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Beer Cookies

Beer Cookies

Tina

Cookies made with beer!

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 74 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 3.7 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.9g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 37 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Cream together the butter or margarine and the brown sugar. Cut in flour, baking soda and spice. Blend in beer slowly to form a soft dough.
  2. Drop by teaspoonfuls and top with a walnut piece.
  3. Bake 12-15 minutes at a 350 degree F (175 degrees C) oven until lightly brown. Cool one minute on cookie sheet and remove to wire rack.
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Reviews

fbradley
31
12/14/2003

This cookie did not taste good. It is not a drop cookie, it is pancake batter. It is a waste of beer. My dog didn't like them either.

TNKARAY
23
9/19/2003

I thought these cookies would be great for a company of men that love beer. I brought them in after tasting them as a joke, and I don't think anyone got the joke. Now of course they all think that I can't cook. I will show them of course, but just for the record these are terriable!!! Very bland, strange texture...etc. Of course my drunk roommate thought they were great, so maybe that is the trick I just don't know.

ovencleaner
21
8/19/2006

Fun to experiment with. I agree with the reviews that the all purpose flour makes the dough too thin. By happy accident, I'd substituted 1/2 cup of wheat flour, since I'd run out of all purpose -- what a difference. I used a microbrew and folded in dried cranberries for more flavor (per another suggestion posted). This is a savory cookie if the recipe is followed, not sweet. However, I've done a variation where I used the "sweeter" Guinness stout and folded in chocolate chips. I think using the basic recipe, with 1 1/2 cups all purpose and 1/2 cup wheat flour, along with a beer and a folded confection or dried fruit could make this fun (pick a beer, like Cherry wheat and fold in dried cherries, maybe, etc). Also, for beer drinkers, this cookie is not too sweet (depending on what you add) and is a change from chips, pretzels, etc. Doesn't look, like the basic all purpose flour, walnuts (and I'm guessing people pickd the macrobrew pilsner lagers as the beer) is all that great.