Snowy Bonbons Cookie Recipe

The snowy bonbons cookie recipe is an elegant looking almond flavored cookie that is perfect for wrapping and giving to friends and family around the holidays.

 

Ingredients
Cookies:
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 stick (1/2 cup) salted butter, softened
1/3 cup powdered sugar
3 tablespoons milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 package (7-8 ounce size) almond paste

Almond Glaze:
1 cup powdered sugar
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
4-5 teaspoons milk

Topping:
White or colored candy sprinkles or course sugar

Hardware
Large bowl
Small bowl
Cookie sheets
Mixer

Step 1: Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Step 2: In a large bowl, beat flour, butter, 1/3 cup powdered sugar, 3 tablespoons milk and vanilla extract with an electric mixer on medium speed.
Step 3: Cut almond paste into 1/2-inch slices; cut each slice into 8 pieces.
Step 4: Shape 1-inch balls around each piece of almond paste. Gently roll to form ball.
Step 5: Place balls on ungreased cookie sheet 1 inch apart.
Step 6: Bake 10-12 minutes or until set and bottoms are slightly browned. Remove from cookie sheet and cool for about 30 minutes.

Almond Glaze:
Step 1: In a small bowl, mix all frosting ingredients with spoon until smooth.
Step 2: Dip tops of cookie into frosting. Sprinkle with topping of choice.

These cookies look great in silver minicup cake liners.

Makes 40 cookies.

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