1980s

A treasury of 100+ vintage Christmas cookie recipes

If you're looking to recreate that special cookie that your grandmother used to make, or hoping to discover an old-fashioned cookie to make new again, we have assembled some this big, tasty collection of recipes -- classic, vintage, retro, heirloom and antique -- for sweet treats this Christmastime!

Mint magic brownies recipe (1986)

There's magic in the rich, chocolate moistness of Duncan Hines' brownies -- and in how deliciously they disappear. Mint magic brownies recipe Ingredients 1 Duncan Hines Mint Chocolate Brownie Mix 1/3 cup ... Read more...

Revisit “A Christmas Story” (1983)

Based on Jean Shepherd's collection of short stories In God We Trust, All Others Pay Cash, A Christmas Story has worked its way into American pop culture history over the past 30 years. From licking the ... Read more...

Tropic Sun Spareribs recipe (1986)

Tropic Sun Spareribs recipe A little Dole pineapple makes it amazingly simple to bring a bright new flavor to anything you make -- as you'll see by trying these tasty spareribs. Ingredients 3 1/2 to 4 po... Read more...

Romantic tradition returns: Somewhere in Time (1980)

Technically superior, if overly sentimental, Somewhere in Time will appeal to the feminine strain in those women who have been confronted mercilessly by the Clayburghian figure, i.e., one of independence and confusion.

Great Pumpkin cookie recipe (1986)

Libby's Great Pumpkin cookies. Great taste that's a smile wide! This is one big, delicious cookie. It's also one wholesome cookie. Because it's made with America's favorite pumpkin, Libby's. Sure, kids love... Read more...

Blueberry-pumpkin muffin recipe (1986)

Blueberry Pumpkin Muffins recipe Ingredients 1-2/3 cups flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon allspice 1 cup Libby's Solid Pack P... Read more...

How the Weepuls were won (1986)

Furry 'weepuls' come with good grades The day after report cards are sent home, the students in Dolores Hunt's first-grade classroom listen anxiously for their principal's footsteps in the hall. "Here he co... Read more...

Lip Smackers from Bonne Bell (1973-1983)

Dubbed "The world's first flavored lip gloss," Lip-Smackers made their debut in 1973 with flavors of Strawberry, Lemon and Green Apple -- and so began a multi-year reign as a favorite of tweens and teens across... Read more...

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