Tarts, cobblers, and crisps—oh my! Our easy as pie recipes are slices of gluten-free goodness.
June 29, 2015
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Achieving a buttery, flaky crust may seem impossible when baking with gluten-free ingredients. Our twists on your beloved pies, tarts, and cobblers, however, meet every expectation for the perfect crust.
This berry and citrus combination makes for an intense burst of flavor that dances on the taste buds. It's as wonderful to look at as it is to serve and eat.
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Lemon Meringue Pie
A gluten-free crust serves as the base for tangy-sweet lemon custard and a fluffy meringue topping in this fresh spin on the classic.
This dessert calls for the darkest, juiciest blackberries you can find. The cornstarch mixed into the fresh fruit acts as a thickener, preventing the filling from becoming too runny in this gluten-free cobbler.
Use fresh or frozen cherries to make the deep red-hued, sweet-tart filling for this gluten-free tart. The crunchy, crumbly almond streusel really sends it over the top.
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Spinach, Bacon, and Cheese Quiche
This quiche has a buttery crust, a fluffy egg center with smoky and salty bacon, and a blend of two cheeses.
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This tart has a great basic gluten-free crust. The white rice flour and tapioca flour have a neutral taste that allows the flavor of the butter to stand out, while the shortening ensures flakiness. Fresh cranberries and walnuts in the filling make this the perfect tart to serve around the holidays.
Talk about a match made in heaven! A sweet arrowroot cookie crust serves as the base for the perfect pairing of a creamy, dreamy white chocolate filling and fresh raspberries.
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Graham Cracker-Apple Crisp
This crisp is just as delicious for breakfast as it is when served for dessert. The combination of gluten-free oats and graham crackers gives the topping a unique texture that complements the soft apple filling.
In the late 19th century, the families of Sicily came to America bringing their most cherished Italian customs and cooking. Prominent among them were flavorful, fresh fruit desserts, such as this lovely tart. Serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or, even better, gelato.
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Double Nut-Chocolate Tart
This dark, almondy, and rich-tasting tart requires much less sugar and butter than the standard fare. It's almost a flourless chocolate cake, but a little bit of brown rice flour is added to give it some structure and help it develop a nice crust.
It's best to make this cobbler during the summer months when fresh blueberries and peaches are at their peak, but you can enjoy it year-round if you use frozen fruit.
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Chocolate Cream Pie
This pie's luscious, chocolaty filling is sure to win you some brownie points with anyone who's lucky enough to get a slice. Pressing the chocolate mixture through a fine mesh sieve removes any lumps of cornstarch and egg and creates a smooth, creamy filling.
The tart and tangy cranberries complement the sweet apples and pears in this warm, streusel-topped delight. Try serving it à la mode as the grand finale of a holiday dinner.
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Sweet Potato Pie
An alternative to the old-fashioned pumpkin pie, this gluten-free sweet potato dessert is seasoned to perfection with cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves. Serve with a large dollop of light whipped topping dusted with nutmeg, and savor each heavenly bite.
Individual, itty-bitty quiches are great for serving at a family brunch. While they may look cutesy, the complex flavors from the leek and applewood-smoked Gruyère ensure these pocket-sized egg parcels are tough enough for the grown-up's table.
Tart and tangy, sweet and spiced, this intensely flavored homemade apple pie is thickly layered into a sharp cheddar cheese-enhanced crust. It's a gluten-free remake of an American classic.
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Apple-Cherry Cobbler with Sweet Spiral Biscuits
Fresh apples and frozen cherries create the ultimate marriage of sweet-tart flavors in this kid-approved dessert. Gluten-free spiral biscuits take the place of the traditional drop biscuit dough used to top cobblers.