9 Vegan Pies and Tarts Everyone Will Love
Often made with buttery crusts and sometimes eggy cream fillings, pies and tarts aren't always the most vegan-friendly dishes. But these nine recipes will show you how to make dairy- and egg-free versions of these beloved desserts that will impress guests and leave everyone guessing how it's entirely plant-based. you're sure to find a new favorite pie or tart on this list, from classics like apple or pumpkin pie, to unique twists like raw strawberry or avocado key lime.
Vegan Apple Pie with Foam
Don't let the word "foam" scare you off. This unique spin on apple pie utilizes aquafaba, the liquid from canned chickpeas, and whips it until fluffy with sugar and cream of tartar to create an egg-free meringue topping.
Amazing Vegan Pumpkin Pie
This recipe skips over the canned stuff and uses a whole pie pumpkin to create a trio of pies. The canned coconut milk keeps it dairy-free while creating a rich and creamy filling.
Vegan Chocolate Pie
Who would've thought that some brands (such as JELL-O®) of non-instant chocolate pudding mix would be vegan-friendly? This secret ingredient is utilized for an ultra easy chocolate pie that only requires 10 minutes of prep time.
Raw Vegan Strawberry Pie
This pie is the essence of summer flavor, and no baking is required! Almonds, shredded coconut, and dates make the nutty pie crust, while fresh strawberries and coconut cream blend up for a smooth filling.
Pumpkin Tart With Pecan Crust
You can feel guilt-free about taking an extra slice of this pumpkin tart made with a whole grain crust and featuring a filling sweetened with maple syrup. "I made this last year to take to a vegan Thanksgiving dinner and it was a big hit," says reviewer Casey Kendra.
Vegan Apple Pie
Vegan margarine provides a buttery crust and rice milk creates a creamy apple filling for this classic recipe. "Serve right out of the oven, chilled, or slightly warmed and a la mode," suggests recipe creator Kaitlynls.
Vegan Key Lime Pie
Guests will never know the secret ingredient to this vegan pie until you tell them: avocados. Naturally rich and creamy, when they're blended with lime juice and agave nectar, they make a rich and decadent key lime pie filling.
No Sugar Apple Pie
Apple juice concentrate sweetens this simple, 5-ingredient apple pie. Be sure to check the label and use a vegan brand of pie crust.
Tofu Pumpkin Pie
A whole block of silken tofu is blended into this perfectly spiced pumpkin pie for a boost of protein and extra creamy texture. "This pumpkin pie is fantastic and easy to make," says Michele. "People don't know they are eating tofu."