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Cherry Winks Recipe

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

Dorothy Martin
Added: Tuesday, November 18, 2008


2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 tsp. baking powder
1/2 tsp. salt
3/4 cup margarine
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
2 T. milk
1 tsp. vanilla extract
1 cup chopped nuts
1 cup finely cut, pitted dates
1/3 cup finely chopped maraschino cherries
2 2/3 cups corn flakes, crushed to 1 1/3 cups
15 maraschino cherries, cut into quarters

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




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