9 Essential Summer Pies and Tarts

Whether it’s a graham cracker crust or a buttery shortcrust, there’s nothing quite like a slice of pie. Especially in summer, when fresh fruit are at their peak and multiply our filling options. Try these nine pies, tarts and tartlets this season, and if the pie calls for it, don’t forget that scoop of vanilla ice cream!

1. Rustic Nectarine, Peach and Apricot Tart

Nothing could be simpler to make than this galette-style tart, just in time for stone fruit season. Get the recipe.

2. Coconut Milk and Strawberry Tart

This sublime tart is light, fresh, cool and creamy. Get the recipe.

3. Grilled Fruit Tartlets

Summer is all about cooking desserts on the grill, like these delicious fruit tartlets. Get the recipe.

4. Mango Lime Pie

Say goodbye to the usual lemon meringue pie and opt for this mango version! Get the recipe.

5. Rustic Blackberry Tartlets

Aren’t these tiny blackberry tarts absolutely stunning? Get the recipe.

6. Greek Yogurt and Fruit Pie

This pie is so simple to make, it’ll become your go-to summer dessert all season long. Get the recipe.

7. Strawberry Tartlets with Crushed Meringue

With a flaky, buttery crust, tart and tender strawberries, and crunchy meringues, these mini pies are a trifecta of textures! Get the recipe.

8. Lemon Blueberry Tart

This visually-stunning tart with a lemon curd filling is your go-to dessert when blueberry season rolls around. Get the recipe.

9. Raspberry and Mascarpone Tart

If you enjoy cheesecake, you’ll love the creamy mascarpone filling of this summery tart. Get the recipe.

Vicki Karigiannis