CHRISTMAS CHERRY BON BONS

 

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 c. Butter, softened
  • 1/2 c. Confectioner's sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. Vanilla
  • 1 c. Flour
  • 1/4 c. Pecans, finely minced
  • 1/2 lb. (1 1/2 c.) Candied Red & Green Cherries
  • Frosting
  • In a small bowl, mix well:
  • 1 c. Confectioners' sugar
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. Water
  • 1/4 tsp. Vanilla

Directions

  • In a large bowl cream until light:
  • 1/2 c. Butter, softened
  • 1/2 c. Confectioner's sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. Vanilla
  • Stir in the following until well blended:
  • 1 c. Flour
  • 1/4 c. Pecans, finely minced
  • Cover & chill until firm; 30 - 40 minutes. On a floured surface shape mixture into a 1 inch tubular roll. Cut into 1/2 inch thickness. Shape into balls covering cherry completely.
  • 1/2 lb. (1 1/2 c.) Candied Red & Green Cherries
  • Place Bonbons on an un-greased cookie sheet. Refrigerate for 20 minutes. Bake 20 minutes at 350 until light brown. Cool.
  • Frosting
  • In a small bowl, mix well:
  • 1 c. Confectioners' sugar
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. Water
  • 1/4 tsp. Vanilla
  • Recipe
  • Place bonbons on wax paper. Drizzle frosting over bonbons; then decorate with chopped candied red & green cherries. Store in an airtight container; in a cool place. Makes 2 dozen.

Notes

'Tis the season to think Christmas cookies

Categories: Cookies  Dessert 

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