1 c. brown sugar1/2 c. butter or margarine
1 egg1/4 c. buttermilk
1 t. root beer concentrate1 3/4 c. all-purpose flour
1/2 t. baking soda1/2 t. salt
Cream together brown sugar and butter. Add egg. Add buttermilk and root beer concentrate and mix well. Combine flour, baking soda, and salt. Add the dry ingredients to the root beer mixture and mix well. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto a greased cookie sheet at least 2 inches apart. Bake at 350 degrees for 7-8 minutes. Remove to cooling rack and brush with glaze while cookies are still hot.
Root Beer Glaze:
2 c. powdered sugar1/3 c. butter
1 1/2 t. root beer concentrate2 T. hot water
Mix all ingredients together well. Brush on the tops of the hot cookies. Serve with vanilla ice cream.
When I lived in Utah I remember seeing this on ksl during lunch time. I haven't gotten around to making them until now. Whew! They were pretty good, but not something I'd make too often. The concentrate seemed a little strong.