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Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
In a small bowl, mix all dry ingredients, except sugar. Set aside.
Using a mixer, beat together the butter and sugar until smooth and very fluffy.
Beat in egg and rum extract.
Gradually blend in the rest of the dry ingredients. Make sure your mixing thoroughly.
Roll rounded teaspoonfuls of dough into balls, and roll in colored sugar. Place on lined cookie sheets about 1 1/2 inches apart.
Bake 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until lightly browned.