Cherry Cookies

Save some of these maraschino-cherry-topped cookies for Santa, if you can.

Prep Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Servings: 60

Ingredients:

  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup margarine or butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons low-fat milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • 1 cup finely cut pitted dates
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped maraschino cherries
  • 2 2/3 cups Kellogg's Corn Flakes® cereal Buy Now
  • 15 maraschino cherries, cut into quarters

Directions:

1. Stir together flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.

2. In large mixing bowl, beat margarine and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs. Beat well. Stir in milk and vanilla. Add flour mixture, stirring
until thoroughly combined. Stir in nuts, dates and the 1/3 cup chopped
cherries.

3. Portion dough using level tablespoon. Shape into balls. Roll in
KELLOGG'S CORN FLAKES cereal. Place about 2 inches apart on
baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Top each cookies with cherry
quarter.

4. Bake at 375° F about 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove
immediately from baking sheets and cool on wire racks. Store in airtight container.

Yield: 5 dozen (60) cookies