Cherry Winks


2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
2 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup chopped nuts
1 cup finely cut pitted dates
1/3 cup finely chopped candied red cherries
2 2/3 cups Kellogg's Corn Flakes cereal,


crushed to measure 1 1/3 cups
15 candied red cherries, cut into quarters
Stir together flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside. In large mixing bowl, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs. Beat well. Stir in milk and vanilla. Add flour mixture. Mix until well combined. Stir in nuts, dates and chopped cherries. Using level measuring tablespoon, shape dough into balls. Roll in crushed cereal. Place about 2 inches apart on greased baking sheets. Top each with cherry quarter. Bake in 375 degree oven for about 10 minutes, until lightly browned. Remove immediately from baking sheets. Cool on wire racks.
Makes about 5 dozen.

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