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Eggnog Thumbprints

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Category: Cookies

 Ingredients List

  • 3/4 c Butter or margarine
  • 1/2 c Sugar
  • 1/4 c Packed brown sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/2 ts Vanilla
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 2 c All-purpose flour
  • 1/4 c Butter or margarine
  • 1 c Sifted powdered sugar
  • 1 tb Rum*


Ground nutmeg

*You may substitute 2 Tbls milk and 1/4 tsp rum extract for the rum.

In a large mixer bowl beat 3/4 c butter or margarine till softened. Add
sugar and brown sugar and beat till fluffy. Add egg, vanilla, salt, and
beat well. Add flour and beat till well mixed. Cover and chill about 1 hour
or till easy to handle.

Shape into 1 inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
press down centers with thumb. Bake in a 350 degree oven about 12 minutes
or till done. Remove and cool.

For filling, in a small mixer bowl beat 1/4 c butter or margarine till
softened. Add powdered sugar and beat till fluff. Add rum and beat well.
Spoon about 1/2 tsp filling into center of each cookie. Sprinkle with
nutmeg. Chill till filing is firm. Makes about 50.

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