Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Jell-O America's Most Famous Dessert. 10 Cents A Package. Pure Fruit Flavors


The front cover has an orange cover with the title "JELL-O America's Most Famous Dessert" written in red. There is an illustration of a woman talking on an old-fashioned telephone saying "Yes, Jell-O, please, all the seven flavors." The back cover has a yellow background with a large box of lemon JELL-O. The heading "This is a Jell-o package Anything Sold in Any Other Package is Not Jell-O" is written above and below the box of lemon JELL-O. The inside pages are dedicated to various JELL-O recipes such as Grape Juice Frappe, Lemon Golden Snow, Berry Frappe, Russian Sponge, and Manhattan Salad. At the centerfold, there are eight drawn colored illustrations of different JELL-O desserts. There are also drawn colored illustration of children eating JELL-O desserts located throughout the inside pages. It also includes a JELL-O Ice Cream Powder insert with a wonderful illustration of Grape sherbet, Peach Ice Cream, Tutti Frutti Ice Cream, Walnut Ice Cream, Lemon Cream Pudding, and Neapolitan Ice Cream.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Jell-O

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

1913 (ca.)

14 p.

15.6 x 11.1 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Jell-O America's Most Famous Dessert. 10 Cents A Package. Pure Fruit Flavors. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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