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Greek Desserts

Looking for Greek desserts? Find delicious Greek desserts including easy Greek dessert recipes, baklava recipes, and more Greek desserts.

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Glazed Fig & Almond Tart

Glazed Fig & Almond Tart

Glazed Fig & Almond Tart

Even people who say they normally don’t care for figs would enjoy this. The glazed fruit covers a smooth, luxurious filling of honey-sweetened cream cheese accented with lemon.

Greek Butter Crescents

Greek Butter Crescents

Greek Butter Crescents

I had to bake something from my heritage for school. I made these little drops of heaven called kourabiedes.—Rebecca Sprague, St. Louis, MO

Honey-Nut Swirls

Honey-Nut Swirls

Honey-Nut Swirls

Puff pastry creates a quick and easy "dough" for pretty, pinwheel-type cookies featuring two types of nuts. The flakey treats are hard to resist.—Sally Sibthorpe, Shelby Township, Michigan
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Raisin Pecan Baklava

Raisin Pecan Baklava

Raisin Pecan Baklava

"This lightened-up version of traditional baklava is to die for, and it looks beautiful on a goody tray. The toasted pecans really stand out, and Grape-Nuts give additional crunch without adding calories."

Spiced Figs Poached in Wine

Spiced Figs Poached in Wine

Spiced Figs Poached in Wine

If you haven't had figs before, this is a delicious way to introduce yourself to them. The the flavors from spices and wine blend together to nicely complement the flavor of the figs.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Touch of Coconut Baklava

Touch of Coconut Baklava

Touch of Coconut Baklava

The Baklava recipe is one I have had for quite a few years. In 2010 there was a contest in northern Michigan to incorporate a girl scout cookie into a recipe and I added the Samoa cookie, I won the peoples choice award. This was awesome for me considering the contest was for local Chefs and I asked if I could enter as a Girl Scout Mom. Monies generated from this went to the Girl Scouts—lots of fun! —Cheryl Andrews, Benzonia, Michigan

Baklava Bites

Baklava Bites

Baklava Bites

I love anything baked in phyllo dough. I find these little bundles are easier to make that traditional baklava, but taste just as good!—Barb Templin, Norwood, Minnesota

Cardamom Yogurt Pudding with Honeyed Oranges

Cardamom Yogurt Pudding with Honeyed Oranges

Cardamom Yogurt Pudding with Honeyed Oranges

I live in Florida, and the holiday season ushers in the new citrus crop here. My favorite citrus is navel oranges, so I added them to pudding creates a special dessert.—Lily Julow, Lawrenceville, Georgia

Cherry Pinwheels

Cherry Pinwheels

Cherry Pinwheels

When you need an elegant yet easy dessert to serve company, give these pretty pinwheels from our Test Kitchen. Garnish with whipped cream and fresh mint for an attractive presentation.

Cran-Apple Turnovers

Cran-Apple Turnovers

Cran-Apple Turnovers

Our Test Kitchen staff filled these flaky phyllo-dough triangles with refreshing fruit. Prepare the turnovers for a low-sugar snack or a fun addition to a brunch.

Glazed Bananas in Phyllo Nut Cups

Glazed Bananas in Phyllo Nut Cups

Glazed Bananas in Phyllo Nut Cups

I enjoy making this fast yet fancy dessert for my wife. The phyllo cups can be baked, cooled and stored in an airtight container up to one day in advance. —Scott Maynard, Lafayette, Louisiana
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