Sunshine Biscuits, formerly known as The Loose-Wiles Biscuit Company, is a defunct independent American baker of cookies, crackers, and cereals. The company, which became a brand on a few products such as Cheez-It, was purchased by Keebler Company in 1996,  which was purchased by Kellogg Company in 2001.
Hydrox is a cream-filled chocolate sandwich cookie owned and manufactured by Leaf Brands. It debuted in the United States in 1908, and was manufactured by Sunshine Biscuits for over 90 years.  Hydrox was largely discontinued in 1999, three years after Sunshine was acquired by Keebler, which was later acquired by Kellogg's.
Keebler had marketed its brands such as Cheez-It (which have the Sunshine Biscuits brand), Chips Deluxe, Club Crackers, E.L. Fudge Cookies, Famous Amos, Fudge Shoppe Cookies, Murray cookies, Austin, Plantation, Vienna Fingers, Town House Crackers, Wheatables, Sandie's Shortbread, Pizzarias Pizza Chips, Chachos and Zesta Crackers, among others.
46 Reviews 4.2 out of 5 stars. These raisin cookies mimic the late lamented Golden Raisin Biscuits, formerly sold under the Sunshine brand name, and later by Keebler. These flat, not overly sweet, raisin-filled cookies came in perforated strips that you'd break apart into rectangles.
Loose-Wiles made "Trumps Cookies". Nabisco produced "Aces". Sunshine Biscuit had "Animal Crackers" and "Toy Cookies". Nabisco produced "Barnum's Animals". American Tobacco Company purchased the company in 1966. It was then sold to G. F. Industries, a privately held California company, and finally merged with Keebler Company in 1996.
1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. 2. Cream together sugars, shortening, egg, vanilla, and salt in a large bowl.
1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt *If you use white whole wheat flour, for best flavor substitute 1 tablespoon orange juice for 1 tablespoon of the ice water (when you get to that step, below). Add 6 tablespoons (85g) cold butter, cut into pats or small chunks.
For over a century, Sunshine has satisfied customers with delicious crackers and biscuits. Sunshine Krispy Medium Crushed Saltine Crackers 10 lb. Sunshine Bread Crumbs and Seasoned Breading Mixes
Sunshine Biscuit Company. Creator. Worley, William S. Description. Book includes a short history of the Kansas City connection with the Keebler Company, beginning with the Loose brothers baking company. The name was officially changed to Sunshine Biscuits in 1946.
Finally in February 1898 the competing groups combined 114 factories and formed the National Biscuit Company (Nabisco) .Cute old tin can from Sunshine Biscuits ,, with reproduced images on both sides