Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Many Reasons For Jell-O America's Most Famous Dessert


The front cover features an illustration of Rose O'Neil's the JELL-O Girl holding a basket of produce and JELL-O boxes. Below the illustration, the title "Many Reasons For JELL-O America's Most Famous Dessert" is written in black and red lettering. The back cover has an image of the JELL-O Safety Bag and a box of Strawberry JELL-O as well as information about the packaging. The inside pages are dedicated to various recipes that utilize a flavor of JELL-O in them. All recipes include step-by-step directions on how to prepare the dish written in black lettering. There are drawn colored illustrations located throughout the inside pages of various prepared dishes. Some of the recipes listed are Chocolate Walnut JELL-O, Snow Pudding, Pineapple Bavarian Cream, Apricot Whip, Magic Ice, Cucumber Salad, and Asparagus Salad. The back end page entails six recipes for different types of salads.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Jell-O

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


14 p.

15.9 x 10.8 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is in the public domain.


Citation: Many Reasons For 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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