Cherry Cookies Recipe

Step 1

Stir together flour,salt and baking powder;set aside.In a large mixing bowl,beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy.Add eggs;beat well.Stir in milk and vanilla extract.

Step 2

Add flour mixture;thoroughly combine.Stir in nuts,dates and 1/3 cup chopped cherries.

Step 3

Portion dough using a level measuring tablespoon.Shape into balls.Roll in crushed corn flakes.

Step 4

Place about 2" apart on greased baking sheets.Top each cookie with a cherry quarter.

Step 5

Bake in a 375 degree oven about 10 minutes or until lightly browned.Remove immediately from baking sheets and cool on wire racks.

Things You'll Need

  • 2 1/4c All-purpose flour
  • 1/2t Salt
  • 2t Baking powder
  • 3/4c Butter or margarine,softened
  • 1c Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2T Milk
  • 1t Vanilla extract
  • 1c Chopped nuts
  • 1c Fine cut pitted dates
  • 1/3c Chopped maraschino cherries
  • 2 2/3c Crushed corn flakes
  • 15 Maraschino cherries,quarter

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