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Harry Potter fans can’t get enough of all things Harry Potter! My kids are obsessed with the books and the films, so we were inspired to make these cookies with a Harry Potter twist! Check out the directions below to make your very own Harry Potter inspired Butterbeer cookies!Butterbeer cookies inspired by the Harry Potter series are delicious!

Harry Potter Inspired Butterbeer Cookies

Have you had a chance to try Butterbeer at Universal Studios yet? Whether in Florida or California, if you find yourself in the Wizarding World, you’re going to want to give it a try! If you haven’t experienced the wonderful flavors in Butterbeer yet, maybe this cookie recipe will be a good substitute!Make these delicious Harry Potter butterbeer cookies in just a few easy steps! Follow my directions for delicious maple flavored goodness inspired by Harry Potter's favorite drink! #harrypotter #butterbeer #cookies #cookierecipe #butterbeercookies #harrypottercookies #harrypotterparty

Ingredients for Butterbeer Cookies

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup pure maple syrup
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. cream of tartar
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1/2 tsp. butterscotch extract
  • 1/2 tsp. butter extract
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 3/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup Butterscotch baking chips

Maple icing Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 3 tbs. pure maple syrup
  • 2 to 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar

Harry Potter Inspired Butterbeer Cookies Directions

  1. First, preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Next, in a bowl of a stand mixer, beat butter and shortening with a on medium for 30 seconds.Maple butterbeer cookies ingredients
  3. Then, add sugar, brown sugar, maple syrup, baking soda, salt and cream of tartar.
  4. Continue to beat for two minutes.
  5. Next, add in the egg yolks, butterscotch extract, butter extract, and vanilla.Mixing the butterbeer flavored cookies.
  6. Then, beat in flour.
  7. Remove from the stand mixer and add the butterscotch baking chips.Use butterscotch chips for more flavor.
  8. Stir to combine.
  9. Using a small ice cream scoop shape dough into small balls.
  10. Cover your baking sheet with parchment paper.
  11. Place the dough balls 3 inches apart on your baking sheet.Balls of dough ready for the oven.
  12. Bake 12 to 14 minutes.
  13. Cool on cookie sheet for 2 minutes.
  14. Remove; cool on a wire rack.
  15. Finally, drizzle with maple icing (see below for icing directions).Harry Potter inspired butterbeer cookies are perfect for parties!

Maple Icing Directions

In a small bowl stir together heavy cream, melted butter, and pure maple syrup. Whisk in powdered sugar until well blended.Yum! Easy to make butterbeer cookies inspired by Harry Potter!

More Harry Potter Inspired Treats

Excited to try more treats inspired by the Boy Who Lived? Check out these fun ideas and plan your Harry Potter party today!

Butterbeer Cupcakes

Harry Potter Cake

Butterbeer Muddy Buddies

Harry Potter Butterbeer Ice Cream

And don’t forget to see the follow up to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them! Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is in theaters everywhere November 16!