Root Beer Goodness

Unable to stop myself from making new things every other day, this will be another cookie for the menu. Im considering a soda shop line of flavors.
What do you guys think?
These are Root Beer Cookies. I just finished them, and they rock. (If I do say so myself.)
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup brown sugar, packed
1 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup buttermilk
2 eggs
2 teaspoons root beer extract
1 teaspoon vanilla
4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cup confectioners' sugar
2 tablespoons half-and-half
4 teaspoons butter, softened
2 teaspoons root beer extract

1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Lightly grease cookie sheets or line with parchment paper.

2. In a large bowl combine granulated sugar, brown sugar, 1 cup butter, buttermilk and eggs, 2 teaspoons root beer extract and vanilla. Beat at medium speed until well blended.

3. Add flour baking soda and salt. Beat on low speed until dough forms.

4. Drop by heaping teaspoonful 2 inches apart on cookie sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes or until set. Cool completely.

5. In a mixing bowl combine frosting ingredients beat at low speed of electric mixer until smooth. Spread frosting on evenly over cookies. Let dry completely before storing in container.

Makes 5 dozen cookies.


  1. thank you for the sweet comment on my blog :)

    those cookies look... intersting, i may have to try that recipe out someday. in the meantime i'll be following you to see what other goodies you post.

  2. This sounds so unusual...I just gotta bookmark it. My daughter is the baker, so off to cyberspace this goes. Seriously...the name alone is enough to make me want to eat the whole batch. haha Pam @ Sallygoodin

  3. I ate more than a couple. The best part is when you store them and open the container to sneak one out....its root beer smell is heavenly.

  4. They sound awesome! (And look fantastic!) I can't wait to try these!


  5. I love how you photographed them in a glass...genious idea:-)

  6. looks sooooo good, i wish i was your next door neighbor :)

  7. Root beer! A great summery flavor. I love it without even having had a bite.

  8. Sounds awesome, sign me up!! I am going to have to give these a try, I am adding it to the ever growing things I want to try! list of

  9. Those look DELISH! I LOVE that you put them in a glass with a straw for a picture!! Thanks for helping us have another great Anything Related! ~Bridgette

  10. Well, I love Root beer, so this sounds right up my alley! Thanks for sharing!

  11. Thanks for linking up to the Mad Skills party!

  12. I'm totally adding this to my recipe collection to try! What a great idea! I've just started the topsy turvy tuesday link party! http://imtopsyturvy.com

  13. my noys love root beer, ill have to try this one. thanks for linking with 6 inches of ribbon

  14. My kids and I made these they were so good! I featured these today!

  15. These look so great! I saw them over at Me Making Do and had to come get the recipe!
    Do they carry Root Beer Extract in the grocery store?

  16. These are amazing!!! I made them this weekend and they are a HUGE hit with everyone who has tried them!


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