Cherry Bonbons

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Gail Welch

By
@sugarshack

I got this recipe years ago from a friend that is a fantastic cook.

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Ingredients

24
maraschino cherries, with juice reserved
1/2 c
butter, softened not melted
3/4 c
powdered sugar
1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/8 tsp
salt
2 Tbsp
half and half
1 tsp
vanilla
powdered sugar

CHERRY GLAZE

2 Tbsp
butter
1 c
powdered sugar
1/4 c
reserved maraschino cherry juice

How to Make Cherry Bonbons

Step-by-Step

  • 1Drain cherries, reserving 1/4 cup juice for glaze; set aside.
  • 2Beat butter and sugar until light and creamy.
  • 3Stir in flour and next 3 ingredients.
  • 4Shape into 24 balls. Press each ball around a cherry. Covering completely.
  • 5Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350F for 18-20 minutes. Remove from oven and cool completely.
  • 6Sprinkle with powdered sugar and drizzle with glaze. Combine all ingredients together to make Cherry Glaze.

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About Cherry Bonbons

Course/Dish: Cookies
Hashtags: #cherry, #bonbons