#Old Fashioned Recipes


By BonniE !
When I was 16, the first thing I ever baked was a pie, and the second...

My Grandmother's Chocolate Pie

By Debbie Thurmond
This was the recipe my grandmother always went to when she made a chocolate meringue pie....

Aunt Minne Lee's Pound Cake

By Debbie Thurmond
Aunt Minnie Lee was my Grandfather's baby sister. She could quilt, bake, garden and do...

Mom McGee's Black Walnut Pound Cake

By Debbie Thurmond
Pound Cakes are one of my all time favorite desserts. I love the simple...

Mom's Peanut Brittle

By Debbie Thurmond
I remember standing in a chair next to the stove watching my Mom stir the peanut...


By Beth M.
While remembering the family friend who gave me the other cherished cake recipe I posted today...

Mincemeat Cookies

By Beth M.
Going through an old file box of, I found this in my mother-in-law's writing,a recipe from...

Old-Fashioned Jubilee Jumbles

By Angela Gray
These are from the 1957 Betty Crocker's Cooky Carnival recipe booklet. You could order it by...


By BonniE !
Here is an oldie. It has been around for a long time, but we never...

Old-Fashioned Molasses Cake

By Vanessa Thompson
This was a personal favorite of my dads! He loved this cake.

Grandma Hallie's Custard or Custard Pie

By Fran Miller
Grandma Hallie was a true "Depression Cook." She was an 18 year old wife, then...

Old-Fashioned Fresh Blackberry Cake

By Margii Jones
This recipe was handed down from my Grandmother Lilly to my mother, and then to me....


By Ellen Bales
Mother made this a lot when I was growing up and she also made mincemeat cookies....

Old-fashioned Pie Crust (Makes 3 crusts)

By Karla Harkins
Before I tried this I turned up my nose at cooking with lard. However, someone...

Pam's PPPC Salad

By Pam Ellingson
We used to have this salad quite often, as my parents liked it a lot. Just...

Double Chocolate Coca-Cola Cake

By Julie Madawi
This is Robyn Long's recipe and photo from Facebook. Had this at a picnic recently...


By Ellen Bales
This is so easy to whip up. You could even make it up before you go...

Old Fashioned Chocolate Cream Pie

By Sherry Wilkins
This was my mother's recipe. She made it many times in her life. I have continued...

Rhubarb Upside-down Cake

By Tam D
One of the best flavors of Spring is rhubarb. Our bush is happy, and grown...

Old-Fashioned Molasses Taffy

By Linda Kauppinen
this is a very old recipe and not sure how far back it reaches, but it...

Sherry's Old-Fashioned Homemade Banana Pudding

By Sherry Wilkins
If you don't care for the taste of boxed banana pudding then this recipe is for...

Summertime Macaroni Salad Ala Aunt Max

By Deb Lund
I grew up eating this simple macaroni salad at every summer gathering that we had. ...


By Ellen Bales
This pie reminds me of childhood. We had an apricot tree in the backyard and, while...

Mom's Pumpkin Pie

By Tam D
Dark, rich, and creamy, this recipe has been handed down in my family for several generations,...
10 Tasty Treats Made With Oreos

10 Tasty Treats Made With Oreos

We love dunking Oreo cookies into a glass of milk. But want to know what we love just as much? Using Oreo cookies to make dessert. They’ll up your magic bar game and are a fun surprise stuffed inside a cupcake. Also, try folding them into blondies or crush them to make a chocolaty pie […]

What To Make With That Can of Condensed Milk

What To Make With That Can of Condensed Milk

Open the pantry and you’ll probably find a can of condensed milk on the shelf. It’s a baking staple, but what exactly is it? Sweetened condensed milk is made by heating milk and removing its water. Once reduced, it’s sweetened with sugar (lots of it). The final product is very thick, sweet, and fantastic in […]

Pancakes Your Family Will Flip For

Pancakes Your Family Will Flip For

Simple to make, a batch of pancakes is an easy homemade breakfast. A tall stack of fluffy pancakes with butter and drizzled with maple syrup, we can’t think of a better way to start the weekend. It’s a meal everyone will wake up for. So, get out your skillet or heat up a pan. Whether […]