20+ of the BEST Old Fashioned Dessert Recipes - (2024)

I’ve never met an old fashioned dessert recipe that I didn’t love. Most were baked from scratch and were all delicious in my mind! Today we are sharing 20+ of the BEST Old Fashioned Dessert Recipes that you should definitely share with your family!

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Old Fashioned Dessert Recipes

I consider myself as one of those lucky people who comes from a long line of very talented bakers. I have memories of visiting my grandma every Sunday where we were always greeted with some sort of delicious cake, cookie or other treat. We are never short on the sweets!

Fortunately I have been able to hang on to several of my grandmothers’ and even great-grandmother’s recipes and I’m excited to share some of them with you today, as well as some other Old Fashioned Dessert Recipes from some of our friends.

Make sure to check out these other delicious recipes:

  • 25+ Easy Bake Sale Recipes
  • 35 Quick and Easy Dinner Recipes
  • 25 Make Ahead Breakfast Recipes
  • 25 Easy Lunch Ideas for Kids
  • 25 Easy Campfire Meals

Old Fashioned Desserts from The Joys of Boys

Old Fashioned Lemon Bars – These Old Fashioned Lemon Bars are to DIE for! This recipe was shared with me from my great-aunt Afton at my bridal shower and they are the HIT of every get-together.

Old Fashioned Gumdrop Bars – This Old Fashioned Gumdrop Bar recipe is dear to my heart because my great-grandmother developed it and passed it down to her family. She typically only baked from scratch and never wrote down her recipes so I feel very fortunate to have this one. Plus, these are DELICIOUS!

Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies – I’m kind of a sugar cookie snob, but only because I’ve been spoiled with one of the yummiest sugar cookie recipes out there. This sugar cookie recipe comes from my grandma and has been double and then doubled again to feed the masses. These are perfect for decorating with your favorite butter-cream frosting.

Delicious Marshmallow Brownies – You haven’t had brownies until you have had these delicious Marshmallow Brownies! Make these for your next gathering, but just a warning, you might be asked to bring the brownies from then on so be prepared!

Old Fashioned Dessert Recipes From Our Friends

Banana Cream Pie – Banana Cream Pie is one of my favorites. This recipe from I Heart Nap Time looks delicious.

Oatmeal Pie – I have never tried Oatmeal pie but look how delicious it looks!

Old Fashioned Coconut Custard Pie – This Old Fashioned Coconut Custard pie is another one I’m adding to my list of to-makes! Yum!

Old Fashioned Potato Candy – I have never heard of Potato Candy! I love finding old recipes like this!

Old Fashioned Peach Blueberry Dessert – Who doesn’t love Peach and Blueberries! This will be a definite hit with your family.

Old Fashioned Pear Dessert – This is another yummy recipe from Bunny’s Warm Oven! The perfect ending to any meal.

Amish Buttermilk Pie -We traveled through Amish country a few years back and everything we tasted was delicious! I can’t wait to try this.

Hot Fudge Pie – This pie will be a huge hit for the chocolate lover in your home!

Old Fashioned Chocolate Church Cake – Another yummy option to satisfy the chocolate fan in your life.

Old Fashioned Easy Apple Crisp – I have yet to meet an apple crisp that I didn’t absolutely love. Throw some vanilla ice cream on and this Old Fashioned Dessert will be a hit with everyone.

Chewy Old Fashioned Oatmeal Raisin Cookies -Oatmeal cookies are the best!

Old Fashioned Homemade Chocolate Fudge – You can’t go wrong with fudge and this recipe is easy and delicious. Win!

Fruit co*cktail Cake – This recipe will make you feel as though you’ve traveled to the islands. Delicious!

Baked Rice Pudding – Rice pudding is one of my husband’s favorite recipes. Perfect served hot on cold nights at home or chilled and eaten cold from the fridge. You can’t go wrong!

Old Fashioned Pound Cake – Pound. cake. Need I say more? You know this will be delicious!

Old Fashioned Banana Pudding – All of these old fashioned recipes are making me hungry! Banana pudding is SO good!

Old Fashioned Homemade Chocolate Ice Cream – I love making homemade ice cream. So much better than store-bought!

Glorified Rice – II’ll admit, I had never heard of Glorified Rice, but after looking at the recipe, you should definitely try it!

Old Timey Butter Roll Dessert – These would be perfect for Sunday morning brunch!

Bread Pudding – I love bread pudding and you will too! It’s the quintessential old fashioned dessert recipe!

Pretty sure I am now craving every. single. one of these Old Fashioned Dessert Recipes! What about you?

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Do you have a favorite recipe that I can share with my readers and add to my recipe box? Please share!! You can never have too many old fashioned dessert recipes, right?

For more delicious recipes, check out these roundups of some of our favorites:

  • 25+ Easy Bake Sale Recipes
  • 35 Quick and Easy Dinner Recipes
  • 25 Make Ahead Breakfast Recipes
  • 25 Easy Lunch Ideas for Kids
  • 25 Easy Campfire Meals

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