PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Step into the Pompeani’s kitchen and learn how to make Lisa Pompeani’s delicious Cherry Wink cookies for the Christmas season!

Mrs. Pompeani’s Cherry Winks

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-2 ¼ cups of flour
-1 tsp of baking powder
-1/2 tsp of baking soda
-1/2 tsp of salt
-Sift all together

-3/4 cups of shortening cream
1 cup of shortening sugar

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-Add 2 eggs. 2T milk. 1 tsp vanilla and blend!

-Sift all of these ingredients together
-Add ½ cup of chopped nuts
-1 cup of chopped dates
-1/3 cups maraschino cherries


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-Shape into balls and roll in crunched corn flakes
-Roll each and add a ¼ cherry on top!
-Bake on greased cookie sheet at 375 for 10-12 minutes!!