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Mother's Day Pastry Recipes

Looking for Mother's Day recipes? Get easy to make Mother's Day recipes. Taste of Home has recipes for Mother's Day including Mother's Day muffins, chocolate pastrys, and more Mother's Day pastry recipes.

Miracle Baklava

Miracle Baklava

Miracle Baklava

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!

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.

Apple Turnover

Apple Turnover

Apple Turnover

For an old-fashioned apple pastry without all the leftovers, try this recipes. My mother made this all the years she lived alone. Now I make it for myself or my husband as a sweet treat.—Phyllis Fahey, Fergus Falls, Minnesota
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Banana Split Cream Puffs

Banana Split Cream Puffs

Banana Split Cream Puffs

"These fruity cream puff 'sandwiches' are a treat that our family has always found scrumptious," notes field editor Sandra McKenzie of Braham, Minnesota. "For a nice variation, use whipped cream instead of the ice cream."

Elephant Ears

Elephant Ears

Elephant Ears

"Reaction from those who eat them makes them worth the effort!" assures Suzanne McKinley of Lyons, Georgia.

Golden Apple Bundles

Golden Apple Bundles

Golden Apple Bundles

This recipe is an interesting way to use apples. I usually make them on Fridays, so when family and friends drop in on the weekend, I have a nice dessert to serve. They bake flaky and golden brown outside and moist inside. —Lila Eller, Everett, Washington

Lemon Cheese Braid Bread

Lemon Cheese Braid Bread

Lemon Cheese Braid Bread

This recipe came form my mom, who is an excellent cook. It always gets rave reviews. Although fairly simple to make, when you finish you'll feel a sense of accomplishment because it tastes delicious and looks so impressive.

Marshmallow Delights

Marshmallow Delights

Marshmallow Delights

Says Niceville, Florida field editor Diane Hixon: "When you bake these snacks, the marshmallows inside disappears and creates a gooey, yummy cinnamon roll. They're so easy!"

Quick Cherry Turnovers

Quick Cherry Turnovers

Quick Cherry Turnovers

Refrigerated crescent rolls let you make these fruit-filled pastries in a hurry. My family loves these turnovers for breakfast, but they’re so delicious, they’ll be welcome any time of the day. Feel free to experiment with other pie fillings as well. —Elleen Oberrueter, Danbury, IA

Apple Turnovers with Custard

Apple Turnovers with Custard

Apple Turnovers with Custard

I'm almost finished writing my own cookbook. When I was working on the apple section, I knew I had to submit this recipe for the contest. With the flaky turnovers and rich sauce, it outshines every other apple recipe I make! -Leora Muellerleile, Turtle Lake, Wisconsin

Poppy Seed Kolaches

Poppy Seed Kolaches

Poppy Seed Kolaches

Preparing and sharing recipes I made as a boy are what keep me young at heart. And since I'm retired, I have plenty of time to bake treats like this for our children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.—Carl & Isobel Wanasek, Rogers, Arkansas
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