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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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Eggnog Tres Leches Cake

Eggnog Tres Leches Cake

Eggnog Tres Leches Cake

When the holidays roll around, my family eagerly anticipates sampling my Eggnog Cake. It's rich eggnog flavor is delightful.—

Fried Ice Cream

Fried Ice Cream

Fried Ice Cream

Refrigerated pie crust sprinkled with cinnamon sugar makes short work of this eye-catching, mouthwatering treat from our Test Kitchen. TIP: Keep a batch of these handy scoops in your freezer for impromptu entertaining all year long.—Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Fruity Dessert Tacos

Fruity Dessert Tacos

Fruity Dessert Tacos

Here's a dessert you can feel good about eating! Fresh fruit and zippy jalapeno make a tasty filling for sweetened tortillas. Fruit-flavored yogurt or honey can be drizzled over the tortillas if desired. —Diane Halferty, Corpus Christi, Texas
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Lime Sundaes

Lime Sundaes

Lime Sundaes

For a fun-looking dessert or a refreshing treat, I rely on limes. I cut the fruit in half and remove the pulp.—Patty Burk, Nanaimo, British Columbia

Mayan Chocolate Biscotti

Mayan Chocolate Biscotti

Mayan Chocolate Biscotti

Those who enjoy Mexican hot chocolate will love every bite of subtle sweetness and heat in this perked-up biscotti. —Chris Michalowski, Dallas, Texas

Mexican Chocolate Sugar Crisps

Mexican Chocolate Sugar Crisps

Mexican Chocolate Sugar Crisps

My grandma loved these so much, she would hide them from my grandpa! I think of her every time I make a batch. Like Mexican spice? Try stirring in a little chili powder. —Michele Lovio, Thousand Oaks, California

Texas Pecan Pralines

Texas Pecan Pralines

Texas Pecan Pralines

My praline recipe is special to me because it came from my mother. I use pecans from a grower in South Texas. —Carol Jones, Blue Ridge, TX

Tres Leches Cupcakes

Tres Leches Cupcakes

Tres Leches Cupcakes

A sweet, silky mixture using a trio of milks makes these little cakes three times as good. Because they soak overnight, they're a great make-ahead dessert for a potluck. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Apple Cheese Wraps

Apple Cheese Wraps

Apple Cheese Wraps

These tortilla-wrapped apple and cheese treats are a light alternative to apple pie, notes Grace Malone from Lafayette, Colorado. "They're also a fun brunch item," she says.

Brown Sugar Pecan Candies

Brown Sugar Pecan Candies

Brown Sugar Pecan Candies

These sweet candies are similar to those served at Mexican restaurants in our area. The recipe comes from a cookbook put together by the staff of the school where I teach. —Barbara Windham, Houston, Texas

Chipotle Peach Pie

Chipotle Peach Pie

Chipotle Peach Pie

This daring recipe takes peach pie to a new level. You might be surprised at the combination of ingredients, but don't judge it until you taste it.
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