Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Jell-O, The Dainty Dessert


The front cover is a formal portrait of Rose O'Neil's "The JELL-O Girl" in a large white circle with a blue background. The title "JELL-O The Dainty Dessert" is written below the illustration in red and brown lettering. The back cover illustrates six small JELL-O molds and a larger red mold topped with whipped cream in the center. The phrase "Above are illustrations of the aluminum JELL-O molds mentioned on preceding page" is written below the illustration in brown lettering. The inside pages are dedicated to various recipes that utilize different flavors of JELL-O in them. All recipe names are written in red lettering and are followed by a list of the ingredients needed plus directions on how to prepare the dish written in blue lettering. At the centerfold, there are drawn colored illustrations of various prepared dishes. No page numbers.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Jell-O

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

1906 (ca.)

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 Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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