Crostata or galette, round or square, these recipes all have one thing in common: They're easier than pie! Get the whole family on board to create these 10 tarts friendly even to beginner cooks. The recipes feature an array of sweet, savory, classic, and unique flavors. No matter which one you make, it's sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

By Nina Hendrick
Updated November 27, 2017

1. Cast-Iron Peach Crostata

This beautifully rustic dessert featuring fresh sweet peaches is baked right in an old-fashioned cast-iron skillet. Get the recipe from Taste and Tell.

2. Apple Tart with Cheddar Cheese Crust

This tart mixes sweet apples and savory cheese for a delicious twist on a classic that the whole family is sure to love. Get the recipe from Better Homes & Gardens.

3. Maine Blueberry Rustic Crostata

Nothing says summer in Maine quite like freshly picked wild blueberries. This rustic crostata features the flavors and colors of New England in a humble dessert. Get the recipe from Nina Hendrick.

4. Rustic Sweet Cherry Galette

Sweet and fresh summer cherries and a buttery, flaky crust make for a classic combination in this rustic galette. Chances are good it'll become a staple in your recipe box! Get the recipe from Kitchenette.

5. Cheddar-Crusted Apple-Pomegranate Galette

Another cheesy-crusted take on the tart, this galette also adds interest with flavorful and colorful pomegranate. Get the recipe from Better Homes & Gardens.

6. Mini Summer Berry Galettes

These tiny galettes mix strawberries and blueberries for a classic summer treat. For a bonus, serve with a scoop of ice cream on a hot day! Get the recipe from Home Cooking Memories.

7. Skinny Strawberry Tart

This lighter take on a beautiful brunch favorite boasts a hands-on time of just five minutes. Get the recipe from Julie Blanner.

8. Rustic Blood Orange Tart with Salted Pecan Crust

Bold and sweet blood oranges are perfectly complemented by a salted pecan crust in this take on the tart. Get the recipe from Better Homes & Gardens.

9. Ginger Pear Galette

Although it's square, this Ginger Pear Galette is anything but boring! Flaky crust and sweet pear combine with tangy ginger for a French-inspired tart. Get the recipe from Better Homes & Gardens.

10. Rustic Pear Tart with Saffron Pastry

Elevate your basic fruit tart with a hint of flavorful saffron. Get the recipe from Better Homes & Gardens.

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