Bon Bon Cookies Recipe

Bon Bon Cookies picture

Summary

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MethodDish
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Ingredients

 Powdered sugar3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Margarine/Butter1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
 Vanilla1 Tablespoon
 Food color6 Drop
 Gold medal all purpose flour1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
 Salt1⁄8 Teaspoon
 Dates/Nuts / semisweet chocolate chips / candied cherries / maraschino cherries1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Glaze1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2363 Calories from Fat 777

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 87 g134.4%

Saturated Fat 15.5 g77.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 318.1 mg13.3%

Total Carbohydrates 377 g125.6%

Dietary Fiber 13.4 g53.5%

Sugars 231.3 g

Protein 21 g42.3%

Vitamin A 77.8% Vitamin C 0.77%

Calcium 4% Iron 42.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

Heat oven to 350°.
Mix powdered sugar, margarine, vanilla and food color.
Work in flour and salt until dough holds together. (If dough is dry, mix in 1 to 2 tablespoons milk.) For each cookie, shape dough by tablespoonful around date, nut, chocolate chips or cherry to form ball.
Place about 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake until set but not brown, 12 to 15 minutes.
Cool; dip tops of cookies into Glaze.
Decorate with coconut, nuts, colored sugar, chocolate chips or chocolate shot if desired.
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