Italian Dessert Recipes


Feb 27, 2021

Ricotta Pie

By Jessica S
This is another Easter dessert tradition."Rigat" pie! (An Italian NY'er pronunciation of ricotta - haha) I...
Jan 4, 2021

Tiramisu

By Patricia Kutchins
This is an easy no bake, no egg, tiramisu that is absolutely fabulous!
Jan 2, 2021

Ciao Bella Watermelon Granita

By Anna Sciancalepore Antoniello
So refreshing for the summer! My mom makes lemon and coffee granita too. I have to pick...
Dec 6, 2020

Italian Anisette "S" Cookies

By Barbara Nazworth
These cookies are my grandchildren's favorites. I like to make these cookies in S's, L's...
Dec 2, 2020

Cranberry & Pecan Biscotti

By Monika Rosales
Simple Italian cookie, can be made with any dried fruit and any nuts...get creative and enjoy
Nov 28, 2020

Italian Easter Pie (Pizza Chena)

By Joanne Bellezza-Loughlin
Pizza Chena (made with Italian meats, cheeses, and eggs) is a staple on every Italian Easter...
Nov 23, 2020

Tiramisu

By Monika Rosales
Simply a delicious Italian dessert.
Nov 22, 2020

Italian Chocolate Ball Cookies (TayTu's)

By Barbara Nazworth
My mother always made these chocolate ball cookies, they are called Italian TayTu cookies. I have...
Oct 29, 2020

Tatus (Totos Italian Chocolate Cookies)

By Anne Bruscato Nunez
This is a very old, passed-down recipe in our family. We always bake them at...
Oct 3, 2020

Ricotta Cookies for Easter

By Chris T.
This is a soft Italian-style cookie. I have had this recipe for many years and I...
Aug 29, 2020

Cannoli Dip

By Beth Pierce
This delicious and fun party worthy Cannoli Dip tastes like the best part of a cannoli...
Aug 26, 2020

Creamy Blueberry Ice Cream

By Elizabeth Lancaster
There is nothing like fresh homemade Ice Cream! This recipe is so smooth and very...
Aug 15, 2020

Holiday Gifting Ricotta Egg Biscuits

By Sandra McGrath
My mother always made these on holidays. She would wrap them in festive cellophane paper and...
Jun 4, 2020

Italian Love Cake

By Diane Langella
‘This cake is large enough for a crowd. Will great rave reviews
May 26, 2020

Cannoli

By Francine Lizotte
This incredible Sicilian pastry is so scrumptious! It a great dessert that everyone will enjoy -...
May 16, 2020

Ricotta Chocolate Chip cake

By Diane Langella
This delicious cake is the perfect cake moist, not too sweet, not too gooey. Just enough...
Mar 21, 2020

Limoncello Creme Cake

By Kathleen Hagood
We love eating lemon creme cake at our favorite Italian restaurants although each restaurant's version is...
Feb 8, 2020

Italian Easter Cookies

By denise hagar
These are traditionally rolled and tied into knots, but being pressed for time. I used a...
Feb 1, 2020

Pinulada (Honey Balls)

By Roberta Savio
This is a great hostess gift! My mom would use festive holiday bowls and bring to...
Feb 1, 2020

Grandma Lu's Vanilla Anisette Christmas Cookies

By Nancy A.
Growing up in an Italian family, our kitchen was always filled with family, food, and fun....
Jan 31, 2020

Italian Fig Cookies

By Angela LeMoine
In our family, Christmas cookies are kind of a big deal. The famous ones are my...
Jan 20, 2020

Italian Cheesecake

By Lou Kostura
I went to a international dinner club function and the theme was Italian. I decided to...
Jan 12, 2020

Antoinette’s Biscotti

By Diane Langella
Antoinette was my friend at the Italian club & baked these delicious award winning biscotti. ...
Dec 3, 2019

Biscotti

By Francine Lizotte
These classic Italian Biscotti are absolutely delicious! Very festive looking, they are perfect for the Holiday...
7 Summer Trifles

7 Summer Trifles


Who doesn’t love this lovely layered treat? Dating back to the 18th century, this is a tried and true summer dessert. Perfect for picnics, cookouts, and get-togethers, trifles are a delicious dessert that feed a crowd. Simple, gorgeous, and can be made ahead of time, trifles come in all shapes and sizes and flavors for […]

15 Mediterranean-Influenced Dishes

15 Mediterranean-Influenced Dishes


The Mediterranean “diet” has been popular for years, but it’s really not a diet. More so, it’s a healthier eating lifestyle that limits processed foods. It gets its name because it includes foods from regions around the Mediterranean Sea, like Greece, Italy, and Spain. Vegetables, whole grains, legumes, fish, and healthy fats (such as olive […]

11 Recipes That Spotlight Pesto

11 Recipes That Spotlight Pesto


Bright green in color, pesto is a classic northern Italian sauce. Traditionally made with basil, Parmesan, garlic, olive oil, and nuts (pine nuts or walnuts), it has a slightly grassy and nutty flavor. Easy to make at home, it’s versatile and quite tasty. We’re sharing pesto sauce from scratch recipes along with ways you can […]