Cherry Bonbon Cookies

Cherry Bonbon Cookies

1/2 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup powdered sugar
2 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 1/2 cups flour
1/8 teaspoon salt
24 maraschino cherries

For the glaze:
1 cup powdered sugar
1 tablespoon butter, melted
2 tablespoons maraschino cherry juice
additional powdered sugar

In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add milk and vanilla. Combine the flour and salt gradually add to the creamed mixture.

Divide dough into 24 portions, shape each around a cherry forming a ball. Place on an ungreased baking sheet.

Bake at 350 degrees for 18 to 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool. Combine 1 cup powdered sugar, butter and cherry juice until smooth to make a glaze. Drizzle over cookies. Dust with additional powdered sugar.

Makes 2 dozen.

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