Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

Chex Cooking The Microwave Way


The front and back covers feature a wraparound background of foods cooked in the microwave with stars above. The front cover has gray outlines for the key board on a microwave against a black background behind the foods. The title "Chex Cooking the Microwave Way" is written in white and orange lettering in the top right corner. The back cover has a line of boxes for Chex cereal including Wheat Chex, Rice Chex, Corn Chex and Bran Chex along with various dishes of foods. The inside pages begin with an informational page that features topics such as important information before you begin, and key facts for all the recipes in this pamphlet. The following inside pages feature various recipes that are separated into five categories including Breakfast Wake-Ups, Appetizers & Snacks, Main & Side Dishes, Desserts and Candies & Sweets. There are color pictures of multiple recipes throughout the pamphlet. Some of the recipes that are photographed include Ham & Egg Bake, Bran Muffins, Crumb Coffee cake, Chex Granola, Party Mix, Broccoli Brunch Pie, Mushroom-Tomato Sauce, Microwave Chili, Gingerbread Cupcakes, Peppermint Satin Pie, Peanut Caramel Chews, Lemon Squares and Carrot Cakes.

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Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Ralston, Purina, Bran Chex, Rice Chex, and Wheat Chex

Publisher: Ralston Purina Co. (St. Louis, Mo.)


24 p.

21.6 x 14 cm


Language: English

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


Citation: Chex Cooking The Microwave Way. The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Collection, MSS 314, Special Collections, Michigan State University Libraries. Available at

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