Articles of food made of paste, or having a crust made of paste, as pies, tarts, etc.
1. Any of various unleavened doughs, the basics of which include butter (or other fat), flour and water. Examples include puff pastry, pate brisee (pie pastry) and pate sucree (sweet short pastry). 2. A general term for sweet baked goods such as Danish pastries and napoleons.