vintage christmas desserts

Old-fashioned Christmas recipes for classic carrot pudding coconut joy cookies
Carrot cake Christmas pudding (1979)

This carrot cake Christmas pudding is a variation of the classic holiday dessert, but based on a carrot cake recipe. That means it should make a delicious treat even for those who aren’t fans of old-fashioned plum pudding.

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.

Our 12 best vintage brownie recipes
Our 12 best vintage brownie recipes

Ready for some good old-fashioned chocolate treats? Here are a dozen of our best vintage brownie recipes — lots of fudgy deliciousness with a retro twist!

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!

Mocha sour cream cake - Retro recipe
Mocha sour cream cake (1973)

This retro recipe from the ’70s is for a delicious mocha sour cream cake – a bundt cake flavored with instant coffee and chocolate chips.