These are great crowd pleasers. What makes them special is the sliver of cherry on the top “winking” at you. My nephew Patrick knew how much I liked the cherries, even when he was 1 year old. He pulled all the “winks” off the cookies and fed them to me!

Ingredients –

Sift together:
– 2-1/4 c. flour
– 1 t. baking powder
– 1/2 t. baking soda
– 1/2 t. salt

Cream together in large bowl:
– 3/4 c. butter
– 1 c. sugar

Add to the butter/sugar mixture and beat:
– 2 eggs, beaten
– 2 T. milk
– 1 t. vanilla

Blend dry ingredients in gradually.

– 1 c. peacons, chopped
– 1 c. chopped dates.
– 1/3 c. maraschino cherries, drained and chopped.

Drop by the teaspoon into 2-1/2 c. crushed corn flakes. Toss, form into balls. Place on greased baking sheet and top teach with 1/4 of a maraschino cherry.

Bake 12-15 minutes at 375 F.

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