Rum Sugar Cookies

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READY IN: 2hrs 9mins
YIELD: 4 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix together flour, baking soda, salt, baking powder, and butter until the mixture resembles cornmeal.
  • Combine eggs, sugar, rum extract, almond extract, and nutmeg until well mixed.
  • Pour the egg mixture into the flour mixture. Stir until well blended.
  • Divide the dough into two equal halves. Refrigerate the dough for 2 hours.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • Place dough on a lightly floured surface. Roll the dough out until it is 1/8 inch thick. Using a cookie cutter cut the dough into cookies (whatever shapes you please).
  • Place the cookies on an ungreased baking sheet.
  • Bake 7 to 9 minutes.
  • When cookies have cooled frost generously with Rum Flavored Icing if using.
  • Rum Flavored Icing:.
  • Heat butter and milk over a low heat. When melted remove from heat.
  • Stir sugar and rum extract into the butter and milk mixture. Use hot water to thin the icing to your desired consistency.
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