Cherry Bon Bon Cookies Recipe:
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
12 mins
Total Time
32 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cherry Bon Bon Cookies Recipe
Servings: 48 cookies
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. In a small bowl, combine flour and cocoa; set aside.

  3. In a large bowl with an electric mixer, beat butter, sugar, and baking powder until blended.  Add egg, vanilla extract, and cherry flavoring; beat until well combined.  Gradually beat in flour mixture.

  4. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; place 1/2-inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.

  5. Press down center of each ball with thumb to create a small hollow; fill each center with a cherry; set aside.

  6. In small pan over low heat, combine chocolate chips and condensed milk; heat until chocolate is melted.

  7. Spoon about 1 teaspoon chocolate mixture over each cherry, spreading to cover cherry.

  8. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until done.  Remove to wire cooling racks and cool.

Recipe Notes

* If you cannot get fresh cherries, well-drained maraschino cherries may be substituted.