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Root Beer Float Cookies

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 15 min
  • Servings 54

Bake these tasty cookies made using Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour glazed with root beer mixture - perfect dessert for kids. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

1
cup packed brown sugar
1/2
cup margarine or butter, softened
2
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/3
cup finely crushed root beer-flavored hard candies (about 10 candies)
1
teaspoon baking powder
1/2
teaspoon baking soda
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/8
teaspoon ground allspice
2
eggs

Root Beer Glaze

1
cup powdered sugar
4
to 5 teaspoons root beer or milk
Additional finely crushed root beer-flavored hard candies, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 350°F. Grease cookie sheet with shortening or spray with cooking spray. In large bowl, beat brown sugar and butter with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy, or mix with spoon. Stir in remaining ingredients except Root Beer Glaze and additional candies.
  • 2
    On cookie sheet, drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls about 2 inches apart.
  • 3
    Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until almost no indentation remains when touched in center and edges are golden brown. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 20 minutes.
  • 4
    Drizzle Root Beer Glaze over cookies. Sprinkle with additional candies.
  • 5
    ROOT BEER GLAZE: In small bowl, mix ingredients with spoon until smooth and then enough to drizzle.

Expert Tips

  • With flavors reminiscent of a soda fountain at an old-time drugstore, these cookies will be a hit with kids and adults alike. Favorite beverages of choice with these unique cookies? Milk or root beer to boost the cookie flavor, or hot chocolate or coffee for a new taste sensation.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
70
Calories from Fat
15
% Daily Value
Total Fat
2g
3%
Saturated Fat
0g
0%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
50mg
2%
Potassium
15mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
11g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
7g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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