Sweet Winter recipes – CookBlogShare Week 46

Tis the season for warming and delicious Sweet Winter recipes. I have a massive sweet tooth and during Winter, and especially at Christmas, the want for sweet treats and warming bakes grows even bigger. I have rounded up a gorgeous collection of sweet winter recipes from brilliant bloggers to get you into the festive baking spirit.

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A Christmas Classic – Mince Pies

Mini Mince Pies

mince pies being dusted with icing sugar in the Sweet Winter recipes round up

Christmas Mini Mince Pies are small buttery pastry pies filled with a delicious mixture of dried fruit, and warming spices. They are bite-sized versions of the traditional British mince pies that are such a feature of Christmas holiday feasts.  

Find this mini mince pie recipe on Farmersgirl Kitchen

Easy Frangipane Topped Mince Pies

frangipane mince pies piled high on a white plate

Delicious homemade mince pies topped with frangipane and flaked almonds, these Easy Frangipane Mince Pies look and taste impressive, but are actually super simple to make. (Promise I won’t tell!) What would Christmas be without a mince pie and these have to make it on to the Sweet Winter recipes round up.

Check out this Easy Frangipane Topped Mince Pies on Easy Peasy Foodie

Sweet Winter Recipes – ultimate chocolate cookies

Chocolate Hazelnut Butter Cookies

chocolate hazelnut cookies on a dark background

Oh My! These flourless Chocolate Hazelnut Cookies are delicious. Different from other cookies for sure… And possibly not quite like others, you have tried… But good! REALLY good! Is different good? I think so! It means they stand out from the crowd… They have their own identity… But what makes them so unique?

Pop this Chocolate hazelnut butter cookies at Gluten Free Alchemist recipe on your to-do list.

Chocolate Orange Cookies

chocolate orange cookies in the Sweet Winter recipes round up

Chocolate orange cookies! Soft, chewy, gooey in the middle chocolate cookies packed with chocolate orange chunks and drizzled with milk chocolate. So indulgent and delicious!

Check out this chocolate orange cookie recipe from Something Sweet Something Savoury

Perfect Sweet Winter recipes for a Christmas afternoon tea

Boozy Baileys Brownies

beautiful slices of baileys chocolate brownies in the Sweet Winter recipes round up

Boozy Brownies, made with Baileys Chocolate Luxe, takes your fudge brownies to a new high and is the perfect Sweet Winter recipes. Chocolate and Chocolate liqueur is what these boozy brownies are all about… ! A classic fudge brownie topped with a nice smooth decadent Baileys ganache…. !!!

Feast on this Boozy Baileys Brownie recipe from Bake with Sweet Spot

White chocolate rocky road

white chocolate rocky road on a silver tray

You can’t beat White Chocolate Rocky Road. Prepared in minutes, graham crackers, mini marshmallows, cranberries and pistachio nuts are stirred into rich melted white chocolate then refrigerated and cut into squares. Loved by kids and adults, once tried you’ll make this easy no-bake treat on repeat.

Nibble on this white chocolate rocky road from the family food kitchen.

A few Sweet Winter recipes and Christmas treats from my collection

What is CookBlogShare?

CookBlogShare is a community for food bloggers to share recipes and foodie posts and generally support the food blogging community. The community is centred around the #CookBlogShare linky.

It is a wonderful way for a wide range of food writers, recipe creators and bloggers to come together and share each other’s recipes.

The linky is now hosted regularly by Me (Sisley) from Sew White & Chloe from Feast Glorious Feast. New members are always welcome to join so make sure you invite your other food blogger friends!

The last linky was hosted by Melissa at MelissaTraub.com who put together a collection of the best cozy recipes for December nights.

How to take part in this week’s #CookBlogShare


Scroll down to the linky widget and add your links. Make sure to read the rules so we can all share the love!

I’ll be commenting and sharing as many of the links as possible. They’ll also be pinned to the #CookBlogShare group Pinterest board.

Use the same hashtag #CookBlogShare on Instagram and social media and you can post your recipes in the CookBlogShare Facebook Page.


Scroll down to see what recipes have been linked up so far this week. Have a read and let us know what you think. Feel free to help share the love by sharing the recipes far and wide! You can also follow the #CookBlogShare hashtags on Twitter and Instagram to discover new and wonderful recipes.

The CookBlogShare Rules

You can link up any recipe or foodie posts you have. Both old and new posts are welcome as long as they have not been linked to #CookBlogShare before. There is no set theme but it is always sensible to think about upcoming seasons and holidays.

It is usually beneficial to link up towards the beginning of the week for maximum benefit to you.

You can link up to a maximum of 4 posts per linky.

Required – Add a link from your post(s) back to the host’s post. E.g. “I have linked this recipe to #CookBlogShare run by Sisley & Chloe which was hosted by {add your name} at {add a link to the post you are writing or your homepage}.

Required – For each recipe that you link up, choose at least 2 of the other recipes which have been linked that week, go to the blog post and leave a 5* rating & lovely positive comment. You might want to come back later in the week when more posts have been linked up – but don’t forget!

Required – Please also comment on at least one post from that week’s host. Their linked posts will be marked “HOST” in the title. Please note that a host might request that comments are not left on the linky post as this isn’t always the most beneficial place for a host to feel the love!

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Bonus – There is no set requirement but there are several other ways that you can help share the love with the other members linking up. These can include:

  • Pinning the recipe
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Please note that by joining in, you are giving the #CookBlogShare hosts permission to use your pictures in a roundup and on social media if your recipe is selected as one of our favourites!

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CookBlogShare are always looking for new bloggers to become guest hosts. Please get in touch with one of the regular hosts or post in the Facebook group if you want to be added to the rota.


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