Molded cookie using cornflakes and candied red cherries
INGREDIENTS (for 2 servings):
- 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 2 teaspoons baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 3/4 cup butter, softened
- 1 cup white sugar
- 2 eggs
- 1/8 cup milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1 cup chopped walnuts
- 1 cup chopped raisins
- 1/3 cup finely chopped candied cherries
- 1 1/3 cups crushed cornflakes cereal
- 20 candied cherries, quartered
Mix together flour, baking powder and salt and set aside.
In large mixing bowl, beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs and beat well. Stir in milk and vanilla, then add flour mixture. Combine well. Add nuts, raisins and chopped cherries.
Shape dough into balls using level tablespoon as measure. Roll in crushed cornflakes. Place two inches apart on greased cookie sheets. Top with cherry quarter.
Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for approximately 10 minutes until lightly browned. Remove immediately from sheets and cool on wire racks.