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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!

Make a cookie house for Christmas (1967)

The cookie house can be your merriest holiday decoration ever. Start with a kit you order, then embellish with homemade or packaged cookies and yummy confections. As a family activity, you'll find building ... Read more...

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...

Brown sugar pinwheel cookies (1994)

Brown sugar pinwheel cookie recipe Swirls of cocoa punctuate the brown sugar flavor of these pinwheel cookies. Ingredients 1 cup firmly packed Domino Light Brown Sugar 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or marg... Read more...

Caramel apple cheesecake recipe (1998)

Give Uncle Ed a reason to stay awake after his Thanksgiving turkey dinner Caramel apple cheesecake recipe Prep time: 15 minutes Ingredients 1 can (21 ounces) Comstock or Wilderness apple fruit filling... Read more...
chocolate refreshers brownie recipe 1960 1961

Chocolate refreshers brownies (1960)

Goody for you! Who can resist Chocolate Refreshers, made with Nestle's semi-sweet morsels? They're chewy rich goodies everyone loves! Full of nuts and dates and Nestle's semi-sweet chocolate morsels. They won ... Read more...

Pumpkin Chiffon Pie recipe (1979)

Pumpkin chiffon pie Pumpkin perfection: fluffy filling, crunchy crust, a crown of whipped cream This year, treat everyone to pumpkin pie with a delicious difference -- a light and airy chiffon filling tha... Read more...

Royal Cranberry Pie recipe (1948)

If you've never thought of putting luscious, ruby-red cranberries into a pie, hurry and find out how royally delicious this Ann Pillsbury creation really is! To make the crust tender and tasty, you'll na... Read more...

Pumpkin chiffon honeypie recipe (1948)

You'll ring a new taste bell with Sioux Bee honey! Guests will never groan, "I simply can't!" when the feast is climaxed with this delicate dainty! They'll hope for more... as they taste the super-goodness tha... Read more...

Fluffy Pumpkin Pie recipe (1971)

How to turn Cool Whip into a new old-fashioned Thanksgiving pie What's new about our old-fashioned pumpkin pie? Why it's just so light and creamy and fluffy. Because this pumpkin pie is made with delicious non... Read more...

Apple Butter Pumpkin Pie (1972)

Apple Butter Pumpkin Pie recipe Top each serving with a spoonful of softened vanilla ice cream Ingredients 1 cup canned or mashed cooked pumpkin 3 slightly beaten egg 1 6-ounce can (2/3 cup) evaporated... Read more...

7 ways to make popcorn balls (1956)

Seven sweet popcorn ball recipes Popcorn has been a favorite year 'round snack for Americans ever since the first Thanksgiving, when the son of an Indian chief brought the early colonists several bushels of ... Read more...

Ghostly pudding cups (1998)

Instructions for digging up a ghost Ghostly Oreo pudding cups recipe (1998) Ingredients 3-1/2 cups cold milk 1 packages (4 serving size) Jell-O chocolate flavor instant pudding and pie filling 1 tub (12 ... Read more...

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