Cherry Bonbon Cookies Recipe

Cherry Bonbon Cookies Recipe
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  1. 1/2 cup butter, softened
  2. 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  3. 2 tablespoons milk
  4. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  5. 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  6. 1/8 teaspoon salt
  7. 24 maraschino cherries
  8. GLAZE
  9. 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  10. 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  11. 2 tablespoons maraschino cherry juice
  12. Additional confectioners' sugar
  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add milk and vanilla. Combine the flour and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture.
  2. Divide dough into 24 portions; shape each portion around a cherry, forming a ball. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 18-20 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.
  3. For glaze, combine the sugar, butter and cherry juice until smooth. Drizzle over cookies. Dust with confectioners' sugar. Yield: 2 dozen.