Eggnog Thumbprints

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Description

  • Makes about 50

Ingredients

Filling

Procedures

  1. In a large mixer bowl beat ¾ cup butter or margarine till softened.
  2. Add sugar and brown sugar and beat till fluffy.
  3. Add egg, vanilla, salt, and beat well.
  4. Add flour and beat till well mixed.
  5. Cover and chill about 1 hour or till easy to handle.
  6. Shape into 1 inch balls.
  7. Place 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  8. Press down centers with thumb.
  9. Bake in a 350°F oven about 12 minutes or till done.
  10. Remove and cool.

Filling

  1. For filling, in a small mixer bowl beat ¼ cup butter or margarine till softened.
  2. Add powdered sugar and beat till fluff.
  3. Add rum and beat well.
  4. Spoon about ½ tsp filling into center of each cookie.
  5. Sprinkle with nutmeg.
  6. Chill till filling is firm.

Notes

  1. You may substitute 2 tbsp milk and ¼ tsp rum extract for the rum.


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