Cherry Winks -

Cherry Winks

I am excited to share this recipe with you as part of The Longest Day fundraiser for the Alzheimer’s Association.  Please consider making a donation to help support research to find a cure! 

Recipe donated by Kim Rozner and Colleen Vreeland

In memory of their mother, Joanne Gray


  • 2 1/4 cups sifted flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 Tbsp milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • 1 cup chopped dates
  • 1/3 cup chopped cherries
  • 2 1/2 cups crushed corn flakes

Sift together: flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.

Combine shortening and sugar and blend in eggs. Add milk and vanilla.

Blend dry ingredients into sugar-shortening mixture. Add nuts, dates and cherries.

Shape into balls and roll each ball in crushed corn flakes.

Place on greased baking sheet and bake at 375 for 10-12 minutes.

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