Cherry Winks Cornflake Cookies
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Serves: 5.5 dozen cookies
  • 2¼ cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ¾ cup salted butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 TBS milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 cup finely-chopped pecans
  • 1 cup finely-chopped dates
  • ⅓ cup finely-chopped maraschino cherries
  • 2½ cups cornflakes, crushed
  • 15-18 maraschino cherries, cut into quarters
  1. Preheat oven to 375F
  2. Sift together flour, baking powder, soda, and salt.
  3. In a second bowl, cream the butter and sugar. Add the eggs one at a time, mixing after each one. Stir in the milk and vanilla, and then add the dry ingredients with the pecans, dates, and chopped cherries. Mix well.
  4. Using a level tablespoon or slightly mounded small cookie scoop, shape dough into balls, roll in crushed cornflakes, and place onto greased cookie sheets about 2 inches apart.
  5. Bake 11-12 minutes or until browned.
Recipe by Brownie Bites Blog at