Pies & Tarts

Master Pies & Tarts: Easy Baking! Discover delicious recipes for classic favorites like this Five Spice Cherry Pie and these Cranberry Tarts plus creative recipes like this Salted Caramel S’mores Tart. Perfect for beginners & experienced bakers alike!

a close up of a cranberry tart with a bite missing

Super Simple Cranberry Tarts

Friends, welcome to your new favorite dessert: Super Simple Cranberry Tarts with Rosemary Honey Drizzle! Every component of these tarts is make-ahead making these perfect for all of your holiday entertaining needs, and we have many. These little wonders are the perfect combination of tart from the barely sweetened cranberries, sweet from the honey, buttery from the Monterey jack cheese…

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Salted Honey Pear Crostata | recipe via DisplacedHousewife Rebecca Firth

Salted Honey Pear Crostata

This Salted Honey Pear Crostata has ALL THE GOOD THINGS! The pears in this crostata are perfectly sweet and retain their structure (ie don’t get mushy) but are still tender to the fork. They are bathed in the salted honey caramel bringing in bits of caramel, honey and toffee flavors to the mix. This crust is hella flakey, easy to…

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Eggnog Cream Pie With Caramel Rum Sauce

Eggnog Cream Pie with Caramel Rum Sauce… Where to begin with this beauty?! So many of my favorite flavors all wrapped into one, delicious dreamy holiday package. This Eggnog Cream Pie with Caramel Rum sauce was created in collaboration with Diamond of California. A big thank you to them + you for supporting the brands I work with! xo

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Salted Caramel S’mores Tart

Sometimes something is just too dang delicious not to share and that’s the case with this spectacle of a dessert, behold the Salted Caramel S’mores Tart. If I had to pick my favorite flavor combination of summer, it would probably (most certainly) be the graham cracker-chocolate-marshmallow holy trinity of flavor combinations that is the s’more. A backyard wonder. A beachcomber’s…

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Chocolate Lemon Tart

Is there any better way to say goodbye to winter and hello to spring than with a Chocolate Lemon Tart? No really, is there? All of my favorite flavors are shoved into one delicious dessert treat that doesn’t just look beautiful, it tastes amazing. Even better, it’s a cinch to throw together. I mean it. This was utterly painless. I…

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Rustic Cranberry Apple Hand Pies Recipe by Rebecca Firth | DisplacedHousewife

Rustic Cranberry Apple Hand Pies

Prepare yourself for these beautifully rustic cranberry apple hand pies. This recipe is a no-self-control recipe. The kind where I had two cranberry apple hand pies before noon and had to talk myself off the ledge about eating another before dinner. You can’t eat just one. I seriously dare you. And if you have that kind of self control, I…

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Chai Pumpkin Tart With Gingersnap Crust

Thanksgiving is my holiday. I give the kids Halloween and Christmas…candy, costumes and presents. But Thanksgiving is my absolute favorite holiday. I love cooking everything, I love how everything tastes…I love how the whole purpose is to get together, break some bread, clink some glasses and be grateful. It’s the best kind of day. I want to share some quick tips…

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S’more Brownie Tart With Pecan Graham Crust

Hold onto your boxer shorts, I’m doing a giveaway. I’ve always thought about doing one and some really fab companies have offered me product but, honestly, it sounded like a lot of extra work. So when Teri from NoCrumbsLeft approached me and asked if I wanted to do a joint giveaway of a Lagostina copper saucepan (see it up there in…

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Four-Cheese Caramelized Onion Tarts

four cheese caramelized onion tarts with truffle honey There’s lots happening here…but it’s oh-so-easy and oh-so-make-ahead. We start out with some thawed puff pastry (easy enough)…we give them a quick blast in the oven to puff them up a bit. Then, using a spoon (or fork or other device) we press down in the centers to make a bit of…

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Petite Cranberry + Apple Tarts

port cranberry + apple petite rosette tarts Ohh how badly I wanted to share these with you and equally did not want to write this post. Mostly because I knew I would want to really spell everything out for you, so as not to leave you hanging with dough under your finger nails and cranberry sauce strewn about…and I knew…

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Five Spice Cherry Pie

I don’t bake pie nearly enough. Every time I do I wonder why I don’t make it more often. It’s actually never as time-consuming as you think it is. This morning I woke up (yawn, stretch, coffee) and made pie by 10:30am. We should do this every Sunday. It’s almost like meditating. With dough, sugar and cherries as our om.…

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