Friday, March 15, 2019

Root Beer Cookies






  Root Beer Cookies?  Hmmm...  That sounds different.....

  Our family was in need of something a bit different... a little fun and since the guys all like root beer, I figured they would love these.

















 They had to try some of the unfrosted ones...
























The root beer frosting added the extra bit of flavor these cookies needed.


 If cookies are frosted this generously, you will run out of frosting unless you make extra!

The cookies with more frosting were the most popular.









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 A cake-like cookie with some extra sweetness and moisture added with the frosting.

They freeze well, even frosted.












                                 Root Beer Cookies

 3 cups brown sugar
 2 cups soft butter.....................  cream together
 4 eggs
 1 cup sour milk or buttermilk
 4 tsp. root beer extract.............mix in
 7 cups flour
 2 tsp. baking soda
 2 tsp. salt..................................mix in

 Drop cookies onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for about 8 min... check and leave in oven for another minute or two if necessary. Don't over bake.

    Root Beer Frosting
4 cups powdered sugar
2/3 cup butter, softened
3 tsp. root beer extract
4 Tbsp hot water............................... Mix until smooth


Frost cookies.... the frosting makes quite a lot, but it goes fast, so you will end up with unfrosted cookies if you frost too generously.... we did.
 

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 Reviews on these Root Beer Frosting cookies were mixed.... most liked them, especially fresh out of the oven.... and especially with the frosting although they were also enjoyed without frosting. Some loved these cookies.

The cookies are cake-like so appealed to those who like cake more... those who like moist chewy cookies didn't care for them as much.

They do take a lot of butter... almost 1 1/2 pounds between the cookie dough and frosting.

































Thank you for visiting. You may also be interested in another cookie recipe:

Buttery Chocolate Chip Cookies


2 comments:

  1. These cookies look scrumptious! Thank you for sharing the recipe.

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    1. Thank you... some of the family really liked them. :)

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