Cherry Winks Recipe

Ingredients
<br>- ¾ cup shortening
<br>- 1 cup white sugar
<br>- 2  eggs
<br>- 2 tablespoons milk
<br>- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
<br>- 2 ¼ cups sifted all-purpose flour
<br>- 1 teaspoon baking powder
<br>- ½ teaspoon baking soda
<br>- ½ teaspoon salt
<br>- 1 cup chopped pecans
<br>- 1 cup dates, pitted and chopped
<br>- ⅓ cup maraschino cherries, chopped
<br>- 2 ½ cups crushed cornflakes cereal
<br>- 10  maraschino cherries, quartered
<br><p></p>Directions
<br>step 1: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly grease baking sheets.
<br>step 2: Cream the shortening with the sugar. Blend in the eggs, milk and vanilla.
<br>step 3: 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.
<br>step 4: 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.
<br>step 5: Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 10 to 12 minutes. Let cool completely before storing in airtight containers.
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Ingredients
- ¾ cup shortening
- 1 cup white sugar
- 2 eggs
- 2 tablespoons milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 ¼ cups sifted all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- ½ teaspoon baking soda
- ½ teaspoon salt
- 1 cup chopped pecans
- 1 cup dates, pitted and chopped
- ⅓ cup maraschino cherries, chopped
- 2 ½ cups crushed cornflakes cereal
- 10 maraschino cherries, quartered

Directions
step 1: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly grease baking sheets.
step 2: Cream the shortening with the sugar. Blend in the eggs, milk and vanilla.
step 3: 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.
step 4: 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.
step 5: Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 10 to 12 minutes. Let cool completely before storing in airtight containers.

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