Sent: Thursday, April 06, 2017 2:25 PM
Subject: Pink icing cookies Links Pinks
This is probably a long shot. I have been trying to find the recipe for the cookies known as “Links Pinks”.
It is from Links bakery from Elyria Ohio. They were a crisp sour cream based cookie I think with pink icing.
I’ve looked on the web and have found stories about them but no recipe and the ones I have tried don’t come
close. Like I said it is a long shot.
It’s definitely a long shot to find the actual “Link’s Pinks” recipe on the Internet or in a cookbook. This
sort of recipe is occasionally published in a local newspaper, but apparently not in this case. It is
exceedingly rare for an actual bakery recipe to ever become available to the public. The ones you see on the
Internet are usually “copycat” recipes.
As you say, there are mentions of the cookie on the Internet. Elyria High School cafeteria served and sold a
similar pink cookie for several years, but that recipe was apparently not quite the same as “Link’s Pinks”.
That recipe is on the Internet, so perhaps it is the one you tried.
There is a Links Bakery fan page on Facebook: Links Bakery Elyria
An article about Elyria pink cookies: Elyria Pink Cookies
The Elyria High School Cafeteria sold their version to the public as recently as last year: EHS Pink Cookies
There is a recipe for the Elyria High School version (no sour cream) here: Banned Pink Cookies
I will post this on my site. There is always a chance that former Links Bakery personnel might see it and respond.
Sent: Tuesday, April 04, 2017 12:37 AM
Subject: Lou Malnatis 1000 island salad dressing
Searching for this!!! I had a friend who once worked there but she forgot!
She knows there was chili sauce! Please help lol!!! Thank you
Sorry, I had no success with this. I'll post it for reader input.
Sent: Thursday, April 06, 2017 3:53 PM
Subject: Fudge Mary Ann cake recipe from Ebingers bakery. Are any relatives
still living so that I can acquire the recipe? Thank you Ro.
Sent from Ro's iPad
Sorry, no success with the "Fudge Mary Ann Cake" recipe. The only thing that
I can find out about any relatives is that George and Catherine Ebinger had
a son who was also named George.
There is an Ebinger's Bakery memories Facebook page here: Ebinger's Bakery