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Recipes: Desserts

St. Lucia Buns

Although many Swedes think St. Lucia Buns are more traditional when they have only saffron to flavor them, Carrin adds…

Pepparkakor (Ginger Cookies)

This recipe, from the late Johanna Wimberly of Hutto, is adapted from one brought by a Swedish immigrant to New…

Spritsar (Spritz cookies)

Donna Olson of Austin makes this recipe with an old-fashioned Swedish cookie press that, along with the recipe, came from…

Tunnel of Fudge Cake

Ella Rita Helfrich’s 1966 recipe called for Pillsbury’s chocolate dry frosting mix to create the tunnel of fudge. When the…

Black Forest Icebox Pie

Wayne & Jay Switzer, members of the Lone Star Dutch Oven Society, show the unbelieving that you really can make…

Bread Pudding with Lemon Sauce

Many diners at the Village Bakery Café in Amarillo make it a point to save room for this finale.

Nannie's Pear Mincemeat Pie or Empanadas

Yields: 12 pints, or enough filling for 12 pies.

Cranberry-Pear Crisp

Cathy Barber, Food Editor, The Dallas Morning News provided this recipe.

Nopalito Pie

Margarita C. Hinojosa of Benavides is famous among Rio Grande Valley residents for her Nopalito Pie, which some think tastes…

Red Velvet Cake

You can find Adams Extract Co.'s recipes on the company's web site at www.adamsextract.com/recipe.html. Red Velvet Cake is also known…
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