Christmas Cherry Bon Bons


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Why I Love This Recipe

'Tis the season to think Christmas cookies


Ingredients You'll Need

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.


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