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Root Beer Cookies – A delicious, unique treat that combines the classic taste of root beer with a soft and chewy cookie texture.


1 cup packed brown sugar

½ cup butter

1 egg

¼ cup buttermilk

1 teaspoon root beer extract

1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour

½ teaspoon baking soda

½ teaspoon salt

2 cups confectioners’ sugar

⅓ cup butter

1 ½ teaspoons root beer extract

2 tablespoons hot water


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).

Mix the brown sugar, 1/2 cup butter or margarine, egg, buttermilk, and 1 teaspoon of root beer extract together.

Add flour, baking soda, and salt; mix well.

Drop teaspoon-sized pieces of dough 2 inches apart on greased cookie sheets. Bake for 6 to 8 minutes.

To Make Root Beer Glaze:

Mix together confectioner’s sugar, 1/3 cup butter or margarine, 1 1/2 teaspoons of root beer extract, and hot water. Brush on top of hot cookies.

Cooking Time

Cook Time:6 mins
Total Time:6 mins
Yield:3 dozen

Nutrition Facts

223 Calories

9g Fat

35g Carbs

2g Protein