cranberry topped pork pie

Christmas pie 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.

105 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Combine a few key Christmas flavours here to make a pie that both children and adults will adore

1 hr and 45 mins
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1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star 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 hrs and 20 mins
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109 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

The perfect showpiece to your Christmas Day meal - and it's suitable for veggies

2 hrs
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526 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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 hr
Easy
55 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This cheesy dish is a great buffet recipe for guests to just help themselves to

1 hr and 15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
49 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

33 mins
Easy
31 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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
36 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Gordon's delicious pork pie recipe is perfect for a buffet, picnic or grown-up lunch box

2 hrs and 45 mins
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5 ratings 3.6 out of 5 star rating

Looking for a showstopping veggie dish? Packed with parsnips, feta and butter beans, this pie makes the perfect Christmas centrepiece

2 hrs and 10 mins
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Vegetarian
21 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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 hr
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Vegetarian
22 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

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
23 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

A spectacular veggie Christmas centrepiece - when sliced, it looks stunning, and the flavours go brilliantly with all your favourite trimmings

3 hrs and 20 mins
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Vegetarian
18 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Perfect for a veggie Christmas Day centrepiece, this easy pie tastes great with all the traditional trimmings

2 hrs
Easy
Vegetarian
19 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

This recipe for a stunning vegetarian Christmas alternative, can easily be reduced or increased to make as many as you need

2 hrs
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Vegetarian
22 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

40 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

These dinky pies are so versatile – try them with chopped ham and mustard, too

45 mins
Easy
17 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

This makes a good main course for vegetarian friends and family

2 hrs
Easy
Vegetarian
16 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A hearty vegetarian main dish that will keep in the freezer for up to two months

3 hrs
Easy
Vegetarian
14 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

45 mins
Easy
11 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Gordon Ramsay's cranberry mince pies provide the all-important finishing touch to your celebration feast

35 mins
Easy
18 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

These festive favourites are encased in a rich, sweet shortcrust pastry and finished off with a frangipane topping that livens up every bite

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
10 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

These aren't really pies - they're more like Catherine wheels or miniature Danish pastries and are great fun for Christmas

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
11 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Perfect party nibbles to impress your guests with

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Cook a special Christmas Day meal for one with this pie. It's filled with chicken, sausage and cranberry sauce, and is an easy way to enjoy festive flavours without making a huge dinner

1 hr and 40 mins
Easy
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