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Bourbon Barrel Stout Sugar Cookies with Bourbon Barrel Smoked Sugar is an update to a traditional sugar cookie recipe for a unique and tasty adult treat!

Bourbon Barrel Stout Sugar Cookies with Bourbon Barrel Smoked Sugar

Ingredients

  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 2 sticks butter softened, but not melted
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons bourbon barrel aged stout
  • flour or powdered sugar for rolling dough
  • 2 - 3 tablespoons bourbon barrel smoked sugar

Instructions

  1. Sift flour, baking powder, salt together
  2. Combine butter and sugar in the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment and beat on medium low until well mixed and light in color
  3. Add egg, vanilla, and beer and mix on low until combined
  4. Add flour a little bit at a time and beat until incorporated
  5. Separate dough into two balls, wrap in plastic, and chill in refrigerator for at least 1 hour or overnight
  6. Preheat oven to 375
  7. Roll dough out on a lightly floured or powdered sugared counter and cut into desired shapes
  8. Transfer shapes to a baking sheet lined with parchment paper spacing them about an inch apart
  9. Bake 8 - 10 minutes or until edges turn a golden brown
  10. Sprinkle bourbon barrel smoked sugar over the tops while still hot from the oven
  11. Cool a couple of minutes on the baking sheet then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely