Vintage recipes
Cherry butter jewels cookies recipe

Cherry thumbprint Christmas cookies

These rich and tender cherry thumbprint Christmas cookies have bright and colorful button centers, made by placing pretty halved red or green candied cherries into the middle of each one.

Homemade applesauce cake with whipped cream

Easy one-bowl applesauce cake recipe (1973)

Grandma’s one-bowl applesauce cake recipe. It’s especially versatile. It’s the perfect snack almost any time. Bake it as squares, a ring, a loaf or cupcakes. Glaze it or not. Offer it for special flavor at brunch, lunch, or nightcap breaks.

Chocolate crinkle cookies with powdered sugar

Chocolate crinkle cookies with powdered sugar

These big chocolate crinkle cookies are covered in powdered sugar before they’re baked, and come out of the oven with little cracks in the snowy sugar. This classic recipe comes from the 1980s, and uses unsweetened cocoa.

Our 12 best vintage brownie recipes

Our 14 best vintage brownie recipes

Ready for some good old-fashioned chocolate treats? Here are more than a dozen of our best vintage brownie recipes — lots of fudgy deliciousness with a retro twist!

Retro recipe - No-cook peppermint patties in red green and white

No-cook peppermint patties

These colorful homemade no-cook peppermint patties are tasty and super easy to make. Best of all, you can color them for any occasion!

Olive cheese ball recipe

How to make an easy olive cheese ball

What could be better to get a holiday party rolling than a creamy, festive olive cheese ball? This recipe comes from the 70s, which was pretty much the golden age of cheese spreads.

Turkey cheese ball with parsley

Make a turkey cheese ball appetizer (1972)

Use up your extra turkey in a new way – make this tasty turkey cheese ball! It’s a great appetizer for Thanksgiving, or you can use holiday leftovers to make a retro snack with this rich spread.

Almond Legend cake (1976)

Almond Legend cake recipe (1976)

This almond legend cake has one whole almond baked inside, and the lucky person who receives the slice with the hidden almond is said to enjoy good fortune all year! Here’s the classic recipe from the 1970s!

Easy classic pudding lemonade cake recipe from the 70s

Easy classic pudding lemonade cake recipe from the 70s

For one of the most lemony lemon cakes you can make, try baking a pudding lemonade cake! This dessert delivers deliciously tart and sweet flavors by combining lemon cake mix, lemon pudding mix, and even lemonade drink mix or concentrate.

Apple pie dump cake recipe

Apple pie dump cake recipe & vintage dump cake how-tos

Without a doubt, the humble dump cake has one of the worst names ever, but this sweet treat has still managed to stay popular since its introduction in the mid-sixties. See step-by-step photos for an apple pie dump cake recipe here!

Country meatball stew - Meatball ragout retro recipe

Country meatball stew recipe (1978)

This 1970s meatball stew recipe (originally called meatball ragout) was created by the Campbell’s soup company, and combines beef broth and mushroom soup to make a rich base for these beef meatballs.

17 delicious classic cranberry sauce recipes

20 classic homemade cranberry sauce recipes

Cranberries have become traditional for Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners — and these 20 homemade cranberry sauce recipes will help you deliciously add the ruby-red jewel to your feasts!

Mocha sour cream cake - Retro recipe

Mocha sour cream cake (1973)

This retro recipe from the ’70s is for a delicious mocha sour cream cake – a bundt cake flavored with instant coffee and chocolate chips.