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Root Beer Cookies Recipe

Root Beer Cookies
Posted by: Lisa Thu, 20 May 2004, at 8:07 a.m.

1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup butter or margarine
1 egg
1/4 cup buttermilk
1 tsp. root beer extract (concentrate)
1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt

Cream together brown sugar and margarine. Add egg. Add buttermilk and root beer extract and mix well. Combine flour, baking soda and salt. Add the dry ingredients to the root beer mixture and mix well. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto a greased cookie sheet at least 2 inches apart. Bake at 350 degrees for 7-8 minutes. Remove to cooling rack and brush with glaze while cookies are still hot.

Root beer glaze:

2 cups powdered sugar
1/3 cup butter & margarine
1 1/2 teaspoons root beer extract (concentrate)
2 tablespoons hot water

Mix all ingredients together well. Brush on the tops of the hot cookies. Serve with vanilla ice cream. Makes approximately 4 dozen cookies

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