Business & Finance: Snappy Turtles

Pillsbury Mills' President Paul S. Gerot thinks that nothing promotes flour sales like a baking contest. Last week, for the finals of its annual contest, Pillsbury brought 100 winners, including one man and four boys, to Manhattan to compete for $129,000 in prizes in its Grand National Bake-Off. They were given flour-sack aprons, assigned to stoves in the Waldorf-Astoria's grand ballroom and allowed a day to make their favorite recipes. Mrs. Richard M. Nixon, wife of the Vice President-elect, announced the winner: Mrs. Peter S. Harlib, 46, wife of a Chicago policeman. Her prizewinning recipe: Snappy Turtle Cookies.* Her prize:...

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