Anyway … that year we picked a bunch of blueberries, several bunches really. Many were frozen for using throughout the winter months in smoothies or oatmeal, but others were used in all kinds of goodness, from cobbler, to ice cream, to jam. But no pie. Not one single blueberry pie was made that year. And I don’t know why.
This week of pie recipes begins with an old-fashioned, yet new to me, Oatmeal Pie. I’ve had quite a hankering for a good oatmeal cookie for about a week now which made me wonder about making an oatmeal pie. I did a quick search for Oatmeal Pie, and of course it exists. What combination of food doesn’t?
Served with graham crackers this Lime Pie Dip makes for the perfect perky little addition to a dessert menu, or as just a snack. I can see this being packed along for a picnic too! And if you’re watching your intake, this dip is also a great way to enjoy a smaller portion of a sweet treat without caving in for a whole piece of pie.
In an effort to slim down some recipes, in order to slim down, I made a lighter pie perfect for the summer heat: a Frozen Blueberry Coconut Yogurt Pie. This pie couldn’t be easier. A few simple ingredients + a few simple steps = a few simple calories (approximately 300 calories for 1/8 of a pie). And it can be made way in advance for parties, then thawed in the fridge until desired consistency before serving.
Who knew that Hong Kong Egg Tarts, or Dan Tarts, were such a popular treat? I discovered them over at Tasty Kitchen. The recipe was submitted by Tasty Kitchen member Kristy, who mentioned the tarts were listed on The World’s 50 Most Delicious Foods as compiled by CNN Go. Of course I had…
Today I’m sharing a Blueberry Pie Ice Cream combo made with a Philadelphia style (no eggs) vanilla ice cream base. Very patriotic and fitting me thinks, with 4th of July right around the corner and The Declaration of Independence having been signed in Philadelphia and home of the Liberty Bell and all. But if you want to be unpatriotic and substitute a custard ice cream of frozen yogurt base, go right ahead. It’s a free country.
If you’re looking for an easy dessert to take to that next cookout, get-together, or just because, check out this easy as pie recipe for French Coconut Pie over at Tasty Kitchen. It doesn’t get any easier than this. No kidding. The full recipe run down is over at Tasty Kitchen along with some other…