Sweet Cherry Bon Bon Cookies
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- 1/2 c
- butter or margarine
- 3/4 c
- sifted confectioners' sugar
- 1 Tbsp
- food coloring, if desired
- 1 1/2 c
- 1/8 tsp
- bon bon icing
- chopped nuts, coconut, colored sugar
CANDIED OR MARASCHINO CHERRIES, PITTED DATES, NUTS, OR CHOCOLATE PIECES
1Mix butter, sugar, vanilla, and food coloring. Measure by dipping method or by sifting.
2Blend flour and salt in thoroughly with hand. If dough is dry, add 1 to 2 tablespoons milk.
3Heat oven to 350 degrees. For each cookie, wrap 1 level Tablespoon dough around a filling suggested above.
4Bake 1" apart on ungreased baking sheet 12 to 15 minutes, or until set but not brown.
5Cool dip tops of cookies in Icing. Decorate each cookie with one of the toppings suggested above. Makes 20 to 25 cookies.
6Bon 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.
7Chocolate Bon Bon Icing: Make Bon Bon Icing (above) - except add square unsweetened chocolate (1 oz.), melted and use ¼ cup cream or milk.
8Penuche Bon Bon: Make Bon Bon cookies - except use ½ cup brown sugar (packed) in place of confectioners' sugar.