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Holiday Party Bon Bon Cookies

1 C unsalted butter
1/3 C powdered sugar
1 1/4 C self-rising flour
3/4 C cornstarch
1/2 C chopped English walnuts or pecans
1 C powdered sugar
1 T vegetable oil
2 T fresh lemon juice
Candied cherries for garnish

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

1. Beat butter and 1/3 C powdered sugar until creamy.
2. Sift flour and cornstarch into butter mixture; Stir well.
3. Add Nuts.
4. Shape dough, 1 tsp. at a time, into balls.
5. Place on cookie sheet and flatten tops slightly.
6. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 minutes, or until golden brown.
7. Cool on wire rack for 15 minutes.
8. Blend 1 C powdered sugar, vegetable oil and lemon juice.
Pour glaze over cookies.
9. Place cookies on serving dish and garnish with candied cherries.

Yield: 18-24 cookies

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