Russian Rocks I Recipe - Allrecipes.com

Russian Rocks I

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"These have dates, candied cherries and candied pineapple."

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Original recipe makes 8 - 9 dozen Change Servings
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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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Nov 13, 2006

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!

 
Nov 26, 2008

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!!

 

3 Ratings

Dec 10, 2009

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

  • Calories
  • 173 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 33.7 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol
  • 19 mg
  • 6%
  • Fat
  • 4.2 g
  • 6%
  • Fiber
  • 1.1 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 1.5 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 71 mg
  • 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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