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Root Beer Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Velma Wilcox
Added: Tuesday, March 24, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. unsalted butter
2 c. dark brown sugar
2 eggs
2 tsp. root beer extract
3 1/2 c. flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt
1/4 c. water if dough is dry
Frosting:
1 c. butter
3 c. powdered sugar
2 tsp. root beer extract
A few drops hot water

Directions:
Directions:
Cream butter and sugar, add eggs one at a time, beating after each addition. Add root beer extract. Sift dry ingredients together. Add a little at a time to creamed mixture. Dough should be slightly sticky. Chill for at least one hour. Bake 1" balls, lightly pushed down, on lightly greased pan at 350 for 6-8 minutes. Let cool a few minutes before removing from pan.

Frosting: Beat butter and 1 c. sugar until fluffy, add 1 c. sugar and root beer extract. Beat, add remaining sugar and a little hot water, until it is spreading consistency.

Spread on cooled cookies.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Can substitute maple extract for root beer.

 

 

 

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