Total Time
42mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 12 mins

I can't bring myself to roll these down to only 1/4" wide. I mean really, I want cookies, not toothpicks! I can manage 1/2 an inch well enough and I get nicely sized cookies with that.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cream butter with vanilla.
  2. Gradually beat in sugar, then blend in egg.
  3. Mix together with flour, nutmeg & salt.
  4. Add to butter mixture & mix well.
  5. Divide into 14 equal portions.
  6. On sugared board shape each piece in roll 12 inches long and 1/4 inch wide.
  7. Cut in 2 inch lengths and put on greased cookie sheet.
  8. Bake in preheated 350 Fahrenheit oven for 12 minutes.
  9. Cool on rack.
  10. Spread with frosting, sprinkle with nutmeg.
  11. Glaze Preparation:.
  12. Cream butter with vanilla.
  13. Add rum extract and blend in sugar and cream.
  14. Beat until smooth.

Reviews

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Annacia - you my dear have a real winner of a recipe here! I absolutely love the nutmeg flavor in these cookies (I used freshly grated nutmeg too). I could not bring myself to leave them at a 1/4" width either and kept mine around a 1/2". Really quite fun to make. I loved the frosting on these cookies too - the rum extract just really adds a nice depth to the flavoring of the nutmeg. The only thing I forgot to do was sprinkle more nutmeg on top of the frosting. I'm so glad to have made these and am adding them to my Christmas baking list for this year definitely. They are so great dunked into coffee too (I know because I tried a couple unglazed ones with my coffee! ) Made for Newest Zaar tag game.

HokiesMom December 08, 2009

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