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Rose Water Rice Pudding

Rose water rice pudding is a popular Middle Eastern treat. Pomegranate seeds and chopped pistachios add a simple yet elegant touch to this floral Lebanese specialty. —Michael & Mathil Chebat, Layla's Lebanese Restaurant, Lake Ridge, Virginia

Israeli Malabi with Pomegranate Syrup

Malabi is a very famous, easy sweet milk pudding from Israel. For this recipe I learned from a friend, you...


Baklava Thumbprint Cookies

10 reviews

The topping on my sister-in-law's peach cobbler was so delicious that I asked for the recipe, then decided to use...


Mini Baklava

1 review

Baklava has amazing memories for me: My best friend made it for my bridal and baby showers. And then, she...


Persian Poached Pears

2 reviews

These fragrant pears are a dramatic way to finish off a Middle Eastern feast. They’re delicious, aromatic and an unusual...

Almond Pistachio Baklava

1 review

I discovered this traditional recipe at a Greek cultural event and often get requests for it. The original version called...


Double Nut Baklava

2 reviews

It may take some time to make this rich, buttery treat, but it's well worth the effort! The blend of...

Walnut Baklava

10 reviews

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


Baklava Pastry Rolls

1 review

My niece gave me this recipe for a chocolate twist on traditional baklava—it's a sweet way to end a Greek-inspired...


Honey Nut & Cream Cheese Baklava

2 reviews

I love serving impressive desserts that look like you spent hours in the kitchen when, in reality, they're really easy...


Baklava with Honey Syrup

1 review

Baklava is a sweet, buttery Greek treat. The honey syrup drizzled on top gives this classic dessert a delicious twist....

Baklava Cheesecake Tarts

I love the sticky honey syrup, spices, nuts and crispy phyllo of homemade baklava but don’t want the fuss of...


Baklava Cheesecake

3 reviews

With sugared cranberries and rosemary sprigs, my unique baklava cheesecake makes a grand display for office parties and other special...


Quick and Easy Baklava Squares

I love baklava but rarely indulge because it takes so much time to make. Then a friend of mine gave...


Chocolate-Drizzled Baklava

This baklava makes a special gift and is also fun to put on a party planner. — Jesse Zipursky, San...


Chipotle-Orange Baklava

2 reviews

Citrus, cinnamon and smoky chipotle peppers make my version of this flaky, sweet pastry so unique. It's really rich, so...

Baklava Bites

I love anything baked in phyllo dough. I find that these little bundles are easier to make than traditional baklava...