Skip to main content New<> this month
Get the Allrecipes magazine

Russian Rocks I

Rated as 4.67 out of 5 Stars

"These have dates, candied cherries and candied pineapple."
Added to shopping list. Go to shopping list.


servings 173
Original recipe yields 48 servings (8 - 9 dozen)


{{model.addEditText}} Print
  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.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 173 calories; 4.2 33.7 1.5 18 71 Full nutrition

Explore more


Read all reviews 3
Most helpful
Most positive
Least positive

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.