spoon and bake
Apr 16, 2015 • By

#TBT – Spoon and Bake

In 1975, Betty Crocker introduced prepared, canned cookie dough so families could just “Spoon & Bake” right out of the cupboard – no refrigeration necessary!

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This was a concept that didn’t stick around for long.

Thanks to the recent move of our General Mills Archives, we now know what Spoon & Bake dough looks (and smells) like when it’s left in the can, on the shelf for nearly 40 years!

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