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Easy Apple Dessert (VRP 400)

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Vintage Recipe Box 400 comes to us from Chalfont, Bucks County, Pennsylvania.

It is a large white metal box that measures 12” D x 5.5” W x 4” H with a metal tag that says “American Home Menu Maker.” According to my research, the box was sold in multiple colors for $1 and included 212 “basic recipes” for an additional $.50. (See the image below that is an order form to purchase the box.)

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Easy Apple Dessert

Easy Apple Dessert

Easy Apple Dessert (VRP 400)

Ingredients

Instructions

1 can Michigan Flavorbest Apple Pie Filling
Spread in an 8x8 square pan. Season lightly with cinnamon and lemon juice.
½ cup chopped Pecans
Sprinkle over filling
1 small Cake Mix (spice or plain)
Sprinkle over nuts
5 tablespoons melted butter
Cover cake mix
Bake 50-60 minutes in 350 oven. Serve with ice-cream or whipped cream.

May use fresh Michigan Flavorbest Apples slightly sweetened instead of filling

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