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The Magic of Mini Pies

Sweet and Savory Miniature Pies and Tarts

Miniature pies are everything good about baking—fun to make, delicious to eat, quick to prepare, beautiful to serve, and easily customizable! With a miniature pie maker or muffin tins, you can make each guest's favorite kind of pie in just the right proportions in no time.

Perfect for parties, bed-and-breakfast hosts, or anyone who has a hankering for pie but doesn't want to spend hours in the kitchen, it's no wonder that mini pies and tarts are all the rage. From savory treats like Steak and Guinness Pies and Spinach Mushroom Quiches to sweet favorites like Pecan Cranberry Pies and Chocolate Raspberry Tarts, this book has something for every pie lover. Here’s a sampling of the more than 50 recipes included:

  • Apple Pies
  • Chocolate Chip Cheesecakes
  • Ginger Peach Pies
  • Blackberry Malbec Pies
  • Maple Walnut Pies
  • Caramel Mousse Tarts
  • Shepherd’s Pies
  • Spicy Chicken and Cheese Empanadas
  • Cornish Pasties
  • Banana Dulce de Leche Pies
  • Blackberry Pies with Honey Lavender Cream
  • Toffee Almond Tarts
  • Strawberry-Rhubarb Pies
  • Plum Tarts with Citrus Cream
  • Peanut Butter Chocolate Pies

Abigail R. Gehring is the author or editor of more than a dozen books including Back to BasicsHomesteadingThe Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Living, and Classic Candy. She enjoys writing, gardening, experimenting in the kitchen, and spending time with family. She lives with her husband and two children in an 1800s farmstead they are restoring in Marlboro, Vermont.

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