10 Vintage Christmas Desserts that Deserve a Comeback

10 Vintage Christmas Desserts that Deserve a Comeback

PureWow

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.

Wanna Bite

Candy Cane Jello Shots

Exponentially more holiday cheer than a Jello mold.

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Life, Love and Sugar

No Bake Eggnog Icebox Cake

Get lost in layers of whipped cream and eggnog mousse.

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donna hay

Profiterole, Whiskey and Maple Trifle

We can’t stop staring at this gorgeous dessert.

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Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

No-Bake Coconut Cream Pie

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

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alexandra cooks

Rum Balls

Pairs well with a hot buttered rum cocktail.

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Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

Rose Poached Pears with Ginger and Vanilla

From meh to marvelous.

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Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

Croissant Bread Pudding

Served with chocolate sauce, naturally.

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chelsea's messy apron

Peppermint Pecan Snowball Cookies

These treats come together in just one bowl.

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natasha's kitchen

Tiramisu Yule Log Cake

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

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Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

The Best Damn Fruitcake Ever

Grandma’s family recipe just got an upgrade.

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These deliciously inspiring treats from celebrations past spark up great conversation and memories. They've been given a modern twist to make them just perfect for this year's dessert table. Want a few more ideas? Give our giftable Fruitcake Mug Mix or Mocha Yule Log a try!
These deliciously inspiring treats from celebrations past spark up great conversation and memories. They've been given a modern twist to make them just perfect for this year's dessert table. Want a few more ideas? Give our giftable Fruitcake Mug Mix or Mocha Yule Log a try!

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