I love serving impressive desserts that look like you spent hours in the kitchen when, in reality, they're really easy to make. This is one of those recipes. —Cheryl Lundquist, Wake Forest, North Carolina
Always asked to bring baklava to special occasions, I created this lighter version to help everyone cut back on calories and fat. The layers of phyllo dough make it very flaky. Try it...you'll like it!
Looking for something a little special to bake up for the holidays? Try these elegant crunchy treats from our Test Kitchen. They’re great with coffee or alongside sorbet and sherbet.
HOLIDAY TIP: Bake an extra batch or two of these dainty pastries. Wrap in colored cellophane and curly ribbons as quick take-home gifts for yuletide visitors!
Iola Egle of Bella Vista, Arkansas enhances a medley of fresh berries with sugar, pepper and balsamic vinegar. Serve berries on lettuce. like Iola does, for a fun summer salad...or showcase them in pretty phyllo cups, as our Test Kitchen suggests, for an impressive dinner finale.
These buttery golden twists are a traditional treat in Greece, where they are usually made for Easter and other celebrations. One side of my family is Greek, and I enjoy making foods that keep me in tough with my heritage.—Nicole Moskou, New York, New York
Lorraine Chevalier of Merrimac, Massachusetts borrowed this recipe from a friend, whose husband is diabetic, and has been making the colorful cheesecake bites ever since. Topped with kiwifruit and mandarin oranges, they are just delicious.
These sandwich cookies taste rich and buttery and have a lovely lemon filling. The recipe has been in our family since the 1950s, when my mother got it from a French friend in her club. Mom always made them at Christmas, and now my sister and I do the same.