A treasury of 150+ vintage Christmas cookie recipes

A treasury of 100+ vintage Christmas cookie recipes
If you’re looking to recreate that special vintage Christmas cookie recipe that your grandmother used to make, or hoping to discover some old-fashioned cookies to make new again, here is a big tasty collection of recipes — classic, vintage, retro, heirloom and antique — for sweet treats this Christmastime!

A treasury of 100+ vintage Christmas cookie recipes

Special holiday fun with old-fashioned Christmas cookies
  1. Make a cookie house for Christmas (1967)
  2. Gingerbread house gallery: Christmas cookies & candy (1987)
  3. A sweet collection of cute & very colorful classic Christmas cookies
  4. Christmas gifts from the kitchen: Classic homemade candy and cookies (1936)
  5. Chocolate mini-chip holiday cookies (1994)
  6. Christmas spritz cookie designs & recipes (1961)
  7. How to make an edible Christmas tree with star-shaped cookies (1962)
Vintage Christmas cookie collections
  1. Classic cookie recipes from the ’30s
  2. Fancy Christmas cookie recipes from the ’50s: Snowflake sugar cookies, paintbrush cookies & frosty fruit bars
  3. A collection of classic Christmas cookies & treats (1950)
  4. The best Christmas cookies we know (1956)
  5. 21 delicious drop cookie recipes (1958)
  6. 3 easy walnut cookie recipes: Walnut clusters, walnut-orange crisps and walnut surprise squares (1950)
  7. 12 of the best-loved traditional holiday recipes (1950s)
  8. 36 Christmas cookie recipes children will love (1962)
  9. Visions of sugar plums: Recipes for 14 Christmas treats (1965)
  10. The yummiest, best-eating Christmas cookies ever (1966)
  11. A treasury of treats: 6 decadent classic Christmas cookie recipes from the ’70s
  12. A treasury of cookies: 6 decadent cookie recipes (1971)
  13. Vintage jam thumbprint cookies and spiced crackle cookies (1982)
  14. 44 creative & classic Christmas cookie decorating ideas for kids: Let them eat toys! (1987)


Best vintage sugar cookies
  1. Sweet! 8 spectacular classic sugar cookie recipes (1971)
  2. 3 old-fashioned rolled sugar cookie recipes (1971 & 1972)
  3. Colored Pastel Sugar Cookies (1962)
  4. Holiday cookie box: Coconut Sugar Cookies (1961)
  5. Sugar cookies (1964)
  6. 3 vintage buttery butterscotch cut-out sugar cookie recipes – plus how to make cookie marionettes
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Viennese sugar twists & Golden thumbprints: Classic Christmas cookie recipes (1981)

A collection of cute & colorful classic Christmas cookies

More delicious vintage Christmas cookie recipes
  1. The original Toll House Cookie recipe (1939)
  2. Viennese Sugar Twists & Golden Thumbprint cookies (1981)
  3. Christmas candy: Opera Nut Creams & Crystallized Nuts (1981)
  4. 4 classic Potato Chip Cookie recipes (1976)
  5. Two-tone Walnut Cookie Canes (1962)
  6. 8 great classic gingersnap recipes
  7. Holiday recipes featuring Kahlua liqueur (1987)
  8. Cranberry Christmas Canes & Cinnamon Apple Canes (1963)
  9. Pumpkin Bars, Coconut Choco-Swirl & Date bar Cake (1971)
  10. Chunky chocolate cookie squares (1987)
  11. Make colorful cookies with gelatin (1970s)
  12. White chocolate-orange dream cookies recipe + a chocolate version (1995)
  13. Make some Betty Crocker Sunkist Lemon Bars (1974)
  14. Magic Cookie Bars (1971)
  15. Toll House Marble Squares bar cookies (1962)
  16. Toll House Pie: Chocolate chip pie recipe (1986)
  17. Classic cookie recipe: Butterscotch Oaties (1968)
  18. Choco-Scotch Clusters recipe (1967)
  19. Swedish Crisps, Gingerbread & Christmas Tree cookie (1961)
  20. Giant Raisin Bran cookies recipe (1998)
  21. Raisin-date cake, sticks & drop cookies (1962)
  22. Brownie Ice Box Cookies (1962)
  23. Karo Lace Cookies (1965)
  24. Chocolate chip, Oatmeal scotchies & Double mint chip cookies (1987)
  25. Toll House Pan Cookies & Oatmeal Scotchie Pan Cookies (1982)
  26. Chocoroons: Cookies with coconut filling & chocolate frosting (1964)
  27. Wonderful walnut chocolate chip cookies (1978)
Peanut & peanut butter cookie recipes
  1. Reese’s cookies: Peanut butter & chocolate (1982)
  2. Southern peanut bar cookie recipe (’70s & ’80s)
  3. Choco-Peanut Butter Bar Cookies (1972)
  4. Award-winning peanut brittle cookies from the ’50s!
  5. Peanut butter golden brownies (1979)
  6. Cocoa Peanut Logs with Cocoa Krispies cereal (1968)
  7. Choco peanut butter dreams cookies (1987)
  8. P-Nutty Butterscotch Crunchies (1961)
  9. Easy Doozits and other sweet recipes starring peanut butter (1962)
  10. Peanut m&ms confetti cream cones & peanut-sitting-pretties cookies (1969)
  11. Grandma’s peanut butter molasses cookies recipe (1947)
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Vintage pumpkin cookies
  1. Pumpkin cookie bars (1987)
  2. Pumpkin Bars, Coconut Choco-Swirl & Date bar Cake (1971)
  3. Pumpkin spice cookies & Pumpkin nut bread (1982)
  4. It’s the Great Pumpkin cookie recipe! (1986)

Christmas cookies from 1987

More delicious classic Christmas cookies
  1. Double chocolate treasures cookies (1987)
  2. Colorful m&m cookie recipes (1963)
  3. m&ms Party cookies recipe (1964)
  4. How to make easy m&ms jumbles cookies (1994)
  5. Kookie brittle (1967)
  6. The Date Walnut Double Decker Cookie (1972)
  7. Make mine mince: Mincemeat recipes (1950)
  8. Icy Christmas Cakes recipe (1969)
  9. Sweetheart Fudge Pie & Rocky Road Bar recipes (1982)
  10. Caramel fudge balls & shortbread cookies (1981)
  11. Frosty the Snowman sweet treats (1969)
  12. Make some colorful lollipop cookies (2002)
  13. Holiday chocolate chip squares cookie bars recipe (1985)
  14. Brown sugar pinwheel cookies (1994)
  15. Jell-O Pudding Cream Cookies (1967)
  16. Classic Carrot Pudding & Coconut Joy recipes (1979)
  17. Holiday cookie box: Cherry Velvet Cookies (1961)
  18. Holiday cookie box: Spicy Walnut Bars (1961)
  19. Holiday cookie box: Christmas stars (1961)
  20. Holiday cookie box: Almond heart cookies (1961)
  21. Holiday cookie box: Chocolate Lebkuchen cookies (1961)
  22. Holiday cookie box: Ischeler Tortelettes (1961)
  23. Holiday cookie box: Greek Christmas Cookies (1961)
  24. Holiday cookie box: Christmas cutouts (1961)
  25. Happy holiday cookies: Paintbrush Cookies (1956)
  26. Holiday cookie box: Lemony Yellow Ring Cookies (1961)
  27. Holiday cookie box: Decorated pepper cookies (1961)
  28. Holiday Butter Cookies (1972)
  29. Chocolate-dipped cream cookies (1971)
  30. Norwegian Palettes Christmas Cookies (1959)
  31. Swedish heirloom cookies (1956)
  32. Gingerbread Fancies Christmas Cookies (1959)
Old-fashioned/antique cookie recipes
  1. 6 traditional gingerbread recipes (1910)
  2. Recipes for 3 kinds of Christmas cookies (1914)
  3. 3 citrus cookie recipes with lemon & orange (1912)
  4. 4 Yuletide cookie recipes (1922)
  5. 5 dainty cookie recipes (1911)
  6. Gingerbread and ginger snap recipes (1912)
  7. Let your holiday cakes be cookies (1918)
  8. Yule Dolly cookies (1904)
  9. 7 Christmas sweets for the little ones (1912)
Best vintage Chocolate cookie & dessert recipes
  1. Holiday chocolate nut squares (1997)
  2. Reese’s cookies: Peanut butter & chocolate (1982)
  3. 3 recipes for layered Magic Cookie Bars
  4. Toll House Marble Squares bar cookies (1962)
  5. Choco-Peanut Butter Bar Cookies (1972)
  6. Brownie Ice Box Cookies (1962)
  7. Chewy brownie cookies (1995)
  8. Chocolate chip, Oatmeal scotchies & Double mint chip cookies (1987)
  9. Holiday cookie box: Chocolate Lebkuchen cookies (1961)
  10. Chocoroons: Cookies with coconut filling & chocolate frosting (1964)
  11. Toll House Pan Cookies & Oatmeal Scotchie Pan Cookies (1982)
  12. Choco peanut butter dreams cookies (1987)
  13. Double chocolate treasures cookies (1987)
  14. m&ms Party cookies recipe (1964)
  15. Sweetheart Fudge Pie & Rocky Road Bar recipes (1982)
  16. Colorful m&m cookie recipes (1963)
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Vintage brownie recipes
  1. Gold Rush Brownies recipe (1951)
  2. 4 new walnutty brownie desserts (1960)
  3. Peanut butter golden brownies (1979)
  4. Rocky Road Bar Brownies (1971)
  5. Double Chocolate Brownie recipe (1982)
  6. German Chocolate Cream Cheese Brownies (1967)
  7. Chocolate cherry brownies recipe (1987)
  8. Cream cheese brownies (1964)
  9. Chocolate-mint refrigerator brownies (1959)
No-bake cookies
  1. Cocoa Peanut Logs with Cocoa Krispies cereal (1968)
  2. Choco-Scotch Clusters recipe (1967)
  3. ‘Tis the season for Merry Rice Krispies Treats (1972)
  4. Easy Doozits and other sweet sixties recipes starring the combo of peanut butter & graham crackers (1962)

1963 McCormick Christmas cookies

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