Connie's Cherry Wink Cookies

Connie's Cherry Wink Cookies Recipe

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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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★★★★★ 1 vote
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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

How to Make Connie's Cherry Wink Cookies

Step-by-Step

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

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About Connie's Cherry Wink Cookies

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