Cherry Winks

Cherry Winks Recipe

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Dianne Breeden


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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about 30 to 35 cookies
20 Min


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2 1/4 c
all purpose flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1/2 tsp
baking soda
1/2 tsp
3/4 c
1 c
granulated sugar
2 large
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

How to Make Cherry Winks


  • 11. In a large bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt
  • 22. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the shortening and granulated sugar.
  • 33. Blend in the eggs one at a time until well combined.
  • 44. Add the milk and vanilla.
  • 55. Gradually add the flour mixture and mix well.
  • 66. Mix in the nuts, carefully. Chill for about a hour so they are easier to roll in balls.
  • 77. Shape dough into small balls using a level tablespoon for each cookie.
  • 88. Roll each ball into the crushed cornflakes.
  • 99. Place on a greased baking sheet or parchment lined baking sheetand top with a quarter of the maraschino cherry.
  • 1010. Bake at 350 for 10 - 12 minutes

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