Desserts


Cracker Jills, 1971 – A Vintage Christmas Cookie Recipe Test


I seriously love this time of year. It is time for cookies! And these are Cracker Jills! 5.0 from...

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Tunnel of Sugarplum Cake, 1968 – A Vintage Christmas Recipe Test


In honor of #fruitcakeweek on our social media, I thought I would whip up a fruitcake! Well…sort of. This...

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Hallo Witch, 1956 – A Vintage Halloween Recipe Test


This week we don’t have a recipe so much as a cutting and frosting challenge. Which are always the...

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Pop-Tart Apple Crumble, 1971 – A Vintage Recipe Test


This week we are taking advantage of apple season by covering sliced apples with Pop-Tarts! This is...

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O’Henry Bars, 1965 – A Vintage Recipe Test


This week we aren’t doing anything freaky, just making some nice, calm bar cookies. These are O’Henry...

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Avocado Ice Cream, 1974 – A Vintage Recipe Test


If you were an eagle-eyed reader, you might have spotted this week’s recipe test in with the loads...

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Orange Doodads, 1978 – Back To School With Mid-Century Menu


It’s time for some dessert! And what’s better for dessert than something covered with coconut. These...

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Chocolate Dreams, 1955 – Back To School With Mid-Century Menu


So, it’s time to put the prune-bologna-debacle from Wednesday behind us, and wash our eyeballs clean...

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Oatmeal Cookies With Bacon Drippings, 1965 – A Mid-Century Recipe Test


For quite some time I’ve been wanting to do a series of desserts made with meat or meat drippings....

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