Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

New Talks About Jell-O, America's Most Famous Dessert


The front features the JELL-O Girl wearing a red and white dress writing a letter with pen and ink at a desk. The title "New Talks About JELL-O America's Most Famous Dessert" is written in black and red lettering below the illustration. The back illustrates a JELL-O bag "This is the JELL-O Safety Bag." Below is a box of Raspberry JELL-O with the phrase "This is the JELL-O Package Complete" written above it in black lettering. There is an insert included for JELL-O Ice Cream Powder inside. The insert contains recipes for various dishes that utilize JELL-O in them. Some of the recipes listed are Peach Whip, Snow Pudding, JELL-O Fruit Salads, Berry Frappe, and Grapefruit Salad. There are drawn colored illustrations located throughout the inside pages of various prepared dishes. The back end page entails seven different salad recipes that utilize JELL-O in them.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Jell-O

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


14 p.

15.6 x 10.8 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: New Talks About Jell-O, America's Most Famous Dessert. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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