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Total Time
1hr 30mins
Prep 45 mins
Cook 45 mins

This was my mom's favorite cookie recipe. In fact, I don't remember her making any other cookies (besides chocolate chip). I think the "rocks" are the walnuts. I'm totally guessing at the "time to make" and number of cookies it makes because I bake cookies even less frequently than Mom did. Please feel free to correct

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Put raisins in a large sauce pan. Add enough water to the pan to cover the raisins.
  2. Simmer 5 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat. Add baking soda to pan and let cool. Drain when cool.
  4. Cream butter and sugar together.
  5. Add salt, eggs, spices, vanilla, flour, walnuts, and drained raisins. Mix well.
  6. Drop by rounded tablespoons on a greased baking sheet.
  7. Bake at 400 degrees apx 12 minutes per batch.