Frosted Maple Cookies
Total TimePrep: 20 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
- 1/2 cup shortening
- 1-1/2 cups packed brown sugar
- 2 large eggs, room temperature
- 1 cup sour cream
- 1 tablespoon maple flavoring
- 2-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 cup chopped nuts
- 1/2 cup butter
- 2 cups confectioners' sugar
- 2 teaspoons maple flavoring
- 2 to 3 tablespoons hot water
- In a large bowl, cream together shortening and brown sugar until light and fluffy, 5-7 minutes. Add 1 egg at a time, beating well after each addition. Stir in sour cream and maple flavoring. Combine the flour, salt and baking soda; add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in nuts. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour.
- Preheat oven to 375°. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool completely on wire racks.
- For frosting, in a small saucepan, heat butter over low heat until golden brown. Remove from the heat; blend in confectioners' sugar, maple flavoring and enough water to achieve spreading consistency. Frost cookies.
Nutrition Facts2 each: 294 calories, 15g fat (6g saturated fat), 41mg cholesterol, 184mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (24g sugars, 1g fiber), 4g protein.
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Sep 20, 2017
is maple flavoring the same thing as maple syrup? help please!
Nov 22, 2014
woonderful, soft, mapley cookie!! only change i did was adding pute maple syrup to both the cookie and the frosting.
Jul 23, 2014
Dec 9, 2012
When I received the Christmas cookie issue two years ago my daughters tried this cookie and it was fabulous, everyone who tried them loved them.