Collection by Ninaleen

Eggnog Thumbprints

Rating: 4.5 stars 209
Thumbprint cookies with a delicious filling, these are perfect for Christmas. Does not use eggnog, but they have an eggnog taste. You can substitute 1/4 teaspoon rum extract and 1 tablespoon milk for the rum.

Persian Halva

Rating: 4.5 stars 9
Halva is a favorite dessert throughout the Middle East. Many varieties are made with tahini or semolina flour. This Persian halva recipe uses a simple mixture of flour, butter, and sugar with the sweet perfume of rosewater. Cut into wedges and serve with tea or coffee.


Rating: 4 stars 22
This puto recipe is a fun and easy way to cook this Filipino cake. Wonderful food!

Norwegian Sour Cream and Raisin Pie

Rating: 4.5 stars 22
This recipe has been passed down in my family and has its roots in Norway. My grandma would always make this pie for Thanksgiving, and now my dad has taken over that role. Based on the ingredients, it is an interesting pie but the flavor is both unique and delicious. Enjoy!

Baked Gulab Jamun (Indian Dumplings in Syrup)

Rating: 3.5 stars 2
This a traditional Indian dessert, baked instead of fried. My family has made this recipe for generations and it's one of our favorites.

Vanilla Pistachio Fig Tart

Rating: 5 stars 8
A lovely multi-season tart using fresh figs, pistachios, lemon zest, and a hint of vanilla.

Apple Pie by Grandma Ople

Rating: 5 stars 12563
Sliced apples under a lattice crust are bathed in a sweet buttery sauce.