Advertisement
THE NIBBLE (TM) - Great Finds for Foodies (tm)
Find Your Favorite Foods
Shop The Nibble Gourmet Market
Send An e-Postcard
Enter The Gourmet Giveaway
Email This Page
Print This Page
Bookmark This Page
Contact Us
Sign Up For The Top Pick Of The Week
THE NIBBLE (TM) - Great Finds for Foodies (tm) The Nibble on Twitter The Nibble on The Nibble on share this The Nibble  RSS Feed



















These people-pleasing pops make a tasty gift or a fun addition to a dinner party. Photo courtesy America’s Dairy Farmers.
MENU

   

 

   

Cookies
Category Main Page
Articles & Reviews

 

 

Cookies, Cake & Pastry
Category Main Page
Articles & Reviews

 

 

Main Nibbles
Main Page
Articles & Reviews Of Foods From A To Z

 

 

Product Reviews

Main Page
Foods, Beverage, Books
News & More

 

 

   

 

 

December 2010

Product Reviews / Main Nibbles / Cookies

Butter Cookie Recipes

Page 5: Nutty Bonbon Pops

 

This is Page 5 of a 9-page article. Click the black links below to view the other recipes.


Nutty Bonbon Pops

Similar to a buttery buckeye or rum ball (without the rum), these people-pleasing pops are a fun little bite-sized treat. Gift tip: Just one of these sweet little treats makes a nice gift when wrapped individually in a cellophane bag. If you’re bringing them to a party as a hostess gift, arrange them on a plate. Chances are, they won’t make it until the end of the party. Recipe yields about 50 1-inch pops.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups smooth cashew butter*
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine grain sea salt
  • 4 cups confectioners’ sugar, sifted
  • 1 pound (16 ounces) semi-sweet chocolate,** chopped or chips
  • Chopped nuts, cocoa nibs or sprinkles for garnish
  • Equipment: pretzel, wooden popsicle or lollipop sticks (optional)

*Any nut butter may be substituted; try almond, hazelnut or peanut butter.
**Bittersweet, milk or white chocolate may be substituted.

Preparation

  1. In large bowl, combine butters, vanilla and salt using electric mixer. Add sifted confectioners’ sugar one cup at a time, whipping to fully incorporate. Dough will be fluffy but firm; chill briefly if sticky.
  2. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Insert pretzel or stick three-fourths of the way into each ball; place on parchment-lined baking sheets; refrigerate at least one hour or overnight.
  3. Place chocolate in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave 30 seconds on high, stir and continue to microwave in 10- to 20-second intervals, stirring after each until chocolate is melted and smooth.
  4. Dip pops in melted chocolate up to the stick, allowing excess chocolate to drip off; sprinkle or dip bottom of pop in garnishes and return to parchment-lined baking sheet to allow chocolate to set or refrigerate pops briefly. Store pops in airtight container at room temperature for up to 1 week.

 

 

Continue To The Next Recipe: Smoked Almond Chocolate Shortbread

Return To Recipe Index Above

 

 

Recipes courtesy WMMB. All other material

Related Food Videos:



For more food videos, check out The Nibble's Food Video Collection.


© Copyright 2005-
2014 Lifestyle Direct, Inc. All rights reserved. Images are copyright of their respective owners.

 



About Us
Contact Us
Legal
Privacy Policy
Advertise
Media Center
Manufacturers & Retailers
Subscribe
Interact