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Cherry Dot Cookies

Russ Myers


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


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15 Min
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2 1/4 c
all-purpose flour
2 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
3/4 c
margarine, softened
1 c
2 Tbsp
skim milk
1 tsp
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
maraschino cherries, cut into quarters

How to Make Cherry Dot Cookies


  • 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.

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About Cherry Dot Cookies

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

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