Cherry Drop Cookies

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  • 1 (18.25 ounce) box Duncan Hines Cherry Supreme Deluxe cake mix
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 eggs
  • Few drops red food coloring, if desired
  • 1 cup chopped nuts
  • Quartered maraschino cherries


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Blend cake mix, oil, water, eggs and food coloring, if desired. Stir in nuts. Drop from a teaspoon onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Top each cookie with a quarter of a maraschino cherry.
  3. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes.
  4. Cool on cookie sheet for about 1 minute, then remove to rack to finish cooling.

Yield: 4 to 5 dozen cookies