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Maple Cookies

Maple Cookies

Craig Gund

Rich and golden with a rich maple flavor.

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  • Calories:
  • 91 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 3.2 g
  • 5%
  • Carbs:
  • 14.6g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 12 mg
  • 4%
  • Sodium:
  • 86 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. In a large bowl, cream the butter and brown sugar. Add the egg, syrup and vanilla. Mix until well blended. Sift together the flour, salt and baking soda. Stir into mixture until well blended. Shape into 1 inch balls and roll in sugar. Place on cookie sheets about 2 inches apart and flatten slightly.
  3. Bake 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Let cool on wire rack.
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Reviews

Beth
196
4/13/2008

I have to say that I was a bit disappointed with this recipe. Although a very tastey cookie, I could not taste the maple at all. The recipe mixed up well and baked beautifully. I rolled them in a white sugar/maple sugar mix. I'm the baker at a local Farmer's Market so thought I would bake these for maple season. I let a co-worker taste one and she could not tell me what type of cookie it was, even with the maple sugar on top. It makes a delicious brown sugar cookie - but not maple. Today I did make another batch and added 2 tsps. of maple extract as well and omitted the vanilla. Tomorrow when I go back into work I'll see if it's better with the addition of the extract (they weren't baked off yet when I left today). The recipe does have promise! Followup: So now I've tasted the cookie with the maple extract and it is a beautiful cookie! The extract absolutely makes all the difference. I will make these cookies again but only with the addition of the maple extract.

KENMORON
115
7/15/2003

These cookies needed something so I put on a maple glaze. They turned out better this way. I used 2 cups powdered sugar, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1/4 cup maple syrup and just enough milk to make it spredable. YUMMY

naples34102
109
12/28/2007

These were very good and not too sweet as some maple cookies can be. The maple flavor was subtle, so if you want a more pronounced maple flavor add 1/2 tsp. maple extract.