This Is NOT A Joke

Posted on May 14 2011 - 6:26am by RetroRuth

Borden Desserts001

A dress-up dessert? For whom? Mr. Hankey?

Wait…I can kind of see the resemblance…

From Borden’s Eagle Brand Magic Recipes, 1965

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  1. Tiara Bunny May 14, 2011 at 12:16 pm - Reply

    Perhaps if it wasn’t quite so dressed up. What ARE those green things?

    • RetroRuth May 15, 2011 at 10:22 am - Reply

      Mint leaves? Spearamint gummies? Whatever they are, they look awful!

  2. Andrea May 14, 2011 at 4:53 pm - Reply

    OMG, LOL. Definitely from Mr. Hankey, hah!

  3. Toni May 17, 2011 at 1:37 pm - Reply

    If it was a Rocky Road roll with choclate marshmallows and nuts, I might try it.

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