Bon Bon Christmas Cookies

Bon Bon Christmas Cookies

by Roberto Carroll 2 years ago
4.1 (9)
151.2 kcal
22.7 g carbs
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Description

Cute 'Cherries in a Blanket' cookies. This recipe goes back at least three generations. My grandma made them, my mom made them, now I make them!

Ingredients
  • ½ (8 ounce) package cream cheese
  • ½ cup butter flavored shortening
  • 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½ cups sifted confectioners' sugar
  • 2 (10 ounce) jars maraschino cherries, drained
Directions
  1. 1. In a medium bowl, stir together the shortening and cream cheese until well blended. Stir in the flour, you may need to use your hands to help it form a dough. If the mixture seems too dry, add a couple of teaspoons of water. Cover and chill several hours or overnight.
  2. 2. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly grease cookie sheets.
  3. 3. Before rolling out the dough, dust the rolling surface heavily with confectioners' sugar. Roll the dough out to 1/8 inch thickness. Cut into 1x4 inch strips. Place a cherry on the end of each strip. Roll up each strip starting with the cherry. Place on prepared cookie sheets and dust with a little of the confectioners' sugar.
  4. 4. Bake for 7 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Cookies should brown slightly. Dust again with the confectioners' sugar. Allow cookies to cool before serving, the cherries are very hot!
Nutrition Facts
serving: 2 dozen
calories: 151.2 kcal
carbohydrates: 22.7 g
protein: 1.5 g
saturated fat: 2.2 g
cholesterol: 5.1 mg
sodium: 14.3 mg
fiber: 0.5 g
sugar: 7.7 g