As I scrolled through this round up of traditional Croatian dessert recipes, I felt my sudden sweet cravings spike and my thoughts take me down memory lane.
TOP 20 of our Favorite Traditional Croatian Dessert Recipes
I’m fortunate to say that many of these tasty treats have been part of my childhood, lovingly prepared by my mom and aunts over the years for just about every ocassion. And although I’ll admit it’s hard to choose just one favorite, I do remember being excited to enjoy a cutting of homemade medena pita.
We’ve separated these recipes into a few different categories including cookies, cakes and other tasty treats. I hope you find your favorite Croatian dessert in this mouth-watering list.
Classic Croatian Cookie Recipes
If you’re looking to make a batch of Croatian cookies, here are a few of our go-to dessert recipes. They not only look beautiful, they taste great!
Medenjaci (Croatian Biscuits)
These traditional Croatian biscuits, known as medenjaci are a sweet and soft honey cookies that pair perfectly along side a cup of tea or coffee.
With a sweet, soft jam filling sandwiched between two equally round shaped hard cookies and dipped in red and yellow food dye, there are few desserts that look and taste quite like these peach cookies.