Eggnog Thumbprints Recipe

Ingredients
<br>- ¾ cup butter, softened
<br>- ½ cup white sugar
<br>- ¼ cup packed brown sugar
<br>- 1  egg
<br>- ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
<br>- 2 cups all-purpose flour
<br>- ¼ teaspoon salt
<br>- ¼ cup butter
<br>- 1 cup confectioners' sugar
<br>- 1 tablespoon rum
<br>- 1 pinch ground nutmeg
<br><p></p>Directions
<br>step 1: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
<br>step 2: In a medium bowl, cream together 3/4 cup butter, white sugar, and brown sugar until smooth. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine flour and salt; stir into the creamed mixture by hand to form a soft dough. Roll dough into 1 inch balls, and place balls 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Make an indention in the center of each cookie using your finger or thumb.
<br>step 3: Bake for 12 minutes in preheated oven. Cool completely.
<br>step 4: In a small bowl, mix together 1/4 cup butter, confectioners' sugar, and rum. Spoon rounded teaspoonfuls of filling onto cookies. Sprinkle with nutmeg.  Let stand until set before storing in an airtight container.
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Ingredients
- ¾ cup butter, softened
- ½ cup white sugar
- ¼ cup packed brown sugar
- 1 egg
- ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- ¼ cup butter
- 1 cup confectioners' sugar
- 1 tablespoon rum
- 1 pinch ground nutmeg

Directions
step 1: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
step 2: In a medium bowl, cream together 3/4 cup butter, white sugar, and brown sugar until smooth. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine flour and salt; stir into the creamed mixture by hand to form a soft dough. Roll dough into 1 inch balls, and place balls 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Make an indention in the center of each cookie using your finger or thumb.
step 3: Bake for 12 minutes in preheated oven. Cool completely.
step 4: In a small bowl, mix together 1/4 cup butter, confectioners' sugar, and rum. Spoon rounded teaspoonfuls of filling onto cookies. Sprinkle with nutmeg. Let stand until set before storing in an airtight container.

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