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Christmas Rocks

Christmas Rocks

Lilli Cheatham

Cookies with currants, pecans, raisins, candied pineapple, citron, dates and spices.

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 100 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 5.6 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.5g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 31 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat eggs until foamy, add to mixture. Sift flour with spices, cocoa and soda. Save out 1/2 cup of flour mixture. Add the rest of flour mixture to butter mixture. Stir in coffee.
  2. Cut fruits into small slivers and dredge fruit and chopped pecans lightly in flour saved out for this. Add to fruit and the rest of flour to batter, mixing thoroughly.
  3. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (170 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  4. Drop by teaspoon onto cookie sheet. Do not place too close together. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes. Do not over-brown. Store cookies in jars.
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Reviews

April Norris
8
12/1/2010

had a similar cookie years ago called english rocks. very good, better after they have set for a couple of weeks. will keep for a several months in closed containers (tins work the best)

MrsG
8
12/2/2008

Thank you! My Grandma used to make something similar called Christmas Gems. Didn't have the cocoa or coffee though - nice touch! I ended up having to add about 1/3 cup coffee and they turned out perfectly.