These have dates, candied cherries and candied pineapple.

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Ingredients

48
Original recipe yields 48 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Cream sugar and butter together; add beaten egg yolks. Mix baking soda with warm water and add to creamed mixture.

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  • Sift flour and spices together and beat into butter/egg mixture. Add chopped dates and chopped candied fruits. Fold in beaten egg whites.

  • Drop on baking sheet and bake in preheated 300-degree F (150 degree C) oven for 20 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

173 calories; 1.5 g protein; 33.7 g carbohydrates; 17.9 mg cholesterol; 71.2 mg sodium. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
11/13/2006
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! Read More
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  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 1
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  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
11/13/2006
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! Read More
(5)
Rating: 5 stars
11/13/2006
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! Read More
(5)
Rating: 5 stars
11/27/2008
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!! Read More
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Rating: 4 stars
12/10/2009
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. Read More
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