Cherry Dot Cookies

Cherry Dot Cookies
Servings: 5 Yield: 5 dozen cookies Prep 20 mins Bake 350°F 12 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup (1-1/2 sticks) margarine or butter, at room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tablespoons skim milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • 1 cup finely chopped pitted dates
  • 1/3 cup maraschino cherries, finely chopped
  • 2 2/3 cups Kelloggs Corn Flakes cereal, crushed to 1-1/3 cups
  • 15 maraschino cherries, cut into quarters

Make It

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease baking sheets.

2. Stir together the flour, baking powder and salt in a medium-size bowl until well blended.

3. Beat together the margarine and sugar on medium speed in large bowl until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in milk and vanilla until well blended. Gradually add the flour mixture, beating on low until well blended. Stir in the nuts, dates and chopped cherries.

4. Shape level tablespoons of the dough into balls and roll in the crushed corn flakes. Place the dough balls, spacing about 1-1/2 inches apart, on the prepared baking sheets. Top each cookie with a cherry quarter.

5. Bake in 350 degrees F oven for about 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire rack to cool.

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 5; Amount Per Serving: cal. (kcal): 82, Fat, total (g): 4, chol. (mg): 13, sat. fat (g): 2, carb. (g): 12, fiber (g): , pro. (g): 1, sodium (mg): 45, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.