Wheaties Cherry Blinks
|Shortening||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Milk||1 1⁄2 Tablespoon|
|Flour||1 Cup (16 tbs) (Gold Medal)|
|Baking powder||1⁄2 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.