Re: Van de Kamps Recipes!
From: George Geary
Date: 2/7/2022, 5:26 AM
On 2/6/2022 8:12 PM, George Geary wrote:
I read your page on history of Van de Kamps and location of recipes.(You quoted me with the top 5 items)
I restarted the VDK Facebook site.. My grandmother and aunts worked for them. Yes all of the recipes are
gone, but.. one of the bakers has all of the formulas.. I have been converting the cookies into home recipes.
they are about 80% as good as the production formulas..
Just thought you would like to know of the update… and Join the site!
This is fantastic news! I get a lot of requests for Van de Kamp's Bakery recipes, and thanks to George Geary, many of them are
now going to be available. So far he has the recipes for:Peanut Butter Cookies, Cherry Almond Squares, Chocolate Chip Cookies, Molasses Cookies, Sugar Cookies, Lemon Snack Cookies, Peanut Snack Cookies, Chocolate Cookies, Holiday Cookies, Maple Pecan Cookies. He will be adding more as he converts the bakery formulas for home use.
George is the author of Made in California: The California-Born Burger Joints, Diners, Fast Food & Restaurants That Changed America, which I heartily recommend. He has refurbished the Van de Kamp's Bakery Facebook Page. His own Facebook page is George Geary on Facebook. His main website is here:
George Geary. Check his Blog page regularly for new Van de Kamp's recipes.