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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.

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  • 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
  • 1 cup confectioner's sugar
  • 1 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 2 tablespoons maraschino cherry juice


Servings 24
Preparation time 20mins
Cooking time 40mins


Step 1

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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