1 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 large egg
2 teaspoons rum flavoring
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
3/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted
Beat butter at medium speed of electric mixer until soft and creamy; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add egg and flavorings, mixing well.
Combine flour and nutmeg; gradually add to butter mixture, mixing well. Divide dough into 10 portions. Roll each portion into a 15-inch long rope, and cut each rope into 5 (3-inch) logs. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets; bake at 350 degrees F for 10 to 12 minutes. Cool on wire racks. Dip log ends into Vanilla Frosting; roll in pecans.
Makes 50 cookies.
1/4 cup butter, softened
2 cups sifted confectioners' sugar
2 tablespoons milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Beat butter at medium speed of electric mixer until soft and creamy. Add sugar and milk alternately, beating mixture after each addition. Add vanilla extract; beat until smooth and mixture reaches spreading consistency.