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This recipe for Old Fashion Cherry Winks, by Debra James, is from Cooking in Cottontown,
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2 1/2 c flour 1/4 t baking powder 3/4 c shortening 1 c sugar 2 eggs 2 T milk 1 t vanilla 2 1/2 c crushed corn flake cereal 1 c chopped nuts 1 jar maraschino cherries
Preheat oven to 375º. Sift flour and baking soda; set aside. Blend shortening and sugar, cream well. Add eggs, milk, vanilla and beat well. Blend in dry ingredients; mix thoroughly. Add pecans and mix well. Drop by rounded teaspoon into corn flakes; toss to coat. Form into balls. Place on greased cookie sheet. Top with 1/4 maraschino cherry. Bake for 12 - 15 minutes. Great at Christmas time.
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