Vintage pie recipes

Crazy berry blue pie (1969)
Crazy berry blue pie (1969)

Outwardly this Crazy berry blue pie looks normal. Like blueberry pie. But slice it. And it’s pie of another color. It’s a deliriously thick creamy lavender blue. With berries mixed madly through it.

Classic gooseberry pie recipe
10 old-fashioned gooseberry pie recipes

A good old-fashioned gooseberry pie has not been forgotten – the recipes are still enshrined in the hearts and the private recipe collections of many people. Here are some classics!

Creamy Dutch Apple dessert retro recipe (3)
Creamy Dutch Apple dessert recipe (1979)

Here’s an easy recipe for a retro treat from the ’70s – a creamy Dutch Apple dessert, with layers of graham cracker crumbs, sweet cream, apple pie filling, and a delicious topping.

Vintage Spaghetti pie recipe - 1970s (1)
Spaghetti pie recipe (1974)

This spaghetti pie was the most delicious way one magazine’s food editors knew to stretch one pound of ground beef into six servings.

Vintage recipe - Classic walnut pie (1991)
Classic walnut pie (1991)

This retro recipe for a classic walnut pie is a lot like America’s beloved pecan pie, but it gets its delicious crunch from walnuts instead. Try it!

Raspberry-topped lemon pie retro recipe
Raspberry-topped lemon pie (1988)

This delicious raspberry-topped lemon pie combines the tangy creaminess you love in a lemon meringue pie with the sweet-tart flavor of red berries.

Banana rum pie recipe
Banana rum pie recipe from 1968

This banana rum pie starts with vanilla pudding, fluffy white frosting, and those beautiful bananas that know no season. Then add pecans and chocolate drizzle.

Classic apple dump cake recipe warm with ice cream
Apple pie dump cake recipe & vintage dump cake how-tos

Without a doubt, the humble dump cake has one of the worst names ever, but this sweet treat has still managed to stay popular since its introduction in the mid-sixties. See step-by-step photos for an apple pie dump cake recipe here!