[Mccoypottery-talk] McCoy Repros

BarbCrews barbc@thecookiejar.net
Thu, 31 Jan 2002 13:33:03 -0600

Darn it.. I have seen that jar! Now trying to remember more about it.
I'll ask in the chat and in my newsletter about it.

Trying to remember if it was a J.D. James jar  - it could have been.

At 12:40 PM 2/1/02 -0600, you wrote:
>Okay, I confess... one Shawnee Smiley Pig my husband inherited when his
>grandmother died...  It is a prized possession among many.  I've always been
>deathly afraid of  repro cookie jars, but think I can tell a real McCoy (no
>pun intended) when it comes to the planters/vases.
>While we are talking about jars, I saw one several years ago that actually
>gave me that "gotta have" feeling and took my breath away.  I didn't buy it
>because I didn't know anything about it but still wish I had.  I was
>wondering if you might know anything about it, who made it, value, etc.  I
>believe it was called "Auntie May's Delimma" (or maybe "Fanny" May's
>Delimma).  It was a black mammy in a mint green dress with kerchief on her
>head.  She was standing behind an old manual "Maytag" washing machine.  She
>had a perplexed look on her face as one of her breasts was obviously caught
>in the manual ringer of the washing machine.   Any info would be
>I'll have to find the book and try the cookies.  My family's favorite is SO
>simple and I make them every time we need to bring a snack/dessert.
>Everyone thinks they are SO homemade...   Ha-ha!  I buy the pre-made and
>divided sugar cookie dough in the yellow package (I think it is Nestlé's -
>NOT Pillsbury).  After baking the cookies (sometimes I cut the squares in
>half to double the amount), I mix ready made-vanilla cake frosting with
>orange flavored extract and red/yellow food coloring.  It makes a pastel
>orange colored icing and the cookies taste just like the ice cream
>"dreamcicles" with the orange on the outside and the vanilla ice cream in
>the middle.
>Enjoy!  Let me know if you know anything about the cookie jar...
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Barbara Crews
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