Christmas Rocks

Christmas Rocks Recipe

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Alice Hayes


My Aunt Sally made these and every bite was a true delight


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8 dozen
1 Hr
25 Min


  • 1 c
    soft butter
  • 1 1/2 c
    light brown sugar
  • 3
  • 3 c
    sifted flour
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    grd nutmeg
  • 1/2 c
  • 3 c
    walnuts or pecans
  • 1 pkg
    red candied cherries
  • 1 pkg
    green candied cherries
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/4 c
    light rum
  • 1 c
    chopped dates optional

How to Make Christmas Rocks


  1. Cream butter and sugar until light.
  2. Beat in eggs
  3. Add sifted dry ingredients and milk until well mixed.
  4. Pour batter over nuts and fruits and mix thoroughly.
    Drop from teaspoon onto greased cookie sheets.
    Bake for 20 -25 minutes at 325 degrees.
  5. While still warm sprinkle with rum.

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About Christmas Rocks

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American

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