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Egg Nog Thumbprint Cookies


  • 3/4 cup butter or margarine
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon Clabber Girl Baking Powder
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Filling:
  • 1/4 cup margarine
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tablespoon rum or rum extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg


Cream 3/4 cup butter with sugars and egg, vanilla and salt. Mix well. In a separate bowl combine flour and Clabber Girl Baking Powder, stir into creamed mixture; mix well.

Shape into 1 inch balls and place on ungreased cookie sheets, making thumbprint wells in center of each. Bake at 350 degrees F for 12 minutes.
Cool on wire rack.

Combine filling ingredients and spoon into cooled cookies. Sprinkle with nutmeg for garnish.
Makes 40 cookies