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Jailhouse Rocks

Rated as 3.4 out of 5 Stars

"A rich cookie generously stuffed with candy coated chocolates. A fellow student gave me this recipe."
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26 m servings 458
Original recipe yields 18 servings (3 dozen)


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  1. Preheat oven to 365 degrees F (185 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the margarine and sugar. Stir in the eggs one at a time then stir in the water and vanilla. Add the flour and baking soda, mix until just combined. Finally stir in the candy coated chocolates.
  3. Drop by heaping spoonfuls onto an unprepared cookie sheet. Bake for 8 to 11 minutes in the preheated oven. Cool on wire racks.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 458 calories; 18.6 68.5 4.8 63 176 Full nutrition

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I made these cookies for my 2003 Oscar party as an ode to 'Chicago' -- the Best Picture Winner. They turned out to be a little flat, but they were still big winners! I think I may have over-beat...

I found only one problem with this recipe, when it is to go on a unprepared cookie sheet, I don't have the slide off kind, maybe that would have helped, they are very tough to remove from the sh...

I really didn't care for these cookies. It almost seemed like there was something missing in them. They were crispy, which was good, but this was the first time I only used half the batter in ...

Nice cookie.. I used some cherry M&Ms.. some nuts would be a good textural addition

I made these using 1 1/2 cups white sugar and 1 cup of brown sugar and skipped the water hoping to avoid the flat cookie others were mentioning. Also chilled the dough. Didn't work. They tasted ...