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Cinco de Mayo Desserts

These recipes for rice pudding, caramel flans, fruit quesadillas and more will provide a sweet ending to any Cinco de Mayo celebration.

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Flan

Flan

Flan

This light egg custard recipe comes from a missionary friend who lives in Mexico. It's very typical of the Southwest...and very delicious!

Arroz Con Leche (Rice Pudding)

Arroz Con Leche (Rice Pudding)

Arroz Con Leche (Rice Pudding)

Sweet and simple, this creamy dessert is real comfort food in any language. You’ll love the warm raisin and cinnamon flavors. It’s great served cold, too. —Marina Castle, North Hollywood, California

Molded Margaritas

Molded Margaritas

Molded Margaritas

With refreshing lime flavor and a festive look, these cool margaritas are perfect for parties. To make a no-alcohol version, simply replace the tequila with an equal amount of water.—Barbara Gersitz, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sopaipilla Stars

Sopaipilla Stars

Sopaipilla Stars

These deep-fried breads were a hit when I made them for our daughter's birthday party. They're a fun way to round out a Mexican-themed meal. —Glenda Jarboe, Oroville, California

Caramel-Cashew Dark Chocolate Chippers

Caramel-Cashew Dark Chocolate Chippers

Caramel-Cashew Dark Chocolate Chippers

The flavor of these cookies is wonderful. My family likes to sandwich a scoop of vanilla ice cream between two cookies. It makes a special summertime treat.—Pam Ivbuls, Omaha, Nebraska

Dulce de Leche Banana Cream Pie

Dulce de Leche Banana Cream Pie

Dulce de Leche Banana Cream Pie

A sweet reminder of South America that comes together fast if you use a store-bought crust and dulce de leche product. —Leisa Miller, Shellbrook, Saskatchewan

Sopaipillas

Sopaipillas

Sopaipillas

Light, crispy pastry puffs, sopaipillas are a sweet way to round out a spicy meal. They make a nice winter dessert served warm and topped with honey or sugar. —Mary Anne McWhirter, Pearland, Texas

Graham Cracker Fried Ice Cream

Graham Cracker Fried Ice Cream

Graham Cracker Fried Ice Cream

This was a dessert I used to order at my favorite Mexican restaurant. I couldn't believe you could fry ice cream, but this recipe is delicious proof. Top it with honey, caramel ice cream topping or whipped cream.—Kay Higgins, Madawaska, Maine

Cinnamon Chocolate Nachos

Cinnamon Chocolate Nachos

Cinnamon Chocolate Nachos

Field editor Kathy Kittell from Lenexa, Kansas found a “sweet” way to serve nachos. “It’s the perfect variation for my friends and family members with a sweet tooth,” she writes. “These buttery crisps disappear fast, so be sure to have plenty on hand.”

Pumpkin Flans

Pumpkin Flans

Pumpkin Flans

This silky, smooth dessert captures the essence and elegance of fall. I came up with the recipe myself, aiming to make something both luscious and light.—Charles Insler, Cincinnati, Ohio

Giant Flan

Giant Flan

Giant Flan

When I host a Mexican-themed meal, I often serve this authentic dessert. I appreciate the make-ahead convenience…guests love the cool, creamy texture. —Nanette Hilton, Las Vegas, Nevada
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