The yummiest, best-eating Christmas cookies ever (1966)

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Vintage recipes for the yummiest, best-eating Christmas cookies ever (1966)

Extra-special cookies for Santa (from 1966)

Cookies for the jolly gentleman from the North Pole must be extra special — extra special at Christmas too for little boys and little girls and the grown-ups.

That’s why we’ve baked up a batch of the yummiest, the best-eating Christmas cookies ever. Their very names are tantalizing enough to get you rushing to the cookie sheet!

On the trays below are Coconut Dreams, Almond Jelly Tarts, Maple Nut Lace Cookies, Ginger Date Chews, Pecan Rings, Fruited Brandy Strips, Coconut Meringue Wreaths, Glazed Sugar Cookies, Snowflakes, Checkerboard Cookies, Ribbon Cookies, Christmas Spritzes, and Strufoli.

Extra-special cookies for Santa

Christmas cookie recipes: Coconut Dreams, Almond Jelly Tarts, Maple Nut Lace Cookies, Ginger Date Chews, Pecan Rings

Vintage Christmas cookie recipes from 1966 (3)

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Recipes for Christmas cookies & treats: Royal frosting, Glazed sugar cookies, Ribbon & Checkerboard cookies, Christmas spritzes

Vintage Christmas cookie recipes from 1966 (1)


Tasty Christmas cookie recipes: Coconut Meringue Wreaths, Fruited Brandy Strips, Strufoli, Lucia Buns

Vintage Christmas cookie recipes from 1966 (2)

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