The old Carnation Breakfast Bars were an offshoot of the popular Instant Breakfast powdered drink mix. Here’s a look back at both of these popular products!
The Juice is Loose! SNICKERS really satisfies. Melts in your mouth, not in your hand. First it’s a candy, then it’s a gum. These iconic
Get seven sassy snack mix how-tos from yesteryear, including the granddaddy of them all: the original Chex mix recipe!
You need only 7 ingredients needed to make this quick, delicious and easy one-pan pumpkin bread recipe – and it’s as good for breakfast as it is for dessert! Get the 1980s how-to here.
Originally called a jeweled cheese ball, this retro-style cheddar-brandy cheese ball is so easy to make! It only takes a few minutes to mix and shape. Here’s how.
Try this easy Cinnamon Crescent – a delicious coffee cake ring that’s made with roll mix, then filled with a spicy raisin-nut mixture. Get the classic ’60s recipe here!
Starting in the ’70s, making soup was easier than ever – you just emptied an envelope of Cup-a-Soup or Souptime into a cup, added boiling water, stirred, and you had a serving of hot soup. Here’s a look back!
Kellogg’s came out with Pop-Tarts in 1964, and kids across the land adored those sweet little rectangles. Then in the late ’60s, Nabisco debuted Toastettes toaster pastries, their spin on the sugar & fruit-filled breakfast treats.
Retro air-pop popcorn makers like these were super popular in the ’70s and ’80s, because they made it so easy to make a big batch of perfectly puffed popcorn. Here’s a look back!
Rice Krispies Treats were invented in the 1930s, and by 1940, the recipe was known across the country — and their popularity has hardly waned since. Here, get the original version of the treats recipe, along with some modern variations!
Gen X kids got to prove that these 1980s fruit snacks – non-perishable packaged sweet and chewy treats – would be big sellers… and the forerunners of the dozens of similar snacks on the market today.
Do you remember chocolate-covered Kudos granola bars? Here’s a look back at the flavors you used to be able to get, and why you can’t find them anymore.
In the late ’80s, Del Monte Yogurt Cups were introduced, and came in four flavors: strawberry, blueberry, raspberry and peach. Then the company made a change to the product… which was also the beginning of the end.
During the first few years that vintage Yoplait yogurt was sold in America, the company played up the brand’s French origins, and paid several American celebrities to promote the product en Francais.
Jolly Time popcorn is an American company that got its start in 1914. Ten years later, they hit on the idea of selling their popcorn in cans to seal in the freshness so every kernel would pop.
When you think about vintage Hostess snacks, do you start to crave Twinkies, fruit pies, Ho-Hos, Ding Dongs, or just some slices of squishy Wonder Bread? Revisit your favorites here!
Hot buttered Cheerios – a quick, easy snack made with Cheerios cereal. Make a bowl right now, and you’ve got Hot Buttered Os – plus 5 variations to try.
Having a retro party for the holidays? Here are lots of crazy kitschy vintage Christmas appetizers you may want to serve… at your own risk.
Cottage cheese — like that used in this creamy cottage cheese dip recipe — is a little lower in fat and calories than sour cream, and just as delicious.
Over the years, vintage Breakfast Squares from General Mills have gained semi-legendary status, earning a place in the gone-but-not-forgotten files.
Figurines were the crispy, crunchy bars that gave dieters the satisfaction of solid food. Four delicious flavors: Chocolate, Chocolate Caramel, Vanilla and Raspberry.
Educator Crax – America’s original all-purpose cracker – wherever you need a rich, delicious cracker… all through the meal… all through the day.
Get classic recipes for old-fashioned popcorn balls, along with peanut brittle, molasses, caramel sugared and confetti popcorn versions – plus tips for the best way to pop corn.
Here are four easy retro recipes using packaged Hidden Valley Ranch dressing mix – ranch Buffalo wings, nachos, snack mix and a cheese ball – coming to you from 1987!
Here’s an easy and attractive appetizer recipe from the sixties for chicken ham pinwheels: a meaty oven-baked roll that you slice into pieces, sushi-style.
Chomp into new Cheddar Taters and you’ll get quite a surprise – and not just the flavor of potatoes so yummy they make your mouth water.
The devilied egg is truly an American innovation, Here are 22 different old-fashioned and divinely delicious deviled egg recipes for you to try!
A chewy retro ’60s energy snack developed for astronauts became known as Pillsbury Space Food Sticks – treats in chocolate, caramel & peanut butter flavors.
Remember these retro snacks? Buttons were small round, cheesy bite-sized puffs, and Bows were crisp little ribbons that tasted like popcorn.
Crisp-i-Taters: A retro potato snack from General Mills. After these, French fries and potato chips would never seem the same again.
What were these cheesy cheese spread recipes all about? They were appetizers and snacks that creatively-shaped — into a wreath, a chicken (with a tail made out of Fritos corn chips) and a Christmas tree.
Orange zucchini cake may well be the most delectable and rewarding cake recipe you’ll ever try. The zucchini, combined with the flecks of orange-gold citrus rind gives a lovely, confetti-like appearance to this dessert.
The secret of these retro Christmas appetizer recipes – piping hot and bubbly cheese canapes, cucumber bites, deviled eggs, ham cornucopias and crab dip? Find out!
Philly cheese bells are a shaped creamy cheese spread made from Philadelphia Brand cream cheese and spreadable Cracker Barrel cold pack cheese food.
These cheese cones – pinecone-shaped cheeseballs covered in your choice of nuts – is the ultimate decorative old-school appetizer spread! Find out how to make them here.
A shrimp Christmas tree appetizer is a scene-stealer and a real buffet beauty, certain to cast a special charm over any holiday party – yet so easy to do! Here’s how.
Here are four retro recipes for easy appetizers and snacks made with envelopes of Good Seasons Italian Dressing mix!
Teen guests will swing at a party of food, fun and favors that a young hostess can make herself. Greet your invited ghosts and goblins with a Halloween party!
Get fiber into more foods your family will like, like this delicious vintage banana bread recipe that has the bonus benefits of bran.
Here’s an easy-to-make recipe for Cheerios on a stick – no-bake snack treats that combine Cheerios with peanut butter, marshmallows and a few other goodies .
Trimmed with good-to-eat Oscar Mayer tidbits stuck on with cocktail picks, this Christmas tree with meat ornaments is sure to be the center of attraction at any holiday buffet.
Here’s an easy-to-make recipe for a pizza-flavored snack mix made with Cheerios.
Grandma’s one-bowl applesauce cake recipe. It’s especially versatile. It’s the perfect snack almost any time. Bake it as squares, a ring, a loaf or cupcakes. Glaze it or not. Offer it for special flavor at brunch, lunch, or nightcap breaks.
This zesty horseradish dip recipe gets its zing from both radishes and horseradish, smoothed into a savory sour cream and beef soup mix base.
Chocolate popcorn balls are easy to prepare. When mixed with the popped corn and shaped, the resulting texture is of delightful caramel-like chewiness.
Looking for a couple easy recipes you can whip up in minutes? Try these mini-pizzas and tiny cheesecake snacks, with flavorful ingredients stacked on a Triscuit cracker! Ads feature actress Shirley Jones.
Turkey cheese ball appetizer Hellmann’s helps keep this canape spread just-made fresh. Turkey cheese ball recipe ALSO SEE: Retro party food: 12 classic cheese ball
Whether you’re a devotee of these sporting clashes or merely resigned to this ritual of winter, “Bowl watching,” you can keep the fans at home content with imaginative and tasty snacks for Super Bowl
Jane Parker potato chips (1949) Party favorite for all ages: Potato chips in cellophane (1955) Potato chips are a must for parties, a quick ‘n
“So that’s why Chipos taste better… look at this.” There’s a big grease stain under the ordinary potato chips.* Hardly any under the Chipos. So
Suddenly, snacks are in great shape In 1621: A Wampanoag Indian brought a snack to the first Thanksgiving Day dinner… popcorn! In 1966: General Mills brings
Gold’n Nut Crunch snack mix recipe 1 (12 oz.) can mixed nuts or 1 (12 oz.) jar roasted dry peanuts 1/4 cup butter, melted 1/4