Bon Bon Cookies Recipe

This bon bon cookie recipe is so versatile – you can use any fruits or nuts for the filling! I have fond memories of making these with my daughter and then my granddaughter.

Bon Bon Cookies Recipe

How To Make Bon Bon Cookies

Try these perfectly portioned little treats and have a blast while making them! It's easy to get creative with this simple recipe and yet you're assured that what comes out of the oven are still scrumptious dessert treats!

Prep: 25 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Total: 40 mins


  • ½ cup butter, soft
  • ¾ cup powdered sugar, sifted
  • 1 tbsp vanilla
  • 1 ½ cup flour, sifted
  • tsp salt
  • food coloring , if desired

Filling options:

  • Red Maraschino cherries, chocolate chips, nuts.
  • Green Maraschino cherries, chocolate chips, nuts.

Frosting options:

  • vanilla frosting, softened, tinted half red and half green
  • cocoa powder


  1. Soften butter to room temperature.
  2. Mix the next 5 ingredients with the butter.
  3. Take about 1 inch of dough, roll a piece of fruit or nut in the center, and mold into a ball.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F at 1 inch apart on an ungreased baking sheet for 12 to 15 minutes.

  5. When cooled, roll cookies in the softened frosting or cocoa powder.


  • Sugar: 2g
  • :
  • Calcium: 1mg
  • Calories: 39kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 5g
  • Fat: 2g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Iron: 1mg
  • Potassium: 5mg
  • Protein: 1g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Sodium: 28mg
  • Vitamin A: 85IU
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