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  Flour 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Shortening 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  Milk 2 Tablespoon
  Vanilla extract 2 Teaspoon
  Pecans 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Dates 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Maraschino cherries 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), chopped
  Cornflakes 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs), crushed

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Sift the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt together into a bowl.
Combine the shortening, sugar, eggs, milk and vanilla in a separate mixing bowl and beat well.
Add the flour mixture; mix well.
Stir in the pecans, dates and cherries.
Shape the dough into 3/4 inch balls and roll in cornflakes.
Place on a non stick cookie sheet and bake for 10 minutes.
Press a maraschino cherry half into each warm cookie.
Let cool.

Recipe Summary

Snack, Fruit Dessert

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 5228 Calories from Fat 2270

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 262 g402.8%

Saturated Fat 50.6 g253.1%

Trans Fat 20.2 g

Cholesterol 426 mg142%

Sodium 2911.4 mg121.3%

Total Carbohydrates 688 g229.3%

Dietary Fiber 40.3 g161.4%

Sugars 360.1 g

Protein 66 g132%

Vitamin A 47.5% Vitamin C 38.2%

Calcium 70.6% Iron 270.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Cherry Winks Recipe