Thursday, October 2, 2008

Bonbon Cookies

These cookies would be perfect for a little girls tea party!
created by Mrs. Joseph J. Wallace
  1. 1/2 cup soft butter
  2. 3/4 cup sifted confectioners sugar
  3. 1 Tbsp. vanilla
  4. food coloring if desired
  5. 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  6. 1/8 tsp. salt
  7. Filling-if desired. Possible choices chocolate chips, chopped nuts, coconut, cherries...choose your own adventure!


  1. Mix 1 cup sifted confections' sugar, 2 tbsp. cream, 1 tsp vanilla, and food coloring (if desired).

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Mix butter, sugar, vanilla and food coloring (if using), thoroughly. Measure flour by dip-level-pour method or by sifting. Blend in flour and salt. If dough is dry, add 1 to 2 Tbsp. cream. Wrap a level Tablespoon of dough around filling. Place 1" apart on un-greased cookie sheet. Bake 12 to 15 minutes. Cool; dip tops of cookies in frosting; decorate with another topping if desired. Makes 20-25 cookies.

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