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Egg Nog Thumbprint Cookies

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Prep Time: 1 Hours 15 Minutes

Total Time: 1 Hour 27 Minutes

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Ingredients

For the Cookie Dough:

  • 3/4 C. butter (or margarine)
  • 1/2 C. sugar
  • 1/4 C. brown sugar (packed)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp. Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2 C. all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp. Clabber Girl® Baking Powder

For the Filling:

  • 1/4 C. butter (margarine)
  • 1 C. powdered sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. rum or rum extract
  • 1/8 tsp. Spice Islands® Ground Nutmeg

Directions

  1. Cookie Dough Preparation: Cream 3/4 C. butter with both varieties of sugars, egg, vanilla, and salt. Mix well. In a separate bowl, combine flour and baking powder and incorporate dry mix into creamed mixture; mix well. Chill for 1 hour or until dough is manageable.
  2. Preheat oven to 350˚F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper. Shape into 1-inch balls and place on cookie sheets, making thumbprint wells in center of each. Bake for 12 minutes. If wells close during baking time, make new ones as soon as you remove the cookies from the oven. Cool on wire rack.
  3. Filling Preparation: Combine filling ingredients and spoon or pipe into cooled cookies. Sprinkle with nutmeg for garnish.

Egg Nog Thumbprint Cookies

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Prep Time: 1 Hours 15 Minutes

Total Time: 1 Hour 27 Minutes

Ingredients

For the Cookie Dough:

  • 3/4 C. butter (or margarine)
  • 1/2 C. sugar
  • 1/4 C. brown sugar (packed)
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 tsp. Spice Islands® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 2 C. all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp. Clabber Girl® Baking Powder

For the Filling:

  • 1/4 C. butter (margarine)
  • 1 C. powdered sugar
  • 1 Tbsp. rum or rum extract
  • 1/8 tsp. Spice Islands® Ground Nutmeg

Directions

  1. Cookie Dough Preparation: Cream 3/4 C. butter with both varieties of sugars, egg, vanilla, and salt. Mix well. In a separate bowl, combine flour and baking powder and incorporate dry mix into creamed mixture; mix well. Chill for 1 hour or until dough is manageable.
  2. Preheat oven to 350˚F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper. Shape into 1-inch balls and place on cookie sheets, making thumbprint wells in center of each. Bake for 12 minutes. If wells close during baking time, make new ones as soon as you remove the cookies from the oven. Cool on wire rack.
  3. Filling Preparation: Combine filling ingredients and spoon or pipe into cooled cookies. Sprinkle with nutmeg for garnish.

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