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Strawberry Rhubarb Bread with Streusel Topping

Strawberry Rhubarb Bread with Streusel Topping could easily pass for cake. It is sweet, tart, and crunchy all at the same time. This strawberry rhubarb bread recipe is perfect for any time from breakfast to dessert. This post has been upgraded from 5/2/16 to improve reader experience. No changes have been made to the recipe. …

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Very Cherry Meringue Dessert Recipe

Cherry Meringue Dessert combines layers of a crispy tender meringue with a smooth cream cheese mixture that’s slathered with a sweet-tart cherry topping. It’s an easy cherry dessert that’s just as pretty as it is delicious. NOTE: The meringue layer should be made 12 hours or the day before it’s needed. This post has been …

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Champagne Cake with Champagne Glaze

Champagne cake is a soft and tender pound cake with the essence of champagne. It’s perfect for a simple brunch or a special occasion. This post has been updated from 2015 to improve reader experience. Champagne cake is a great way to celebrate any event. This Champagne Pound Cake recipe is delicious and exactly what’s …

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No-Bake Chocolate Pretzel Peanut Butter Squares

No-Bake Chocolate Pretzel Peanut Butter Squares is an easy dessert. Crunchy pretzel filling and sweet peanut butter chocolate make the perfect contrast. THIS POST HAS BEEN UPGRADED FROM 12/11/14 TO IMPROVE READER EXPERIENCE. Who doesn’t like No-Bake Chocolate Pretzel Peanut Butter Squares? They’re rich, gooey, and have a delightful crunch from the pretzel filling.

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Blueberry Puff Pastry Rolls Recipe

Blueberry Puff Pastry Rolls are a flaky, buttery blueberry pastry that’s quick, easy and delicious. This Puff Pastry Blueberry recipe is perfect for breakfast, brunch or that sweet treat after any meal. THIS POST HAS BEEN UPGRADED FROM 11/2/17 TO IMPROVE READER EXPERIENCE. Artists test their own talent trying to create a berry as beautiful …

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My Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

My Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe makes a large cookie with slightly crispy edges and an ooey-gooey chewy center. Brown butter and dark chocolate make them rich and delicious. THIS POST HAS BEEN UPGRADED FROM 9/16/14 TO IMPROVE READER EXPERIENCE. My Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookie doesn’t have any competition in our book. I’ve tried a …

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Caramelized Pear Pie Filling Recipe

Caramelized Pear Pie Filling Recipe is full of tender pears drenched in brown sugar and cinnamon. It makes a great topping or a great dessert on its own. THIS POST HAS BEEN UPGRADED FROM 10/27/14 TO IMPROVE READER EXPERIENCE. Caramelized Pear Pie Filling is swimming in a warm sweet gooey brown sugar and cinnamon sauce that …

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White Chocolate Irish Cream Cupcakes Recipe

White Chocolate Irish Cream Cupcakes are moist, tender  and delicious. They are the perfect recipe for a special occasion, or anytime. These delicious cupcakes was first published on 3/10/16 and has been updated to improve the reader experience. Ahhh we are finally getting close to St. Patrick’s Day. As I’ve said before, Americans are always …

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Spice Cake Recipe With Peanut Butter Frosting

Our Spice Cake recipe with Peanut Butter Frosting has a tender center with a delicious contrast in the sweet frosting. This combination may sound unusual but trust me, this cake is absolutely delicious. It’s an easy spice cake to make and one of my all-time favorites! My birthday should be a National holiday. Well, not …

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Spiced Coffee Cookies with Caramel-Vanilla Glaze

Spiced Coffee Cookies With Caramel Vanilla Glaze – A warm spiced soft cookie topped with gooey caramel and a vanilla glaze swirl. These cookies taste like a delicious coffee latte. This delicious recipe was first published on 10/27/15 and has been updated to improve the reader experience. I wanted a special cookie to celebrate Johns …

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Reader Favorites – Countdown to 2017

Countdown to 2017 is on! Today’s recipes are for Reader Favorites featured on Hostess At Heart during 2016. Countdown to 2017 continues. It’s so much fun seeing the best of an entire years’ recipes. Today’s recipes are all Reader Favorites. That makes them my favorite too. It means so much to me that you take …

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White Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

White Chocolate Peppermint Cookies are soft and tender. These festive peppermint cookies are a delicious addition to any holiday cookie tray. There is nothing like a cold winters day or the holidays to make me start to crave hot chocolate and peppermint. It’s festive and just warms you from the inside out. White Chocolate Peppermint …

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Cranberry Upside-Down Cake Recipe

Cranberry Upside-Down Cake is soft and tender. The cake tastes like sweet cream which is a great contrast to the tartness of the cranberries. It’s a great way to launch #CranberryWeek! Cranberries are such an underutilized fruit. It used to be that most households would buy a bag of cranberries (or can) for Thanksgiving. They …

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