Cherry Winks

4.7
(60)

Cookies are rolled in crushed corn flakes and topped with a quarter of a maraschino cherry.

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Servings:
30
Yield:
5 dozen

Ingredients

  • ¾ cup shortening

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • 2 eggs

  • 2 tablespoons milk

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 ¼ cups sifted all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 1 cup chopped pecans

  • 1 cup dates, pitted and chopped

  • cup maraschino cherries, chopped

  • 2 ½ cups crushed cornflakes cereal

  • 10 maraschino cherries, quartered

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly grease baking sheets.

  2. Cream the shortening with the sugar. Blend in the eggs, milk and vanilla.

  3. Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add the flour mixture to the creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in the chopped pecans, chopped dates and 1/3 cup maraschino cherries.

  4. Shape teaspoonful sized chunks of dough into balls. Roll each ball in the crushed corn flakes. Place balls on the prepared baking sheets and top each cookie with 1/4 maraschino cherry.

  5. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 10 to 12 minutes. Let cool completely before storing in airtight containers.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

164 Calories
8g Fat
22g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 30
Calories 164
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 11%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 13mg 4%
Sodium 98mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 22g 8%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 19mg 1%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 72mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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