Can you read the name on this? Looks like… Deana? Maybe?

From the box of H.P., sold in Paradise, Arizona.



  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 Tbsp. shortening

Add 2 eggs and mix.


  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 4 Tbsp. cocoa
  • salt
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • nuts

Bake 30 minutes at 300 deg., no longer.

8 x 8 pan.

One Comment

  1. Kibo

    Hey, I think I figured it out! From the “Penoche” recipe, you can see her “P”s look like “O”s (as in “Pet Milk”) and often she doesn’t dot her “i”s. So I believe the mystery name is “Peoria”. It’s an exotic foreign delight that travelled all the way from Illinois to Arizona!

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