Pillsbury 6th Bake Off 100 Grand National Recipes $100,000 Recipe and Baking Contest Cookbook 1955


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“100 Grand National Recipes” cookbook subtitled “From Pillsbury’s 6th $100,000 Recipe and Baking Contest.” Published by Pillsbury Mills, Inc. in 1955, the cookbook is a soft cover measuring 5¼ x 8 inches with 96 pages. The cook booklet is in very good used condition with some wear to the covers, the pages are clean and unmarked.


In the 1950’s, this was THE baking contest to win. From Pillsbury’s 6th Grand National $100,000 Recipe and Baking Contest, these are all the winning recipes. Star of the show was the “Open Sesame” Pie. The pie won Mrs. Bernard A. Koteen the Grand Prize of $25,000. The $7,500 winner was a recipe for a Butterscotch Chewy Cake; the $3,000 award went to Rosy Apple Whirls and $2,500 landed on a Swedish Ripple Coffee Cake; $2,000 was given to Caramel Cream Sandwich Cookies. Five recipes garnered the $1,000 price: Coffee Cloud Sponge Cake, Egg Baskets, Teen Bean Bake, Split Seconds Cookies and Butter Cream Orange Cups. Such a great piece of history and full of good recipes, fifth in a series that continues today!

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Weight 7 oz
Dimensions 10 × 8 × 3 in