Cherry Bonbons

Gail Welch


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


★★★★★ 2 votes



  • 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
  • 2 Tbsp
    half and half
  • 1 tsp
  • ·
    powdered sugar

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

How to Make Cherry Bonbons


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

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