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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.

Swedish Puff Coffee Cake

Swedish Puff Coffee Cake

Swedish Puff Coffee Cake

Some of my most treasured childhood memories involve waking to the heavenly scent of this almond-glazed coffee cake baking in the oven. — Mary Shenk, DeKalb, Illinois

Sugar Plum Phyllo Kringle

Sugar Plum Phyllo Kringle

Sugar Plum Phyllo Kringle

Thanks to store-bought phyllo dough, this pastry is easier to make than it looks. Serve it not only for breakfast, but also for dessert with a scoop of ice cream. —Johnna Johnson, Scottsdale, AZ

German Apple Strudel

German Apple Strudel

German Apple Strudel

This gorgeous strudel has just what you crave this time of year: thin layers of flaky crust and lots of juicy apples.—Darlene Brenden, Salem, Oregon
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Eggnog Napoleons

Eggnog Napoleons

Eggnog Napoleons

These individual pastry desserts featuring the flavor of eggnog are Christmasy and yummy. Plus, I can start preparing them ahead of time and do the assembly just before serving.

Honey Nut & Cream Cheese Baklava

Honey Nut & Cream Cheese Baklava

Honey Nut & Cream Cheese Baklava

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

Orange-Kissed Apple Strudel

Orange-Kissed Apple Strudel

Orange-Kissed Apple Strudel

My mom used to make the best apple turnovers using store-bought phyllo dough. I created a quick and delicious variation on her recipe by making one apple strudel in a log. It’s a timesaver, but just as delicious. You can easily double the recipe for a larger crowd.

Cottage Butterhorns

Cottage Butterhorns

Cottage Butterhorns

Start the dough for these attractive crescents the night before, and you’ll have rich, flaky golden rolls the next morning to enjoy with your coffee. A sweet drizzle makes the buttery rolls hard to resist.—Mary Schmittinger, Colgate, Wisconsin

Fig Pear Strudels

Fig Pear Strudels

Fig Pear Strudels

Filled with pears, figs and nuts, this flaky pastry is delightful with a cup of tea at breakfast or with a scoop of vanilla ice cream after dinner. It's so pretty and not too sweet.—Cheryl Perry, Hertford, North Carolina

Chocolate-Orange Cream Puffs

Chocolate-Orange Cream Puffs

Chocolate-Orange Cream Puffs

Here's a triple treat for chocolate lovers...chocolate cream puffs with a rich, velvety chocolate-orange filling that's topped with a homemade chocolate syrup. Yum! —Agnes Ward, Stratford, Ontario

Bacon Baklava

Bacon Baklava

Bacon Baklava

Who says bacon can't be dessert? One bite of this surprisingly good Bacon Baklava will convert any naysayers. —Preci D'Silva, Dubai, United Arab Emerates

Spiced Pumpkin Ice Cream Puffs

Spiced Pumpkin Ice Cream Puffs

Spiced Pumpkin Ice Cream Puffs

This extraordinary dessert showcases four homemade components: pumpkin ice cream, candy, cream puffs and a wine sauce. The effort is worthwhile...and all the elements have make-ahead aspects.—Richard Lasher, Stuarts Draft, Virginia
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