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RUM CURRANT COOKIES Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Judith Beck

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
cup dried currants
cup rum
⅔ cup sugar
cup butter
1 egg
1 tsp vanilla
1 cups flour

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 375
Grease cookie sheet

Add currants to rum and soak for 2 hours till plump.

Cream sugar and butter.
Add egg and vanilla, mixing till blended.
Stir in soaked currants and rum.
Add flour a little at a time. Mix well after each addition.

Drop rounded teaspoonfuls of dough onto cookie sheet and spread slightly, keeping cookies small and round

Bake 5 - 6 minutes or until browned around edges.
Cool on racks

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
5 dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I smiled when I read my mother's comment on the recipe: "Excellent. I used real rum. 12/23/75"
Her mother, Ada Showalter Baxter, was raised as a Mennonite.

 

 

 

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