Treat yourself to these Eggnog Thumbprints
3/4 cup butter or margarine
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 tsp vanilla essence
1/4 tsp salt
2 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1 cup sifted powdered sugar
1 tbsp rum
In a large mixer bowl beat 3/4 cup butter or margarine till softened.
Add sugar and brown sugar and beat till fluffy.
Add egg, vanilla, salt, and beat well.
Add flour and beat till well mixed.
Cover and chill about 1 hour or till easy to handle.
Shape into 3cm balls.
Place 4cm apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
Press down centers with thumb.
Bake in a 180C oven about 12 minutes or till done.
Remove and cool.
For filling, in a small mixer bowl beat 1/4 cup butter or margarine till softened.
Add powdered sugar and beat till fluffy.
Add rum and beat well.
Spoon about 1/2 tsp filling into center of each cookie.
Sprinkle with nutmeg.
Chill till filling is firm.