Cookie Archaeology

Justin spent some time tracking down his mother’s (and gradmother’s) Melt-in-The-Mouth cookie recipe, using libraries, eBay, Google, the cookbook searching skills of his aunt and mother, and other websites. With illustrations. So far, we know it’s been printed in a Woman’s  Day magazine from Dec. 1953, a Woman’s Day cookbook set from 1965, and possibly a 1940s era Woman’s Day December magazine issue.  But where did Woman’s Day get it?

Justin's mother's Melt in Your Mouth Cookie recipe card
Justin's mother's Melt in The Mouth Cookie recipe card
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