Preparation / Directions:
Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
In a sifter combine the flour, baking soda, and salt. Sift onto a large piece of wax paper and set aside until needed.
Place the butter and brown sugar in the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with a paddle. Beat on med for 4 min unti soft. Use a rubber spatula to scrape down the sides of the bowl, then add the eggs, dark rum and vanilla extract and beat on medium for 1 min. Add the chocolate hcips and mix on low for 30 seconds. Remove the bowl from the mixer and use rubber spatula to finish mixing the dough until thoroughly combined.
Using 2 heaping Tbs. of dough for each cookie, portion 6 cookies, evenly spaced onto each of 4 nonstick baking sheets. Place baking sheets in oven and bake for 28 to 30 min until dry to the touch.
Remove cookies from the oven and allow to cool on the baking sheets for 30 min. Store cookies in a tightly sealed plastic container until ready to us.