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Cherry Winks Recipe

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This recipe for Cherry Winks, by , is from The Hoppe Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Denise Hoppe
Added: Tuesday, September 4, 2007


2 1/4 c. flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
3/4 c. margarine or butter, softened
1 c. sugar
2 eggs
2 tbsp. milk
1 tsp. vanilla
1 c. chopped nuts
1 c. finely cut, pitted dates
1/3 c. finely chopped maraschino cherries
2 2/3 c. Kellogg's Corn Flakes cereal, crushed to 1 1/2 cups
15 maraschino cherries, cut into quarters

Stir together flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside. In large mixing bowl, beat margarine & sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs. Beat well. Stir in milk and vanilla. Add flour mixture. Mix well. Stir in nuts, dates & chopped cherries. Shape level measuring tbsp. of dough into balls. Roll in crushed cereal. Place on greased baking sheets. Top each with cherry quarter. Bake at 350 for 10-14 min or until lightly browned.




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