Maple Butter Cookies

Recipe by skat5762
READY IN: 4hrs 15mins
SERVES: 30
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy; beat in maple syrup and egg yolk.
  • Combine salt and flour; fold into butter mixture.
  • Chill dough, wrapped well in plastic wrap, until firm; about 2 hours or overnight.
  • Dough may be made 4 days ahead and kept chilled.
  • Preheat oven to 350°.
  • Divide dough in half; place remainder back in refrigerator.
  • Lightly flour work surface, and quickly roll out to 1/8-inch thickness.
  • Cut out cookies with floured cutters; reroll any cut any scraps.
  • Repeat process with second batch of dough.
  • (If using maple leaf cutters, mark cookies decoratively with back of knife.).
  • Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes until golden.
  • While cookies are cooling, combine ingredients for glaze.
  • When cookies have completely cooled, dip into glaze, and allow to dry on wire racks.
  • Cookies keep in airtight containers 1 week.
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