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Pumpkin Cheesecake Tartlets with Cookie Crust
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Pumpkin Cheesecake Tartlets with a Cookie Crust

I developed this easy recipe for Pumpkin Cheesecake Tartlets with a Cookie Crust after I’d rewritten and remade my great grandmother’s recipe for Fence Cake (aka applesauce cake). 

Since the cookie crust for great grandma Patterson’s Fence Cake is ‘almost’ my favorite part of that particular dessert (not that I could choose), I wanted to use it again in another dessert recipe. And this is the story of how these delicious Pumpkin Cheesecake Tartlets with a Cookie Crust were born.

Pumpkin Pie with Turkey Crust
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Adorable Turkey Crust Pumpkin Pie

I thought I’d kick off #PumpkinWeek2016 with a bang this year and share with you this Adorable Turkey Crust Pumpkin Pie. The key to assembling the turkey crust so he doesn’t drown in all that luscious pumpkin filling is to bake the pumpkin pie partially before adding Mr. Tom Turkey on top. That way the custard pie will be set enough so that the turkey crust will sit on top of the pie, and won’t be eaten up and fall to the bottom of the pie.

Hauntingly Delicious Boo Berry Pie - kudoskitchenbyrenee.com
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Hauntingly Delicious Boo Berry Pie with Video Presentation #HalloweenTreatsWeek

Boo Berry Pie is a delicious mixed berry pie with orange zest and orange juice to kick up the flavor. To make things simple I’ve used a store bought deep dish pie crust and also a flat-rolled refrigerated crust for the easy cut out shapes.

If it looks scary or intimidating to make, I hope you’ll stick with me because I’ll walk you through the entire process of just how simple it is to recreate. 

Surprise Strawberry Orange Pie Cake with Lattice Pie Crust Topping
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Surprise Strawberry Pie Cake with Cute Lattice Pie Crust Topping

I’m going to be perfectly honest with you here (as I always am). This recipe idea for Strawberry Orange Pie Cake is not my own. I saw it in one of my back issues of Food Network Magazine and thought it looked like something I wanted to try. I did, however, adapt the recipe ingredients and also put my own touch on the lattice pie crust topping with those cute little strawberry accents to up the cuteness factor.

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Buttery Deconstructed Cinnamon Sugar Apple Pie Wedges

I can’t seem to stop myself from coming up with fun and unusual ways to utilize pie dough. More times than not I use the store-bought variety to keep things simple, and to keep things less intimidating if you’re new to baking. Today I’m super excited to share with you my easy recipe for Deconstructed Cinnamon Sugar Apple Pie Wedges. I just know you’re going to love them!