Back to Almond Bonbon Cookies

Print Options


Card Sizes

Almond Bonbon Cookies Recipe

Almond Bonbon Cookies Recipe

These bonbons remind me of England, with a touch of America. Dip cooled cookies into one frosting or each side into different frostings. Have fun adding any kind of sprinkle toppings you like.— Teri Lee Rasey, Cadillac, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch YIELD:48 servings


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2/3 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/4 cup 2% milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 package (7 ounces) almond paste
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons 2% milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 ounce unsweetened chocolate, melted and cooled
  • 3 tablespoons 2% milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Assorted sprinkles


  • 1. Preheat oven to 375°. In a large bowl, cream butter and confectioners' sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in milk and vanilla. Gradually beat in flour.
  • 2. Cut almond paste into 12 slices (about 1/4 in. thick); cut each into quarters. Shape into balls. Wrap tablespoons of cookie dough around almond paste to cover completely. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  • 3. Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.
  • 4. In a small bowl, mix vanilla icing ingredients until smooth. For chocolate icing, mix confectioners' sugar, cooled chocolate, milk and vanilla until smooth. Dip cookies in icings as desired; allow excess to drip off. Decorate with sprinkles. Place on waxed paper; let stand until set. Store in airtight containers. Yield: 4 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie: 112 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 29mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

Reviews for Almond Bonbon Cookies

Sort By :

Average Rating
cakeladybu User ID: 2393909 215946
Reviewed Dec. 26, 2014

"Very good cookie - I added almond flavoring to the icing to enhance the almond flavor. Will definitely make again"

Shelli8871 User ID: 5494281 199853
Reviewed Dec. 17, 2013

"This a very tasty cookie everyone has enjoyed them!"

Loading Image