Cherry Wink Cookies

Cherry Wink Cookies

Updated 12/6/21

Cherry Wink Cookies
Cherry Wink Cookies

"Cherry wink cookies are literal prize winners and often grace the holiday cookie exchange every year. These sweet old-fashioned cherry wink cookies have a chewy and soft inside with a crisp and crunchy coating of cornflake cereal on the outside. With chopped pecans, maraschino cherries and dates, these cookies have a little bit of everything! If you’ve never tried cherry wink cookies, you’re in for a tasty treat. They’re loaded with fun ingredients that provide texture, chew, and crunch. The original recipe for cherry winks was created by Ruth Derousseau who submitted it to the 2nd annual Pillsbury baking contest in 1950. These cookies are literal prize winners and often grace the holiday cookie exchange every year. "

Serves30

Preparation Time10 min

Cooking Time15 min

Cooking MethodOven

Cooking Vessel Sizehand mixer, insulted baking sheets

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Granulated Sugar
  • 3 cups Shortening or Butter
  • 2 tablespoons Milk
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 cups All Purpose Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 cup Dates Chopped
  • 1 cup Pecans Chopped
  • 1/3 cup Maraschino Cherries
  • 2 cup Corn Flakes
  1. Cream together the sugar and shortening.

  2. Add the milk, vanilla, and eggs. Beat to combine.

  3. Visit https://amandascookin.com/cherry-wink-cookies/ for full printable recipe.

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