Grandma Strojny's Mud Cookies

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"Wonderfully moist cake-like cookies."
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30 m servings 211 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 211 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 5.8 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 36.5g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 377 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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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.


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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. ...

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