From Mom Recipes

Mom Made It Best

There is just something about mom's cooking. Enjoy these recipes that pay tribute to all the moms out there.


Mama Seward's Strawberry Cake Recipe

By Wanda Harrison
I got this strawberry cake recipe from my daughter's grandmother. It is absolutely incredible.

My Grandma's Apple Strudel

By Heidi Edwards
My family has made this for a while and I love it. I lost the recipe...

Mom's Gooey Butter Cake

By Shelly Pruett
My mom made this for years and has shared the recipe with many people, including my...

MOM'S RAISED DOUGHNUTS

By Peggi Anne Tebben
My Mom was the best baker I have ever known, along with Great Aunt Jane. Whether...

Mom’s Chocolate Decadent Cake

By Shelia Senghas
Monday was a beautiful fall day and I was sitting in the back yard perusing the...

Grandma's Secret Apple Brownies!

By Jessica Harrington
My grandmother used to make these all the time for me when I was young. She...

Mama's Deviled Eggs

By Eva Marion
This recipe is one my mom taught me years ago. Not your standard deviled eggs...

My Mom's Perfect Thanksgiving Stuffing

By Robyn Bruce
My mom is 91 years old now. But through the years, when I was a kid...

Grandma Helen's Oatmeal Cookies

By Laurie Sanders
I had asked my grandmother for some cookie recipes a while back and she very kindly...

Grandma Baldwin's Mayonnaise Cake/Pudding Frosting

By April Alvarez
My grandmother Baldwin would make this every week end and when I got old enough to...

Peanut Squares (Peanut Brittle Cookies)

By Pattie Thatcher
My Grandma used to make these and never had leftovers. I started baking these at Christmastime...

Grandma Statom's Yeast Rolls

By Dorene Nagy
This is a recipe I got from my Grandma Statom. It's very easy even if...

Mom's Impossible Cheeseburger Pie

By Tiffany Ash
My mom found this recipe when I was a kid and I absolutely loved it. ...

Mom's Chess Pie

By Erin Latch
My mom passed this recipe on to me years ago. Everyone loves her chess pies!

Grandma Cookie's Carrot Cake

By Cara Metzger
This recipe came from my mom, a.k.a. Grandma Cookie. When my mom and dad were...

Mom's Spaghetti Sauce

By Brandi Kirkpatrick
This recipe was a staple growing up in a family of eight, six of which were...

Mom's Hermits

By star pooley
This is my mom's recipe. She is known in her church for making these for bake...

Mom's Deluxe Mashed Potatoes

By Colleen Barrett
When my mother made these potatoes for the first time 25+ years ago at Thanksgiving one...

MOM'S BEST EVER BROWNIES

By penny jordan
My Mom used to make the best brownies in Texas! Oh my GOSH! They were soooooooooooooo...

Country Biscuits

By Shelia Senghas
Mom's biscuits and gravy has always been a much-loved tradition in our family. There was a...

Mom's Sour Cream Coffee Cake

By Carol Perricone
My mom always baked from scratch! She always made delicious cakes, bars and cookies for us...

Mom's Meatloaf Cake

By Therese Renouf
My husband craves this dish. Everytime I make it hetells me its a mouthful of flavor. He...

Mom's Biscuits

By Anna Ewing
These biscuits are spoon drop not roll and cut. My kids call them crunchy biscuit.

Red Meat Sauce for Pasta

By Renata McAdams
I am pictured here with my 100 year old native Italian mother. She has been...
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