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Brown Sugar Beer Cookies Recipe

WRITTEN ON 1 December, 2022

Nothing beats a sweet and comforting taste of sugar cookies. A slice of these freshly baked goods will certainly appeal to a wide range of palates.

In this blog, we share the easy-to-prepare Brown Sugar Beer Cookies. This dish uses Barahsinghe pale ale beer to create a complex and rich flavours.

The cookies themselves are delightful but the addition of beer elevates the flavour and gives them a soft and chewy texture with every bite. Featuring the fruity notes of English-style pale ale, this scrumptious recipe will have your cookie cravings.

The recipe yields three dozen cookies and takes about 30 minutes to prepare.


  • 80ml Barahsinghe Pale Ale
  • 75g Unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 125g Packed light brown sugar
  • 250g All purpose flour
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 tsp Baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp Ground cinnamon
  • 1 Large egg


  • Preheat the oven to 162°C (325° F).
  • Prepare baking sheets by spraying them with non-stick cooking spray or covering them with parchment paper and set aside.
  • In a stand mixer, cream together the butter and brown sugar.
  • Add egg yolk and vanilla and mix until just combined.
  • Pour in Barahsinghe Pale Ale and mix again until just combined.
  • Add the remaining ingredients and mix until just combined.
  • Scoop out cookie dough by the rounded tablespoon full onto baking sheets.
  • Bake at 162°C (325° F) for 12-14 minutes.
  • Remove cookies and allow them to cool to room temperature.

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