Recipe by Carol
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rum flavored extract
2 1/2 cups
rum flavored extract
red food coloring
These are fantastic, like eggnog in a cookie! My grandmother used to make these with this variation: Don't color the icing. After frosting the cookie, score lengthwise with fork tines, then sprinkle with nutmeg. Meant to look like snow-covered bark. Bigger kids can help frost and roll the logs.
I love nutmeg cookie logs! We have used this recipe for years and also don't color the frosting. We use a star tip to frost & also sprinkle with nutmeg. A holiday favorite
Would give these cookies 10 stars if I could. Just WONDERFUL! I did use the nutmeg sprinkle on top (like the first reviewer) instead of the food coloring. I had 14 people over for Christmas Eve, and over a dozen different kinds of Christmas cookies (had help) and this one EVERYONE raved about. A definate keeper. Thanks Carol
OMG! This cookie is so simple, I didn't even have to make a trip to the store for anything. And WOW! These cookies, with the icing, have the perfect taste for Christmas. I'm taking them for dinner on Christmas Eve, and I should wait to get feedback before reviewing, but it doesn't matter what anyone else tells me, I'm making these cookies again and again.
PLEASE do not color the icing! This cookie is meant to LOOK like a LOG; thus, score the icing with fork tines and sprinkle with nutmeg. Icing can't be too thin, or you won't accomplish the look of rough bark. I ship these off to my brother and sister every Christmas, as this cookie has been a family tradition. It has carried over to MY children. This is one of two cookies REQUIRED at Christmas. No rum in mine, and I actually use half unsalted butter, half margarine, which gives me the taste and texture I want.
These were great - I had just returned from St Lucia and wanted to make something using the fresh nutmeg I brought back. I used rum (also from St Lucia) instead of rum extract. I rolled them into logs and then put the ends together to make rings.
I love these cookies! I omitted all rum, did not color the icing and sprinkled with nutmeg on top. The icing really makes this cookie.
I am so happy to have found this recipe. I used to make these cookies at Christmas and lost the recipe many years ago. I would not use the red food coloring but the rest of the recipe looks exactly like the one I used. Can't wait to make these for the family again.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Nutmeg Cookie Logs
Serving Size: 1/12 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 12
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 172
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