My mother used ladyfingers in many of her homemade desserts.
old recipe from vintage Kraft advertising
1. Dissolve 1 3-oz. pkg. lime-flavored gelatin and 1 3-oz. pkg. raspberry-flavored gelatin using 1 1/2 cups boiling water for each. Pour each into an 8" square pan. Chill overnight; cut in cubes
2. Dissolve 1 3-oz. pkg of lemon-flavored gelatin using 1 cup boiling water. Cool, while you soften 1 8-oz. pkg. of Philadelphia Cream Cheese. Add gelatin mixture gradually blending until smooth. Chill until slightly thickened.
3. Fold in cubed gelatin and 6 cups (1 pkg.) Kraft Mini Marshmallows. Pour into 9" spring form pan lined with 2 3-oz. pkgs. of split ladyfingers. Chill until firm. Serves 10 to 12.
1950s moms knew a playboy when they saw one.