---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.05
       Title: Rock Cookies
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 48 servings
     2/3 c  Butter
       1 c  Brown sugar
       2    Eggs
       2 c  Flour
   1 1/2 ts Cinnamon
     1/2 ts Ground cloves
       1 ts Baking powder*
       8 oz Raisins
       8 oz Chopped dates
       1 c  Chopped nuts
     * dissolved in a little warm water.
       Preheat oven to 375 degrees.  In a large bowl, cream butter with sugar
   and eggs until fluffy.
      In a separate bowl, sift flour with cinnamon and cloves.
    Slowly beat flour into butter and sugar.  Add the dissolved baking soda.
   Stir in raisins, dates and nuts. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto ungreased baking
   sheet.  Bake for 7-9 minutes. Remove from oven and cool on wire rack.
   Yield: 4 dozen.
      Maria Bappert, Food Editor, The Good News Weekly, Chicago, IL