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Cookies with pink frosting and cherry in the middle on a plate.
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Cherry Bon Bon Cookies

Cherry Bon Bon Cookies
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cookies, cherry cookies
Servings: 24
Calories: 122kcal

Ingredients

  • 24 maraschino cherries
  • 1/2 cup softened butter
  • 3/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Frosting

  • 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • 1 cup powder
  • 1/4 cup cherry juice

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Drain cherries and keep juice.
  • Beat 1/2 cup butter and 3/4 cup powdered sugar with a mixer.
  • Mix in flour, salt, milk and vanilla.
  • Form small 1 inch  ball with dough and form around cherry.
  • Continue until all of the dough is gone. About 24 balls.
  • Place cookies on baking sheet lined with parchment paper. 
  • Bake for 15 minutes.
  • Cool cookies on wire rack. 
  • In a small bowl, mix frosting ingredients. Once cookies are cooled, spread or pipe frosting on cookies. 

Nutrition

Calories: 122kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 87mg | Potassium: 85mg | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 200IU | Vitamin C: 0.5mg | Calcium: 55mg | Iron: 0.4mg