This is a Christmas cookie I remember from my childhood. My mom made them because my dad was nuts about cherries.
Wheaties Cherry Winks Cookies
2-1/4 c flour 1 t baking powder
3/4 c butter 1/2 t soda
2 eggs 1/2 t salt
1 c sugar 1 t vanilla
2 T milk 1/3 c maraschino cherries
1 c chopped nuts Candied cherries
1-1/2 c crushed Wheaties cereal
Sift together dry ingredients and set aside. Cream butter and
sugar, then add eggs, milk and vanilla. Mix in the dry ingredients,
add nuts and chopped maraschino cherries. Shape into balls and
roll them in the crushed cereal. Drop on a greased cookie sheet
and press 1/4 of a candied cherry in the center. Bake 12 to 15
minutes at 350 degrees.
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