How To Make Layered Shortbread Heart Cookies

heart shaped shortbread sandwich cookies with small heart cutout in top layer and raspberry preserves between the cookies sitting on a white platter with a rolling pin and dish towel beside it

This is one of my favorite cookie recipes! So, I want to share with you how to make layered shortbread heart cookies.

These cookies are also referred to as Linzer cookies. They originated in Austria, home of the Linzertorte, which is a tart made of a buttery dough accompanied by fruit.


Linzer cookies are basically the same recipe, but are cut into cookies and two of them form a sandwich. Preserves are placed in between the cookies and a there is a small cutout in the center of the top cookie.

Galentine’s Brunch

I am joining 4 other blogger friends for a virtual Galentine’s Brunch, and if you missed our tablescapes you can see that here.

Galentine's Brunch Tablescape

We are all sharing a tablescape idea and a recipe for the brunch. It is an amazing menu and the tables are so creative, so be sure and check out all of the other posts.

I also shared how I made these heart sweater placemats for my tablescape a few days ago.

My contribution to the meal is dessert, and I thought these heart shaped shortbread cookies would be perfect!

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Variations for an Easy and delicious cheese ball

cream cheese ball with crackers and rosemary sprig on white plate on top of white pedestal and green plant in background

Anytime I make this cheese ball, it is a crowd favorite! So, I want to show you some variations for an easy and delicious cheese ball with only 5 ingredients!

About 32 years ago, one of my closest friends from high school hosted a baby shower for me. She served this cheese ball, and I fell in love with it.

It became one of my favorite things to make for get togethers or for just a simple appetizer at home.

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How To Make a Sparkling Rosemary Infused Cocktail

champagne flute with "cheers" on it sitting beside ice bucket with 2022 and gold/silver tinsel garland inside of it silver christmas ball beside glass and silver tinsel on table beside ice bucket and glass

It’s menu day for my monthly dinner club group, and we have some great recipes for you! I have the drink this month, and I want to show you how to make a sparkling rosemary infused cocktail.

This recipe is basically a French 75, but with a bit of a twist, because I added a rosemary simple syrup.

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The Most Delicious and Easy Cranberry Orange Cake

cranberry bundt cake on white pedestal cake plate with fresh cranberries in center white napkin and 4 gold forks beside cake fresh greenery on table around it

Do you need a Christmas dessert idea?? If so, you definitely will want to try the most delicious and easy cranberry orange cake!

It’s menu day for my monthly dinner club group, and this month is all about the holidays!

We have a fabulous menu for you, so let me share what we have in store for you.

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Super Easy and Delicious Crock Pot Turkey with Cranberries

white serving platter with cooked turkey breast with gravy on top glass dish with cranberry sauce beside it rosemary sprig garnish white pumpkin and butternut squash sitting beside plate

It’s menu day for my dinner club group, and this month it’s all about Thanksgiving recipes. I was responsible for the entree this time, so I wanted to share this slow cooker idea for cooking a turkey breast. I hope you will give this super easy and delicious crock pot turkey with cranberries a try. You won’t be disappointed!!

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How to Make an Easy Football Party Dessert Bar

cupcakes with green frosting and a white stripe piped with vanilla frosting down the center and a 50 to resemble a football field 50 yard line

My dinner club group is sharing our menu today for our football tailgate party theme. Since I was responsible for the dessert this month, and had so many ideas for easy desserts for a football party, I decided to do a dessert bar. Let me show you some fun ideas and how to make an easy football party dessert bar.

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The Best Citrus Rosemary Cocktail You’ve Ever Had

champagne flute with citrus rosemary cocktail. Lemon wedge on the side of glass for garnish and a sprig of rosemary inside the glass

My dinner club friends and I are having so much fun planning summer picnics! Today we are sharing our menu and recipes and I can’t wait to show you how I made the best citrus rosemary cocktail you’ve ever had!

If you missed our summer picnic ideas and tablescapes you can see mine here, then follow the post to the bottom and there are links to 4 other amazing picnic ideas.

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American Flag Dessert Pizza

american flag dessert pizza

My dinner club friends and I are having so much fun creating tablescapes and a menu for a July 4th party! My recipe this month is an American flag dessert pizza, and it turned out so cute and is yummy!

You can find the full recipe at the bottom of the post along with the recipes from all the other ladies. It’s a delicious menu, so be sure and check out everyone’s post.

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