Tzivia's Mom's Chewy Molasses Cookies

Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

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.

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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