Pinwheel cookies — also known as swirl cookies or spiral cookies — are made by layering two different colored doughs together and then rolling them
This recipe for tasty Greek Christmas cookies uses half almond flour and half all-purpose flour for the dough – which is spiced with cloves, nutmeg and cinnamon, then topped with a candied cherry.
People of all ages will love these cute vintage Christmas cookie houses, which can be made easily and inexpensively. See examples and get directions here!
Try this tasty and easy recipe from the early 1960s for old-fashioned rolled sugar cookie cutouts, accompanied below by step-by-step photos!
Remember these classic 70s Christmas cookies? Here’s our collection of the best and most delicious old-fashioned treats of the decade!
Peanut butter cookies are an American treat that have been a favorite for generations. Check out our huge collection of this classic recipe and its variations!
These cookies — and other very similar ones — have many names! Besides pecan fingers, you might find them called German or Austrian vanilla crescent cookies (vanillekipferl), Viennese crescent cookies, sand tarts, pecan crescents, or powdered sugar cookies.
A plate of Christmas goodies just would not be complete without them: those delicious classic peanut butter blossoms cookies, featuring a big chocolate kiss right on top.
We’ve collected some of the most well-known, classic versions of this vintage chocolate chip cookies. Which one will you bake today?
These big chocolate crinkle cookies are covered in powdered sugar before they’re baked, and come out of the oven with little cracks in the snowy sugar. This classic recipe comes from the 1980s, and uses unsweetened cocoa.
These rich and tender cherry thumbprint Christmas cookies have bright and colorful button centers, made by placing pretty halved red or green candied cherries into the middle of each one.
Oh, the lovely, nutty things you can do with walnuts! Straight from 1978, here is a wonderful recipe to try for delicious walnut chocolate chip cookies.
Try this classic chocolate-orange dream cookies recipe from 1994 – an orange-flavored chocolate chip treat that’s similar to the popular white chocolate-orange dream cookies!
These white chocolate-orange dream cookies taste almost like orange creamsicles! It’s s a nice variation on the popular white-chocolate macadamia nut cookie – and part of what makes these white chocolate dreams so unique.
If you are looking for a treat so Christmas-y that you can actually taste the festivity, it’s hard to beat the old-fashioned charm of gingerbread recipes.
By using baking mix and sweetened condensed milk, you don’t need sugar, egg, butter or flour… in fact, everything you need to make easy peanut blossoms cookies might be in your cupboard right now.
This delicious classic jumbles cookie recipe comes from m&ms, who published it in the 1990s. Candy jumbles are chock-full of chocolate, raisins and nuts – with just enough dough to hold them all together!
Made with peanut m&ms chocolate candies, these adorable peanut sitting-pretties thumbprint cookies look like little birds’ nests!
As you prepare to dive into the busiest cookie-baking season of the year, make sure you’re prepared with the best quality cookie-baking supplies!
Here’s a retro recipe for little chocolate crackle cookies – delicious treats with a cracked powdered sugar texture on the outside.
These classic spiced crackle cookies from the 80s – rolled in powdered sugar before baking – deliver a sweet dessert with rich flavor and a little warm and spicy tang.
These Raisin Bran cookies are a delish (and wholesome) option for anyone looking to add some variety to their holiday cookie tray! Get the classic cookie recipe from Kellogg’s here – plus a similar recipe from the 70s.
Here’s a classic recipe for tiny and delicious butterscotch oaties cookies, just as published back in 1968.
If you love PB cookies, you have to check out this delectable collection of old-fashioned peanut butter cookie recipes from decades gone by
How did a character whose brief life ended so tragically become a hero of the happiest holiday? We have some theories plus four different vintage gingerbread man cookie recipes!
In these recipes from the 1950s, find out how to make classic gingerbread cookies — pretty decorated cut-out Christmas cookies with that famous spicy flavor.
This Southern peanut bar cookie is a delicious bar cookie that’s almost like a peanut brittle blondie! They’re made with rich Munch peanut brittle candy bars.
Here is an easy 1970s chocolatey Coconut Joy no-bake cookie recipe from C&H. With it, you can easily make these sweet treats for the holidays – or any day of the year!
Delicious Christmas and holiday recipes with walnuts, including Chess pie, Walnut nuggets, Plum pudding, Walnut stuffing, Scotch trilbies, Panettone, and other delights.
It’s a joy for the whole family to get in on the planning and making of holiday cookies days and even weeks before Christmas day arrives. Here’s a classic cookie collection from the ’50s.
Try these Triple Treat holiday bars: A vintage bar cookie recipe from 1973! They’re easy to make. Take one pan, bake one base, then top 3 different delicious ways.
Here is a group of irresistible cookies of every kind which you’ll enjoy making as much as giving. From Woman’s Day magazine (December 1962) Cookies
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!
If you love the rich taste of maple syrup, we’d like to tempt you into giving a sweet twist to your holiday baking: these vintage-style snow-topped thumbprint cookies with a hint of maple!
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.
This holiday chocolate nut squares recipe makes a delicious vintage cookie bar – filled with chocolate, pecans or walnuts, plus coconut on a sweet cookie dough base!
These delicious classic pumpkin cookie bars are sort of like a denser pumpkin bread, and pair perfectly with a tasty orange-y cream cheese frosting. Get the retro recipe from the 80s here!
Go a little retro this year! Make delicious holiday butter cookies and lots of different pressed Christmas cookie designs – including spritz – from these easy vintage recipes.
From the 1981 C&H private collection comes fresh look at one of your favorite Christmas cookies: Golden thumbprints, the classic sweet-topped cookies.
Swedish rosettes, a light Scandinavian cookie, uses a rosette iron to create its distinctive shape. The result is as delicious as it is beautiful.
From the C&H private collection comes a recipe for these Christmas cookies. Viennese sugar twists are shaped like a pretzel, but are a whole lot sweeter.
Are potato chip cookies really a thing? They are – and they can be an absolutely delicious blend of salty and sweet. Try one of these recipes to find out for yourself!
Want to serve something for the holidays that is deliciously vintage? Get recipes for three different fancy and festively decorated Christmas cookie recipes from the ’50s!
‘Tis the season for vintage Christmas Rice Krispies Treats, so find out how to make clown pops, surprise balls, crispy snowmen, toy animals and puddin’ tart shells and more!
The drop-and-bake cookie family is a big one with great variety and much good eating for all. What a world of good eating those recipes for old-fashioned drop cookies foretells!
The basic idea behind these Scotcheroos is to deliciously combine the sweet and luscious flavors of chocolate, butterscotch and peanut butter.
Swedish heirloom cookies: Bake them now, pop them in the freezer, and serve any time! Extra delicious munching for everyone, these spicy little goodnesses!
These sweet and buttery butterscotch cut-out sugar cookies have melted butterscotch chips stirred in for a special cut-out cookie flavor. See what fun you can make with these VIP sugar cookies here!
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.
Star cookie tree (edible Christmas tree with star-shaped cookies) Ingredients & supplies Cookie dough Decorating frosting Colored candies Styrofoam [covered with foil on cookie side]
Looking for some fun food to share this Christmas? Don’t be square! It’s easy to make Kellogg’s Rice Krispies wreath treats. Here’s a classic recipe.
Find out how to make an assortment of jolly snowmen desserts with these retro recipes: two made of cake, one of popcorn, the others cookie dough.