Old Fashioned Root Beer Cookies

Do you like root beer floats? Then you will like these even more! Give them a try.

Root Beer Cookies - MOMables.comI shared this recipe over at SuperGlueMom.com today. The cookies are so delicious that I had to share the recipe here. You can read the post on the story behind the recipe here.

You will love them with a scoop of ice cream or used to make ice cream sandwiches. This is my edible version of a root beer float!

Old-Fashioned Root Beer Cookies

Root Beer Cookies - MOMables.com

Makes 2 1/2 dozen cookies.

  • Author: MOMables
  • Cuisine: Baking


  • 3 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup butter (2 sticks) (softened at room temperature)
  • 1 egg, lightly beaten (at room temperature)
  • 3 tablespoons half-and-half
  • 2 teaspoons Zatarain’s root beer extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 400F (200C).
  2. Sift together the flour, baking powder, salt, and sugar.
  3. Cut in the butter and blend with a pastry blender until the mixture is crumbly.
  4. With a fork, stir in the egg, half-and-half, and root beer extract. Blend well with the fork, then with your hands to ensure thorough blending.
  5. Chill the dough for 15 minutes. If you are rolling the dough, chill it for 1 hour, and then roll and cut into the desired shapes.
  6. Scoop out with a tablespoon, and lay on a baking sheet.
  7. Bake for 9 to 10 minutes when scooped (or 6 to 7 when rolled to ¼-inch thick), or until lightly brown.

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Mom to 3 awesome people and MOMables CEO. I work hard in my kitchen so you don't have to. I'm obsessed with tacos and coffee -not always in that order.