* Exported from MasterCook *
 
                          Chocolate Bonbon Cookies
 
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 Serving Size  : 60    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies & Brownies              Holiday
 
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
   4               cups  Holiday Cookie Mix -- (see recipe)
   1                cup  chopped nuts
      1/4           cup  margarine or butter (1/2 stick) -- softened
   1           teaspoon  vanilla
      1/2      teaspoon  almond extract
   2                     eggs
   2             ounces  unsweetened chocolate -- melted and cooled
                         Powdered sugar
                         Easy Frosting -- (recipe follows)
                         
                         EASY FROSTING
   1                cup  powdered sugar
   1         tablespoon  milk (about)
      1/2      teaspoon  almond extract
 
 Heat oven to 375º. Mix Holiday Cookie Mix, nuts, margarine, vanilla, almond extr
 act, eggs and chocolate. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place about 1 inch apar
 t on ungreased cookie sheet.
 
 Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set. Cool slightly before removing from cookie s
 heet.
 
 Roll about 30 cookies in powdered sugar while warm; cool on wire rack. Roll in 
 powdered sugar again. Frost remaining cookies with Easy Frosting. Decorate fros
 ted cookies with coconut.
 
 EASY FROSTING:
 
 Mix all ingredients until smooth and of spreading consistency.
 Please note, if you should change this recipe it will no longer be an approved 
 Betty Crocker® Recipe.
 
 Copyright:
   “© General Mills, Inc. 1998.”
 Yield:
   “60 Cookies”
 
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 Per serving: 77 Calories (kcal); 4g Total Fat; (46% calories from fat); 1g Prot
 ein; 10g Carbohydrate; 8mg Cholesterol; 46mg Sodium
 Food Exchanges: 1/2 Grain (Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 1 Fat; 1/
 2 Other Carbohydrates
 
 NOTES : These little gems are even more tempting when topped with festive treat
 s such as flaked or shredded coconut, edible glitter, chopped candied fruit or 
 chopped maraschino cherries.
 Nutr. Assoc. : 0 0 2394 0 0 0 0 0 2130706543 0 0 0 4038 0