Cherry Bonbon Cookies

Cookies with a surprise cherry inside are perfectly named Cherry Bonbon Cookies! the glaze on top adds extra sweetness and makes them pretty, too.

Cherry bonbon cookies - cute & delicious!
Photo by Michelle R.
Cherry bonbon cookies - cute & delicious!
Cherry bonbon cookies - cute & delicious!

PREP TIME

20

minutes

TOTAL TIME

40

minutes

SERVINGS

24

cookies

PREP TIME

20

minutes

TOTAL TIME

40

minutes

SERVINGS

24

servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2

    cup butter, softened

  • 3/4

    cup confectioner's sugar

  • 2

    tablespoons milk

  • 1

    teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 1/2

    cups flour

  • 1/8

    teaspoon salt

  • 24

    maraschino cherries, dried off

  • GLAZE

  • 1

    cup confectioner's sugar

  • 1

    tablespoons butter, melted

  • 2

    tablespoons maraschino cherry juice

Directions

In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Add milk and vanilla. Combine flour and salt; add to cream mixture. Divide dough into 24 portions; shape each around a dried cherry forming a ball. Placed on ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 350°F for 18 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on wire rack. For glaze: combine sugar, butter and cherry juice until smooth. Drizzle over cookies.

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