Cherry Cookies
Recipe from Kellogg's

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



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Ingredients
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    2 1/4  cups 
    all-purpose flour
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    2   teaspoons 
    baking powder
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    1/2  teaspoon 
    salt
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    3/4  cup 
    margarine or butter, softened
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    1   cup 
    sugar
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    2   
    eggs
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    2   tablespoons 
    lowfat milk
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    1   teaspoon 
    vanilla
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    1   cup 
    chopped nuts
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    1   cup 
    finely cut pitted dates
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    1/3  cup 
    finely chopped maraschino cherries
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    2 2/3  cups 
    Kellogg's® Corn Flakes® (crushed to 1 1/3 cups)
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    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 cookie with cherry quarter.
4.
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.
Yield:

1.
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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