Cherry-Cornflake Cookies

Cherry-Cornflake Cookies


"Molded cookie using cornflakes and candied red cherries"


servings 210 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 210 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 9.5 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.7g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 2.9 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 31 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 153 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Mix together flour, baking powder and salt and set aside.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for approximately 10 minutes until lightly browned. Remove immediately from sheets and cool on wire racks.
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  1. 6 Ratings


I don't use raisins in this recipe but otherwise these are a great cookie. You have to use the cornflakes though, they make the cookie!

If you like a cake type cookie, this recipe is ok. I prefer something a little more chewy.

I used chopped dates instead of raisins and it made the cookie sweeter. Nice option for holiday cookies the cherries add nice color to a tin of cookies.

I was delighted to find this recipe! My Grandma, who passed away 4 years ago, always made these. The recipe has been misplaced since she passed, and I couldn't find it anywhere. These cookies ...

It was perfect n crunchy with just cornflakes only . I reduce the sugar to 150gm n increase the crush cornflakes to 100g & skip the milk .

Best cookies ever! Awesome. Followed recipe to a T.