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Hot Buttered Rum

Active Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes • Serves: 6


1/2 cup packed Schnucks light brown sugar
4 tablespoons Schnucks unsalted butter, softened
1/4 teaspoon Schnucks ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon Schnucks ground cloves
1/4 teaspoon Schnucks ground nutmeg
1-1/2 cups (12 ounces) dark or spiced rum
4-1/2 cups (36 ounces) boiling water
cinnamon sticks, orange slices and whole cloves for garnish (optional)

1. In small bowl, with fork, mix together brown sugar, butter, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg until a well-blended paste.

2. Into six (10-ounce) mugs, add 1-1/2 tablespoons butter mixture and 2 to 4 tablespoons (1 to 2 ounces) rum. Add 3/4 cup (6 ounces) water to each mug and stir until brown sugar dissolves. Garnish with cinnamon stick and orange slice studded with whole cloves, if desired.

Each serving: about 284 calories, 7 g total fat (5 g saturated), 20 mg cholesterol, 6 mg sodium, 18 g carbohydrate, 0 g fiber, 18 g sugars, 0 g protein

Cook’s Wisdom
Butter mixture can be prepared, covered and refrigerated up to 1 week. Bring to room temperature before using.