Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Jell-O The Dainty Dessert "The Jell-O Girl"


The front cover features a drawn colored illustration of Rose O'Neil's JELL-O Girl serving three sherbert glasses filled with JELL-O and topped with whipped cream. Below the illustration, "Jell-o The Dainty Dessert" is stated in red and black lettering. The back cover contains two illustrations of Jell-O desserts with "Jell-O The Dainty Dessert" written in red and black lettering in the center. The front end page is made up of a promotion for Jell-O written in blue and red lettering. The inside pages are dedicated to various recipes that use a package of Jell-O in them. All recipe names are written in red lettering followed by detailed directions on how to prepare the dish written in blue lettering. At the centerfold, there is drawn colored illustrations of five different Jell-O desserts. The back end page entails a promotion for Fancy Jelly Moulds and Jell-O.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Jell-O

Publisher: Genesee Pure Food Co. (Le Roy, N.Y.)


15.2 x 8.6 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Jell-O The Dainty Dessert "The Jell-O Girl". The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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