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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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Raspberry Linzer Torte Recipe

Raspberry Linzer Torte is rustically beautiful. The combination of the warm nuttiness of a homemade torte shell with a fresh raspberry filling is absolutely delicious. I’m really excited to bring this Raspberry Linzer Torte recipe to you. This was a recipe from my husband John’s grandmother. My mother-in-law dug it out of her recipe box and said …

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M&M’s® Honey Nut Cookies

 This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias #MMSFlavorVote #Walmart #ad M&M’s® Honey Nut Cookies taste like a big ole hug. They are warm from the fresh honey and the delicious flavor of the M&M’s® Honey Nut candy gives these cookies a sweet nutty flavor. I’ve …

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Easy Dark Chocolate Toffee Bar Brownies

Easy thick and gooey Dark Chocolate Toffee Bar Brownies have a delicious layer of chocolate toffee candy bar running through them creating a very special treat.  This time of year has so much going on. Graduations, bridal showers, March madness parties, all require planning, and not always a lot of time to put them together. …

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Lemon Cupcakes with Blackberry Filling

Tender Lemon Cupcakes filled with a delicious creamy blackberry filling and topped with cream cheese frosting. The whole thing is decorated with a candy heart. They make an impressive display for any occasion. You know how people say they are dog people or cat people, and you rarely have bipartisan pet people? Well, I think …

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Hershey’s Chocolate Syrup Cake

Hershey’s Chocolate Syrup Cake is a beautifully simple and delicious cake that is perfect for any celebration. There are no fancy techniques, this cake bakes with a surprise center. When my in-laws moved to an independent living facility, I was the benefactor of my mother-in-law’s recipe box. This box is a piece of art. It was …

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Triple Chocolate Lamingtons

Triple Chocolate Lamingtons is a delicacy that is as tasty as it is elegant. Using chocolate three different ways satisfies even the toughest chocoholic. It is that time of month when I participate in a baking challenge on a website called The Daring Kitchen, that issues monthly challenges to it’s members. Members are from all over …

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