Connie's Cherry Wink Cookies Recipe

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Connie's Cherry Wink Cookies

Connie Ottman

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@cottman

Cherry Winks have been in my family for over fifty years. We bake them for all "important" occations. They look pretty and taste great. I'm not sure where the recipe orginated but I remember one of my friend's grandmother making them eons ago.


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Serves:

a batch of cookies

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 tsp
baking soda
2 1/4 c
sifted flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
salt
3/4 c
soft butter
1 c
sugar
2
eggs
2 Tbsp
milk
1 tsp
vanilla
1 c
chopped nuts - pecans or walnuts
1 c
finely cut pitted dates
1/3 c
finely cut maraschino cherries
2 1/2 c
corn flakes

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cut 12 maraschino cherries in quarters.
2
Sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda & salt.
3
In a separate bowl, blend sugar & butter.
4
Add eggs to sugar and butter mixture. Blend eggs into mixture.
5
Stir in milk and vanilla.
6
Add dry ingredients to sugar & butter mixture.
7
Add nuts, dates and cherries to mixture.
8
Crush cornflakes into fine crumbs in a separate bowl.
9
Shape dough into one tablespoon balls.
10
Roll dough balls into finely crushed cornflakes.
11
Place cookie balls onto a greased cookie sheet.
12
Top each cookie ball with 1/4 of a cherry.
13
Bake at 375 for 12 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American