9 Delicious Desserts Straight From Grandma's Kitchen

My hubby adored Mamaw's strawberry cake. He believed no one could replicate it. It tastes as good as he recalls from my cooking. Jennifer Bruce, Manitou, KY

Mamaw Emily s Strawberry Cake

When my mother married in 1942, she requested that my grandma write down the peanut butter cookie recipe from scratch. That was difficult since Grandma was a pioneer chef who added ingredients until they tasted perfect.

Old-Fashioned Peanut Butter Cookies

My grandma periodically brought this warm, oven-baked cake. This dish was cherished for its fiery apple flavour and luscious cream cheese icing. Even though I lightened it, the family loves it. Turlock, California's Laurie Conrad

Gran's Apple Cake

My two girls' great-grandmother used to make oat-and-coconut-flavored cookies when they were little. Thank goodness she gave the recipe out. Debra Dorn, Florida's Dunnellon

Grandma Krause's Coconut Cookies

The flavours of a pina colada are all there in this icebox cake. A single taste will transport you to a tropical paradise! Rachel Lewis, Virginia's Danville

Pina Colada Icebox Cake

When you cook this delicious caramel apple pie recipe, your kitchen will smell great and everyone will smile. This brings me back to my granny's table in Virginia. Jean Castro, Phoenix, Arizona

Caramel-Pecan Apple Pie

Grandma was significant to me. Her large rural kitchen was always fragrant when we arrived. This cake recipe was her favourite and has been passed down. Detroiter Denise Strasz

Grandma's Carrot Cake

I wanted to try adding zucchini to a cake after putting it to a peanut butter bar years before. The zucchini moistens the cake without overpowering the chocolate and peanut butter.

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Zucchini Cake

My great-grandmother invented this recipe over 100 years ago, so these wonderful treats have featured at many family celebrations. Make these holiday-themed using red and green maraschino cherries.

Cherry Coconut Treats