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Vermont Maple Cookies

I created this recipe after tasting maple cookies with a maple glaze at a bakery in Stowe, Vermont, some years ago. I get many requests to bring them for bake sales, parties and ski trips. —Delores Day, Wolcott, Vermont
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
  • Makes
    5 dozen

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon maple flavoring
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups white baking chips
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • MAPLE GLAZE:
  • 1/3 cup butter, cubed
  • 1-3/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 1/3 cup maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon maple flavoring

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and maple flavoring. In another bowl, whisk flour, baking soda and salt; gradually beat into creamed mixture. Stir in baking chips and pecans.
  • Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake 10-12 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on pans 2 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.
  • For glaze, in a saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Remove from heat. Gradually beat in confectioners’ sugar, syrup and maple flavoring until smooth.
  • Drizzle over cookies; let dry completely. Store between pieces of waxed paper in airtight containers.
Nutrition Facts
1 cookie: 139 calories, 7g fat (4g saturated fat), 18mg cholesterol, 101mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (13g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
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  • jobbi37
    Nov 24, 2019

    Love these, and very easy to make!

  • Mutsumi
    Jul 23, 2019

    This was an absolutely divine recipe. I didn’t make the frosting for gifting purposes, and the cookies were wonderful without it (although I bet it would be heavenly with the extra maple kick). This is definitely going to be one of my go to recipes in the future!

  • havefunsewing
    Apr 15, 2019

    Made them yesterday. Everyone loved them. I didn’t have the white chocolate chips. I made them without and made only half the frosting recipe. They were great

  • Butcher2boy
    Jan 5, 2019

    Easy, but way too sweet for my taste buds. I gave them to a friend who loves maple and she said "any more"?

  • meliss.beyer
    Nov 19, 2018

    My mom and I made these for my son's 1st birthday party- lumberjack theme. They came out great!! They were easy to make. The only issue was the icing was a little thick. We made them smaller to make more, they came out perfect. A lot of people raved about them and asked for the recipe.

  • Darlene
    Nov 16, 2018

    What a great recipe! My husband is a huge maple fan, and this recipe passed all tests. I have a maple walnut fudge recipe that I came up with some years ago for him, and he was just as happy with these cookies. It's a keeper! Thanks!

  • Karenbv
    Nov 15, 2018

    Just made these for Christmas. My hubby loves them, but for me, they are too sweet, I would omit the vanilla chips.

  • juztfurfun
    Nov 13, 2018

    Best cookie i have ever eaten and i have eaten a lot----interestingly i inadvertently left out the brown sugar, which produced a wonderful crumbly cookie that had a great texture and taste. Today i am repeating the recipe BUT including the brown sugar---as per the recipe--- to experience the difference----definitely a keeper!

  • delowenstein
    Nov 3, 2018

    My only changes were omitting the pecans. I used part of dough on greased baking sheets and baked rest of dough in greased and floured 12x9" greased baking pan. I glazed the bars as soon as they were baked and glazed cookies when they cooled completely.

  • pattiejean
    Oct 19, 2018

    Delicious! My husband stated, "These are one of the best cookies you've ever made!" As a New Englander, I thought these were a fun addition to treats I made for missionary families staying with us. I made the recipe as written, used unsalted butter, and omitted pecans as I was making for others and not sure if everyone liked things with nuts in them. They were a huge hit-will definitely make again! I did have leftover glaze; may have to make some doughnuts to use it up! :)