Vintage Campfire marshmallows from the ’50s, plus 2 questionable retro molded dessert recipes

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Vintage Campfire marshmallows from the 1950s

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Campfire: The full-size, full-flavored eating marshmallows (1959)

(the ones kids like best)

Campfire exclusive! 4 sealed boxes inside every package. Open one and the rest stay fresh!

Vintage Campfire marshmallows


Vintage Moonbeam dessert salad loaf recipe from the 1950s

Here’s salad sorcery you dream about, with a bewitching flavor that’s sure to enchant.

So simple, too. Just wave the Campfire wand of Ern, goodness, and presto! — you’re a salad magician.

You see, Campfire Marshmallows are ingredient marshmallows, pure, wholesome, extra delicious. Light, fluffy, always fresh — four individually sealed Packettes in one economy pound package.

And what they do for salads, desserts, pies, cakes and candies is sheer flavor magic. See for yourself — get Campfire Marshmallows today.

ALSO TRY: Lime chiffon dessert with marshmallows (1978)

Moonbeam salad loaf: Praise-winning and party-perfect

1 package lime gelatin
1-1/2 cups boiling water
1 pound cream cottage cheese
24 large marshmallows, cut into eighths

Dissolve gelatin in boiling water. When syrupy, add cottage cheese, which has been put through sieve.

Chill until mixture begins to get quivery. Then fold in marshmallows. pour into 1 pound bread pan. Unmold when firm. Garnish with bunches of green grapes or sliced peaches. Serves 8 to 10.

Marshmallow chiffon custard: Family favorite

24 large marshmallows
1-1/3 cups milk
1 egg, well-beaten
1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Melt marshmallows in 1 cup of milk over low heat, folding until mixture is smooth.

Beat egg until foamy and blend with 1/3 cup of milk. Slowly stir into hot mixture.

Return to heat and cook until mixture coats spoon like custard (3 to 5 minutes), and begins to thicheen.

Remove from heat at once, add vanilla. Pour into custard cups. Cool until firm. chill in refrigerator until read to serve. Serves 4 to 6.

Vintage Campfire marshmallow moonbeam salad loaf recipe from the 1950s


Vintage Campfire marshmallows date loaf recipe (1950s)

Glamour desserts are so easy with Campfire Marshmallows

This just goes to show what a glamorous dessert you can make with snowy, fluffy Campfire Marshmallows.

And so easily, tool A few simple ingredients quickly blended, then chilled, and presto! — a praise-winner even your men folks will love. Because of the extra GOODNESS Of Campfire Marshmallows — the magic ingredient. Try it, won’t you?

MORE: Make pastel marshmallows with this vintage Jello recipe

Vintage Campfire marshmallow date loaf recipe from the 1950s


Campfire Marshmallows and Vintage Cracker Jack (1956)

Cracker Jack, Campfire miniature marshmallows, Cracker Jack caramel-coated popcorn, popping corn, marshmallow creme, colored marshmallows…

Campfire Marshmallows and Vintage Cracker Jack from 1956

ALSO TRY: Rocky road bar brownies (1971)The original Rice Krispies Treats recipe

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  1. Best dang marshmallows ever made. There was just something special and better than other products. I am sure the box had something to do with it.

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