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Cherry Nut Rum Fingers

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Ingredients
For cookies
  Sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened (Land O Lakes)
  Egg 1
  Rum extract 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Red food coloring 3 Drop (If Desired)
  All-purpose flour 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Baking powder 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Nuts 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
  Maraschino cherries 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), chopped, well drained
For frosting
  Powdered sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), softened (Land O Lakes)
  Rum extract 1 Teaspoon
  Vanilla 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Milk 4 Teaspoon
  Finely chopped nuts 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Heat the oven to 350°.

MAKING
2) In a bowl add sugar, 1/2 cup butter, egg, 1 1/2 teaspoons rum extract and food coloring.
3) Beat at medium speed, till well mixed.
4) Reduce the speed to low and add flour, baking powder, and salt.
5) Continue beating, scraping the bowl often, till well mixed.
6) Stir in 1/2 cup chopped nuts and cherries and cover.
7) Chill for at least 1 hour till firm.
8) Shape a teaspoonfuls of dough into a 2 1/2 x 1/2-inch finger.
9) Arrange them 1 inch apart on cookie sheets and place in oven for 10 to 12 minutes, till the edges are lightly browned. Cool.
10) In another bowl, add powdered sugar, 1/4 cup butter, 1 teaspoon rum extract and vanilla.
11) On low speed beat the mix and gradually add milk, till the desired spreading consistency.
12) Use to frost the cooled cookies,
13) Sprinkle with finely chopped nuts.

SERVING
14) Serve at tea time.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Nut
Preparation Time: 
40 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
55 Minutes

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