• Ingredients
  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup dates, pitted and chopped
  • 1/3 cup maraschino cherries, chopped
  • 2 1/2 cups crushed cornflakes cereal
  • 10 maraschino cherries, quartered

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly grease baking sheets.
  • Cream the shortening with the sugar. Blend in the eggs, milk and vanilla.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 10 to 12 minutes. Let cool completely before storing in airtight containers.

Nutritional Information

Amount Per Serving  Calories: 164 | Total Fat: 8.2g | Cholesterol: 14mg Powered by ESHA Nutrient Database Nutritional Information Cherry Winks Servings Per Recipe: 30 Amount Per Serving Calories: 164

  • Total Fat: 8.2g
  • Cholesterol: 14mg
  • Sodium: 98mg
  • Total Carbs: 21.6g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 1.1g
  • Protein: 2g