Tasty Eats - Molasses Cookie Recipe

 Time to share some tasty eats we had throughout the week, or so. My husband is injured now and can't work. This means I think of meals at dinner time.

The first few dishes my son made. He made some coconut shrimp and a salad with a berry vinaigrette dressing.

These next two come out of a Philadelphia Cream Cheese cookbook.
Doing a quick internet search for these recipes.........

Not much luck, this is closest to the dessert, which is a cappuccino cream:
Substitute one cup of milk with one cup of cold coffee, and leave out the almond liqueur.
I made a bread pudding.

I could not find one for the chicken. My dish has cut-up chicken thighs, a red pepper, Italian seasoning, cream cheese, milk to this out the cream cheese, and noodles.

I do want to try this recipe:

This was a quick meal of creamed peas, mashed potatoes with leftover feta cheese in them, and baked chicken with barbeque sauce.
I was at the grocery store and wanted to make something quick. This was o.k.
I have already done a post about these toffee bars.

I do believe that this molasses cookie could be vegan. I guess it depends on how the molasses is made. The recipe came from a vintage cookie book. The recipe has no eggs or butter in it because these items were either expensive or hard to come by during WW II.

Here are the ingredients that want into this cookie:
1/4 cup plus 1 Tablespoon of shortening
1/2 cup of brown sugar
1 cup of molasses
3 1/2 cups flour
1 Tablespoon of baking soda (yup, that is correct)
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup cold water
1/2 teaspoon each ginger, cloves, nutmeg, and cinnamon (these are optional)

Cream the sugar and shortening
add in molasses
mix dry ingredients
alternately add water and the dry ingredients
drop by teaspoonfuls onto a lightly greased cookie sheet. I use a silicone baking sheet, You could use parchment paper.
bake at 350 degrees F oven for about 12 minutes

Hope you enjoyed this edition of Tasty Eats.

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  1. So many yummy options!

  2. The chicken and broccoli alfredo looks delicious! Thanks for linking to Mosaic Monday!

  3. Your molasses cookie recipe caught my attention. My grandmother made these or some that were very similar. They were a favorite of mine growing up.

  4. Thanks for sharing at the What's for Dinner party. Hope the rest of your week is awesome!


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