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Christmas Rocks

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Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄4 Pound
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Eggs 3
  Baking soda 1 Teaspoon, dissolved in 1 tablespoon warm water
  Warm water 1 Tablespoon
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Cloves 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Walnuts 1 Pound, broken
  Pitted dates 1 Pound, coarsely cut
  Candied cherries 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Red And Green)
Directions

Cream the butter and sugar until light.
Beat in the eggs one at a time.
Stir in the dissolved baking soda.
Sift the flour with the cinnamon and cloves.
Add the walnuts and dates, mixing well to coat.
Add to the egg mixture; mix well.
Drop from a teaspoon into mounds on a greased cookie sheet at least 1 inch apart.
Garnish the tops with a small piece of red or green candied cherry.
Bake in a 375° oven for 8 to 10 minutes, or until golden.
Remove the cookies immediately from the baking sheet and cool on racks.
Store in a tightly covered container with sheets of waxed paper between the layers.
Bake in a 325° oven for about 10 minutes, or until golden and slightly firm to the touch.
Remove the cookies immediately from the baking sheets and cool on racks.
Store in tightly covered containers with sheets of waxed paper between the layers.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Occasion: 
Christmas
Interest: 
Party

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 7325 Calories from Fat 3454

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 407 g626.1%

Saturated Fat 91.2 g456.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 878.3 mg292.8%

Sodium 1670.2 mg69.6%

Total Carbohydrates 889 g296.4%

Dietary Fiber 76.2 g304.9%

Sugars 565.2 g

Protein 126 g252.3%

Vitamin A 74.3% Vitamin C 13.7%

Calcium 81.8% Iron 181.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Christmas Rocks Recipe