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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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