Cherry Dot Cookies

Russ Myers

By
@Beegee1947

These tender cookies, packed with dates and maraschino cherries, make a pretty gift for a special friend.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
5 Dozen
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 1/4 c
all-purpose flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
3/4 c
margarine, softened
1 c
sugar
2
eggs
2 Tbsp
skim milk
1 tsp
vanilla
1 c
nuts, chopped
1 c
finely chopped pitted dates
1/3 c
finely chopped maraschino cherries (approx. 15 cherries)
2 2/3 c
kellogg's corn flakes or kellogg's honey crunch corn flakes cereal
15
maraschino cherries, cut into quarters

Step-By-Step

1Stir together flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.

In large mixing bowl, beat margarine and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs. Beat well. Stir in milk and vanilla. Add flour mixture. Mix well. Stir in nuts, dates and the 1/3 cup cherries.
2Shape level measuring tablespoons of dough into balls. Roll in Kellogg's cereal. Place on baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Top each cookie with cherry quarters.

Bake at 350 F. for 12 to 15 minutes or until lightly brown.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy