• Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cooking Time: 9 minutes
  • Serves: 30

Whiskey Sour Cookies

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 Ingredients List

  • Batter Ingredients:
  • • ½ cup Unsalted Butter, room temperature
  • • ¾ cup Sugar
  • • 2 Large Eggs
  • • 2 cups Flour
  • • 1½ tsp Baking Powder
  • • ½ cup Maker’s Mark Kentucky Straight Bourbon
  • • 1 tsp Lemon Extract
  • Frosting Ingredients:
  • • ½ cup Sugar
  • • ¼ cup Unsalted Butter
  • • 3 TBSP Maker’s Mark Kentucky Straight Bourbon
  • • 1 tsp Lemon Extract
  • • 1 cup Confectioners Sugar
  • • 15 Maraschino Cherries, halved for garnish


• Preheat oven to 400°
• Combine flour and baking powder in a small bowl, set aside.
• Using your mixer, cream butter and sugar together.
• Add eggs, beat well.
• Add half of flour mixture, mix well.
• Add Maker’s Mark Kentucky Straight Bourbon to the batter, combine.
• Add the rest of the flour mixture and the lemon extract, mix well.
• Drop by tablespoons 2″ apart onto an ungreased cookie sheet.
• Bake at 400°for 9-11 minutes, or until bottoms are lightly brown.
• When you remove the baked cookies from the oven, immediately remove the cookies onto a wire baking rack to cool.
• Allow the cookies to cool completely.
• Prepare the frosting:
• Melt sugar and butter in a medium sauce pan over low heat, stir until sugar is dissolved.
• Remove from heat, add the Maker’s Mark Kentucky Straight Bourbon (be careful, this will spit and pop).
• Quickly add the lemon extract and confectioners sugar, stir until smooth.
• Cool frosting slightly, and frost cookies (leave the frosting in the pot).
• Garnish frosted cookie immediately with half a maraschino cherry.
• Allow the frosted cookie to set on a wire rack until frosting is dry.
• Note: if frosting in the pot hardens too much to spread, return to stove under low heat for a few seconds, stirring until frosting is again spreading consistency

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