Bon Bons

Bon Bons Recipe

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Vivian Queen-Chase


This is a candy recipe my Aunt Dotsie made for me in the late 50's. I've modernized it, hopefully without compromizing the taste. The original recipe melted chocolate and wax together for dipping.

*Be sure to note that it chills overnight or at least all day before finishing. I only mention that because my son called in a panic when he promised to bring some to a potluck and only allowed a couple of hours to make them.


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1 can(s)
sweetened condensed milk; such as eagle brand
1 lb
powdered sugar; sift if needed
7 oz
2 c
finely chopped pecans
1/2 c
margarine; room temp
1 tsp


12-14 oz
semi-sweet dipping choc waffers
(original recipe called for 12 oz chips and 1/2 block parafin melted together)

How to Make Bon Bons


  • 1Combine center ingredients, mix well, cover and let sit overnight. Does not say refrigerated, but I did, then let them sit out a short time.
  • 2spoon out small amounts and roll into balls, while waiting for coating to melt.
  • 3Melt chocolate waffers follow directions on pkg.
  • 4Dip balls, using tines of fork, into melted coating and shake off excess. Place on waxed paper to set.

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About Bon Bons

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

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