Canadian Maple Cookies

"This recipe makes for a simple, maple-rich cookie! Cooking time is calculated on the baking of one sheet of 15 cookies at a time."
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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Grease several cookie sheets.
  • In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar; add egg, maple syrup and vanilla, mixing until well blended.
  • Sift or whisk together flour, baking soda and salt; add this mixture to creamed mixture and stir until well blended.
  • Shape into 1 inch balls and roll in sugar.
  • Place balls on cookie sheets about 2 inches apart and flatten slightly.
  • Bake 8 to 10 minutes; remove and let cool on a wire rack.

Questions & Replies

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  1. awirthyap
    a lot of recipes freeze the dough so its more tender did anyone do that or think it needed that?


  1. kathryn_phillips
    Excellent cookie. I chilled the dough for an hour, and it was easy to work with.
  2. Aimee C.
    Words can't describe and occurs can't express the wonderful aroma that's permeating the house while baking these cookies!
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  3. wicked cook 46
    What a wonderful version of a sugar cookie. My dough was very sticky so I had to add extra flour ( it was very humid here) after 1/2 a cup extra was still very sticky so I chilled the dough. That worked out perfect. I thought for sure i was back at the sugar camp when these were baking YUM. They are such a simple wonderful cookies. A little crunch on the outside from the sugar and wonderfully tender on the inside. I used REAL Canadian Maple syrup. Definite keeper and one of the Divine recipes for us. Made for Everyday is a Holiday tag
  4. zachary h.
    Thanks so much for this... I loved it. Did mine without the sugar coating. Just for something different.
    • Review photo by zachary h.
  5. Gina Kristan P.
    Definitely a contender for my cookies that I bake for neighbors. The dough was sticky so I added maybe an eighth of a cup so it was sticky enough so that the sugar would cling to it. Instead of regular sugar, I used maple sugar. They are delicious. I can taste the maple, but it is not really sweet at all which i like. My son loves maple cookies and they have passed the taste test!
    • Review photo by Gina Kristan P.


  1. zachary h.
    No sugar coating.
  2. Aimee C.
    We did make changes, we added 1/2 cup flour, 1/2 ounce (half the bottle) of maple flavoring, a cup of walnuts and we refrigerated the dough. We added Vietnamese cinnamon to the finishing sugar too. It took the full 10 minutes to bake. We used a 1oz. ice cream scoop to make even cookies and ended up with about 70.
  3. mackenziekloos
    I added maple extract to make the maple pop more! Supper delicious and super easy. Would recommend this recipe!!!!
  4. Miriam B.
    I did substitute, using whole spelt flour instead of white and coconut oil in stead of butter and used coconut sugar instead of white sugar. in order to cream the coconut oil, its necessary to warm oil and then blend with the maple syrup to make it creamy.



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