*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                                   Rocks
 
 Recipe By     : Suburban Cookie Book Portage PA
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 1/2  Cups          Brown Sugar
    1      Cup           Shortening
    1      Cup           Figs,Raisins Or Dates -- chopped
    1 1/2  Cups          Rolled Oats
      1/2  Teaspoon      Baking Soda
    2      Teaspoons     Baking Powder
    1      Cup           Nuts -- chopped
    2                    Eggs -- well beaten
      2/3  Cup           Sour Milk
    2      Cups          Cake Flour -- sifted
      1/2  Teaspoon      Cloves
      1/2  Teaspoon      Salt
    1      Teaspoon      Cinnamon
 
 Cream shortening and sugar,  add eggs beating thoroughly.  Measure sifted
 flour and sift with baking powder, baking soda, salt and spices.  Add rolled
 oats.  Add alternately with milk to first mixture.  Add nuts and fruit.  Mix
 and drop by teaspoonfuls on oiled baking sheet.  Bake in 375 degree oven
 about 12 minutes.  Yields 50 servings.  
 
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 NOTES : This recipe came from a cookie cookbook that was given to me from my
 husband’s grandmother. Which was put together by the women in her Portage,
 Pennsylvania town.