Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Root Beer Cookies

We got this recipe from our dear friends, and have made them many times since. These are perfect for a summer afternoon! Mmm...

Root Beer Cookies 
2 cups brown sugar 
1 cup butter 
2 eggs
1/2 c. milk
2 tsp. root beer extract
 3 1/2 cups flour  
1 tsp. baking soda   
 1 tsp. salt
Mix margarine and sugar until well blended. Add eggs and milk; mix well. Add root beer extract then add dry ingredients and mix well. Put on cookie sheet by teaspoons and bake at 400 degrees for 6 to 8 minutes. When cool, frost with root beer frosting.

            Root Beer Frosting
3 cups powdered sugar 
1 /2 cup butter
3 Tbs. hot water
2 tsp. root beer extract
Mix all ingredients together and beat until smooth.