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Bonbon Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Bonbon Cookies, by , is from Lindamood Ranch Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.


Added: Friday, January 2, 2009


½ cup butter
¾ cup sifted confectioners’ sugar
1 tablespoon vanilla
food coloring
1 ½ cups flour
1/8 teaspoon salt
filling: pitted dates, nuts, chocolate chips maraschino cherry
Bonbon icing:
Mix 1 cup sifted confectioners’ sugar
2 tablespoon cream
1 teaspoon vanilla and food coloring if desired.
Chocolate bonbon icing:
Make bonbon icing above except add 1 square unsweetened chocolate melted and use ¼ cup cream.

Mix butter, sugar, vanilla, and food coloring. Blend flour and salt in thoroughly with hand. If dough is dry add 1 to 2 tablespoons cream. Heat oven to 350 degrees. For each cookie, wrap 1 level tablespoonful dough around a filling suggested above. Bake 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheet 12 to 15 minutes or until set but not brown. Cool: dip tops of cookies in Icing and decorate each cookie with topping.
Suggested Topping: chopped nuts, coconut, colored sprinkles
Makes 20 to 25 cookies

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Another Christmas plate cookie.




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