Little Cookbooks: The Alan and Shirley Brocker Sliker Culinary Collection

How To Make Cream PiesThe Easy Way

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The front panel features a photographic illustration of a cream pie with eleven peach slices on top plus whipped cream in the center. The title "How To Make Cream Pies The Easy Way" is written in red and white lettering against a blue background. The back panel contains recipes for Carnation Custard Pie and Carnation Pumpkin Pie. Both recipes entail a list of ingredients needed plus detailed directions on how to prepare the dish for eight inch or nine inch pie. At the bottom, there are two cans of Carnation Milk along with the company name and address. The inside panels are dedicated to various recipes that utilize Carnation Milk in them. Some of the recipes include Magic Cream Pie, Butterscotch Pie, and Lemon Cream Pie. At the top of the right inside panel, there is a yellow coupon for a consumer to purchase "The Cook's Handbook."

Donor: Sliker, Shirley Brocker

Brand Name: Carnation Milk

Publisher: Carnation Co. (Los Angeles, Calif.)


13.7 x 8.3 cm


Language: English

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Copyright: This item is under copyright.


Citation: How To Make Cream PiesThe Easy Way. 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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