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Wheaties Cherry Blinks

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  Shortening 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Milk 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Flour 1 Cup (16 tbs) (Gold Medal)
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Raisins/Cut up dates 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Wheaties 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Crushed candied cherries/Maraschino cherries 1 Tablespoon

Heat oven to 375° (quick mod.).
Mix shortening, sugar, and egg.
Stir in milk and vanilla.
Measure flour by dipping method or by sifting.
Blend dry ingredients together; stir in.
Mix in raisins and nuts.
Drop dough by teaspoonfuls into Wheaties.
Roll gently so balls of dough are completely coated.
Place about 2" apart on greased baking sheet.
Top with a piece of cherry.
Bake 10 to 12 min., or until no imprint remains when touched lightly.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2454 Calories from Fat 1015

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 112 g172.8%

Saturated Fat 24.1 g120.6%

Trans Fat 9 g

Cholesterol 2.2 mg0.7%

Sodium 1474.1 mg61.4%

Total Carbohydrates 345 g115.1%

Dietary Fiber 17.4 g69.5%

Sugars 184.1 g

Protein 35 g70.1%

Vitamin A 11.6% Vitamin C 31.3%

Calcium 48.9% Iron 62.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Wheaties Cherry Blinks Recipe