Cherry Winks Recipe

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Cherry Winks

Dianne Breeden

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@dnhudak

One of my favorite cookies. My neighbor use to make them at Christmas when I was a child, then my mom starting making them, now I make them . I remember one year I made a double batch for Christmas, one I shared and one was hidden for just me!


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Serves:

about 30 to 35 cookies

Prep:

20 Min

Ingredients

2 1/4 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
salt
3/4 c
shortening
1 c
granulated sugar
2 large
eggs
2 Tbsp
half and half
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 c
chopped black walnuts
2 1/2 c
finely chopped corn flakes
marascino cherries quartered

Directions Step-By-Step

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1. In a large bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt
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2. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the shortening and granulated sugar.
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3. Blend in the eggs one at a time until well combined.
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4. Add the milk and vanilla.
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5. Gradually add the flour mixture and mix well.
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6. Mix in the nuts, carefully. Chill for about a hour so they are easier to roll in balls.
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7. Shape dough into small balls using a level tablespoon for each cookie.
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8. Roll each ball into the crushed cornflakes.
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9. Place on a greased baking sheet or parchment lined baking sheetand top with a quarter of the maraschino cherry.
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10. Bake at 350 for 10 - 12 minutes

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies