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Cherry Cookies


Make your cup of coffee feel special with these delicious cookies that are easy to make!













Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, Low Sodium


2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking powder
¾ cups butter
or margarine,softened
1 cup sugar
2 large eggs
2 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup nuts
1 cup dates
pitted, fine cut
cup maraschino cherries
2 ⅔ cups corn flakes
15 each maraschino cherries


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. Add flour mixture;thoroughly combine. Stir in nuts, dates and ⅓ cup chopped cherries.

Portion dough using a level measuring tablespoon. Shape into balls. Roll in crushed corn flakes. Place about 2 inches apart on greased baking sheets. Top each cookie with a cherry quarter. Bake in a 375℉ (190℃) oven about 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove immediately from baking sheets and cool on wire racks.

A vistor emailed us about this recipe:

> I am now 63 years of age. I first had this cookies when I was 12 years old. A friend of mine invited me to her house and her mother was baking them and gave us one. Not until I was 23 years old did I find the recipe. They were called cherry winks at that time. Now they are called cherry cookies. I can't waite until I bake them and gift wrap them for Xmas to hand them out to my family and friends. Thank you so much for the receipe. My family and I will enjoy them for this Xmas and other days for the coming years. They are so wonderful.


* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 21g (0.7 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 8141% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 13mg 4%
Sodium 51mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Sugars g
Protein 3g
Vitamin A 2% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 3%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?


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