2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 cup butter, softened
1/2 teaspoon rum extract
1/2 teaspoon brandy extract 2 eggs
1 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 cup colored (or plain) sugar
Heat oven to 400°F.
In large mixer bowl, combine all cookie ingredients (except 1/4 cup colored or plain sugar and nutmeg). Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed.
Combine the 1/4 cup colored sugar with the nutmeg; set aside.
Shape rounded teaspoonfuls of dough into 1-inch balls; roll in sugar mixture.
Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, or until edges are lightly browned. Remove.