Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Delicious Desserts


The front panel of the single-fold leaflet features text reading Delicious Desserts, Easy To Make With Argo Corn Starch, beneath a color drawing of a woman in a red and white flapper dress looking at a recipe on a box of Argo. A double boiler, Pyrex dish, with raisins and a bottle of milk, are on the table beside her. A finished casserole is featured in a black oval, over the corner of the first drawing. The initial drawing is on a white background, framed in a thin black line. The overall cover is a light green. The back panel of the leaflet features three recipes, plus a color drawing of an Argo corn starch box. The inside panels include promotional text, plus three additional recipes.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Argo Cornstarch

Publisher: Corn Products Sales Co. (New York, N.Y.)

1925 (ca.)

15.2 x 11.4 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: Permission is granted from the copyright owner/holder.


Citation: Delicious Desserts. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

illustration of king running with tray of tarts


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