Root Beer Float Cookies

It's the classic sweet cookie form! These heavenly root beer float cookies are a unique treat that's sure to be a hit with every generation!

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cookies, root beer
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Total Time 29 minutes
Servings 24 cookies
Calories 306 kcal
Author Stacey aka the Soccer Mom


  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup butter unsalted, softened
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons root beer extract
  • 2 cups white chocolate chips

Rootbeer Frosting ingredients

  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 3/4 cup butter unsalted, softened
  • 3 Tablespoons heavy whipping cream
  • 2 teaspoons root beer extract


Cookie Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F and prepare cookie sheets with parchment paper or non-stick silicone baking mats.

  2. Beat butter, brown sugar, and white sugar until light and fluffy.

  3. Add egg and root beer extract, continuing to mix.

  4. In a separate mixing bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, and salt.

  5. Slowly pour dry ingredients into the bowl with your cookie batter, mixing as you go.

  6. Mix until soft dough forms.

  7. Stir in white chocolate chips by hand.

  8. Using a small cookie scoop, portion out dough onto your prepared cookie sheets, about 2 inches apart.
  9. Bake for 12-14 minutes or until lightly browned around the edges.

  10. Remove from oven and allow to cool completely.

Frosting Directions

  1. Mix together powdered sugar, butter, heavy whipping cream, and root beer extract until your frosting is fluffy and stiff peaks form.

  2. Place a generous scoop of frosting on each of the cookies and spread using a butter knife.
  3. Allow frosting to set, then enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Note: Nutrition information is a rough estimate only; actual values will vary based on the exact ingredients used and amount of recipe prepared.

Nutrition Facts
Root Beer Float Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 306 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 9g56%
Cholesterol 38mg13%
Sodium 173mg8%
Potassium 62mg2%
Carbohydrates 41g14%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 35g39%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 335IU7%
Vitamin C 0.1mg0%
Calcium 40mg4%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.