Barley-beer Mash Cookies


2 c barley-mash from beer making

2 c sugar

2 sticks unsalted grass-fed butter room temperature

2 eggs

1 t vanilla

3 c flour

1 T baking powder

1 t cinnamon

¼ t allspice

¼ t grated nutmeg

Dash cloves

1 t salt

Dark cocoa chocolate chips, 2 cups

1 cup craisons


Blend the butter and sugar together, add the eggs and vanilla and mix

Add the flour and spices

Add the barley-mash


Form into balls and place on cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.


Bake 350 degrees for 13-15 minutes

Recipe Story

A friend of mine and his son-in-law make beer. Knowing that I am a baker, he asked me if I could use some barley-mash to make something.  

These cookies came from that recipe.

They are really good!