Desserts & Baking
Preheat oven to 400°F. Cream shortening and sugar together in a large bowl. Add eggs and vanilla, mixing until thoroughly combined. Sift together flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt, then stir into sugar mixture. Pour Hot Buttered Rum Mix into a bowl. Roll dough into 1 inch balls, then roll in Hot Buttered Rum mix. Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 10-12 minutes or until lightly brown on edges, but still soft. Place cookies on cooling racks.