Recipe Types Pastry and Pie

Welcome to the Recipe Archives!

The BB Recipe Archives is a treasury as well as a comprehensive resource of sumptuous baking and cooking recipes that I've developed for my visitors. It's home to over 2500 of my original creations most of which are not found in my cookbooks. New and exciting recipes are being added all the time. Can't find what you're looking for or need baking help? Just contact

Sign In Here:

If you're already a yearly subscriber, sign in here:
Sign In

Subscribe Here:

To enjoy all-access to the recipe database, visit:

Original BB Sign In:

If you're already a yearly subscriber and prefer the original BB Site interface, please sign in here:
Original BB

Pastry and Pie

Best Tomato Tart

If you’ve never had a fresh tomato tart, you are missing something. This is a taste experience that amalgamates pizza, quiche and a savory...

Blueberry Crostata

A crisp and buttery crostata dough cradles a nest of blueberries that’s good to the last crumb. What’s great about crostata is that being...

Blueberry Lemon Pull-Apart Bread

There are many versions of this delighted sugar, lemon and blueberry sweet yeast bread. But I prefer my own method to put the bread...

Cheese Crowns

Flowering Cheese Crowns for Hanukkah Of course you don't have to wait for Hanukkah to enjoy these flakey, delicious sweet cheese pastries. These are...

Ikea Cinnamon Buns or Kanelbullar

If you’ve ever visited an Ikea you’ll notice the food part is a little strange. They serve hotdogs, pizza and chips, ice-cream and a...

Italian Nutella Cookies

Pasta Frolla Dough 7 ounces unsalted butter (1 ¾ sticks) 1 egg 1 egg yolk 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract ¼ teaspoon lemon oil...

Mason Jar Pumpkin Pies

This is one of those 1,2,3 desserts depending on which components you use and if you use all-scratch baking or some cheats. Essentially layer...

Normandy Apple Tarts

These are classic but updated with some extra baker wisdom. I've added a layer of apple butter underneath the frangipane (almond butter no-cook filling)....

Roasted Rhubarb Tart

This is utterly spring-like and bursting with sweet tart notes. Roasting the rhubarb  beforehand goes a long way to make this especially luscious. Sweet...