When were Tootsie Rolls invented?

Answer Leo Hirshfield invented the Tootsie Roll in 1896 in his small New York City candy shop. An Austrian immigrant, Hirshfield brought the recipe with him from Europe and named the candy after his daugh... Read More »

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What are Tootsie Rolls made of?

The ingredients in a Tootsie Roll are sugar, corn syrup, partially hydrogenated soybean oil, condensed skim milk, cocoa, whey, soy lecithin and artificial and natural flavors. Tootsie Rolls are low... Read More »

Who makes Tootsie Rolls?

Tootsie Roll Industries makes Tootsie Rolls using the same recipe invented in 1896 by Leo Hirshfield. The company name was The Sweets Company of America until 1966 when it became Tootsie Roll Indus... Read More »

How to Make Tootsie Rolls?

Tootsie Rolls have been a family treat since 1905 and are also delicious. They are even low-fat, and very easy to make! They were so good in fact, that during World War Two, the American Army put t... Read More »

Cakes That Look Like Tootsie Rolls?

When cakes come to mind, most of us think of a square cake or a layer cake, or even a specially shaped cake for a particular holiday, such as a heart-shaped cake for Valentine's Day. However, if yo... Read More »