Danish Cherry Bon Bon Cookies (With Frosting Recipe)

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 15 mins

Great holiday treats to take to work or share with friends and neighbors. Now a tradition in this family.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix butter and sugar together to a creamy consistency, then add vanilla.
  2. Add flour and salt gradually, mix with a fork.
  3. Make a small ball with dough and fold a Maraschino cherry in the middle, completely covering cherry in dough.
  4. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet and bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes.
  5. Cool cookies.
  6. Make frosting, thoroughly mix together frosting ingredients.
  7. Dip top of cookies into frosting and allow to dry.
Most Helpful

5 5

Wonderful Cookie.. I made these cookies as a new addition to our cookies tray for Christmas! Very pretty also

5 5

These are really good. For Christmas you could put a few drops of red coloring in the frosting or use green cherries with green frosting. I will definately make these again.

5 5

What a lovely cookie recipe! A little time-consuming to make but well worth it in taste and presentation. I liked that the dough is not really sweet; it's a good balance with the sweet cherry and icing. I did add some cocoa powder to my icing mix. Thanks for sharing your recipe! Made for the Sweet December holiday event, 2013