Cherry Drop Cookies 1 box (2 layer) cherry cake mix 1/4 cup vegetable oil 2 Tbs water 2 eggs few drops of red food coloring (if desired) 1 cup chopped walnuts maraschino cherries Preheat oven to 350°.Blend cake mix, oil, water, eggs, and food coloring. Stir in nuts. Drop from a teaspoon onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Top each cookie with 1/2 a maraschino cherry. Bake 10 to 12 mins. Cool on cookie sheet for about 1 min. Remove to rack to finish cooling. Yield: 4 to 5 dozen cookies.