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.

8 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

There aren't any blackbirds baked into it, but this stunning centrepiece will impress with its layers of nuts, fruit, chicken and gammon

2 hrs and 15 mins
A challenge
9 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

Risotto rice cooks in the filling to give it a creamy texture, which binds the vegetarian ingredients together beautifully

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Try this Christmassy French-Canadian meat pie from one of our Good Food members. Encased in puffed pastry, it's a delicious mix of pork, beef and veal

2 hrs and 40 mins
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8 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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
7 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

These rich tartlets, made with parmesan pastry, make a glamorous dinner party starter – perfect for Christmas or New Year

1 hr and 15 mins
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8 ratings 3.9 out of 5 star rating

These cute and festive pies make a good warm dessert or a tangy alternative to mince pies

1 hr
Easy
15 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Make this fantastic beetroot, sweet potato, chard and celeriac rainbow-layered pie as a stunning centrepiece for a vegan Christmas or dinner party

2 hrs and 45 mins
A challenge
Vegan
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

An impressive addition to any buffet, this puff pastry parcel is filled with fish in a creamy parsley, dill and lemon sauce

1 hr and 45 mins
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6 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

This rustic savoury pie shows just how modern vegetarian dishes can excite and thrill all appetites

1 hr
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Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

This simple pie for one makes a great veggie option for Christmas Day - make as many as you need and freeze ahead

50 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
6 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Vegetarian guests? This individual puff pastry pie makes the perfect, stress-free offering

1 hr and 5 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This make-ahead main of pastry-wrapped fish and rice is an extra-special way to serve seafood for a dinner party, spiced with cardamom, cloves and chilli

1 hr and 10 mins
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9 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Transform leftover turkey in this spiced filo pastry parcel, inspired by a Moroccan pastilla - a perfect main course for Boxing Day

1 hr and 35 mins
Easy
6 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Baked cheese gets even more indulgent. A layer of quince or cranberry jelly adds an extra dimension to this group-sized starter

40 mins
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5 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Ready-made puff pastry makes it easy to go meat free - top with spicy harissa paste, salty cheese, sweet pumpkin and mint

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
10 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Both vegetarians and non-veggies will love this puff pastry parcel with Italian cheese - great as a buffet centrepiece

1 hr and 45 mins
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Vegetarian
6 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Lighter than a traditional mince pie, these sweet pecan pastries are a delicious twist on this Christmas favourite

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

The creamy, citrus filling in this pie contrasts wonderfully with the sweet, fluffy meringue - a sure-fire showstopper

1 hr and 40 mins
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11 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Great for using up leftovers from Christmas dinner. If you don’t fancy turkey, use chicken instead.

1 hr and 25 mins
Easy
14 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

This easy pie has all the best bits from Christmas dinner in one: turkey, stuffing, sausage and roasties. Bake until golden brown and tuck in!

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
6 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Bake easy mince pies using ready-made puff pastry and a jar of mincemeat. You can perk up a shop-bought filling, too, with orange zest and a splash of brandy

Easy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 3.7 out of 5 star rating

Bake vegan mince pies for a Christmas party, with a cherry and hazelnut filling that everyone will love. We have a great tip for making flaky pastry as well

1 hr and 40 mins
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Vegan
3 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

The perfect sweet offering for the Christmas holidays, these tarts are a delicious cross between mince pies and muffins

1 hr and 30 mins
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5 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Make this extra special pork pie recipe a couple of days ahead, ready to slice into at your festive buffet party

1 hr and 50 mins
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