Cherry Winks

Stir together
     2  1/4    cups    flour
     1           teas    baking powder
     1/2        teas     soda
     1/2        teas     salt
Blend together  
     3/4 cup Crisco and 1 cup sugar, cream well
Add 2 eggs
     2 tabl milk
     1 tsp vanilla
Blend in dry ingredients.
add  1 cup chopped nuts.
       1 cup chopped dates
       1/3 cup drained and chopped cherries
Drop by rounded teaspoon into 2  1/2 cups corn flakes.
Toss lightly to coat, form into ball.
place on greased  (or parchment paper) cookie sheet,
     top each with half a cherries.
Bake at 350 for 12 minutes