Cherry Cookies

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

Recipe from Kellogg's
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  • 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 lowfat 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® (crushed to 1 1/3 cups)
  • 15 maraschino cherries, cut into quarters
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Stir 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, stirring until thoroughly combined. Stir in nuts, dates and the 1/3 cup chopped cherries.
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 cookie with cherry quarter.
Bake at 375 degrees F about 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove immediately from baking sheets and cool on wire racks. Store in airtight container.
5 dozen (60) cookies

nutrition information

Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 80, Fat, total (g) 4, chol. (mg) 5, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 12, fiber (g) 1, pro. (g) 1, vit. A (IU) 97, vit. C (mg) 1, sodium (mg) 70, iron (mg) 1, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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