Sweet Cherry Bon Bon Cookies

Jane Kaylie

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Sweet Cherry Bon Bon Cookies


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Rating:

Serves:

3

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 c
butter or margarine
3/4 c
sifted confectioners' sugar
1 Tbsp
vanilla
food coloring, if desired
1 1/2 c
flour
1/8 tsp
salt

CANDIED OR MARASCHINO CHERRIES, PITTED DATES, NUTS, OR CHOCOLATE PIECES

bon bon icing
chopped nuts, coconut, colored sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix butter, sugar, vanilla, and food coloring. Measure by dipping method or by sifting.
2
Blend flour and salt in thoroughly with hand. If dough is dry, add 1 to 2 tablespoons milk.
3
Heat oven to 350 degrees. For each cookie, wrap 1 level Tablespoon dough around a filling suggested above.
4
Bake 1" apart on ungreased baking sheet 12 to 15 minutes, or until set but not brown.
5
Cool dip tops of cookies in Icing. Decorate each cookie with one of the toppings suggested above. Makes 20 to 25 cookies.
6
Bon Bon Icing: Mix 1 cup sifted confectioners' sugar, 2 tablespoons cream or milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla, and red, green, or yellow food coloring, if desired.
7
Chocolate Bon Bon Icing: Make Bon Bon Icing (above) - except add square unsweetened chocolate (1 oz.), melted and use ¼ cup cream or milk.
8
Penuche Bon Bon: Make Bon Bon cookies - except use ½ cup brown sugar (packed) in place of confectioners' sugar.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American