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Cherry Winks

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Ingredients
  Shortening 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Grated lemon peel 1 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  Milk 2 Tablespoon
  Sifted enriched flour 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Soda 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Seedless raisins 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped california walnuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Wheat flake 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), slightly crushed
  Candied cherries 8 (Adjust Quantity As Needed)
Directions

Thoroughly cream together shortening, sugar, lemon peel, and vanilla.
Add egg and milk; beat thoroughly.
Sift dry ingredients together; add to creamed mixture, mixing well.
Stir in raisins and nuts.
Drop by teaspoons onto crushed wheat flakes; toss lightly to coat.
Place on greased cooky sheet about 2 inches apart.
Top each with a candied cherry half.
Bake in hot oven (400°) about 12 minutes.
Cool slightly before removing from pan.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Servings: 
3

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