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  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 36

In just one holiday cheery blink, these cookies can disappear. Double the recipe for the hungry holidays. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1 3/4
cups Wheaties™ cereal
1/2
cup sugar
1/3
cup shortening
1
tablespoon plus 1 1/2 teaspoons milk
1
teaspoon vanilla
1
egg
1
cup Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/2
teaspoon baking powder
1/4
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/2
cup raisins
1/2
cup chopped nuts
About 36 candied or maraschino cherries

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 375ºF. Crush cereal; set aside. In large bowl, mix sugar, shortening, milk, vanilla and egg. Stir in flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Stir in raisins and nuts.
  • 2
    Drop dough by teaspoonfuls into crushed cereal; roll gently until completely coated. Place cookies about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Press cherry into each cookie.
  • 3
    Bake 10 to 12 minutes or just until set. Immediately remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.

Expert Tips

  • Cookie dough can be covered and refrigerated up to 24 hours before baking. If it's too firm, let stand at room temperature 30 minutes.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
70
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
0%
Saturated Fat
1g
0%
Cholesterol
5mg
0%
Sodium
50mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
10g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
2%
2%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
8%
8%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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