Bee's Delightful Desserts - This dessert book written by Ken Beck and Jim Clark
boasts more than 350 recipes inspired by Aunt Bee Taylor (Frances Bavier), the
efficient housekeeper and devoted foster mother of Opie Taylor (Ron Howard) on
the rural sitcom THE ANDY GRIFFITH SHOW/CBS/1960-68.
"Aunt Bee's Delightful Desserts" (Rutledge Hill Press, 1996)
include recipes (gathered from devoted fans nationwide) for beverages, breads,
cakes, candies, cookies, frosting, toppings, preserves, pies, cobblers,
pastries, puddings and refrigerator treats. Peppered with black and white
photographs and nostalgic snippets from the script of the original program, this
cookbook is sure to be a favorite to the many devoted fans of the Mayberry
Sample recipes in this delightful book include:
Wally's Bottle of Pop Float
Howard's Bachelor Pad Punch
Goober Beanie Zucchini Bread
Helen's Homemade Five-Pound Fruit Cake
Ernest T. Bass Rock Candy
Opie's Trick or Treat Cookies
Aunt Bee's Homemade Watermelon Rind Pickles
Fierless Fife Fruit Cocktail Dessert
Sarah's Steamed Cranberry Pudding
Floyd's English Trifle.
If you enjoy this book then read "Aunt Bee's Mayberry Cookbook"
(Rutledge Press, 1991), the forerunner to the above publication and complete with
everything from appetizers through desserts. See
also - CITIES & TOWNS: "Mayberry"
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