Are old Betty Crocker cookbooks worth anything?

Are old Betty Crocker cookbooks worth anything?

Even the most widely used cookbooks from the 1950s and 1960s can command high prices. Good condition copies of Betty Crocker’s Picture Cook Book are highly prized (prices range from $10 to $450 on AbeBooks). The Joy of Cooking by Irma Rombauer is another hot property – prices can exceed $4,000 for 1931 first editions.

How many editions of Betty Crocker Cookbook are there?

The first hardcover cookbook, Betty Crocker’s Picture Cookbook was published in 1950 and quickly became a national best seller. Since then, more than 250 Betty Crocker cookbooks have been published.

What year was the first edition Betty Crocker cookbook?

Betty Crocker Cookbook/Originally published

What is the most recent Betty Crocker cookbook?

The Betty Crocker Cookbook, 12th edition published in 2016, receives a fresh update with new recipe ideas and ingredient information.

What should I do with old cookbooks?

Here’s what to do with cookbooks you don’t want anymore.

  1. Sell them. If you have, say, a first edition of a vintage, now-famous cookbook or one by a popular new author in pristine condition, you may be able to sell it.
  2. Donate them.
  3. Offer them up for free.
  4. Recycle them.
  5. Repurpose them.

What are the most sought after cookbooks?

Top 10 Most Collectible Cookbooks

  1. Betty Crocker’s Cookbook.
  2. Betty Crocker’s New Picture Cookbook.
  3. Treasury of Great Recipes.
  4. Joy of Cooking.
  5. Mastering the Art of French Cooking by Julia Child.
  6. The White House Cook Book.
  7. Woman’s Home Companion Cook Book.
  8. Weight Watchers Slow Good Super Slow-Cooker Cookbook.

How old is Betty Crocker?

Betty Crocker’s Picture Cook Book, first published in 1950, quickly became a national best-seller. The 11th edition, now titled Betty Crocker Cookbook, is one of the more than 250 Betty Crocker cookbooks published since 1950.

Is Betty Crocker a real person?

Surprising, then, that Betty Crocker isn’t actually a real person. She is the brainchild of an advertising campaign developed by the Washburn-Crosby Company, a flour milling company started in the late 1800’s that eventually became General Mills. The ad featured a puzzle of a quaint main street scene.

Does Betty Crocker have an app?

Betty Crocker(TM), a leader in the food content space, announced its popular free digital cookbook app is now available for Android at the Google Play Store. Consumers can even save favorite recipes to their own personal ‘chapter’ of the cookbook app.

How many editions of Better Homes and Gardens cookbook are there?

fourteen editions
The Better Homes and Gardens New Cook Book has been an American favorite since 1930, selling 40 million copies through fourteen editions.