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nutmeg cookie logs Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
joni markowski
Added: Thursday, December 4, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
cookie
3/4 cup sugar
1 cup butter
2 tsp. vanilla
2 tsp. rum extract
1 egg
3 cups flour
1 tsp. nutmeg
Frosting
21 cups powdered sugar
3 Tbl. buttter
3/4 tsp rum extract
1/4 tsp.vanilla
2-3 Tbl halfnhalf
nutmeg

Directions:
Directions:
In large bowl, combine sugar margarine vanilla and rum extract and egg an beat until fluffy.
Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup Level off. Add flour and 1 tsp. nutmeg to margarine mix and mix well. Refrigerate about 45 minutes for ease in handling. Heat oven to 350. Divide dough into 12 pieces. On floured surface shape each piece into a long rope 15 inches long and 1/2 inch in diameter. Cut into 3 inch lengths. Bake at 350 for 12*15 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet to wire rack Cool completely. In small bowl, combine all frosting ingredients except nutmeg adding enough half n half for desired spreading consistency. Spread on tops an sides of cookies. If desired mark frosting with tines of fork to resemble tree bark. Sprinkle lightly with nutmeg. Let stand until frosting is set.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
5 dozen

 

 

 

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