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.
With these retro Christmas Jello recipes, don’t serve cranberries the same old way, try a star of a salad. Make a wreath with a wiggle. And a rum dessert that’ll make you see an old favorite in a new light
You can make delicious holiday butter cookies and lots of different pressed Christmas cookie designs (like spritz) all made from these easy recipes!
‘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!
Here are 20 classic mincemeat recipes (used to make the holiday favorite, mince pie) – as remembered through the decades by chefs, cookbook authors, in newspapers and family cookbooks.
Get some creative retro recipes for coconut Christmas cakes, with various festive holiday designs and themes from the 1940s through the 1980s!
If you’d like to celebrate an proper Edwardian-style Christmas, here are lots of ideas for you! Get inspired by these recipes, decor tips, vintage images and lots more.
Roll a pumpkin cake! It’s the perfect festive cake for Thanksgiving or Christmas — lightly-spiced pumpkin cake, filled with a fluffy cream cheese mixture, then frosted with chocolate and decorated with pumpkin candies.
From 1950: New adventure with pineapple: Classic pineapple pie! (Plus a tasty vintage variation to try) Try your hand… please your man with homemade pie
Create a holiday sensation with Duncan Hines & a bowl full of cherries: a vintage cherry Christmas tree cake!
If you have been looking for the perfect authentic old-fashioned fruitcake, this is for you! Get 20 traditional Southern fruitcake recipes – from Plantation Fruit Cake and beyond – right here.
1. European Sponge Cake Beat fourteen eggs and one pound of fine sugar well in a kettle, then set in a hot water bath and
Karo Lace Cookies… for holiday giving and eating! Surely the most festive Christmas cookies ever — and deliciously easy to make with Karo. These Karo
Butterscotch oaties – a classic recipe to make 60 deliciously buttery melt-in-the-mouth cookies. Also get a bonus recipe for chewy butterscotch oat squares!
Gifts shining as though made by Santa’s own elves, all the more pleasing since you made them yourself with these vintage holiday recipes with Kahlua.
Even a white Christmas should have a rainbow, so here’s how to make a vintage holiday dessert: classic Christmas Rainbow Poke Cake!
Get the famous Can’t Fail 5-minute fudge recipe, plus 10 more fast vintage fudge recipes that you can easily make right at home!
If you’re looking for a vintage-style dessert for a special occasion, check out more than a hundred different classic cake recipes to suit all tastes!
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.
Get 7 tasty classic dessert recipes from the ’60s: Quilting bee fudge cake, Pink beauty cake, Apricot velvet pie, Banana cream pie, Orange-pecan coffee cake, Spice puffs, Crispy sugar cookies
Caramel! Maple! Buttermilk! When there are such amazing flavors that can be made into homemade fudge candy, why does chocolate fudge always grab the attention?
Indulgent much? This retro recipe for a Milky Wonder Cake makes one of the sweetest desserts ever. With the frosting, you’re looking at nine candy bars and four cups of sugar in one cake.
This three-layered Christmas-colored lime-strawberry surprise recipe features two flavors of jello, and a creamy layer in the middle made with cream cheese, mayonnaise and nuts.
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!
While we can imagine a Christmas without snow and without presents, it’s almost impossible to envision the holiday without the main meal. Here’s what a traditional Victorian Christmas dinner was like.
Joyous in the holiday season, homemade candy & fudge are gifts happily remembered: golden taffy nuggets sweetly flavored with molasses, white velvet creams, chocolate cream fudge and more.
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]
Here’s Jell-O pudding’s holiday pie – a holiday praline delight pie from the 1970s – plus a recipe for a praline pie in a crunchy praline pie shell!
Delicious traditional holiday recipes and classic Christmas favorites, including Chess pie – Walnut nuggets – Plum pudding – Fruit cake – Walnut stuffing – Cookie gems – Scotch trelbies – Panettone – Mint fudge
This Christmas, give a gift that won’t last — try these two delicious homemade candy recipes for opera nut creams & sweet crystallized nuts.
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.
Here’s the White House Christmas menu from the 1880s – with dishes like Mrs Harrison’s Sausage Rolls, Mrs Kenna’s Regent Punch and Mrs Cullom’s Chocolate Creams.
See some fun-to-eat centerpiece retro decorated Christmas cakes that the kids can help you bake! There’s a wreath, snowman, stocking, tree & Santa Claus.
Delicious vintage holiday desserts are as easy as pie! Get recipes for old-fashioned apple crunch cake, pumpkin cream pie delight & luscious pecan pie.
Here’s a recipe for a surprise holiday cake! It’s a tomato soup fruitcake that you make it with Campbell’s tomato soup. Get the retro recipe right here.
When most gifts are going under the tree, here are two Old-fashioned Christmas desserts that will grace your table for the holidays.
These two delicious holiday fudge recipes will really make a lasting impression, whether you make the Christmas fudge with chocolate chips, or the other with unsweetened chocolate!
Here are two retro Christmas recipes for caramel fudge balls — caramelly (non-chocolate) homemade candies, and pretty cut-out shortbread cookies
Christmas toy cookies for kids of all ages 44 fabulous designs, from drums to choo-choo trains… fun to bake, even more fun to eat! Christmas
Whether they’re right out of the box or in your favorite recipe, here is is an easy way to tempt the vanilla wafer lovers in your family: Make a nilla wafer cranberry cheesecake!
A fresh look at some of your favorite Christmas cookies, and one with a new twist.
If you’re looking for some delicious Bundt cake recipes to serve at your next holiday party — or any time of year, for that matter
These 3 walnut cookie recipes are for new cookies, quick cookies, and old favorites, too! Make walnut clusters, walnut-orange crisp cookies and walnut surprise squares
Don’t miss out on the latest and greatest vintage stuff!
Sign up for our free weekly newsletter here.