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While the latest dessert trends always catch our eye, there’s something special about making recipes that have been passed down from generation to generation. That’s why we’re taking a page from Grandma’s recipe book and bringing back ten nostalgic holiday desserts, all with modern twists.

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Candy Cane Jello Shots vintage christmas dessert recipe
Wanna Bite

Candy Cane Jello Shots

Exponentially more holiday cheer than a Jello mold.

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No Bake Eggnog Icebox Cake vintage christmas recipe
Life, Love and Sugar

No Bake Eggnog Icebox Cake

Get lost in layers of whipped cream and eggnog mousse.

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Profiterole  Whiskey and Maple Trifle vintage christmas recipe
donna hay

Profiterole, Whiskey and Maple Trifle

We can’t stop staring at this gorgeous dessert.

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No Bake Coconut Cream Pie vintage christmas dessert recipe
Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

No-Bake Coconut Cream Pie

More oven space to bake all those cookies, right?!

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Rum Balls vintage christmas recipe
alexandra cooks

Rum Balls

Pairs well with a hot buttered rum cocktail.

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rose poached pears vintage christmas desserts
Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

Rose Poached Pears with Ginger and Vanilla

From meh to marvelous.

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Croissant Bread Pudding vintage chirstmas dessert recipes
Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

Croissant Bread Pudding

Served with chocolate sauce, naturally.

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Peppermint Pecan Snowball Cookies vintage christmas recipe
chelsea’s messy apron

Peppermint Pecan Snowball Cookies

These treats come together in just one bowl.

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Tiramisu Yule Log Cake vintage christmas recipe
natasha’s kitchen

Tiramisu Yule Log Cake

A dessert that’s sure to impress all of your guests.

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best fruitcake recipe vintage christmas dessert recipe
Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

The Best Damn Fruitcake Ever

Grandma’s family recipe just got an upgrade.

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