a … Read More

How To Make Pastry Flour

How to make homemade pastry flour

What is pastry flour and what is it used for? Pastry flour is milled from soft wheat, often soft red winter wheat. It contains less protein than all-purpose (AP) flour but more than cake flour, about 7.5-9.5% protein. Because it is low in protein, it has a low capacity to absorb water which makes it ideal for (duh) pastry. (low … Read More

No-Bake Pumpkin Cream Pie

Pumpkin cream pie with candied pecans

This no-bake pumpkin cream pie can be whipped up in a half an hour. It’s creamy pumpkin filling and candied pecan topping are the perfect combination for those who love pumpkin but not the texture of traditional pumpkin pie. Let’s face it, traditional pumpkin pie is a little bit fussy. You need a traditional crust and lots of oven time. … Read More