Maryland Rocks

Recipe from

Oxmoor House


1 cup butter, softened
1 1/2 cups sugar
3 eggs
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1 cup raisins, chopped
1 cup black walnuts, coarsely chopped


Cream butter in a large mixing bowl; gradually add sugar, beating until light and fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.

Combine flour, soda, and cinnamon. Add to creamed mixture, beating well. Stir in raisins and walnuts.

Drop by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto greased cookie sheets. Bake at 350° for 8 to 10 minutes. Cool slightly on cookie sheets. Remove to wire racks to cool.