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Tzivia's Mom's Chewy Molasses Cookies

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“Tzivia's mom, Ruth, was a regal woman who could make jeans and a shirt with rolled up sleeves look like an outfit for a queen. She was poised, lovely, and down to earth. She gave her daughter this recipe, her daughter gave it to me, and I give it to you. Hope you enjoy it as much as I do. It does well doubled or even tripled.”
1hr 30mins
30 cookies

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream together the shortening and sugar.
  2. Stir in the eggs, molasses and milk/soymilk.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the remaining dry ingredients, then add to the wet stuff. Mix well.
  4. Refrigerate at least an hour, preferably more.
  5. Bake on greased cookie sheets at 350F for about 15 minutes.

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