One of the great things about trying out retro recipes, like these from the seventies, is that they can be a fun and tasty trip down memory lane. (Plus, who doesn’t love a good holiday cookie?!)
With their festive flavors and colorful decorations, Christmas cookies are the perfect treats to share with friends and family during the holiday season. Plus, since these recipes are from the 1970s, they may be a bit different from the cookies that you’re used to making nowadays, which can make for a fun and unique baking experience.
Below, you’ll find fantastic and classic recipes for all-star desserts like peanut butter blossoms, sand tarts, chocolate chip cookies, chocolate crackles, potato chip cookies, jam thumbprints, peanut sitting pretties — plus bar cookies & treats like lemon bars, 7-layer bars, pecan pie bars, Rice Krispies treats (the original recipe) and more.
If you haven’t tried them for a while, make a few and remind yourself just how delicious and satisfying these old-fashioned Christmas cookies can be!
Deliciously decadent classic 1970s Christmas cookie recipes