crown royal cookie recipes

If you are looking for a new cookie recipe that has a bit more of a kick to it than your regular chocolate chip or gingerbread cookie, then you have got to try making Crown Royal cookies. The best thing about Crown Royal cookies is that they are super easy to make, and you can make them in a jiffy.

Have a look through the recipes in this post and see which one you want to try first!
One thing is for sure; you won’t be disappointed in the results!

About Crown Royal

Crown Royal is also known as Seagram’s Crown Royal. It is produced at Gimli, Manitoba, and bottled in Ontario. Crown Royal is a full-bodied, sweet apple whiskey that tastes particularly special in desserts and confectionery.

Crown Royal Cookie Recipes

Crown Royal whiskey cookies can be made in all shapes, sizes, and using multiple methods, so you will never get bored of making cookies using this whiskey. There is a Crown Royal recipe out there for you, whether you like fruity cookies or something a little more sugar-filled like maple or chocolate. Here are some of my top picks.

Whiskey Apple Cookies

This Crown Royal apple whiskey cookie recipe is particularly delicious. The contrast between the sweet apple and bitter whiskey is a match made in heaven.


  • 2 shots apple juice
  • 1 tbsp. cinnamon powder
  • 1 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 cup Crown Royalty whiskey
  • 1 egg
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter
  • 2 cups sugar


  • Grab your food mixer and mix the melted butter, sugar, and eggs until you get a thick and fluffy consistency.
  • Add the whiskey and apple juice shots and mi on the highest setting for a minute or so.
  • Incorporate all of the dry ingredients and mix to form a dough.
  • Keep the mixer on a medium setting for a final few minutes to ensure that there are no clumps.
  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line a baking tray with baking paper.
  • Scoop equal-sized balls onto the baking tray and place it in the oven. Bake the cookies for about 11 or 12 minutes.
Course: Dessert
Keyword: cookies

Crown Royal Maple and Chocolate Cookies

If you haven’t tried Crown Royal maple whiskey yet, this is the time to do it. Maple and cocoa are delicious together, but maple, cocoa, and whiskey are a match made in heaven! Give this recipe a go now.


  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cups maple crown royal shots
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups cocoa
  • 1 egg
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter
  • 2 cups sugar


  • Blend the butter and sugar in a food processor at a medium speed.
  • Add the egg and mix until smooth.
  • Next, add the cocoa and vanilla extract before incorporating the maple whiskey.
  • Whisk for a minute at full speed.
  • Incorporate the four into the mixture slowly to avoid any lumps.
  • Mix the dough for another minute or so.
  • Scoop the dough onto a tray lined with baking paper, put the tray in a preheated oven at 350 degrees, and bake for 12-15 minutes.
Course: Dessert
Keyword: cookies

Whiskey and Vanilla Cookies

These cookies are crisp with just the right amount of sweetness and whiskey flavor. These cookies leave a warm aftertaste of vanilla and whiskey in your mouth, which is lovely with your morning coffee.


  • 2 sticks unsalted butter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup Crown Royal Whiskey
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour


  • Blend the flour and melted butter sticks in a food processor.
  • Now add the eggs and mix until smooth.
  • Slowly add the rest of the dry ingredients, and be sure to take your time to avoid lumps.
  • Roll the dough into small balls and bake for 12 minutes at 350 degrees. Make sure that the oven is preheated before baking the cookies.
Course: Dessert
Keyword: cookies

What Else Does Crown Royal Taste Good in?

Crown Royal whiskey doesn’t just taste amazing in cookies; it is an amazing whiskey to use in lots of other desserts too. Pecan and whiskey cupcakes, mudslides, homemade ice cream, and meringue are elevated when you add a few shots of Crown Royal whiskey to the mix.

You can add Crown Royal whiskey to just about anything, but you need to remember that if you want to make something that needs to set, such as a no-bake cheesecake, ice cream, or whipped cream, the mixture will need to be thickened slightly. You can thicken the mixture by adding extra flour or dry ingredients to the mixture.

Final Thoughts

Crown Royal is one of the best whisky brands to use in cookies and in baking in general. It has a lovely sweetness to it that compliments most sweet dishes, which is why it is a favorite worldwide.

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Here are some frequently asked questions and their answers about all things related to whiskey and baking.

Q: Is it good to bake with whiskey?
A: Yes, adding whiskey to your cakes and biscuits adds depth and complex flavors that other ingredients can’t mimic.

Q: Is it hard to bake with whiskey?
A: Baking with whiskey takes time to master like with any spirit. Once you have mastered the art of baking with whiskey, you will find it hard not to add it to all of your desserts!

Q: Can I use whiskey in savory dishes?
A: Yes, whiskey can be used in cooking and baking both sweet and savory dishes.

Q: Can I use whiskey instead of bourbon in recipes?
A: Yes, you can use any spirit you like if the recipe you are following has instructions to add a spirit. Make sure that what you decide to use instead has a similar flavor to that of the spirit stated in the recipe so that you don’t alter the final product’s taste.

Q: What should I do with leftover whiskey?
A: Whiskey has many different uses. It can be used in cocktails, enjoyed as an evening drink, or used in cooking and baking. Baking with whiskey is a nice way to use up leftovers, and making cupcakes or cookies out of what is left of your drink can be shared with friends and family.

Q: Does the brand of whiskey that I bake with make a difference in how the dessert will taste?
A: Every brand of whiskey has its own special distinct flavor. This means that the brand of whiskey that you choose to bake with does make a difference in how the food will taste. Only real whiskey lovers will be able to tell which whiskey you used in your baking.

Some whiskey brands have flavored whiskeys that can help enhance the taste of desserts. Using an apple-flavored whiskey in apple desserts, for example, will elevate your baking to the next level.

Q: Is Crown Royal a bourbon?
A: Crown Royal is a Canadian whiskey, so it can not technically be called a bourbon. It does have very similar characteristics and flavors to bourbon, so feel free to use it in recipes that specifically call for bourbon as you won’t be able to taste much difference.

Q: Is Crown Royal a top-shelf whiskey?
A: Yes, Crown Royal is considered a top-shelf whiskey. It is a premium whiskey brand with a well-respected name in the industry and is loved by whiskey fans all over the world.

Have you got any Crown Royal recipes that you want to share with us? Share your experiences and top tips with the rest of our readers in the comments section below. Hopefully, we can all learn from each other’s baking triumphs and mistakes!


Peter's path through the culinary world has taken a number of unexpected turns. After starting out as a waiter at the age of 16, he was inspired to go to culinary school and learn the tricks of the trade. As he delved deeper, however, his career took a sudden turn when a family friend needed someone to help manage his business. Peter now scratches his culinary itch on the internet by blogging, sharing recipes, and socializing with food enthusiasts worldwide.

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