Cookbook Crave: 3 Flaky Desserts from Pastry

Basic baking recipes are easy enough (hello, break 'n bake cookies!), but the thought of tart pans, pie weights and those fancy-sounding scales is enough to send us screaming from our kitchens. Enter Nick Malgieri's Pastry. The veteran pastry chef manages to make even the most impossible-to-make desserts actually foolproof. Don't believe us? Test out one of these three flaky treats for dessert:


Cranberry Pecan Pie (featured above)

You'll love this sweet fall dessert that's so versatile, you'll make it over and over again during the holidays.

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blueberry apple pie

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Blueberry and Apple Pie

Put an unexpected twist on that basic apple pie recipe with this blueberry-infused version.

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strawberry raspberry tart recipe

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Strawberry and Raspberry Tart with Mint

Made with fresh fruit and mint, this treat is the perfect not-too-heavy dessert to save for warmer months.

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nick malgieri's pastry

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