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Mother's Day Pastry Recipes

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Stars and Stripes Forever Dessert

Stars and Stripes Forever Dessert

Stars and Stripes Forever Dessert

Served with a creamy, full-bodied dip, sugared puff pastry stars and a fresh berry medley make a festive dessert. It's pretty, delicious and easy to prepare for the Fourth of July or any summer gathering. —Gail Sykora, Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin

Traditional Funnel Cakes

Traditional Funnel Cakes

Traditional Funnel Cakes

When I was in high school, I made these funnel cakes every Sunday after church for my family. They are crisp and tender, just like the kind we always ate at the state fair. —Susan Tingley, Portland, Oregon

Almond Puff

Almond Puff

Almond Puff

This old-fashioned Danish has a tender crust, a cream puff layer and an almond glaze. Serve it for breakfast or as a dessert.— Mary Ims, Yankton, South Dakota
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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!"

Moon Cake

Moon Cake

Moon Cake

I have six grandchildren and this is one of their favorite desserts. If I don't take it to potlucks, I hear lots of groans! Everyone wants the recipe after they've tried it.

New Year's Raisin Fritters

New Year's Raisin Fritters

New Year's Raisin Fritters

Folks who like raisins will love these fritters, which have been a traditional New Year's treat in our family for at least five generations. Dipping warm fritters in sugar makes them extra special.

Almond Pear Tartlets

Almond Pear Tartlets

Almond Pear Tartlets

Although they're quick to fix, you'll want to savor these pretty pastries slowly. Delicately spiced pears are complemented by an almond sauce and a crispy crust. Be prepared to share the recipe.—Marie Rizzio, Interlochen, Michigan

Almond Pistachio Baklava

Almond Pistachio Baklava

Almond Pistachio Baklava

I discovered this traditional recipe at a Greek cultural event and often get requests for it. The original version called for walnuts, but I substituted almonds and pistachios with yummy results.

Apricot Swan Cream Puffs

Apricot Swan Cream Puffs

Apricot Swan Cream Puffs

Creating unusual desserts is a specialty of our food staff. We serve these pretty cream puffs many times through the year for special occasions or just simply to brighten someone's day.

Chocolate Cannoli

Chocolate Cannoli

Chocolate Cannoli

Our version of a famous Italian dessert features a creamy filling dotted with chocolate chunks. The chopped pistachios are an attractive touch.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Chocolate Cherry Heart

Chocolate Cherry Heart

Chocolate Cherry Heart

My family enjoys this dessert so much that I make it throughout the year by simply using the pie pastry circles. Packaged products make it a snap to prepare.
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