Cherry-Cornflake Cookies

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Cherry-Cornflake Cookies
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on April 28, 2023


  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup chopped dried cherries
  • 3 cups cornflakes, coarsely crushed


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda and salt; set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, beat butter, sugars and vanilla until light and fluffy.
  4. Beat in egg until combined.
  5. Gradually add in flour mixture and mix until just combined.
  6. Stir in cherries and cornflakes until evenly distributed.
  7. Drop dough by rounded tablespoons onto parchment-lined baking sheets.
  8. Bake for 12-14 minutes or until golden brown.
  9. Allow to cool completely before enjoying.

Interesting Facts

  • Cherries are rich in antioxidants, which help protect the body from free radicals.
  • Cornflakes were invented by Dr. John Harvey Kellogg in the late 19th century as a healthy alternative to sugary cereals.
  • These cookies are a great way to use up any leftover cornflakes you have in your pantry.