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
  • dash(es)

  • 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


  1. Combine center ingredients, mix well, cover and let sit overnight. Does not say refrigerated, but I did, then let them sit out a short time.
  2. spoon out small amounts and roll into balls, while waiting for coating to melt.
  3. Melt chocolate waffers follow directions on pkg.
  4. Dip 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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