Betty Crocker's Picture Cookbook w/ recipes & handwritten notes 1950 General Mills Inc Vintage Cookbook

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Meet a treasure trove of culinary history, Betty Crocker's Picture Cookbook, published in 1950. This vintage cookbook is more than just a collection of recipes; it's a snapshot of a bygone era, filled with handwritten notes, retro bookmarks, and even wedding invitations with recipes.

Key Features:

  •  The hard cover binding of this cookbook allows for easy flipping through pages, making it a user-friendly experience.
  •  From classic American dishes to unique family recipes, this cookbook offers a rich variety of content that will inspire both novice and seasoned cooks.
  •  Betty Crocker, a cultural icon, revolutionized home cooking and brought culinary arts to households across America.
  •  This book represents a community's culinary heritage, with handwritten notes and recipes that tell personal stories.
  •  Perfect for culinary enthusiasts, historians, and collectors, this cookbook is a delightful addition to any kitchen library.
  •  The book's vintage charm is enhanced by the added pamphlets, wedding invitations, recipes, and notes left by the previous owner. What a fun find, enjoy!


  • Title: Betty Crocker's Picture Cookbook
  • Publication Date: 1950
  • Publisher: General Mills Inc 
  • Format: Hard Cover
  • Dimensions: 10x7x1
  • Language: English
  • Condition: Well used and loved vintage condition, with taped spine, food stains, and handwritten recipes.


Betty Crocker's Picture Cookbook is not just a cookbook; it's a piece of history. Its well-loved pages and unique additions make it a must-have for anyone passionate about vintage cookbooks and culinary traditions.

Explore the timeless charm of Betty Crocker with our specially curated collection of vintage Betty Crocker cookbooks. From classic recipes to nostalgic favorites, these cookbooks are a delightful glimpse into culinary history. Browse our Betty Crocker Cookbook Collection today and discover the joy of cooking with an icon. Happy cooking!


The vintage items I share with you have been previously owned and loved. They may show some wear, as is typical for vintage pieces.

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