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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

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


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...


Chocolate-Drizzled Baklava

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

Double Nut Baklava

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


Baklava Cheesecake

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

Baklava Tartlets

Want a quick treat that's delicious and easy to make? These tartlets will do the trick. You can serve them...


Mini Baklava

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


Baklava Cheesecake Tarts

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


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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...

Baklava with Honey Syrup

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


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...


Baklava

Many ethnic festivals are held in my city throughout the year. One in May is the Greek Hellenic Festival. My...


Chocolate Baklava

I've been cooking for years, and baklava remains a favorite. Most folks find one piece of this rich dessert very...


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Walnut Baklava

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

Miracle Baklava

Always asked to bring baklava to special occasions, I created this lighter version to help everyone cut back on calories...


Almond Pistachio Baklava

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


Cashew Baklava

I always wanted to make Baklava, but it seemed like so much work. The son of my neighbor's friend showed...


Persian Poached Pears

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


Baklava Rounds

In need of a sweet treat that I could prepare ahead and freeze, I streamlined and modified a recipe that...


Chipotle-Orange Baklava

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