cranberry topped pork pie

Christmas pie recipes

51 Recipes

What's more comforting at Christmas time than a pie? Whether you're looking for a veggie main course or a sweet treat, take a look at our best rated pies.

Christmas pie


(100 ratings)

Combine a few key Christmas flavours here to make a pie that both children and adults will adore
  • 1 hour and 45 mins
  • More effort

Cranberry-topped raised pie


(1 rating)

This raised pork, chicken and bacon pie, topped with festive fruit, makes for a magnificent centrepiece for a Christmas or Boxing Day buffet
  • 3 hours and 20 mins
  • A challenge

Moroccan spiced pie


(99 ratings)

The perfect showpiece to your Christmas Day meal - and it's suitable for veggies...
  • 2 hours
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Unbelievably easy mince pies


(468 ratings)

No rolling required! Press the raw, crumbly pastry directly into your tin for a short, biscuity finish. Our easiest mince pie recipe and great fun to make with kids
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Easy cheese & onion slice


(53 ratings)

This cheesy dish is a great buffet recipe for guests to just help themselves to
  • 1 hour and 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Little mince pie cakes


(46 ratings)

These miniature mince pies are sure to go down a treat with anyone with even a slightly sweet tooth
  • 33 mins
  • Easy

Spiced pork & potato pie


(30 ratings)

This budget-friendly French-Canadian speciality, known as tourtière, is traditionally served at Christmas, but with salad it makes a perfect spring supper
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Pork & ham pie


(38 ratings)

Gordon's delicious pork pie recipe is perfect for a buffet, picnic or grown-up lunch box
  • 2 hours and 45 mins
  • A challenge

Little Eccles mince pies


(22 ratings)

From freezer to oven, these cheeky Eccles mince pies are perfect mid-afternoon with an equally cheeky glass of mulled wine. It is Christmas after all!
  • 1 hour
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Mincemeat custard pies


(21 ratings)

If you find the classic mince pies a bit dry and crumbly, try these moist mouthfuls, with an indulgent dollop of creamy custard
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Layered squash, barley & spinach pie


(23 ratings)

A spectacular veggie Christmas centrepiece - when sliced, it looks stunning, and the flavours go brilliantly with all your favourite trimmings
  • 3 hours and 20 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Festive squash jalousie


(18 ratings)

Perfect for a veggie Christmas Day centrepiece, this easy pie tastes great with all the traditional trimmings
  • 2 hours
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Individual Christmas pies


(17 ratings)

This recipe for a stunning vegetarian Christmas alternative, can easily be reduced or increased to make as many as you need
  • 2 hours
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Orange pastry mince pies


(21 ratings)

Good Food reader Helen Carmichael shares her homemade citrus pastry recipe - perfect for filling with your own mincemeat
  • 40 mins
  • Easy

Stollen mince pies


(14 ratings)

Two festive giants collide in these shortcrust pastry bakes with marzipan, madeira cake and mincemeat
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Cranberry mince pies


(11 ratings)

Gordon Ramsay's cranberry mince pies provide the all-important finishing touch to your celebration feast...
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Almond-topped mince pies


(13 ratings)

These festive favourites are encased in a rich, sweet shortcrust pastry and finished off with a frangipane topping that livens up every bite
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • Easy

Barney's roly-poly mince pies


(10 ratings)

These aren't really pies - they're more like Catherine wheels or miniature Danish pastries and are great fun for Christmas
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy

Four & twenty chicken & ham pie


(7 ratings)

There aren't any blackbirds baked into it, but this stunning centrepiece will impress with its layers of nuts, fruit, chicken and gammon
  • 2 hours and 15 mins
  • A challenge

Spinach, cheese & onion rice torte


(9 ratings)

Risotto rice cooks in the filling to give it a creamy texture, which binds the vegetarian ingredients together beautifully
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Leek, potato & ham flip-over pie


(8 ratings)

This warming winter recipe is a great way to use up the Christmas leftovers, and so easy to make. Perfect for Boxing Day
  • 55 mins
  • Easy


Want to receive regular food and recipe web notifications from us?