Vanilla Recipes

Whether your pantry is stocked with extract, beans or paste, these recipes with vanilla let this classic flavor shine. Use it in baked goods and savory foods, too.

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Glazed Apple-Maple Blondies

25 reviews

My 6-year-old son and I conjured up this recipe to use up the last of the apples we picked from the local apple orchard. Serve it with a dollop of sweetened whipped cream. —Heather Bates, Athens, Maine

Potluck Candied Sweet Potatoes

5 reviews

To make it easier to bring this traditional southern staple to a potluck or gathering, I updated it so...


Rum Vanilla Cranberry Sauce

1 review

Cranberry sauce is one of my favorite things—this jazzed-up version combines vanilla with rum to create a rich flavorful sauce...


Homemade Butterscotch Pudding

15 reviews

Homemade pudding reminds me of my grandma and how she turned milk and eggs into creamy textures before my eyes....


Very Vanilla Slow-Cooker Cheesecake

13 reviews

Cinnamon and vanilla give this cheesecake so much flavor, and making it in the slow cooker creates a silky, smooth...

Vanilla Cheesecake

1 review

To me, there is nothing better than a simple, elegant cheesecake where the vanilla takes center stage. And when I'm...


Sunday Morning Coffee Cake

3 reviews

This tasty, old-fashioned coffee cake, with a cinnamon-sugar streusel topping, cuts nicely for company and your family will love it,...

Fruit Salad with Vanilla

6 reviews

Peach pie filling is the secret ingredient in this crowd-pleasing salad. Make it throughout the year using whatever fruits are...


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Best Ever Bread Pudding

10 reviews

The secret to incredible bread pudding with a soft middle and crisp edges starts with leftover dinner rolls. I picked...


Vanilla Bean Cheesecake with Chocolate Ganache

2 reviews

This recipe is the most recent cheesecake I gave to my mother for her birthday, and we all just loved...