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Russian Rocks I

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Maryanne
Recipe by  Maryanne

“These have dates, candied cherries and candied pineapple.”

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Ingredients

Adjust Servings

Original recipe yields 8 - 9 dozen

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Directions

  1. Cream sugar and butter together; add beaten egg yolks. Mix baking soda with warm water and add to creamed mixture.
  2. Sift flour and spices together and beat into butter/egg mixture. Add chopped dates and chopped candied fruits. Fold in beaten egg whites.
  3. Drop on baking sheet and bake in preheated 300-degree F (150 degree C) oven for 20 minutes.

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Cynthia T
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Cynthia T

I've been searching for this recipe for years... my great-grandmother, then grandmother, made these every year at Christmas. They added pecans, though. If you're a fruit-cake lover, these are little bites of heaven. THIS is what Christmas smells like!

ChicagoTony
2

ChicagoTony

These cookies and so delicious that even people who don't like fruit cakes, pannecote etc, still love those Russ. Rocks! After the cookie cool completely I brush them lightly with brandy before storing in a tight container. These have a good long shelf life, but they never last that long at my home. Thanks for the memories!!

Menwith Hill'er Back Home !!
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Menwith Hill'er Back Home !!

Very good fruitcake cookie - but these came out way too soft compared to the Rocks my great grandmother used to make. Sadly, I don't have her recipe.

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (48 total)

  • Calories
  • 173 cal
  • 9%
  • Fat
  • 4.2 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs
  • 33.7 g
  • 11%
  • Protein
  • 1.5 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 19 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium
  • 71 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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