Nelson Cookie Bake Pink Bon Bon Cookies

Total Time
Prep 2 hrs
Cook 0 mins

Traditional Cookie Bake Favorite. A delicious butter cookie that has a Maraschino cherry center.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix thoroughly butter, sugar, vanilla.
  3. Add red food coloring.
  4. Mix in flour and salt until dough hold together. (If dough is dry, mix in 1 – 2 Tablespoons light cream.
  5. Mold dough by teaspoonfuls around Maraschino cherry.
  6. Place cookies about 1 inch apart on parchment lined cookie sheets.
  7. Bake 12 – 15 minutes or until set but not browned.
  8. Cool. Dip tops of cookies into Icing.


Most Helpful

Excellent cookie. Have been making them every Christmas for over 20 years. A must have for every cookie platter.

oreosherriden December 04, 2009

I barely got a chance to cool & decorate these cookies! My family has gobbled them up. Luckily, I was able to get at least one so I could review. lol Very easy recipe, my color paste was too old so I ended up with a funky color but they taste great. Buttery cookie with a yummy cherry surprise in the middle. Thanks for sharing, Debbie! Made for Oct 08 Think Pink tag.

**Tinkerbell** October 11, 2008

I was looking for something for my Christmas cookie platters that wasn't chocolate or peanut butter. Something colorful and different - and these certainly fit the bill. The recipe is incredibly easy and the results are lovely. Definitely a keeper.

Cathleen Colbert December 19, 2006

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