Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Root Beer Cookies

My friend Lisa recently shared the recipe for these delightful cookies with me.Yummy! After tasting them at our Christmas Party, I couldn't wait to bake a batch for my family. An extra bonus is the warm smell of Root Beer in the kitchen while they bake! Here's the recipe:

Root Beer Cookies
(Makes approximately 42 cookies)

1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup butter/margarine
1 egg
1/4 cup buttermilk
1 tsp. Root Beer extract
2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 tsp.baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
Refrigerate dough for 1 hour.

Heat oven to 400 degrees F. Drop by rounded spoonfuls on a greased cookie sheet, about 2 inches apart. Bake 6-8 minutes.

When cool frost.

Root Beer Glaze
2 cups powdered sugar
1/3 cup butter
1 1/2 tsp. Root Beer extract
2 TBL hot water



  1. hi from south dakota!! got your card today and had to see the website too. cant wait to try these root beer cookies! and your quilts are so beautiful!!! what a talent you have.. your cousin Lori

  2. This site is lots of fun Diane! You are an amazing talent and I love your color courage
    (-: Karen W.