Friday, December 10, 2010

Cherry Winks: From Grandma's Kitchen

Cherry Winks
2 cups flour, sifted
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
3 tablespoons milk
2 cups corn flakes, crushed
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup dates, chopped
1 cup pecans, chopped
Maraschino cherries

Sift together flour, baking powder, soda and salt. Combine shortening and sugar, mix well. Blend in eggs. Add milk and vanilla. Blend in dry ingredients, mix well. Add pecans and dates; mix well. Roll dough, one level tablespoon per cookie, in crushed cornflakes.

Place on greased baking sheet. Top each cookie with 1/2 cherry. Bake at 375 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes.

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