Maple Krispie Cookies

"Perfect for those after school or late night snacks."
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Ready In:
3 dozen


  • 1 (18 ounce) package white cake mix
  • 1 cup crisp rice cereal
  • 12 cup butter, melted
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon maple flavoring


  • Preheat oven to 350°F degrees.
  • In large bowl, mix all ingredients well (will be crumbly).
  • Roll into 1-inch balls.
  • Place 2 in apart on lightly sprayed cooking sheet.
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes. Cool for 1 minute.
  • Remove and cool completely.

Questions & Replies

  1. Not a big fan of Maple flavoring, only for pancakes or french toast. What other flavoring would work well here? Does it even "need" a flavoring? I cannot stand Maple flavored candy/fudge, but this recipe peaks my interest. Any suggestions? TIA.


  1. These treats are "hauntingly divine"!:) Wish I could bring the whole sky down for you for this one. These were enjoyed by all and I had to hide some for my dad who is out of town at the moment. Once these were baked(after step 5), I let these remain in the oven for 35 minutes. After that, I removed them onto a wire rack and allowed to cool completely. Then, stored them in an airtight container. Thank you for the incredible cookies:)
  2. Good tasting; extremely quick and easy; and some versatility because I think you could make some additions or substitutions to your own taste. I used a Yellow Cake Mix (did not have a White one) -- worked just fine. I baked the first pan about 12 mins... and the second pan about 10 mins. It was great because the longer baking time gives you a really crisp cookie, and the shorter time makes them pleasantly soft. This is a super great recipe for 'cookies in a hurry'... and yummy to boot!
  3. Fabulous cookie recipe Inez! The family totally fell for these maple gems. I used a .5 ounce / 39 mm cookie scoop and I got exactly 36 (3 dozen) cookies. Very quick and simple and oh what a heavenly aroma wafting through the house. I'm submitting a photo in gratitude of your sharing such a tasty cookie. Thanks again Inez!
  4. What a delicious way to start 2003! These cookies are wonderful, as are Karen Monahan's Lemon version (Lemon Krisp #27546) and seem sinfully easy to prepare. Thanks to these 2 recipes I've become a fan of cake mix cookies and only feel slightly guilty making them. Another big plus in my view is that I have made them both as written, and with my reduced fat trick of replacing half the butter with applesauce (1/4 cup of each to make 1/2 cup "fat") and cannot tell the difference. I noticed that someone commented that they spread too much and were crispy rather than soft - I've not had that happen and wonder if they have an oven thermometer. At any rate, thanks Inez for another winner (and your chocolate peanut butter fudge is awesome as well!)!!!
  5. Smashing. As the song says "Simply the Best". These are really good and so easy to make. Thanks again Inez


  1. I made these for my Christmas platters and it was a great addition. I will make them again for this Christmas to. They were very easy to make I added Maple syrup instead of Maple Flavoring. Thank you MizzNezz
  2. A great and easy cookie recipe. I made these a few times, and decided to replace 2/3 of the butter with peanut butter, and OH MY the flavor has a more earth tone to it but they are so good! Though, you do have to press down the dough when you do that, else you end up with little hemispheres of cookies!


After DH and I moved away from the farm, and to the city...I haven't done as much cooking and very little canning. But I do come to Zaar and look for new recipes once in a while. I'm still cooking Zaar!! I like to play at Facebook, with my family and friends. A lot of my Zaar friends are there!! Yay! It's a good way to keep in touch. We travel more. We're looking at the European trips now. Hope to go in the springtime. I really want to see London, I think I lived there in a past life, I've been obsessed with it since I was 10 years old!!
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