Root Beer Cookies Recipe

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon root beer extract
  • 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/3 cup butter
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons root beer extract
  • 2 tablespoons hot water
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees).
  2. Mix together brown sugar, 1/2 cup butter or margarine, egg, buttermilk and 1 teaspoon of root beer extract.
  3. Add flour, baking soda and salt and mix well.
  4. Drop teaspoon sized pieces of dough 2 inches apart on greased cookie sheets. Bake for 6 to 8 minutes.
  5. To Make Root Beer Glaze: Mix together confectioner's sugar, 1/3 cup butter or margarine, 1 1/2 teaspoons of root beer extract and hot water. Brush on top of hot cookies.