Bon Bon Cookies
|Powdered sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Margarine/Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened|
|Food color||6 Drop|
|Gold medal all purpose flour||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Dates/Nuts / semisweet chocolate chips / candied cherries / maraschino cherries||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Glaze||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
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.