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Root Beer Cookies

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Serves | Prep Time | Cook Time 6-8

Why I Love This Recipe

Oz, this is a very soft cookie. If you like Root Beer, you will probably love this one.

Ingredients You'll Need

1 cup brown sugar (packed)
1/2 cup butter or margarine (softened)
1 egg
1/4 cup buttermilk (or water, but it won't taste as good!!!)
1 tsp. root beer extract
1 34 cups flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
Root Beer Glaze:
2 cups powdered sugar
1/3 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 1/2 tsp. root beer extract
2 Tbs. hot water


Mix sugar, butter and egg in bowl until fluffy. Stir in rest of ingredient and mix until smooth.

Cover and refrigerate at least 1 hour.

Preheat oven to 400. Drop dough by rounded teaspoonful 2 inches apart onto greased cookie sheet.

Bake at 400 for 6-8 minutes or until almost no impression remains when a cookie is lightly touched. Immediately cool on rack . Frost with Root Beer Glaze.

Root Beer Glaze

Mix sugar and butter, Stir in extract and water. frost cookies.

Brown Sugar Drops (variation): Follow above recipe except use vanilla instead of the root beer extract.

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