Salad? You Say, Made with O’Henry?

Product: Oh Henry! & Oh Henry! Recipe Book
Date: 1926

1916 Oh Henry candy bar ad

“Why, that’s candy!”

Yes. Yes indeed. But that’s no reason you can’t put it in a salad with fruit. And mayonnaise. And lettuce. Oh yes.

Miss Daisy P. Rudd of Bennington, Vermont, says that it makes one of the most charming salads she has ever served. Oh yes.

But wait! There are actually thousands of recipes you can make with Oh Henry. Luckily for homemakers everywhere, the Oh Henry people whittled it down to the 60 best ones and put them in a recipe book: Sixty Ways to Serve Famous Candy.

So there you have it. Fruit salad thingamabob with Oh Henry. There’s probably going to be a run on the stores. You better “phone your grocer, drug or candy store for 6 or 8 bars of Oh Henry … now!”

1926 Oh Henry ad

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One Response to “Salad? You Say, Made with O’Henry?”

  1. Oh Henry! Stuffed Tomatoes « Candy Professor on March 11th, 2011 2:15 pm

    [...] I got close when I stumbled on Jennifer Tribe’s blog Yesterday’s Clues. She collects paper ephemera. She recently posted a 1926 ad from Ladies Home Journal extolling the cook book and giving a recipe for fruit salad with shredded candy bar mixed in. Check out her blog and the ad here. [...]

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