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I loved pies already as a kid. I watched my mom making them and usually I was the one who took the first bite. Now, I make pies myself. I like to experiment with ingredients, sizes and shapes. It's always fun!

Pumpkin Goat Cheese Pie

Absolutely scrumptious pie! Surprise your family and make Pumpkin Goat Cheese Pie for dinner. Crust Graham Cracker Crust, 1 tsp each cinnamon and ground ginger (for added spice). Filling 8 ounces goat cheese, 2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, 11⁄2 cups sugar, 11⁄4 cups canned pumpkin purée (one 15-ounce can …

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Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

Strawberry Rhubarb Pie is a great pie to make when pumpkins are in season. It’s sweet, even with little sugar (if strawberries are ripe,of course). As most pies, it goes well with ice cream on side. Crust Basic Pie Dough for a double-crust recipe Filling 2 pints whole fresh strawberries, …

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Slab Pies

Have you already tried to make a slab pie? This may not be a very nice name for what is simply a large pie made on a cookie sheet (the large kind with a lip, called a jelly-roll pan). It can also be baked in a casserole dish. There’s no science to making this type of …

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Crumble Topping

Ingredients 1 cup flour, ½ cup (1 stick) butter, chilled and cut into large chunks, ½ cup brown sugar, packed. Preparation In a large bowl, rub flour, butter, and brown sugar together until the texture looks like marbles. If you don’t rub enough, the crumble topping will turn out too powdery and fine. …

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Hand Pies

Small is adorable. Small is trendy. Small is irresistible. There are mini pies, pies in a jar, even little pies-on-a-stick, called “pie pops.” Why would anyone bother with a stick when you’re going to eat the pie in four quick bites? It’s all about looking pretty and attractive. Beside these, there are hand …

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Pies in a Jar

Mini pies are very popular, but did hear about pies in a jar? There’s nothing difficult about them, it’s like making a classic pie. Keep in mind, any recipe can be made into any shape. You can obtain these pretty little canning jars in variety stores, hardware stores, and even drug stores. …

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Mini pies

You may have to shop around a little to find these small 5- to 6-inch tins, but they’re out there, for sure. You can also buy them online. The point of mini pies is that small is beautiful. It’s adorable. It’s irresistible. If you have a pie stand, these ones sell out …

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Spaghetti Pie

If you want to make something different, try Spaghetti Pie. The pasta makes the “crust,” the tomato-meat sauce is the “filling,” and the cheese resembles a “top crust.” This one is a proof that pie comes in many forms, sometimes in surprising and humorous ones. Crust 6 ounces (¹⁄³ box) spaghetti, ½ …

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Pecan Oatmeal Pie

Pecan Oatmeal Pie is delicious and, maybe even more important, very easy to make. Surprise you family, friends, or colleagues with this scrumptious treat. Crust Basic Pie Dough for two single-crust pies Filling ½ cup (1 stick) butter, softened, ½ cup sugar, ½ tsp cinnamon, ½ tsp salt, ¼ tsp …

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Harvest Pie

Harvest Pie can be anything you want it to be. In this pie, you can combine whatever is in season: apples, blackberries, pears, strawberries. Be prepared to be surprised. If it turns out a disaster (but it won’t), simply serve it with ice cream. This is one recipe variation, keep in mind …

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