Firmly packed brown sugar
Instant coffee granules
- or- melted
BEAT butter in large bowl with electric mixer at medium speed until
Add sugar; beat until well blended.
HEAT milk in small saucepan over low heat; add coffee granules, stirring
dissolve. Add milk mixture, eggs, rum extract and vanilla to butter
mixture. Beat at medium speed until well blended.
COMBINE flour, baking powder, nutmeg and salt in large bowl. Gradually
flour mixture to butter mixture, beating at low speed after each
SHAPE dough into 2 logs, about 8 inches long and 2 inches in diameter.
(Dough will be soft; sprinkle lightly with flour if too sticky to
ROLL logs in chocolate sprinkles, if desired, coating evenly ('/3 cup
sprinkles per roll). Or, leave rolls plain and dip cookies in melted
chocolate after baking. Wrap each log in plastic wrap; refrigerate
PREHEAT oven to 350"F. Grease cookie sheets. Cut rolls into
slices; place 1 inch apart on cookie sheets. (Keep unbaked rolls and
cookies chilled until ready to bake.)
BAKE 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown. Transfer to wire racks to
cool. Dip plain cookies in melted semisweet or white chocolate, if
Store in airtight container.
Makes about 60 cookies
*To dip 24 cookies, melt 1 cup chocolate chips in small saucepan over
low heat until smooth.
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