Autism Mommy, this is one great cookie. So differant from the usual ones found on so many Christmas trays. Easy to follow directions and soooo good, couldn't keep DH out of them so finally had to hide them away so that there'd be some left for the cookie trays. I just know these will be a great hit with kids and adults alike. Thanks for a recipe that is bound to be a favorite around this house. Just an update, these where the hit of the cookie tray - everyone was trying to figure out what that extra something was and asking for the recipe.
There should be a law! 6 cups of sugar in 48 cookies! Really! I wouldn't make these cookies for anyone, let alone children I love!
Made these to take to church and was totally disappointed with them. They left an after taste that wasn't pleasing. I agree that they tasted a lot like flour with a bit of root beer flavour after you chewed them for a bit. Hubby and daughter tried them and both gave them a thumbs down. Needless to say they didn't make it to church. Not going to try these again.
Tried these on a whim... jury is still out. The cookies just tasted like flour to me, and the frosting tasted like... powdered sugar. Maybe my taste buds aren't sensitive enough. They definitely weren't the worst cookies I've ever had, but they weren't the best either.
This was my first time making Root Beer Cookies, and I got to say, they were quite delish! I did however modifiy a few of the ingredients, such as, I had used 5 cups of flour, so the cookies wouldn't become too flat, and I used 3 teasp. of McCormick's Root Beer Concentrate, plus I added 1/2 teaspoon of salt. I had used my Pampered Chef medium scoop, which made perfect ball size shaped cookies. While the cookies were baking, they did puff up, but after they sit for a while, the cookies do flatten just a bit. I had baked the cookies on my Pampered Chef Baking Stones for 11 minutes in a 350 degree oven. In the end I got 50 cookies. Also, when making the frosting, I had added 8 teaspoons of butter to the frosting recipe, plus I had used 5 tablespoons of the half-and-half. I loved the taste of the frosting! It made these cookies taste absolutely wonderful. Thank you Autism Mommy for posting this recipe. It's a keeper!
We must have more stars--five are not enough! I thought these would be a big hit with the kids (and they were), but the adults loved them just as much, if not more. Easy. Delicious. What more could you want in a cookie?
FANTASTIC!!! this a very unique cookie a huge hit in ou home. I also took some to work and everyone loved them and they were super easy to make! thanks.
Fantastic. I made these today for a post soccer practice cookout w a bunch of seven years old. How can you go wrong with Root Beer and kids? I think it is such a shame to buy store bought cookies (although guilty in an emergency;) when you can bring good old fashioned baked cookies. I am dying to see how they go over but after sampling one (and that was even before the yummy icing) I have no doubt I will get requests for the recipe. Thanks Austism Mommy!
Awesome! easy to make and are delicious. Not overbearing with the frosting either. Had alot of commments on them when I made them. I'll definitely will be making these again!