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15-minute cherry burst pie (1993)

Keebler 15 minute Cherry Burst Pie See why it's America's favorite crumb crust in just 15 minutes 15-minute cherry burst pie recipe Ingredients 1 Keebler Ready-Crust Graham Cracker Pie Crust (6 ounces... Read more...
1949 Funny Cake recipe

Funny Cake recipe: A Pennsylvania Dutch treat (1949)

Cake baked in a pie shell! Sauce that goes on at the top and ends up in a layer at the bottom of the cake! That’s Funny Cake - a Pennsylvania Dutch treat so unusual, so intriguing, everyone who tastes it wants the recipe.
Elegant strawberry apricot cakev

Elegant strawberry-apricot cake (1987)

Elegant strawberry-apricot cake How do you top this tempting cake? The only way to top our elegant strawberry-apricot cake is with your own colorful Cake Mate artistry. Elegant strawberry apricot cake rec... Read more...

New England beef stew (1974)

Here's a hearty old-fashioned New England beef stew that's abundant with beef and fresh vegetables. It's often served on special occasions in the Betty Crocker Kitchen.

The original Toll House Cookie recipe (1939)

The now ubiquitous chocolate chip cookie came to be back in 1938, and by 1939, those tasty little treats were already being called 'famous.' Here's the original Toll House cookie recipe!

It’s fun to fondue! (1969)

Originally the fondue was a cheese dish, one cooked with wine and served with bread dunked. Today, the fun-to-do dishes have meats, chocolates or vegetables as their main ingredients.
Banana Lollipops vintage recipe 1980 (2)

Chocolate, peanut butter & banana lollipops (1980)

Three popular flavors come together in one delicious dessert in this vintage recipe for banana 'lollipops.' These treats are coated with melted chocolate and peanut butter chips, then rolled in a nutty cereal mixture.
Quick butterscotch ice cream pie vintage recipe

Quick butterscotch ice cream pie (1986)

If you love those creamy, sweet butterscotch chips, here's an easy recipe for a homemade butterscotch ice cream pie with a buttery graham cracker crumb base.

109 colors of Revlon nail polish (1981)

109 colors of nail polish from 1981, from Super Platinum to Spunsugar Pink to Blackberry. The professional nail enamel you can use at home. Dries fast. Looks wet. Stubbornly resists chipping.

Jell-O pineapple hula hoop (1979)

Pineapple hula-hoop Jell-O mold dessert recipe Bounce a family dinner. Serve a pineapple hula hoop. Ingredients 2 packages (3 oz. each) or 1 package (6 oz.) Jell-O lime flavor gelatin 2 cups boiling wat... Read more...
Bonnie butterscotch brownies (1964)

Bonnie butterscotch brownies (1964)

Hae ye tried Bonnie Butterscotch Brownies? Try 'em quick -- They're brownie-rich, brownie-chewy, butterscotch bonnie. Studded with golden butterscotch-flavored morsels.
Caramel peanut nests dessert recipe

Caramel-peanut nests with a candy egg (1980)

These adorable little candy 'nests' are created to hold one perfect little 'egg' -- also known as a peanut m&m. This vintage recipe could help make an adorable addition to an Easter basket!

Mrs President? A woman president probably not in the cards (1956)

The question of a woman president is often batted around in election years. Former President Harry S Truman has said that a woman may well occupy the White House someday. And President Eisenhower has said that women are competent for the office -- though too smart to seek it.

The new heavy-duty 1961 Ford Trucks

New Ford: Economy never came in such a choice - 619 new models! It's the biggest changeover in Ford history with more trucks to match more jobs, more savings on any job! New “Big Six" power for two-tonners!

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