Tembleque, or coconut pudding, brings back so many memories of the days my family would vacation in Puerto Rico to see my relatives. It was one of my favorite things to eat—I'm sure it will become a much-loved recipe with your family, as well.
When our home economists spotted a pleasingly creamy pudding recipe from Sherry Bonner of Winnsboro, Louisiana, they decided to figure some extra fun into it. First, they filled small graham cracker crusts with her treat, then fashioned cute cub faces from cookies and candy. It's a hit with kids of any age!—Sherry Bonner, Winnsboro, Louisiana
"This is one of my family's all-time favorites," writes Shirley Privatsky of Dickinson, North Dakota. "It's so festive looking-especially when served in a clear glass bowl or topped with raspberries like a sundae."
I decided to jazz up homemade vanilla pudding to make it taste like a Mounds candy bar. When the miniature chips are topped with the warm pudding, they melt into a rich creamy chocolate that's great with the chewy coconut.JoAnn Moseman, Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma
One Christmas, my husband—a Navy chaplain for 20 years—had to spend the holidays overseas, away from our two children and me. At his request, I sent him this special recipe so he could have a taste of home.