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Jailhouse Rocks

"A rich cookie generously stuffed with candy coated chocolates. A fellow student gave me this recipe."
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26 m servings 458 cals
Original recipe yields 18 servings (3 dozen)


  • Calories:
  • 458 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 18.6 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 68.5g
  • 22%
  • Protein:
  • 4.8 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 63 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium:
  • 176 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 365 degrees F (185 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the margarine and sugar. Stir in the eggs one at a time then stir in the water and vanilla. Add the flour and baking soda, mix until just combined. Finally stir in the candy coated chocolates.
  3. Drop by heaping spoonfuls onto an unprepared cookie sheet. Bake for 8 to 11 minutes in the preheated oven. Cool on wire racks.

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I made these cookies for my 2003 Oscar party as an ode to 'Chicago' -- the Best Picture Winner. They turned out to be a little flat, but they were still big winners! I think I may have over-beat...

I found only one problem with this recipe, when it is to go on a unprepared cookie sheet, I don't have the slide off kind, maybe that would have helped, they are very tough to remove from the sh...

I really didn't care for these cookies. It almost seemed like there was something missing in them. They were crispy, which was good, but this was the first time I only used half the batter in ...

Nice cookie.. I used some cherry M&Ms.. some nuts would be a good textural addition

I made these using 1 1/2 cups white sugar and 1 cup of brown sugar and skipped the water hoping to avoid the flat cookie others were mentioning. Also chilled the dough. Didn't work. They tasted ...