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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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While visiting friends in New Zealand, I watched this dessert being made. Back at home, I came up with my own version. It’s great with vanilla ice cream or fresh whipped cream. —Carol Simpkins, Santa Cruz, California
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Double Nut Baklava

Double Nut Baklava

Double Nut Baklava

It may take some time to make this rich, buttery treat, but it's well worth the effort! The blend of coconut, pecans and macadamia nuts is irresistible. —Kari Kelley, Plains, Montana

Double-Nut Stuffed Figs

Double-Nut Stuffed Figs

Double-Nut Stuffed Figs

We have a family member that has diabetes, so dessert can get tricky. These sweet, nutritious stuffed figs keep us all happy. —Bob Bailey, Columbus, Ohio

Walnut Baklava

Walnut Baklava

Walnut Baklava

Josie Bochek of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin sent the recipe for this traditional sweet and nutty Greek pastry.
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Greek Holiday Cookies

Greek Holiday Cookies

Greek Holiday Cookies

These buttery golden twists are a traditional treat in Greece, where they are usually made for Easter and other celebrations. I enjoy making these Greek cookies to keep me in tough with my heritage.—Nicole Moskou, New York, New York

Cuccidati

Cuccidati

Cuccidati

The compliments are well worth making these Sicilian cookies—they're the best recipe I've found! —Carolyn Fafinski, Dunkirk, New York

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!

Buttery Rhubarb Baklava

Buttery Rhubarb Baklava

Buttery Rhubarb Baklava

“I like to take treats to my co-workers at the nursery/gift shop where I work. When rhubarb season arrives, I make this rich, sweet baklava so I can share the fruits of my garden.” —Sue Bolsinger, Anchorage, Alaska

Berries in a Nest

Berries in a Nest

Berries in a Nest

Iola Egle of Bella Vista, Arkansas enhances a medley of fresh berries with sugar, pepper and balsamic vinegar. Serve berries on lettuce. like Iola does, for a fun summer salad...or showcase them in pretty phyllo cups, as our Test Kitchen suggests, for an impressive dinner finale.

Lemon Tea Cookies

Lemon Tea Cookies

Lemon Tea Cookies

These sandwich cookies taste rich and buttery and have a lovely lemon filling. The recipe has been in our family since the 1950s, when my mother got it from a French friend in her club. —Phyllis Dietz, Westland, Michigan

Chocolate-Dipped Phyllo Sticks

Chocolate-Dipped Phyllo Sticks

Chocolate-Dipped Phyllo Sticks

Looking for a little something special to share with friends or family? Try these crunchy treats. They’re great with coffee or a glass of milk. —Peggy Woodward, Shullsburg, Wisconsin

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.
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