25 Thanksgiving Pie Recipes, From Timeless Treats to Autumnal Hybrids

I would happily attend a Thanksgiving feast centered entirely around pies (Grandma, are you listening?). Away with the cranberry sauce that still shows the lines from the can, out with the impossibly dry turkey, and farewell to 1960s casseroles. Instea…

I would happily attend a Thanksgiving feast centered entirely around pies (Grandma, are you listening?). Away with the cranberry sauce that still shows the lines from the can, out with the impossibly dry turkey, and farewell to 1960s casseroles. Instead, I’m welcoming pies, pies, and more pies. From the have-to-have-them classics like apple and pecan pies to modern twists like an apple-pecan hybrid, [this Thanksgiving](https://food52.com/blog/26724-resident-thanksgiving-menu-2021, I’m putting dessert first. Who’s with me?


For Starters…

1. All Buttah Pie Crust Dough

Before we can debate about pecan vs. pumpkin (pecan wins hand over fist, obviously), we have to talk about pie crusts. Every pie needs one, and this 2-ingredient, all-butter pie crust is as classic and versatile as they come.

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Savory Tomato Galette

This savory tomato galette is sublime, starring juicy ripe tomatoes, a ricotta filling, and a golden flaky pastry crust. Here’s…

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This savory tomato galette is sublime, starring juicy ripe tomatoes, a ricotta filling, and a golden flaky pastry crust.

Tomato Galette

Here’s a great way to use those peak, juicy summer tomatoes: try a Savory Tomato Galette! This freeform French tart is usually associated with dessert, but you can make a savory galette too! Think of it as a quiche with tomatoes, or a ricotta pizza with pie crust. It’s irresistibly tasty, featuring juicy ripe heirloom tomatoes, a garlic and ricotta filling, and a golden flaky pastry crust. Eat it for dinner with a green salad, or as a lovely summer brunch idea. It was a huge hit in this house!

Ingredients for this tomato galette

A galette is a rustic French tart: a round pie made without a pie dish using a folded pastry crust. There’s no need for precise rolling and sizing of the dough. Simply roll it out, place on a baking sheet, and fold over the crust. Galettes are most often served as desserts (like this Peach Galette or Blueberry Galette), but you can make a savory galette too! It’s similar to quiche with vegetable and cheese fillings. Here’s what you’ll need to make this tomato galette:

  • Ripe tomatoes: make this recipe only when you have the juiciest, ripe summer tomatoes. You’ll want them perfectly ripe, not overripe (or they com out too watery).
  • Ricotta cheese
  • Pecorino Romano or Parmesan cheese
  • Garlic
  • Fresh thyme
  • Flour
  • Butter
  • Granulated sugar
  • Salt
  • Baking powder
  • Egg
Savory galettte

Tips for galette dough

The most important part of making a tomato galette? The dough! This pastry dough is easy to work with, but it have a few challenging points if it’s your first time. Here are a few tips to keep in mind:

  • Spoon and level the flour (or weigh it in grams). Spoon the flour into the measuring cup, then level it with the back of the spoon. This provides most accurate measurement: scooping flour right out of the container can result in more flour per cup. Or better yet, use a food scale and weigh the flour out in grams.
  • Use a pastry cutter or fork to cut the butter into the dough. Mash the butter into the dry ingredients until a pebbly texture forms.
  • Add just enough water for the dough to come together. Usually it takes us about 5 tablespoons, though this depends on the exact flour amount (again; grams is most accurate).
  • Chill 1 hour. This is important so that the butter can solidify. Otherwise, the crust can melt in the oven.
  • Roll into a 12-inch circle, then add the filling. Flour your work surface first. Pick up the dough and add more flour to the surface as necessary if it’s sticking. Then add the ricotta filling and tomatoes.
  • Gently fold it up to create a 2-inch crust. Overlap the folds to make a circle around the filling: see the photos.
  • Brush with an egg wash and sprinkle with sugar. An egg wash makes a nice golden sheen on the crust.
Tomato galette

For the cheese

If you can, we recommend finding Pecorino Romano cheese for this tomato galette. This aged Italian cheese is similar to Parmesan, but it has an even saltier, more savory flavor. It really makes the pie!

Pecorino Romano becoming easier to find in American grocery stores: you can find it in blocks, shredded or grated. Can’t find it? Substitute Parmesan cheese and a pinch of extra salt. It will still taste incredible!

Tomato galette

Serving this tomato galette

Once you’ve baked up this savory tomato galette, it will look and smell incredible! But don’t dig into it just yet: the cooling time is important!

  • Cool the savory galette to room temperature, about 1 hour. Then garnish it with thyme leaves and slice into pieces. Of course if you just can’t wait, you can cheat a little!
  • It’s great as a simple dinner, with a green salad. It tastes a bit like pizza.
  • It also works as a savory brunch. Since it’s like a quiche, it works well for brunch with banana nut muffins, yogurt parfaits and coffee.

Storage info

Got leftovers of this tomato galette? Place it in a storage container and refrigerate for up to 3 days. Want to make it the day before? Bake it and leave it out on the counter for about 30 minutes before serving to let it come to room temperature. You can also gently reheat it in a 350 degree oven.

More tomato recipes

Got summer tomatoes? When it’s the season, we love to make all the fresh tomato recipes. Here are some you’ll enjoy:

This savory galette recipe is…

Vegetarian.

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Tomato galette

Savory Tomato Galette


  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 2 hours (including chill time)
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Yield: 8

Description

This savory tomato galette is sublime, starring juicy ripe tomatoes, a ricotta filling, and a golden flaky pastry crust.


Ingredients

For the galette dough: 

  • 1 ½ cups [210 grams] all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • ¾ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • 10 tablespoons cold unsalted butter (or vegan butter)
  • 5 to 6 tablespoons cold water
  • 1 egg, for the egg wash
  • Turbinado sugar, for sprinkling

For the filling: 

  • 3 to 4 small heirloom tomatoes, sliced
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided
  • Fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 cup ricotta cheese
  • ½ cup shredded Pecorino Romano or Parmesan cheese
  • 1 garlic clove, grated
  • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, mix the flour, sugar, kosher salt, and baking powder. Slice the butter into small pieces, then use a pastry blender or fork to cut it into the flour mixture until mostly incorporated and a pebbly texture forms (with pea-sized or smaller pieces).
  2. Sprinkle 4 tablespoons of the cool water over the flour, mixing gradually with a fork until the flour is mostly incorporated. Add the additional 1 to 2 tablespoons of water until all the flour is incorporated, kneading with your fingers until the dough comes together. (Resist the urge to add more water; it should come together!) Form the dough into a ball and flatten into a thick disk. Wrap it in plastic or place it in a covered container and chill the dough for 1 hour. (To make in advance, you can refrigerate the dough up to 3 days; allow to sit at room temperature 30 minutes before rolling. Or, wrap in plastic wrap or aluminum foil and freeze up to 3 months, then defrost overnight in the refrigerator before rolling.)
  3. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  4. Slice the tomatoes and place them on a cutting board or paper towel. Sprinkle them with ½ teaspoon kosher salt and fresh ground pepper, divided between the slices. Allow them to sit while you prepare the rest of the filling (about 15 to 20 minutes).
  5. Mix the ricotta, Pecorino Romano or Parmesan cheese, grated garlic, ½ teaspoon salt, and fresh ground pepper. 
  6. On a floured surface, roll the dough into an even 12” circle, leaving the edges rough (if needed, move the dough around and add a bit more flour underneath to keep it from sticking). Carefully transfer the dough to a sheet of parchment paper on a rimmed baking sheet. 
  7. Gently spread the cheese mixture on the dough, leaving at least 2 inches of dough around the outside edge. Place the tomato slices on top, shaking any liquid off of each slice before placing it onto the galette. As necessary, slice tomatoes in half to fill the entire circle of cheese filling (see the photos above). Fold in the outside edges of the dough over the filling to form an approximately 2-inch crust, overlapping the folds as shown in the photos. 
  8. Whisk the egg and use a pastry brush to brush it onto the crust. 
  9. Bake the galette for 25 to 30 minutes until the crust is golden brown. Remove from the oven and transfer the parchment paper to a baking rack to cool. Cool to room temperature (about 1 hour) before topping with thyme leaves. Slice into pieces and serve. Store leftovers for up to 3 days refrigerated; bring to room temperature or warm in the oven before serving.
  • Category: Main dish
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: French inspired
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Keywords: Tomato galette, savory galette

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Blueberry Galette

A blueberry galette is better than pie! This rustic blueberry berry tart is easy and irresistible, with a flaky crust…

A Couple Cooks – Recipes worth repeating.

A blueberry galette is better than pie! This rustic blueberry berry tart is easy and irresistible, with a flaky crust and sweet tart berries.

Blueberry Galette

Got blueberries and want a baking project? Here’s a treat that’s tastier than blueberry pie, in our opinion. Try this Blueberry Galette! This free-form blueberry tart is so simple to whip up with no special equipment: and the flavor is out of this world. The filling is piled with sweet tart berries, sweetened just enough and heightened with lemon zest and a sprinkle of cinnamon. It’s all encased in a golden flaky pastry crust, which forms a charming frame for the berries. Top with vanilla ice cream and it’s a heavenly summer dessert. This one is a favorite over here!

Ingredients for a blueberry galette (aka blueberry tart)

A galette is a rustic French tart: a round pie made without a pie plate using a folded pastry crust. There’s no need for a pie plate or precise rolling and sizing of the dough. Simply roll it out, place on a baking sheet, and fold over the crust. This formula makes killer desserts (like this peach galette), and this blueberry filling is one of our favorites. Even better: you can use fresh or frozen blueberries! Here’s what you’ll need for this rustic blueberry tart:

  • Blueberries: Fresh are best, but frozen work great here too! Since the filling is cooked until the berries are soft and jammy, frozen berries work just as well.
  • Granulated sugar and turbinado sugar
  • Lemon zest
  • Cornstarch
  • Cinnamon
  • Butter
  • Flour
  • Salt
  • Baking powder
  • Egg
Blueberry Galette

Tips on working with galette dough

The most important part of this blueberry galette? The dough! This pastry dough is very easy to work with: and you don’t need to shape it like you would for a pie. However, there are a few things to note about the method. Here’s what to keep in mind:

  • Spoon and level the flour (or weigh it in grams). Spoon the flour into the measuring cup, then level it with the back of the spoon. This provides most accurate measurement: scooping flour right out of the container packs it in, which can result in more flour in a cup. Or better yet, use a food scale and weigh the flour out in grams.
  • Use a pastry cutter or fork to cut the butter into the dough. Mash the butter into the dry ingredients until a pebbly texture forms.
  • Add just enough water for the dough to come together. Usually it takes us about 5 tablespoons, though this depends on the exact flour amount (again; grams is most accurate).
  • Chill 1 hour. This is important so that the butter can chill again: otherwise, the crust can melt in the oven.
  • Roll into a 12-inch circle on a floured surface. Pick up the dough and add more flour to the surface as necessary if it’s sticking.
  • Gently fold it up to create a 2-inch crust. You’ll need to overlap the folds to make a circle: see the photos.
  • Brush with an egg wash and sprinkle with sugar. An egg wash makes a nice golden sheen on the crust! If you have it, chunky turbinado sugar makes a nice crunch on the crust; but granulated sugar works too.

Toppings for this blueberry galette

How to serve this blueberry galette? This rustic pie tastes great on its own, but we love it with a small dollop of vanilla ice cream. The way the cream compliments the tangy berries is unreal! Here are a few more ideas for toppings:

Blueberry Galette

Storage info

Got leftovers of this blueberry galette? Place it in a storage container and refrigerate for up to 4 days. Making it to serve the next day? Leave it out on the counter for an hour or so before serving to let it come to room temperature. You can also gently reheat it in a 350 degree oven.

More blueberry recipes

Want to make more with this sweet berry? Here are some of our favorite blueberry recipes:

This blueberry tart recipe is…

Vegetarian. For vegan, substitute vegan butter.

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Blueberry Galette

Blueberry Galette


  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 2 hours (including chill time)
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Yield: 8

Description

A blueberry galette is better than pie! This rustic berry tart is easy and irresistible, with a flaky crust and sweet tart pops of berries.


Ingredients

For the galette dough: 

  • 1 ½ cups [210 grams] all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • ¾ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • 10 tablespoons cold unsalted butter (or vegan butter)
  • 5 to 6 tablespoons cold water
  • 1 egg, for the egg wash
  • Turbinado sugar, for sprinkling

For the filling: 

  • 3 cups blueberries, fresh or frozen
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, mix the flour, sugar, kosher salt, and baking powder. Slice the butter into small pieces, then use a pastry blender or fork to cut it into the flour mixture until mostly incorporated and a pebbly texture forms (with pea-sized or smaller pieces).
  2. Sprinkle 4 tablespoons of the cool water over the flour, mixing gradually with a fork until the flour is mostly incorporated. Add the additional 1 to 2 tablespoons of water until all the flour is incorporated, kneading with your fingers until the dough comes together. (Resist the urge to add more water; it should come together!) Form the dough into a ball and flatten into a thick disk. Wrap it in plastic or place it in a covered container and chill the dough for 1 hour. (To make in advance, you can refrigerate the dough up to 3 days; allow to sit at room temperature 30 minutes before rolling. Or, wrap in plastic wrap or aluminum foil and freeze up to 3 months, then defrost overnight in the refrigerator before rolling.)
  3. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  4. Mix the filling ingredients in a medium bowl: blueberries, sugar, lemon zest, cornstarch, cinnamon and salt.
  5. On a floured surface, roll the dough into an even 12” circle, leaving the edges rough (if needed, move the dough around and add a bit more flour underneath to keep it from sticking). Carefully transfer the dough to a sheet of parchment paper on a rimmed baking sheet. 
  6. Pile the blueberries in the center of the crust and spread them in an even layer, leaving at least 2 inches of dough around the outside edge. Evenly sprinkle the sugar in the bottom of the bowl over the top. Fold in the outside edges of the dough over the filling to form an approximately 2-inch crust, overlapping the folds as shown in the photos. 
  7. Whisk the egg and use a pastry brush to brush it onto the crust. Sprinkle the crust with turbinado sugar (or more granulated sugar). 
  8. Bake the galette for 28 to 32 minutes until the crust is golden brown. Remove from the oven and transfer the parchment paper to a baking rack to cool. Cool to room temperature (about 1 hour) before slicing into pieces and serving. It’s divine with a dollop of vanilla ice cream. Store leftovers for up to 4 days refrigerated; bring to room temperature before serving.
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: French inspired
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Keywords: Blueberry galette, blueberry galette recipe

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Peach Galette

This peach galette recipe is a triumph! It stars juicy ripe peaches and browned butter filling encased in a flaky…

A Couple Cooks – Recipes worth repeating.

This peach galette recipe is a triumph! It stars juicy ripe peaches and browned butter filling encased in a flaky pastry crust.

Peach Galette

Got a load of ripe, juicy peaches? Here’s the ultimate summer treat: this Peach Galette recipe! Imagine, a filling of tender fruit flavored with brown sugar, nutty browned butter and a hint of cinnamon and vanilla. It’s all encased in a flaky, buttery pastry crust. A galette is a rustic tart: the perfect easy alternative to a pie. This one was a huge hit in our house and with our readers. We had dozens of recipe testers try this one out before sharing it with you. The overall opinion? Fantastic.

Ingredients for a peach galette

A galette is a rustic French tart: a round pie made without a pie plate using a folded pastry crust. This peach galette is visually stunning: perfect for impressing at a dinner party or just enjoying on the patio on a summer evening. In fact, we’ve almost sworn off pies altogether: galettes are so much easier and even more fun! The most important ingredient to get ahold of for this one? Ripe peaches. Here’s what you’ll need:

  • Ripe fresh peaches: don’t compromise on ripeness! See the notes below. We don’t recommend using frozen here, though unsweetened canned peaches could work as a substitute. You can make this dessert with unpeeled peaches as we did, or peel the peaches using the boiling water method.
  • Brown sugar, granulated sugar, and turbinado sugar
  • Vanilla extract
  • Cornstarch
  • Cinnamon
  • Butter
  • Flour
  • Salt
  • Baking powder
  • Egg
Peach Galette Recipe

Tips on how to ripen & test peaches

Ripe peaches are key to this peach galette and any peach recipe! You might buy them rock hard, or so juicy they’re almost bruising. Gently squeeze the peaches to see if the flesh feels soft: if so, they are ripe. If there is any firmness, you’ll need to ripen them. Here are a few notes on ripening peaches and the sweetness of this recipe:

  • Here’s how to ripen peaches: If the peaches are almost ripe, simply place them on the counter for 1 day. If they are hard, place the peaches in a paper bag. Add a banana or apple inside, which emits ethylene gas and helps the peaches ripen faster. Gently close the top of the bag and wait 1 to 3 days, depending on the ripeness of the peaches.
  • Taste test the peaches: Taste test a peach when you’re ready to make the recipe. If it doesn’t taste tender and sweet, it’s not ready.

Vary the sugar to taste

Feel like your peaches aren’t quite there but you’re making the galette for an occasion? You can add a bit more sugar to compensate. Or, if you like very sweet desserts, you can use a little more sugar than specified. Here’s how to do it:

  • Vary the sugar in the filling if desired: This peach galette is perfect with ripe peaches and 6 tablespoons sugar. But if your peaches might be on the edge, use ½ cup sugar.
Peach Galette

Tips on working with galette dough

The other important part of this peach galette? The galette dough! Overall, this dough is very easy to work with: and you don’t need to shape it like you would for a pie. Here are a few notes to keep in mind when working with this dough:

  • Spoon and level the flour (or weigh it in grams). This provides the most accurate measurement: or you can weigh it! Scooping flour right out of the container packs it in, which can result in more flour in a cup.
  • Use a pastry cutter or fork to cut the butter into the dough. Mash it into the dry ingredients until a crumbly, pebbly texture forms.
  • Add just enough water for the dough to come together. Usually it takes us about 5 tablespoons, though this depends on the exact flour amount (again; grams is more accurate).
  • Chill 1 hour. This is important for the dough to set.
  • Roll into a 12-inch circle on a floured surface. You can pick up the dough and add more flour to the surface as necessary if it’s sticking.
  • Gently fold it up to create a 2-inch crust. You’ll need to overlap the folds to make a circle: see the photos.
  • Brush with an egg wash and sprinkle with sugar. This is important to get a nice golden sheen on the crust! We like using chunky turbinado sugar on the crust, but granulated sugar works too.
Peach Galette

What people are saying about this peach galette

Readers on Instagram volunteered in droves to test this recipe! A huge thank you to all our testers who helped us incorporate feedback into this recipe before sharing it here. Here’s what a few of them had to say:

  • “This peach galette is very good, simple to make, and looks impressive!” -Natalia
  • “This galette was delicious. The recipe was very simple to follow. Hubby thought it was perfect!” -Mary
  • “I don’t typically like to bake, but this recipe was very easy to follow and the dough came together beautifully!” -Vonda
  • “Overall, really easy, a simple recipe that wasn’t too sugary and really focused on the crust and the peach flavor.” -Bart
  • “It was amazing with a bit of vanilla ice cream!” -Hannah

Serving and storage info

This peach galette is incredible on its own, but we prefer it with a dollop of vanilla ice cream! The creaminess compliments it perfectly. We like to serve it with our own homemade ice cream (a fun project if you’ve never tried it!), but of course it works with any store-bought variety.

Want to store leftovers of this galette? Place it in a storage container and refrigerate for up to 4 days. If you’re making it the day before, leave it out on the counter for an hour or so before serving to let it come to room temperature.

More peach desserts

When it’s the season, make all the peach recipes! Here are some favorites you’ll love:

This peach galette recipe is…

Vegetarian. For vegan, use vegan butter.

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Peach Galette

Peach Galette


  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 2 hours (including chill time)
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Yield: 8

Description

This peach galette recipe is a triumph! It stars juicy ripe peaches and browned butter filling encased in a flaky pastry crust.


Ingredients

For the galette dough: 

  • 1 ½ cups [210 grams] all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • ¾ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • 10 tablespoons cold unsalted butter (or vegan butter)
  • 5 to 6 tablespoons cold water
  • 1 egg, for the egg wash
  • Turbinado sugar, for sprinkling

For the filling: 

  • 3 cups (about 1 pound; 3 to 4 medium) ripe yellow peaches, cut into 1/4-inch slices, skin on* 
  • 6 tablespoons light brown sugar, packed**
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ⅛ teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter (or vegan butter)

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, mix the flour, sugar, kosher salt, and baking powder. Slice the butter into small pieces, then use a pastry blender or fork to cut it into the flour mixture until mostly incorporated and a pebbly texture forms (with pea-sized or smaller pieces).
  2. Sprinkle 4 tablespoons of the cool water over the flour, mixing gradually with a fork until the flour is mostly incorporated. Add the additional 1 to 2 tablespoons of water until all the flour is incorporated, kneading with your fingers until the dough comes together. (Resist the urge to add more water; it should come together!) Form the dough into a ball and flatten into a thick disk. Wrap it in plastic or place it in a covered container and chill the dough for 1 hour.
  3. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.
  4. Mix the thinly sliced peaches with the sugar, vanilla, cornstarch, cinnamon, and salt. Brown the 2 tablespoons butter by heating it in a small skillet over medium heat for 3 to 4 minutes until it just turns brown, stirring occasionally. (Keep an eye on it as it starts to brown; it can go from brown to burnt pretty quickly.) Immediately remove from the heat and pour the butter into the bowl with the peaches, then mix gently to combine.
  5. On a floured surface, roll the dough into an even 12” circle, leaving the edges rough (if needed, move the dough around and add a bit more flour underneath to keep it from sticking). Carefully transfer the dough to a sheet of parchment paper on a rimmed baking sheet. 
  6. Arrange the peaches on the dough in a spiral pattern, keeping the juices inside the bowl. Leave at least 2 inches of dough around the outside edge. The pattern can be precise or more free-form: whatever you feel like! Leave out any peaches that you think might overfill the galette. Fold in the outside edges of the dough over the filling to form an approximately 2-inch crust, overlapping the folds as shown in the photos. 
  7. Gently pour the remaining juices from the bowl over the peaches. Whisk the egg and use a pastry brush to brush it onto the crust. Sprinkle the crust liberally with turbinado sugar (or granulated sugar). 
  8. Bake the galette for 25 to 30 minutes until the crust is golden brown. Remove from the oven and transfer the parchment paper to a baking rack to cool. Cool to room temperature (about 1 hour) before slicing into pieces and serving. It’s divine with a dollop of vanilla ice cream. Store leftovers for up to 4 days refrigerated; bring to room temperature or warm in the oven before serving.

Notes

*Make sure the peaches are ripe and sweet (give one a taste): this can make or break the recipe! You can leave the skins on for this recipe, but if you prefer without, peel the peaches using this method

**If you like a sweeter dessert or your peaches aren’t fully sweet, use ½ cup brown sugar. Avoid using dark brown sugar as it makes the filling very dark.

  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Baked
  • Cuisine: French Inspired
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Keywords: Peach galette, peach galette recipe, recipe peach galette, recipe for peach galette

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Triple Berry Cheesecake Galette.

This triple berry cheesecake galette is so lovely for the summer season. Strawberries, raspberries and blueberries baked on a cheesecake filling in a flaky, buttery crust. Perfect for the 4th of July! I have a festive little fruit tart for you today! A triple berry galette is such a fabulous dessert to make this summer. […]

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This triple berry cheesecake galette is so lovely for the summer season. Strawberries, raspberries and blueberries baked on a cheesecake filling in a flaky, buttery crust. Perfect for the 4th of July!

I have a festive little fruit tart for you today!

triple berry cheesecake galette

A triple berry galette is such a fabulous dessert to make this summer. Strawberries, blueberries and raspberries come together with a creamy cheesecake-like filling to bring a satisfying and soul-warming treat to your season. 

strawberries, blueberries, raspberries

It’s been how long and I still haven’t mastered pie crust? Nope.

Enter the galette. Because it’s my savoir every single time.

pie dough, cheesecake filling, berries

I’ve made many different fruit galettes over the years. They are one of my favorite things to make, especially in summer, because they are SO MUCH EASIER than pie.

They are practically foolproof.

Come out fabulous every time, even with their rustic crust.

And in my personal opinion, maybe even better than pie because I’m pretty sure you get more crust per filling and that… I love. Oh yes. 

triple berry cheesecake galette ready for the oven

I’ve done a ginger peach galette, a sour cherry galette, a blueberry peach galette, a stone fruit galette and even a savory chicken pot pie galette! And those are just the summer varieties. I’ve made many different apple galettes, blue cheese and pear galettes and even a winter vegetable galette.

See? I told you that I was obsessed. 

triple berry cheesecake galette

Now it is no secret that I love a warm galette with vanilla ice cream. The melty vanilla rivers… oh my word. The warm and juicy fruit. Buttery crust with a crunch from the coarse sugar – the combo is just so perfect.

But here is what I love about this galette with a cheesecake filling… it doesn’t require ice cream! Nope. I mean, I guess you really COULD add ice cream if you wanted. But the main thing here is that we have our creamy element with the cheesecake filling, so we’re set.

That means this is easier for serving a group, doesn’t have to be served piping hot and is just simpler to manage in general. 

triple berry cheesecake galette

This galette is perfect for the 4th of July – if only for obvious reasons. The triple berry combo PLUS the cheesecake filling makes for the perfect red, white and blue dessert. I’m all about the festive treats right now! 

triple berry cheesecake galette

For the crust, I use mother lovett’s pie dough which is wonderful. I like to make two crusts worth and stick one in the fridge so I always have one on hand. This crust is made with butter (though my grandma used lard, of course) and is incredibly flakey and delicious. 

The filling is made with cream cheese, sugar and vanilla, whipped until silky smooth and creamy as can be, then thinly layered on the dough before being topped with all the juicy berries. I could eat the filling with a spoon alone. It’s decadent and rich and dreamy. 

I use a mix of raspberries, strawberries and blueberries because I love them together and they are also pretty. So vibrant and bright. You can use all three, or choose two, or even just use blueberries alone if you wish.  (more…)

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S’mores Pie

S’mores pie comes together in 10 minutes and is the perfect no-bake dessert for summer. Who could possibly resist a slice of this s’mores goodness? This post contains affiliate links. One of the things I enjoy most is coming up with recipes that literally anyone can make – including my 8-year-old daughter. It’s so much fun …

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S’mores pie comes together in 10 minutes and is the perfect no-bake dessert for summer. Who could possibly resist a slice of this s’mores goodness?

Close up of a slice of s'mores pie on a white plate.

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One of the things I enjoy most is coming up with recipes that literally anyone can make – including my 8-year-old daughter.

It’s so much fun to get in the kitchen with her and watch her make a batch of classic rice krispie treats or no-bake cookies all on her own. 

I know that not everyone grew up learning to cook and bake from their parents or grandparents, so I love knowing that so many of the recipes here on MBA, including this s’mores pie, are easy enough for any beginner baker to make.

And you know what? Sometimes, even as an advanced baker, I just want a chocolate pie that I can throw together in about 10 minutes.

So whether you’re just learning to bake, are teaching a kiddo to bake, or have been baking for years, I have a feeling you’ll want to keep this recipe close at hand.

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Cherry Hand Pies

Cherry Hand Pies are the epitome of personal pie goodness! Flaky pie crust and sweet cherry filling in a portable pie form – what more could you ask for? This post contains affiliate links. If you’ve been around here for a while, you might have figured out that I love individually sized desserts. They’re just so …

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Cherry Hand Pies are the epitome of personal pie goodness! Flaky pie crust and sweet cherry filling in a portable pie form – what more could you ask for?

Cherry hand pies arranged on a wire cooling rack

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If you’ve been around here for a while, you might have figured out that I love individually sized desserts.

They’re just so cute, fun to eat, and are great for parties or taking to potlucks and cookouts.

Mini pecan pies? Better than a full pecan pie. 

Mini pumpkin pies? So much cuter and more fun than a regular-sized pie.

Mini s’mores cheesecakes? Well, I think you get the idea.

And is there a more summer-perfect pie than cherry pie? I feel like there has to be a cherry pie or cherry crisp at every summer barbecue. It’s just the rule!

The minute I see fresh sweet cherries on sale at the store I have to buy them up and pack all of their goodness into Cherry Hand Pies for a portable version of this summer fave.

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Coconut Cream Pie

This Coconut Cream Pie tops a shortbread cookie crust with a coconut filling and pillowy whipped cream. Add toasted coconut on top for the perfect finish! Are you more of a cake person or a pie person? When it comes to actual baking, I tend to be more of a cake person. I struggle with …

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This Coconut Cream Pie tops a shortbread cookie crust with a coconut filling and pillowy whipped cream. Add toasted coconut on top for the perfect finish!

Front view of a plated slice of coconut cream pie with a bite taken from the front

Are you more of a cake person or a pie person?

When it comes to actual baking, I tend to be more of a cake person. I struggle with traditional pie crusts, so I’m way more likely to make cake recipes or cheesecake recipes than most pies.

But when it comes to eating, I’m an equal-opportunity dessert lover. I don’t think I’ve met a pie I didn’t like, whether it was Pecan Pie or Strawberry Pie or this Coconut Cream Pie.

And the best part of this Coconut Cream Pie? No tricky crust to make. Even if you’re a little afraid of pies like I am, you can totally make this one!

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The Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Pie Recipe Ever

This is the most delicious, warm, and gooey chocolate chip cookie pie recipe, with a shortbread cookie crust! It’s one of my favorite desserts of all time and every bite tastes better than any old cookie by itself. If you love cookies as much as …

This is the most delicious, warm, and gooey chocolate chip cookie pie recipe, with a shortbread cookie crust! It’s one of my favorite desserts of all time and every bite tastes better than any old cookie by itself. If you love cookies as much as we do, especially our oatmeal chocolate cookies and butterless chocolate […]

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