Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

They Wanted Jell-O


The front cover illustrates two children, a little girl and boy, pouting about baked apples instead of JELL-O. The title "They Wanted JELL-O" is stated in brown lettering in the bottom right hand corner. The back features two illustrations of JELL-O desserts. The inside pages are dedicated to various JELL-O recipes including Orange Fruit Salad, Prune Souffle, Lemon Oval, and Orange Delight. There are drawn colored illustrations located throughout the inside pages of various desserts and the preparation of them. The back end page entails the "JELL-O Gold Medals and a promotion for JELL-O Ice Cream Powder in brown lettering. There is an insert located in the middle of the pages of Coffee JELL-O. No page numbers.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Jell-O

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

1909 (ca.)

11.4 x 11.4 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


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

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