*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                               Cherry Cookies
 
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 Serving Size  : 60   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies                          Fruits
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2 1/4   c            All-purpose flour
      1/2   t            Salt
    2       t            Baking powder
      3/4   c            Butter or margarine,softened
    1       c            Sugar
    2                    Eggs
    2       T            Milk
    1       t            Vanilla extract
    1       c            Chopped nuts
    1       c            Fine cut pitted dates
      1/3   c            Chopped maraschino cherries
    2 2/3   c            Crushed corn flakes
   15                    Maraschino cherries,quarter
 
     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 1/3 cup chopped cherries.
     Portion dough using a level measuring tablespoon.Shape into balls.Roll
   in crushed corn flakes.Place about 2 apart on greased baking sheets.Top
   each cookie with a cherry quarter.Bake in a 375 degree oven about 10
   minutes or until lightly browned.Remove immediately from baking sheets and
   cool on wire racks.
  
 
 
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