Russian Rocks I

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"These have dates, candied cherries and candied pineapple."
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servings 173 cals
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Original recipe yields 48 servings



  • Calories:
  • 173 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 4.2 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 33.7g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 1.5 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 18 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 71 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  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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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 li...

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...

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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