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Grandma Strojny's Mud Cookies


"Wonderfully moist cake-like cookies."
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30 m servings 211 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (2 dozen)

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. In a small bowl, stir together the cocoa and boiling water, set aside to cool. In a medium bowl, stir together the creamy salad dressing, sugar and vanilla. Add the flour and baking soda, mix well. Stir in the cocoa mixture until well blended.
  3. Drop cookies by heaping spoonfuls onto the prepared cookie sheets. Bake for 7 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Test for doneness with a toothpick as you would a cake.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 211 calories; 5.8 g fat; 36.5 g carbohydrates; 2.5 g protein; 7 mg cholesterol; 377 mg sodium. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved

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Mud was not the correct word, mine was like liquid. I added lots of extra flour but still runny, flavor was good though.

My daughter loved these. Especially the "muddy" bit. She really wanted to bake something but I had a limited amount of items on hand and since they didn't have eggs or milk it worked out great. ...