This is a great alternative to regular hot coffee and is much more economical than store-bought coffee drinks. Sweetened condensed milk and a hint of chocolate lend a special touch. —Heather Nandell, Johnston, Iowa
One day friends and I were swapping recipes for hot chocolate, and someone came up with this mix. I put it in jars as gifts for Christmas. Now I keep a big batch in a large tin for us and so visitors can help themselves if they want! —Susan Prillhart, Rockledge, Florida
Five ingredients are all you'll need for this sweet sipper. Individual servings of the warm coffee creation are topped with whipped cream and fun garnishes made from melted butterscotch chips. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
My husband and his friends would often buy a similar version of this creamy, vanilla-flavored beverage at a nearby coffee house. Because daily stops got to be expensive, I decided to try and make my own. This smooth sensation was the result.—Heather Kunkel, Wellsville, New York
I like to make this chilly chocolate-flavored coffee drink when friends stop by for a visit. I always double the recipe, however, because I know they'll come back for seconds. For a richer and creamier version, replace the milk with half-and-half cream. —Lauren Nance, San Diego, California
A hint of cinnamon and a little sugar dress up instant coffee granules in this easy blend shared by Jane Fraser. Simply mix with boiling water for a change-of pace morning beverage. "My mother loved it," she writes from her home in Gig Harbor, Washington.