Total Time
25mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

These are faintly sweet, with a hint of maple syrup flavoring. You can add a small extra amount of maple syrup for more flavoring. Got this recipe while shopping at Amish Acres here in Indiana.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Dissolve baking soda in the milk in a small bowl, and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, mix the egg, shortening, syrup, flour, baking powder, salt, and vanilla in that order until fluffy and combined.
  4. The dough will be very thick, and sticky. Add the soda mixture and mix well until fully blended.
  5. Drop the dough by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart on an ungreased baking sheet.
  6. Bake until the cookies are set, and are honey brown about 10-12 minutes.
  7. Let the cookies cool for a couple minutes, then remove from baking sheet.
  8. The cookies will remain soft when stored in an airtight container.