Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Food Talks From The Mirro Test Kitchen - "Cookie Jar Magic" - Vol. 39, No. 2


The cover of this beige pamphlet has an oval with "Food Talks" in black print to the left of a black oval with "from the Mirro test kitchen" with a muted orange cloud-like border around the two ovals. In the upper left corner is Vol. 39 and in the upper right corner is No. 2. A large black drawing of a castle is surrounded by orange drawings of eight different cookies. At the bottom in orange is "Cookie Jar Magic." The back cover has three cookie recipes with the company name and address at the bottom. Most print is black with recipe titles, illustrations and lines in orange. The front end page has "Mirro Reflections" by Laura Wilson, Mirro Home Economics Director, with an illustration of a young woman. Below are tips for baking cookies. There are recipes for Basic Bar Cookie, Basic Rolled or Refrigerated Cookie, Basic Press Cookie (Spritz) and Basic Drop Cookie, each with several variations. The back end page has a photograph of the Mirro Cooky Press featuring the dial-a-cookie press. There are no page numbers.

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Mirro

Publisher: Mirro Aluminum Co. (Manitowoc, Wis.)

1975 (ca.)

21.6 x 14.0 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: Food Talks From The Mirro Test Kitchen - "Cookie Jar Magic" - Vol. 39, No. 2. 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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