Making pies in small sheet pans is so fun and easy.


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SERVES 8

You will need:
1 stick cold butter, cubed 11/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons sugar ice cold water
1 cup almonds
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 egg yolk
sliced fruit like pears, plums, nectarines, etc.
1/2 cup berries
1 tablespoon sugar
  1. Place butter, flour, and sugar in a large bowl. Mix together using your fingers. The result should be a crumbly mixture.
  2. Add the water a little at a time until you have a smooth dough.
  3. Wrap in plastic and leave for at least 1 hour and up to 24 hours.
  4. In a blender, pulse almonds and powdered sugar until fine. Then mix in the egg yolk.
  5. Roll out the dough, and place on small baking pans. Make sure to press the dough up along the edges of the pan.
  6. Freeze dough for 10 minutes.
  7. Remove from freezer. Divide and spread the almond mixture among the pans, and top with sliced fruits and blueberries. Sprinkle with sugar.
  8. Bake at 400oF for about 25–30 minutes. Cool and slice.

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Making pies in small sheet pans is so fun and easy.
Photography by Paul Lowe

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