Cherry Winks

Submitted by Starscr292


2-1/4 c. flour

2 tea. baking powder

1/2 tea. salt

3/4 c. butter or margarine

1 c. sugar

2 eggs

2 Table. milk

1 tea. vanilla

1 c. chopped walnuts or pecans

1 c. finely chopped dates

1/3 c. finely chopped maraschino cherries

2-2/3 c. cornflakes, crushed to 1-1/3 cups

15 maraschino cherries, quartered


Sift 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 cornflakes.  Place on greased baking sheet.  Top each with cherry quarter.  Bake at 350 degrees for 10-14 minutes or until lightly browned.