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These cookies are wonderful. I did add the coconut and it just added something extra to the flavor. It is a wonderful cookie. I took them out of the oven after 10 minutes. I entered them in the Pennsylvania Maple Festival in Meyersdale and took 1st place with this recipe.

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Baker in PA March 25, 2009

A nice, simple, basic cookie. Nothing special, just a very plain cookie. Easy and quick to make. Not too sweet and the coconut adds a pleasant nuttiness that compliments the maple taste. I would highly recommend adding the coconut.

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Gwenn November 09, 2009

These are very good. Nice and soft. The maple flavor is not as strong as I thought it would be. A very sweet cookie.

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CoffeeMom May 06, 2009

They were even better than I expected them to be. I should have read the recipe more carefully because I overlooked the part about greasing the cookie sheet and they stuck to the pan. I didn't add the coconut because I thought the maple syrup and the coconut seemed like an odd combination, but maybe I'll try it next time. Thanks for the recipe!

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AmandaMcG February 12, 2009

These cookies are soooo delicious! I didn't add coconut either, but a little extra flour so they wouldn't be goopy. This will be an awesome addition during maple syrup time.

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Miche-chef April 02, 2008

These are my favourite cookies from now on. They are sooooooooooooooooooo gooooooood! We call them pancake cookies because that IS what they taste like. I got about 50 cookies (I rolled them into balls from about a teaspoon full) and they were still a good size since they do spread out quite a bit. So easy and I always have the ingredients on hand, but I did leave out the coconut as a personal preference. Thanks!

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KitchenKelly December 22, 2007

I really liked these cookies but I had some trouble with these. I used high grade syrup and they still turned out really gooey. The dough was sticky and hard to work with and I hoped that they would cook up nicely. But when I cooked these up they were really thin, and never really became a "cookie." They stayed crunchy in the outside and almost toffee like and they never really set up. I will definitely be trying these again, as the flavor was very nice.

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cookin' kayte September 28, 2007

A very nice cookie that was published in the 1999 Taste of Home cookbook...I must confess I haven't made them with the coconut either, but ONE day!

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Cookin'withGas August 28, 2007

I had some trouble with these, the only thing I did different was that half of the syrup I used was a cheaper brand and maybe not pure, half was pure but I ran out. I couldn't get the inside of the cookie to cook it was all gooey and when it hardened it was more like a toffee than cookie. The ones I left in the oven longer turned out crunchy. The goo didn't taste bad though =) and my younger brothers ate them pretty fast.

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Santa's_Elf November 29, 2006
Chewy Maple Cookies