christmas cookies

A treasury of 100+ vintage Christmas cookie recipes
160+ vintage Christmas cookie recipes

If you’re looking to recreate that special vintage Christmas cookie recipe that your grandmother used to make, or want to discover old-fashioned cookies to make new again, here’s a big tasty collection of treats for you!

Make classic eggnog kringla cookies
Eggnog kringla cookie recipe (1990)

Two Christmas traditions (eggnog and Kringla) rolled into one soft, cakelike cookie. Here’s how to make classic eggnog kringla cookies with this recipe from 1990.

Vintage Swedish heirloom cookie recipe from 1956
Swedish heirloom cookies (1956)

Swedish heirloom cookies: Bake them now, pop them in the freezer, and serve any time! Extra delicious munching for everyone, these spicy little goodnesses!

A collection of cute & colorful classic Christmas cookies
Cute & colorful classic Christmas cookies

Get colorful classic Christmas cookies for treats like stained glass cookies, Merry Maker cookies, peppermint pinwheels, Christmas bell and tree cookies, ribbon Christmas cookies, pastel pretties & more recipes.

7 chocolatey holiday cookie recipes from the ’80s

Get seven holiday cookie recipes from the ’80s: Chocolate chip squares, Mocha shortbread cookies, Chocolate almond macaroons, Butterscotch apple cookies, Butterscotch bars, Chocolate-dipped brandy snaps & Snowballs

How to make easy m&ms jumbles cookies
How to make easy m&ms jumbles cookies (1994)

If you’d like to become a more creative baker, you might consider replacing the ordinary chocolate chips you’re using with m&ms mini baking bits. Just use your imagination, or use this jumbles recipe, for starters.

Sweet! 8 classic sugar cookie recipes (1971)

Back in 1971, a California newspaper asked readers to submit their best sugar cookie recipes. Most of the cookies were made with tried-and-true vintage recipes, passed down from generation to generation. Here are 8 of the best!

Classic cookie recipes from the '30s
Classic cookie recipes from the ’30s

To lots of folks, the Christmas season starts when they begin to make classic cookie recipes, when people spend many hours making sweet, fruity, spicy and nutty cookies that are relished by young and old.