Cherry Winks

Cherry Winks

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Gail Doyle

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These cookies are a family tradition.
They are very tasty - a soft cookie with the crunch of cornflakes on the outside.
The dates and cherries taste great and make the cookies look pretty.
My mother used to make them and when I was a young child, it was my job to place the cherry on top!
These are still a family favorite and my children now help make them, too!

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Serves:
Approx. 3-4 dozen
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 2 2/3 c
    corn flakes
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 3/4 c
    margarine, softened
  • 2 1/4 c
    flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 2
    eggs
  • 2 Tbsp
    milk
  • 1 tsp
    vanillla
  • 1 c
    dates, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    maraschino cherries, finely chopped
  • 15
    maraschino cherries, quartered

How to Make Cherry Winks

Step-by-Step

  1. Measure cornflakes and crush to 1 1/2 cups, set aside.
  2. Stir together flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
  3. In large mixing bowl, beat margarine and sugar until light & fluffy. Add eggs and beat well. Stir in milk and vanilla. Add flour mixture and mix until well combined. Stir in chopped dates and chopped cherries.
  4. Shape dough into walnut-size balls. Roll in cornflakes. Place on greased baking sheet and top each cookie with cherry quarter.
  5. Bake in oven at 375 degrees for approximately 10 minutes. Cool on wire rack.

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About Cherry Winks

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



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