It's filled with 499 cookie and bar recipes!!
I've let each of the kids drool over each page and pick a cookie they would like to help me bake.
Worker #3 picked Root Beer cookies!
Watch for more cookies soon!
They are soft and tender.
Full of Root Beer flavor.
A nice cookie!
Root Beer Cookies
6 doz cookies
1 cup butter, softened
2 cups brown sugar, packed (I used dark brown)
1 cup buttermilk
3/4 teaspoon root beer concentrate or extract (I used 1 teaspoon concentrate) If My tiny country grocery store had this, I bet yours does too! in the spice isle, right beside the other extracts.
4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups chopped pecans. (I was out of nuts so I left em out)
Frosting (I doubled this)
3 1/2 cups powdered sugar
3/4 cup butter, softened
2 tablespoons water
1 1/2 teaspoons root beer concentrate or extract
- cream butter and brown sugar together until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each. Beat in Buttermilk & root beer concentrate. Combine flour, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture, stir in nuts.
- Drop by rounded tablespoons 3" apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
- Bake at 375 degrees f. for 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. remove to wire racks to cool.
- in a mixing bowl, combine frosting ingredients together, beat until smooth.
- Frost cooled cookies.