1. Stir together flour, baking powder and salt. Set aside.
2. In large mixing bowl, beat margarine and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs. Beat well. Stir in milk and vanilla. Add flour mixture, stirring until thoroughly combined. Stir in nuts, dates and the 1/3 cup chopped cherries.
3. Portion dough using level tablespoon. Shape into balls. Roll in KELLOGG'S CORN FLAKES cereal. Place about 2 inches apart on baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Top each cookies with cherry quarter.
4. Bake at 375° F about 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove immediately from baking sheets and cool on wire racks. Store in airtight container.