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                             EGGNOG THUMBPRINTS
 
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 Serving Size  : 50   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      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.
   
   From Better Homes and Gardens, Cookies For Christmas
   Copyright 1985 by Meredith Corp., Des Moines, Iowa
   ISBN: 0-696-01290-1
   
   From Bobbie Beers
  
 
 
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